Pinch, West Virginia Population 2024

4,377

Pinch is a city located in Kanawha County and Roane County West Virginia. Pinch has a 2024 population of 4,377. Pinch is currently growing at a rate of 4.31% annually and its population has increased by 23.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,538 in 2020.

The average household income in Pinch is $98,017 with a poverty rate of 2.79%. The median age in Pinch is 50.2 years: 48.3 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Pinch Demographics

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

  • White: 95.29%
  • Two or more races: 4.71%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,233.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
23.71% (839)
The current population of Pinch, West Virginia is 4,377 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,538.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,82695.29%
Two or more races1894.71%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Pinch Population by Race

Pinch Population Pyramid 2024

Pinch Median Age

50.2

Total

48.3

Male

50.7

Female

Pinch Adults

There are 2,878 adults, (1,145 of whom are seniors) in Pinch.

Pinch Age Dependency

131.7

Age Dependency Ratio

66.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

65.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Pinch Sex Ratio

Female2,29557.16%
Male1,72042.84%

Pinch Population by Age

Pinch Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3862.969.730.3
Married8253.3476.523.5
Non Family3121.0464.135.9
Male1464.4936.363.7
Female1032.779.620.4

3.43

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pinch Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade491.73%
Associates Degree31110.95%
Bachelors Degree86330.4%
Graduate Degree32311.38%
High School Graduate84229.66%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College45115.89%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pinch Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pinch Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,8072,7581,155
2+ Races323231

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.88%.

Pinch Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$64,198$88,892$51,219
Graduate Degree$82,161$110,551$0
High School Graduate$61,042$70,774$33,487
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$69,167$72,478$62,642
Some College$62,821$54,342$66,719

$69,167

Average Earnings

$72,478

Average Male

$62,642

Average Female

Pinch Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pinch Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pinch Language

96.9% of Pinch residents speak only English, while 3.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.1% of the population.

Pinch Language

Pinch Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,8261122.93%

2.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.29%

Male Poverty Rate

4.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pinch

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pinch is White, with 2.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pinch is White, with 2.93% 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 7.97%.

Pinch Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
High School10.21%
Bachelors or Greater1.01%
Some College0%

Pinch Poverty Rate by Education

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

Pinch Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pinch Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$92,885$115,889
Households$73,973$98,017
Married Families$102,250$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,069$35,390

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pinch Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pinch Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pinch Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Pinch Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pinch Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

186

Number of Veterans

186

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War67
Vietnam37
First Gulf War33
Korea11
World War II0

Pinch Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+94
35 to 5447
65 to 7425
18 to 3411
55 to 649

Pinch Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1856.5%
2+ Races13.13%

Pinch Veterans by Race

Pinch Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pinch Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pinch Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pinch Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pinch 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

90.51%

Born in Pinch

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of Pinch residents were born in the United States, with 90.51% 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.

Pinch Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,3771814.31%
20234,1961814.51%
20224,0151814.72%
20213,8342968.37%
20203,53879228.84%
20192,7461927.52%
20182,554-143-5.3%
20172,697-129-4.56%
20162,826-50-1.74%
20152,876933.34%
20142,783-177-5.98%
20132,960782.71%
20122,88229111.23%
20112,591-671-20.57%
20103,26200%

Pinch Population by Year