Pax, West Virginia Population 2024

128

Pax is a city located in Fayette County West Virginia. Pax has a 2024 population of 128. Pax is currently declining at a rate of -1.54% annually and its population has decreased by -5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 135 in 2020.

The average household income in Pax is $41,637 with a poverty rate of 32.91%. The median age in Pax is 57.6 years: 41.5 years for males, and 57.9 years for females.

Pax Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pax 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)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
421.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.19% (-7)
The current population of Pax, West Virginia is 128 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 135.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White79100%
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

Pax Population by Race

Pax Population Pyramid 2024

Pax Median Age

57.6

Total

41.5

Male

57.9

Female

Pax Adults

There are 66 adults, (3 of whom are seniors) in Pax.

Pax Age Dependency

25.4

Age Dependency Ratio

4.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pax Sex Ratio

Female3341.77%
Male4658.23%

Pax Population by Age

Pax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All411.9373.226.8
Married212.051000
Non Family13038.561.5
Male42.751000
Female340100

2.36

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pax Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade610.91%
Associates Degree1120%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate3156.36%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College712.73%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pax Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pax Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White55490

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.09%.

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

Pax 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$33,125$34,583$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$33,958$50,625$0
Some College$0$0$0

$33,958

Average Earnings

$50,625

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Pax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pax Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pax Language

100% of Pax 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.

Pax Language

Pax Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White792632.91%

32.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.57%

Male Poverty Rate

51.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pax is White, with 32.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pax is White, with 32.91% 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 50%.

Pax Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50%
Some College38.89%
High School22.58%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Pax Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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

Pax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pax Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$58,438$47,275
Households-$41,637
Married Families$58,542$-999,999,999
Non Families-$29,492

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pax Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

84.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pax Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pax 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 Over 65.

Pax Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pax Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

19

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Pax Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6419
18 to 340
35 to 540
65 to 740
75+0

Pax Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1928.79%

Pax Veterans by Race

Pax Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pax Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.9%

Labor Force Participation

37.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Pax Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pax Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pax 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

45.57%

Born in Pax

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Pax residents were born in the United States, with 45.57% 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.

Pax Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029119-2-1.65%
2028121-2-1.63%
2027123-2-1.6%
2026125-1-0.79%
2025126-2-1.56%
2024128-2-1.54%
2023130-1-0.76%
2022131-3-2.24%
2021134-1-0.74%
2020135-17-11.18%
2019152-2-1.3%
2018154-2-1.28%
2017156-2-1.27%
2016158-3-1.86%
2015161-1-0.62%
2014162-2-1.22%
2013164-1-0.61%
2012165-1-0.6%
2011166-1-0.6%
201016700%

Pax Population by Year