Gassaway, West Virginia Population 2024

727

Gassaway is a city located in Braxton County and Gilmer County West Virginia. Gassaway has a 2024 population of 727. Gassaway is currently declining at a rate of -0.95% annually and its population has decreased by -3.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 754 in 2020.

The average household income in Gassaway is $53,222 with a poverty rate of 11.38%. The median age in Gassaway is 39.2 years: 37.4 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Gassaway Demographics

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

  • White: 88.49%
  • Two or more races: 11.51%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
629.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.58% (-27)
The current population of Gassaway, West Virginia is 727 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 754.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White72388.49%
Two or more races9411.51%
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

Gassaway Population by Race

Gassaway Population Pyramid 2024

Gassaway Median Age

39.2

Total

37.4

Male

43.9

Female

Gassaway Adults

There are 575 adults, (160 of whom are seniors) in Gassaway.

Gassaway Age Dependency

96.9

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gassaway Sex Ratio

Female42451.9%
Male39348.1%

Gassaway Population by Age

Gassaway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3402.457.142.9
Non Family1961.1542.357.7
Married1264.0173.826.2
Female184.781000
Male0000

4.1

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gassaway Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade101.84%
Associates Degree224.04%
Bachelors Degree529.56%
Graduate Degree6812.5%
High School Graduate20237.13%
Less Than 9th Grade437.9%
Some College14727.02%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gassaway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gassaway Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White507454104
2+ Races292916
Hispanic880

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 2+ races people with a rate of 55.17%.

Gassaway Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$55,833$0$56,250
Graduate Degree$49,375$0$48,672
High School Graduate$34,063$57,986$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$34,583$34,688$34,531
Some College$22,417$20,750$33,125

$34,583

Average Earnings

$34,688

Average Male

$34,531

Average Female

Gassaway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gassaway Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gassaway Language

100% of Gassaway 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.

Gassaway Language

Gassaway Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7108912.54%
Multiple9444.26%

11.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.07%

Male Poverty Rate

18.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gassaway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gassaway is White, with 12.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gassaway is Multiple, with 4.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.75%.

Gassaway Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School30.2%
Some College15.38%
Less Than 9th Grade5.66%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Gassaway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed86.67%
Male Employed2.82%
Female Employed1.24%
Male Unemployed0%

Gassaway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gassaway Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$60,556$68,094
Households$44,653$53,222
Married Families$67,917$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,773$42,295

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gassaway Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gassaway Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gassaway 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.

Gassaway Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gassaway Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam14
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Gassaway Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6424
65 to 7413
75+12
18 to 344
35 to 543

Gassaway Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White478.61%
2+ Races931.03%

Gassaway Veterans by Race

Gassaway Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gassaway Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

15.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gassaway Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gassaway Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gassaway 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

80.91%

Born in Gassaway

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Gassaway residents were born in the United States, with 80.91% 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.

Gassaway Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029694-6-0.86%
2028700-7-0.99%
2027707-7-0.98%
2026714-6-0.83%
2025720-7-0.96%
2024727-7-0.95%
2023734-2-0.27%
2022736-10-1.34%
2021746-8-1.06%
2020754-75-9.05%
2019829-11-1.31%
2018840-14-1.64%
2017854-9-1.04%
2016863-8-0.92%
2015871-7-0.8%
201487800%
2013878-5-0.57%
2012883-11-1.23%
2011894-2-0.22%
201089600%

Gassaway Population by Year