Ghent, West Virginia Population 2024

191

Ghent is a city located in Raleigh County West Virginia. Ghent has a 2024 population of 191. Ghent is currently declining at a rate of -34.14% annually and its population has decreased by -67.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 589 in 2020.

The average household income in Ghent is $123,141 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Ghent is 48.6 years, 47.8 years for males, and 48.8 years for females.

Ghent Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ghent 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)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
149.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-67.57% (-398)
The current population of Ghent, West Virginia is 191 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 589.

Ghent, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White390100%
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

Ghent Population by Race

Ghent Population Pyramid 2024

Ghent Median Age

48.6

Total

47.8

Male

48.8

Female

Ghent Adults

There are 390 adults, (80 of whom are seniors) in Ghent.

Ghent Age Dependency

25.8

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Ghent Sex Ratio

Female24863.59%
Male14236.41%

Ghent Population by Age

Ghent Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2721.4386.413.6
Married1591.741000
Non Family113067.332.7
Male0000
Female0000

1.74

Average Family Size

1.43

Average Household Size

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ghent Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade5714.62%
High School Graduate12231.28%
Some College6616.92%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree7619.49%
Graduate Degree6917.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ghent Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ghent Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White390333145

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 37.18%.

Ghent Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$100,609$86,161$102,385
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$86,161$86,161$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$100,609

Average Earnings

$86,161

Average Male

$102,385

Average Female

Ghent Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ghent Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ghent Language

100% of Ghent 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.

Ghent Language

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Ghent Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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

Ghent Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ghent Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$102,204$123,141
Families$195,491$158,548
Married Families$195,491$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ghent Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

90.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

100.0%

Male Marriage Rate

85.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ghent Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ghent 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 45-54.

Ghent Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ghent Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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

Ghent Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Ghent Veterans by Age

count

Ghent Veterans by Race

Ghent Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ghent Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Ghent Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ghent Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ghent 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

97.69%

Born in Ghent

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ghent residents were born in the United States, with 97.69% 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.

Ghent Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024191-99-34.14%
2023290-100-25.64%
2022390-185-32.17%
2021575-14-2.38%
2020589539.89%
2019536112.1%
2018525101.94%
2017515-82-13.74%
2016597427.57%
20155556914.2%
2014486102.1%
2013476-63-11.69%
20125399621.67%
2011443-14-3.06%
201045700%

Ghent Population by Year