Moundsville, West Virginia Population 2022

7,849
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Moundsville is a city located in Marshall County West Virginia. Moundsville has a 2020 population of 7,849. Moundsville is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -3.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,093 in 2010.

The average household income in Moundsville is $45,675 with a poverty rate of 23.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $567 per month, and the median house value is $79,500. The median age in Moundsville is 48.6 years, 47.7 years for males, and 51.4 years for females.

Moundsville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Moundsvillewas:

  • White: 98.76%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Other race: 0.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Moundsville, West Virginia is 7,849 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,093.

Moundsville, West Virginia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,25298.76%
Black or African American200.24%
Asian80.10%
Some Other Race10.01%
Two or More Races750.90%
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Moundsville Population by Race

Moundsville Population Pyramid 2022

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Moundsville Median Age

48.6


Total

44.8


Male

53.5


Female

Moundsville Adults

There are 7,209 adults, (2,134 of whom are seniors) in Moundsville.

Moundsville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Moundsville Sex Ratio

Female

4,386

52.49%

Male

3,970

47.51%

Moundsville Population by Age

Moundsville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moundsville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86.1%13.9%
Female81.9%18.1%
Married81.8%18.2%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family71.1%28.9%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moundsville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,7452.1876.8
Married1,3642.8481.8
Male1153.7286.1
Female4584.0681.9
Non Family1,8081.1271.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Moundsville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade771.16%
9th to 12th Grade6069.15%
High School Graduate3,67855.54%
Some College91213.77%
Associates Degree71310.77%
Bachelors Degree2784.20%
Graduate Degree3585.41%
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Moundsville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moundsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian888
Black202011
White6,4955,812613
2+ Races66664
Other Race11
Hispanic9292

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Moundsville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,646$40,950$22,146
Less Than 9th Grade$$34,295$
High School Graduate$21,994$34,024$21,005
Some College$35,117$50,017$24,417
Bachelors Degree$40,333$29,600$45,714
Graduate Degree$50,494$80,313$37,050

$31,646

Average Earnings

$40,950

Average Male

$22,146

Average Female

Moundsville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moundsville Language by Age

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Moundsville Language

96.78% of Moundsville residents speak only English, while 3.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.64% of the population.

Moundsville Language

Moundsville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1313100.00%
White8,0401,92723.97%
OtherNaN%

23.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.13%

Male Poverty Rate

25.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moundsville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moundsville is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moundsville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.43%.

Moundsville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.83%
High School27.50%
Some College6.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%

Moundsville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.43%
Male Unemployed19.23%
Female Employed15.06%
Female Unemployed76.39%

Moundsville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moundsville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,399$45,129
Families$54,215$60,040
Married Families$55,179-
Non Families$19,346$28,455
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Income by Household Type

Moundsville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Moundsville Married by Age and Sex

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Moundsville 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 35-44.

Moundsville Marital Status by Race

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Moundsville Marital Status

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762

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War63
First Gulf War159
Vietnam355
Korea107
World War II11

Moundsville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3443
35 to 54125
55 to 64155
65 to 74238
75+201

Moundsville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White75510.61%
Black735.00%

Moundsville Veterans by Race

Moundsville Veterans by Education

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9.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moundsville Veterans by Education

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46.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Moundsville Employment by Age

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Moundsville Employment by Race

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Moundsville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.21%

Born in Moundsville

98.86%

Native Born

1.14%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.86% of Moundsville residents were born in the United States, with 83.21% having been born in West Virginia. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Moundsville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,6880.00%
19005,3622,6747.15%
19108,9183,5565.22%
192010,6691,7511.81%
193014,4113,7423.05%
194014,168-243-0.17%
195014,7726040.42%
196015,1633910.26%
197013,560-1,603-1.11%
198012,419-1,141-0.88%
199010,753-1,666-1.43%
20009,998-755-0.73%
20109,318-680-0.70%
20119,196-122-1.31%
20129,074-122-1.33%
20138,952-122-1.34%
20148,830-122-1.36%
20158,708-122-1.38%
20168,586-122-1.40%
20178,464-122-1.42%
20188,342-122-1.44%
20198,220-122-1.46%
20208,093-127-1.55%
20217,971-122-1.51%
20227,849-122-1.53%

Moundsville Population by Year