Eleanor, West Virginia Population 2024

1,500

Eleanor is a city located in Putnam County West Virginia. Eleanor has a 2024 population of 1,500. Eleanor is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -2.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,544 in 2020.

The average household income in Eleanor is $74,574 with a poverty rate of 9.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Eleanor is 44.2 years, 43.5 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Eleanor Demographics

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

  • White: 99.4%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
700.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.85% (-44)
The current population of Eleanor, West Virginia is 1,500 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,544.

Eleanor, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,48499.4%
Two or more races90.6%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Eleanor Population by Race

Eleanor Population Pyramid 2024

Eleanor Median Age

44.2

Total

43.5

Male

44.5

Female

Eleanor Adults

There are 1,217 adults, (406 of whom are seniors) in Eleanor.

Eleanor Age Dependency

84.1

Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Eleanor Sex Ratio

Female82655.32%
Male66744.68%

Eleanor Population by Age

Eleanor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6472.3181.118.9
Married3642.6486.813.2
Non Family2341.0674.825.2
Female403.2562.537.5
Male9171000

2.96

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

81.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eleanor Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade685.98%
9th to 12th Grade504.4%
High School Graduate43938.61%
Some College26122.96%
Associates Degree11810.38%
Bachelors Degree16714.69%
Graduate Degree342.99%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Eleanor Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eleanor Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1281,010201
2+ Races990

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.82%.

Eleanor Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$57,000$61,544$42,216
Less Than 9th Grade$26,607$0$0
High School Graduate$33,684$60,625$30,750
Some College$41,534$45,714$40,852
Bachelors Degree$74,075$111,250$73,360
Graduate Degree$110,536$0$0

$57,000

Average Earnings

$61,544

Average Male

$42,216

Average Female

Eleanor Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eleanor Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eleanor Language

100% of Eleanor 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.

Eleanor Language

Eleanor Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,4841338.96%
Multiple9666.67%

9.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.5%

Male Poverty Rate

15.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eleanor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eleanor is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eleanor is White, with 8.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.14%.

Eleanor Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College10.82%
High School6.38%
Less Than 9th Grade5.93%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Eleanor Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed12.98%

Eleanor Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eleanor Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$65,580$74,574
Families$72,434$91,512
Married Families$75,833$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,909$44,372

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eleanor Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

77.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Eleanor Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eleanor Marriage

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

Eleanor Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eleanor Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

114

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War30
Vietnam24
Korea22
Second Gulf War0
World War II0

Eleanor Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+49
55 to 6442
65 to 7412
35 to 5411
18 to 340

Eleanor Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White11410.08%

Eleanor Veterans by Race

Eleanor Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.3%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eleanor Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Eleanor Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eleanor Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eleanor 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

84.8%

Born in Eleanor

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Eleanor residents were born in the United States, with 84.8% 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.

Eleanor Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,445-11-0.76%
20281,456-11-0.75%
20271,467-11-0.74%
20261,478-11-0.74%
20251,489-11-0.73%
20241,500-11-0.73%
20231,511-11-0.72%
20221,522-16-1.04%
20211,538-6-0.39%
20201,544-41-2.59%
20191,585-8-0.5%
20181,59330.19%
20171,590140.89%
20161,576130.83%
20151,56340.26%
20141,55970.45%
20131,55260.39%
20121,546120.78%
20111,534120.79%
20101,52200%

Eleanor Population by Year