Philippi, West Virginia Population 2022

2,921
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Philippi is a city located in Barbour County West Virginia. Philippi has a 2020 population of 2,921. Philippi is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,929 in 2010.

The average household income in Philippi is $51,814 with a poverty rate of 26.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $602 per month, and the median house value is $88,100. The median age in Philippi is 36.7 years, 32.7 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Philippi Demographics

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

  • White: 91.27%
  • Black or African American: 4.02%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Other race: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Philippi, West Virginia is 2,921 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,929.

Philippi, West Virginia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,02191.27%
Black or African American1334.02%
Asian300.91%
Some Other Race250.76%
Two or More Races1013.05%
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Philippi Population by Race

Philippi Population Pyramid 2022

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Philippi Median Age

42.9


Total

33.4


Male

48.3


Female

Philippi Adults

There are 2,846 adults, (763 of whom are seniors) in Philippi.

Philippi Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Philippi Sex Ratio

Female

1,673

50.54%

Male

1,637

49.46%

Philippi Population by Age

Philippi Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Philippi Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.9%33.1%
Female61.1%38.9%
All54.8%45.2%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
Male32.5%67.5%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Philippi Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5481.8454.8
Married5012.6666.9
Male404.0332.5
Female1082.9561.1
Non Family8991.1448.3

2.69

Average Family Size

1.84

Average Household Size

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Philippi Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade753.43%
9th to 12th Grade1818.28%
High School Graduate79136.18%
Some College46521.27%
Associates Degree24511.21%
Bachelors Degree2029.24%
Graduate Degree22710.38%
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Philippi Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Philippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1351,880429
Black66
Asian3030
2+ Races1514

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 white people with a rate of 20.09%.

Philippi Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,114$40,813$22,587
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,139$64,946$24,625
Some College$21,923$40,280$11,933
Bachelors Degree$36,481$$37,083
Graduate Degree$54,250$67,969$

$26,114

Average Earnings

$40,813

Average Male

$22,587

Average Female

Philippi Earnings by Educational Attainment

Philippi Language by Age

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Philippi Language

95.85% of Philippi residents speak only English, while 4.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.79% of the population.

Philippi Language

Philippi Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple766889.47%
Black271762.96%
White2,71066224.43%
OtherNaN%

26.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.79%

Male Poverty Rate

30.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Philippi

The race most likely to be in poverty in Philippi is Multiple, with 89.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Philippi is Other, with NaN% 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 41.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.05%.

Philippi Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade56.96%
High School27.58%
Some College24.71%
Bachelors or Greater12.14%

Philippi Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.25%
Male Unemployed81.13%
Female Employed26.01%
Female Unemployed42.00%

Philippi Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Philippi Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,371$49,503
Families$65,469$78,678
Married Families$72,469-
Non Families$22,566$27,592
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Income by Household Type

Philippi Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Philippi Married by Age and Sex

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Philippi 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.

Philippi Marital Status by Race

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Philippi Marital Status

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144

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War27
Vietnam66
Korea7
World War II

Philippi Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 544
55 to 6479
65 to 7435
75+20

Philippi Veterans by Age

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Philippi Veterans by Race

Philippi Veterans by Education

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9.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Philippi Veterans by Education

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52.1%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Philippi Employment by Age

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Philippi Employment by Race

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Philippi 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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68.13%

Born in Philippi

97.89%

Native Born

2.11%

Foreign Born

1.06%

Non Citizen

1.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.89% of Philippi residents were born in the United States, with 68.13% having been born in West Virginia. 1.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Philippi Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,5310.00%
19703,0024710.86%
19803,1941920.62%
19903,132-62-0.20%
20002,870-262-0.87%
20102,966960.33%
20112,962-4-0.13%
20122,958-4-0.14%
20132,954-4-0.14%
20142,950-4-0.14%
20152,946-4-0.14%
20162,942-4-0.14%
20172,938-4-0.14%
20182,934-4-0.14%
20192,930-4-0.14%
20202,929-1-0.03%
20212,925-4-0.14%
20222,921-4-0.14%

Philippi Population by Year