Kopperston, West Virginia Population 2024

1,147

Kopperston is a city located in Wyoming County West Virginia. Kopperston has a 2024 population of 1,147. Kopperston is currently growing at a rate of 19.11% annually and its population has increased by 177.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 413 in 2020.

The average household income in Kopperston is $93,736 with a poverty rate of 62.82%. The median age in Kopperston is 39.8 years: 59.5 years for males, and 29.6 years for females.

Kopperston Demographics

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

  • White: 81.15%
  • Two or more races: 18.85%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
601.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
177.72% (734)
The current population of Kopperston, West Virginia is 1,147 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 413.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White63381.15%
Two or more races14718.85%
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

Kopperston Population by Race

Kopperston Population Pyramid 2024

Kopperston Median Age

39.8

Total

59.5

Male

29.6

Female

Kopperston Adults

There are 526 adults, (90 of whom are seniors) in Kopperston.

Kopperston Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Kopperston Sex Ratio

Female48562.18%
Male29537.82%

Kopperston Population by Age

Kopperston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2423.2276.923.1
Married1314.5668.731.3
Non Family72079.220.8
Female392.821000
Male0000

4

Average Family Size

3.22

Average Household Size

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Kopperston Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade22642.97%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate10119.2%
Less Than 9th Grade14527.57%
Some College5410.27%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Kopperston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kopperston Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4741550
2+ Races5200

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 32.7%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 0%.

Kopperston 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$43,389$43,053$0
Some College$0$0$0

$43,389

Average Earnings

$43,053

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Kopperston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kopperston Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Kopperston Language

100% of Kopperston 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.

Kopperston Language

Kopperston Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White63349077.41%

62.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

43.39%

Male Poverty Rate

74.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kopperston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kopperston is White, with 77.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kopperston is White, with 77.41% 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 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 78.9%.

Kopperston Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College72.22%
Less Than 9th Grade62.8%
High School58.42%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Kopperston Poverty Rate by Education

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

Kopperston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kopperston Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$18,305$26,414
Households$35,231$93,736
Married Families$19,131$-999,999,999
Non Families$250,001$233,733

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Kopperston Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kopperston Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Kopperston 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 20-34.

Kopperston Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Kopperston Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

58

Number of Veterans

58

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Kopperston Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+43
65 to 7415
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Kopperston Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5812.24%

Kopperston Veterans by Race

Kopperston Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

74.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kopperston Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

16.7%

Labor Force Participation

16.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Kopperston Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Kopperston Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Kopperston 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

70.64%

Born in Kopperston

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Kopperston residents were born in the United States, with 70.64% 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.

Kopperston Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,14718419.11%
202396318323.46%
202278027454.15%
20215069322.52%
2020413-33-7.4%
2019446-40-8.23%
2018486-2-0.41%
2017488-36-6.87%
2016524295.86%
2015495-51-9.34%
201454610323.25%
201344311033.03%
201233312761.65%
2011206-410-66.56%
201061600%

Kopperston Population by Year