Pea Ridge, West Virginia Population 2024

6,914

Pea Ridge is a city located in Cabell County and Wayne County West Virginia. Pea Ridge has a 2024 population of 6,914. Pea Ridge is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,854 in 2020.

The average household income in Pea Ridge is $83,028 with a poverty rate of 11.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pea Ridge is 37.3 years, 34 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Pea Ridge Demographics

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

  • White: 92.71%
  • Two or more races: 2.48%
  • Asian: 2.3%
  • Black or African American: 2.18%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,982.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.88% (60)
The current population of Pea Ridge, West Virginia is 6,914 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,854.

Pea Ridge, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,38292.71%
Two or more races1712.48%
Asian1582.3%
Black or African American1502.18%
Native American230.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Pea Ridge Population by Race

Pea Ridge Population Pyramid 2024

Pea Ridge Median Age

37.3

Total

34

Male

44.5

Female

Pea Ridge Adults

There are 5,587 adults, (1,559 of whom are seniors) in Pea Ridge.

Pea Ridge Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pea Ridge Sex Ratio

Female3,39349.29%
Male3,49150.71%

Pea Ridge Population by Age

Pea Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2252.126337
Non Family1,5351.1144.955.1
Married1,2952.9485.914.1
Female2793.1171.328.7
Male1163.9727.672.4

2.99

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pea Ridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade761.51%
9th to 12th Grade1452.89%
High School Graduate1,04720.84%
Some College91218.15%
Associates Degree70614.05%
Bachelors Degree1,22724.42%
Graduate Degree91118.13%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pea Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pea Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,6444,4231,985
Black13513512
Asian131131126
2+ Races858510
Hispanic61615
Native American330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 96.18%.

Pea Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$39,715$40,592$36,063
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$28,889$34,688$27,708
Some College$33,789$34,300$27,215
Bachelors Degree$45,183$58,361$43,169
Graduate Degree$75,000$115,430$61,750

$39,715

Average Earnings

$40,592

Average Male

$36,063

Average Female

Pea Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pea Ridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pea Ridge Language

97.32% of Pea Ridge residents speak only English, while 2.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.59% of the population.

Pea Ridge Language

Pea Ridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,31673611.65%
Multiple1715532.16%
Black1401510.71%

11.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.94%

Male Poverty Rate

13.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pea Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pea Ridge is Multiple, with 32.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pea Ridge is Black, with 10.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.46%.

Pea Ridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.09%
Less Than 9th Grade9.5%
Some College6.82%
Bachelors or Greater5.8%

Pea Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed52.22%
Female Employed11.12%
Male Employed6.6%
Male Unemployed0%

Pea Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pea Ridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$57,863$83,028
Families$90,363$105,459
Married Families$94,519$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,824$57,616

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pea Ridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pea Ridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pea Ridge 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 55-64.

Pea Ridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pea Ridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

234

Number of Veterans

205

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War97
First Gulf War82
Vietnam52
Korea0
World War II0

Pea Ridge Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5497
65 to 7479
55 to 6443
18 to 3415
75+0

Pea Ridge Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2344.52%

Pea Ridge Veterans by Race

Pea Ridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pea Ridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pea Ridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pea Ridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pea Ridge 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

73.68%

Born in Pea Ridge

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.93% of Pea Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 73.68% having been born in West Virginia. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pea Ridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,914150.22%
20236,899150.22%
20226,8841011.49%
20216,783-71-1.04%
20206,8542223.35%
20196,6324176.71%
20186,215-130-2.05%
20176,345400.63%
20166,305-18-0.28%
20156,32320.03%
20146,321-268-4.07%
20136,589-85-1.27%
20126,674-194-2.82%
20116,8682183.28%
20106,65000%

Pea Ridge Population by Year