Kermit, West Virginia Population 2024

287

Kermit is a city located in Mingo County and Wayne County West Virginia. Kermit has a 2024 population of 287. Kermit is currently declining at a rate of -2.38% annually and its population has decreased by -8.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 314 in 2020.

The average household income in Kermit is $49,748 with a poverty rate of 33.64%. The median age in Kermit is 34.8 years: 43.3 years for males, and 30.4 years for females.

Kermit Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kermit 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)
0.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
732.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.6% (-27)
The current population of Kermit, West Virginia is 287 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 314.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White217100%
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

Kermit Population by Race

Kermit Population Pyramid 2024

Kermit Median Age

34.8

Total

43.3

Male

30.4

Female

Kermit Adults

There are 154 adults, (21 of whom are seniors) in Kermit.

Kermit Age Dependency

63.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Kermit Sex Ratio

Female11251.61%
Male10548.39%

Kermit Population by Age

Kermit Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All862.5248.851.2
Non Family40027.572.5
Married273.746337
Female113.8254.545.5
Male84.251000

3.74

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kermit Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2921.01%
Associates Degree64.35%
Bachelors Degree75.07%
Graduate Degree128.7%
High School Graduate3223.19%
Less Than 9th Grade75.07%
Some College4532.61%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kermit Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kermit Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13810219

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 73.91%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.77%.

Kermit 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$44,583$44,583$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$40,938$45,833$21,250
Some College$0$0$0

$40,938

Average Earnings

$45,833

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Kermit Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kermit Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kermit Language

100% of Kermit 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.

Kermit Language

Kermit Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2177333.64%

33.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.1%

Male Poverty Rate

29.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kermit

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kermit is White, with 33.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kermit is White, with 33.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 59.09%.

Kermit Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade75%
High School40.63%
Some College7.84%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Kermit Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed11.54%
Female Employed10.81%
Female Unemployed0%

Kermit Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kermit Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$57,500$74,298
Households$30,625$49,748
Married Families$103,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$15,357$18,138

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kermit Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.1%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Kermit Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kermit 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 45-54.

Kermit Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kermit Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

15

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War9
Vietnam6
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Kermit Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 549
65 to 746
18 to 340
55 to 640
75+0

Kermit Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White159.74%

Kermit Veterans by Race

Kermit Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kermit Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Kermit Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kermit Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kermit 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

61.75%

Born in Kermit

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Kermit residents were born in the United States, with 61.75% 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.

Kermit Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029253-7-2.69%
2028260-7-2.62%
2027267-6-2.2%
2026273-7-2.5%
2025280-7-2.44%
2024287-7-2.38%
2023294-6-2%
2022300-7-2.28%
2021307-7-2.23%
2020314-34-9.77%
2019348-8-2.25%
2018356-5-1.39%
2017361-7-1.9%
2016368-10-2.65%
2015378-7-1.82%
2014385-2-0.52%
2013387-3-0.77%
2012390-7-1.76%
2011397-4-1%
201040100%

Kermit Population by Year