Dorothy, West Virginia Population 2024

233

Dorothy is a city located in Raleigh County West Virginia. Dorothy has a 2024 population of 233. Dorothy is currently growing at a rate of 6.39% annually and its population has increased by 37.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 170 in 2020.

The average household income in Dorothy is $25,158 with a poverty rate of 30.24%. The median age in Dorothy is 41.4 years: 22.5 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Dorothy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dorothy was:

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
663.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
37.06% (63)
The current population of Dorothy, West Virginia is 233 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 170.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White205100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Dorothy Population by Race

Dorothy Population Pyramid 2024

Dorothy Median Age

41.4

Total

22.5

Male

43.9

Female

Dorothy Adults

There are 131 adults, (0 of whom are seniors) in Dorothy.

Dorothy Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dorothy Sex Ratio

Female11556.1%
Male9043.9%

Dorothy Population by Age

Dorothy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All862.386436
Non Family4001000
Married235.2265.234.8
Female231.960100
Male0000

3.59

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dorothy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree2317.56%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate10076.34%
Less Than 9th Grade86.11%
Some College00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dorothy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dorothy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1311230

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 0%.

Dorothy Educational Attainment by Race

Dorothy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dorothy Language

100% of Dorothy residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Dorothy Language

Dorothy Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2056230.24%

30.24%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.56%

Male Poverty Rate

41.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dorothy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dorothy is White, with 30.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dorothy is White, with 30.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.05%.

Dorothy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School47%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Dorothy Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed31.82%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Dorothy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dorothy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$39,130$43,052
Households-$25,158
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dorothy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.7%

Male Marriage Rate

23.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dorothy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dorothy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dorothy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dorothy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Dorothy Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6415
18 to 340
35 to 540
65 to 740
75+0

Dorothy Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1511.45%

Dorothy Veterans by Race

Dorothy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dorothy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

26%

Labor Force Participation

26%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Dorothy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dorothy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dorothy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

92.68%

Born in Dorothy

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Dorothy residents were born in the United States, with 92.68% having been born in West Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Dorothy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024233146.39%
2023219146.83%
2022205147.33%
20211912112.35%
202017000%

Dorothy Population by Year