Newell, West Virginia Population 2024

984

Newell is a city located in Hancock County West Virginia. Newell has a 2024 population of 984. Newell is currently declining at a rate of -6.82% annually and its population has decreased by -22.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,274 in 2020.

The average household income in Newell is $42,874 with a poverty rate of 42.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Newell is 51 years, 49.2 years for males, and 52.6 years for females.

Newell Demographics

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

  • White: 96.72%
  • Asian: 2.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Two or more races: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,203.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-22.76% (-290)
The current population of Newell, West Virginia is 984 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,274.

Newell, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,09296.72%
Asian252.21%
Black or African American90.8%
Two or more races30.27%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Newell Population by Race

Newell Population Pyramid 2024

Newell Median Age

51

Total

49.2

Male

52.6

Female

Newell Adults

There are 881 adults, (214 of whom are seniors) in Newell.

Newell Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Newell Sex Ratio

Female58351.64%
Male54648.36%

Newell Population by Age

Newell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5292.1353.346.7
Non Family3341.325347
Married1343.567.932.1
Female434.332.667.4
Male181.830100

3.52

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Newell Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade20323.74%
Associates Degree435.03%
Bachelors Degree9310.88%
Graduate Degree222.57%
High School Graduate19422.69%
Less Than 9th Grade829.59%
Some College21825.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Newell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Newell Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White818533115
Asian25250
Black990
2+ Races330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.06%.

Newell 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$54,375$63,824$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$42,614$58,210$27,870
Some College$27,938$0$27,308

$42,614

Average Earnings

$58,210

Average Male

$27,870

Average Female

Newell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Newell Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Newell Language

97.67% of Newell residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.33% of the population.

Newell Language

Newell Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,09245141.3%
Asian2525100%

42.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.93%

Male Poverty Rate

44.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Newell

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Newell is White, with 41.3% 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 41.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.39%.

Newell Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade84.21%
Some College28.35%
Bachelors or Greater15.65%
High School15.46%

Newell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed85.71%
Female Unemployed85.71%
Female Employed20.97%
Male Employed18.81%

Newell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Newell Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$58,482$70,921
Households$23,808$42,874
Married Families$76,618$-999,999,999
Non Families$14,489$26,500

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Newell Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

25.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Newell Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Newell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Newell Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Newell Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

177

Number of Veterans

137

Male Veterans

40

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam54
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War7
Korea0
World War II0

Newell Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6481
75+37
65 to 7433
35 to 5415
18 to 3411

Newell Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White17720.97%

Newell Veterans by Race

Newell Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

40.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Newell Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.2%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

17%

Unemployment Rate

Newell Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Newell Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Newell 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

19.93%

Born in Newell

97.79%

Native Born

2.21%

Foreign Born

2.21%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.79% of Newell residents were born in the United States, with 19.93% having been born in West Virginia. 2.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Newell Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024984-72-6.82%
20231,056-73-6.47%
20221,129-118-9.46%
20211,247-27-2.12%
20201,274-10-0.78%
20191,284-65-4.82%
20181,349151.12%
20171,334977.84%
20161,237-80-6.07%
20151,31716113.93%
20141,15619219.92%
2013964535.82%
2012911-345-27.47%
20111,256-120-8.72%
20101,37600%

Newell Population by Year