Hilltop, West Virginia Population 2024

430

Hilltop is a city located in Fayette County West Virginia. Hilltop has a 2024 population of 430. Hilltop is currently declining at a rate of -16.67% annually and its population has decreased by -44.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 776 in 2020.

The average household income in Hilltop is $58,930 with a poverty rate of 23.29%. The median age in Hilltop is 48.8 years: 54.5 years for males, and 48.5 years for females.

Hilltop Demographics

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

  • White: 98.18%
  • Two or more races: 1.82%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
657.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-44.59% (-346)
The current population of Hilltop, West Virginia is 430 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 776.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White59298.18%
Two or more races111.82%
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

Hilltop Population by Race

Hilltop Population Pyramid 2024

Hilltop Median Age

48.8

Total

54.5

Male

48.5

Female

Hilltop Adults

There are 557 adults, (197 of whom are seniors) in Hilltop.

Hilltop Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

54.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

12.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hilltop Sex Ratio

Female35158.21%
Male25241.79%

Hilltop Population by Age

Hilltop Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1912.5680.119.9
Married1002.991000
Non Family5002476
Male302.21000
Female116.731000

2.96

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hilltop Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade265.23%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree306.04%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate28056.34%
Less Than 9th Grade428.45%
Some College11923.94%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hilltop Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hilltop Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White44537730
Hispanic52520

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.74%.

Hilltop 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$21,424$0$21,833
Some College$28,450$0$0

$21,424

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$21,833

Average Female

Hilltop Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hilltop Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hilltop Language

100% of Hilltop 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.

Hilltop Language

Hilltop Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White48613627.98%

23.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.22%

Male Poverty Rate

24.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hilltop

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hilltop is White, with 27.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hilltop is White, with 27.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.22%.

Hilltop Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade79.41%
Some College20.18%
High School12.18%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Hilltop Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed13.64%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed25.89%
Female Unemployed0%

Hilltop Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hilltop Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$72,334
Households-$58,930
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hilltop Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hilltop Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hilltop 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 55-64.

Hilltop Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hilltop Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

37

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War28
Vietnam9
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Hilltop Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5428
65 to 749
18 to 340
55 to 640
75+0

Hilltop Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White376.64%

Hilltop Veterans by Race

Hilltop Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hilltop Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.3%

Labor Force Participation

35.2%

Employment Rate

12.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hilltop Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hilltop Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hilltop 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

66.67%

Born in Hilltop

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Hilltop residents were born in the United States, with 66.67% 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.

Hilltop Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024430-86-16.67%
2023516-87-14.43%
2022603-128-17.51%
2021731-45-5.8%
2020776-32-3.96%
201980838289.67%
2018426-165-27.92%
2017591-126-17.57%
2016717314.52%
20156867712.64%
2014609-74-10.83%
201368310117.35%
201258218847.72%
2011394-230-36.86%
201062400%

Hilltop Population by Year