Hico, West Virginia Population 2024

445

Hico is a city located in Fayette County West Virginia. Hico has a 2024 population of 445. Hico is currently growing at a rate of 7.49% annually and its population has increased by 166.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 167 in 2020.

The average household income in Hico is $45,985 with a poverty rate of 26.02%. The median age in Hico is 12.7 years: 27.8 years for males, and 12.1 years for females.

Hico Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hico 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)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
88.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
166.47% (278)
The current population of Hico, West Virginia is 445 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 167.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White383100%
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

Hico Population by Race

Hico Population Pyramid 2024

Hico Median Age

12.7

Total

27.8

Male

12.1

Female

Hico Adults

There are 118 adults, (31 of whom are seniors) in Hico.

Hico Age Dependency

340.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

304.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hico Sex Ratio

Female28875.2%
Male9524.8%

Hico Population by Age

Hico Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All914.2175.824.2
Non Family4301000
Married2610.381000
Female223.180100
Male0000

4.71

Average Family Size

4.21

Average Household Size

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hico Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree2218.64%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate5849.15%
Less Than 9th Grade1210.17%
Some College2622.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hico Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hico Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White11810622

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.64%.

Hico Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$31,771$0$0
Some College$0$0$0

$31,771

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Hico Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hico Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hico Language

100% of Hico 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.

Hico Language

Hico Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2697026.02%

26.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

35.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hico

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hico is White, with 26.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hico is White, with 26.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 36.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Hico Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater100%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%

Hico Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed100%
Female Unemployed0%

Hico Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hico Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households$56,106$45,985
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hico Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hico Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hico Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hico Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hico 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

Hico 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

Hico Veterans by Age

count

Hico Veterans by Race

Hico Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hico Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Hico Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hico Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hico 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

83.29%

Born in Hico

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Hico residents were born in the United States, with 83.29% 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.

Hico Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024445317.49%
2023414318.09%
2022383318.81%
2021352185110.78%
2020167-151-47.48%
20193186525.69%
2018253140123.89%
2017113-20-15.04%
2016133-41-23.56%
20151745748.72%
2014117-199-62.97%
20133166123.92%
2012255-47-15.56%
20113023011.03%
201027200%

Hico Population by Year