Institute, West Virginia Population 2024

688

Institute is a city located in Kanawha County West Virginia. Institute has a 2024 population of 688. Institute is currently growing at a rate of 8.35% annually and its population has increased by 56.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 439 in 2020.

The average household income in Institute is $47,908 with a poverty rate of 8.28%. The median age in Institute is 24.7 years: 23.1 years for males, and 50.1 years for females.

Institute Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 53.95%
  • White: 42.1%
  • Other race: 3.95%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,419.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
56.72% (249)
The current population of Institute, West Virginia is 688 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 439.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American31453.95%
White24542.1%
Other race233.95%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Institute Population by Race

Institute Population Pyramid 2024

Institute Median Age

24.7

Total

23.1

Male

50.1

Female

Institute Adults

There are 477 adults, (168 of whom are seniors) in Institute.

Institute Age Dependency

88.3

Age Dependency Ratio

54.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Institute Sex Ratio

Female28649.14%
Male29650.86%

Institute Population by Age

Institute Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1952.3477.422.6
Non Family99070.729.3
Married903.689010
Female64.50100
Male0000

3.73

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

77.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Institute Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree7727.02%
Graduate Degree3311.58%
High School Graduate12343.16%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College5218.25%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Institute Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Institute Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black23023055
White393939
Other Race161616
Hispanic161616

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 100%.

Institute Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$16,397$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$22,188$0$22,313
Some College$0$0$0

$22,188

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$22,313

Average Female

Institute Earnings by Educational Attainment

Institute Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Institute Language

95.34% of Institute residents speak only English, while 4.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.29% of the population.

Institute Language

Institute Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Other2323100%
Hispanic2323100%
Black279155.38%

8.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

12%

Male Poverty Rate

5.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Institute

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Institute is Black, with 5.38% 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 14.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.52%.

Institute Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater14.55%
High School12.2%
Some College0%

Institute Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed10%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed6.48%
Female Unemployed0%

Institute Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Institute Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$75,625$63,165
Households$45,625$47,908
Married Families$75,742$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,750$33,113

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Institute Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Institute Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Institute Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Institute Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Institute 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

Institute 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

Institute Veterans by Age

count

Institute Veterans by Race

Institute Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Institute Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Institute Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Institute Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Institute 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

54.64%

Born in Institute

94.33%

Native Born

5.67%

Foreign Born

5.5%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.33% of Institute residents were born in the United States, with 54.64% having been born in West Virginia. 5.5% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Institute Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024688538.35%
2023635539.11%
20225825310.02%
20215299020.5%
202043900%

Institute Population by Year