Fort Ashby, West Virginia Population 2024

1,185

Fort Ashby is a city located in Mineral County West Virginia. Fort Ashby has a 2024 population of 1,185. Fort Ashby is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 1.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,163 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Ashby is $66,021 with a poverty rate of 12.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Ashby is 50.5 years, 46.8 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Fort Ashby Demographics

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

  • White: 99.06%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
357.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.89% (22)
The current population of Fort Ashby, West Virginia is 1,185 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,163.

Fort Ashby, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,16399.06%
Other race110.94%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

White

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Fort Ashby Population by Race

Fort Ashby Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Ashby Median Age

50.5

Total

46.8

Male

52.5

Female

Fort Ashby Adults

There are 1,106 adults, (380 of whom are seniors) in Fort Ashby.

Fort Ashby Age Dependency

61.7

Age Dependency Ratio

52.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Ashby Sex Ratio

Female63754.26%
Male53745.74%

Fort Ashby Population by Age

Fort Ashby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5961.9776.223.8
Married3152.7490.29.8
Non Family2731.0662.337.7
Female82.630100
Male0000

2.72

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Ashby Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade293.19%
High School Graduate57062.64%
Some College13614.95%
Associates Degree727.91%
Bachelors Degree10311.32%
Graduate Degree00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Ashby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Ashby Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White899870103
Other Race11110
Hispanic11110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.46%.

Fort Ashby Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$0$70,824$22,056
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$23,107$24,107$20,944
Some College$70,966$72,386$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$0

Average Earnings

$70,824

Average Male

$22,056

Average Female

Fort Ashby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Ashby Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Ashby Language

94.46% of Fort Ashby residents speak only English, while 5.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.54% of the population.

Fort Ashby Language

Fort Ashby Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,16314012.04%
Other1111100%
Hispanic1111100%

12.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.96%

Male Poverty Rate

18.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Ashby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Ashby is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Ashby is White, with 12.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.38%.

Fort Ashby Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.17%
High School19.12%
Bachelors or Greater9.71%
Some College7.69%

Fort Ashby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fort Ashby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Ashby Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$41,992$66,021
Families$76,169$98,518
Married Families$76,492$-999,999,999
Non Families$17,218$27,573

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Ashby Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Ashby Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Ashby 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.

Fort Ashby Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Ashby Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

172

Number of Veterans

172

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War46
Vietnam22
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Fort Ashby Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5485
75+65
65 to 7422
18 to 340
55 to 640

Fort Ashby Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White17215.71%

Fort Ashby Veterans by Race

Fort Ashby Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Ashby Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Ashby Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Ashby Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Ashby 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

13.63%

Born in Fort Ashby

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of Fort Ashby residents were born in the United States, with 13.63% having been born in West Virginia. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Ashby Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,18560.51%
20231,17950.43%
20221,174-192-14.06%
20211,36620317.45%
20201,163-206-15.05%
20191,369-92-6.3%
20181,461120.83%
20171,449-52-3.46%
20161,501473.23%
20151,454-57-3.77%
20141,511-28-1.82%
20131,539-38-2.41%
20121,577-135-7.89%
20111,71233224.06%
20101,38000%

Fort Ashby Population by Year