Point Pleasant, West Virginia Population 2021

3,954
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Point Pleasant is a city located in Mason County West Virginia. With a 2020 population of 3,954, it is the 32nd largest city in West Virginia and the 5449th largest city in the United States . Point Pleasant is currently declining at a rate of -1.35% annually and its population has decreased by -9.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,350 in 2010. Point Pleasant reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Point Pleasant has a population density of 1,636 people per square mile.

The average household income in Point Pleasant is $52,154 with a poverty rate of 22.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $557 per month, and the median house value is $79,700. The median age in Point Pleasant is 36.4 years, 33.6 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.

Point Pleasant Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Point Pleasantwas:

  • White: 98.72%
  • Two or more races: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.27%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Point Pleasant, West Virginia is 3,954 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,062.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,350.

Point Pleasant, West Virginia Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202155,848-283-0.51%
202056,131-283-0.50%
201956,414-283-0.50%
201856,697-271-0.48%
201756,968-156-0.27%
201657,124-214-0.37%
201557,338-278-0.48%
201457,616-213-0.37%
201357,829-274-0.47%
201258,103-244-0.42%
201158,347-93-0.16%
201058,4400.00%

Point Pleasant Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,09398.72%
Two or More Races380.92%
Black or African American110.27%
Asian40.10%
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Point Pleasant Population by Race

Point Pleasant Population Pyramid $2021

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Point Pleasant Median Age

36.4


Total

33.6


Male

38.9


Female

Point Pleasant Adults

There are 3,122 adults, (855 of whom are seniors) in Point Pleasant.

Point Pleasant Age Dependency

82.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Point Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

2,257

54.44%

Male

1,889

45.56%

Point Pleasant Population by Age

Point Pleasant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Point Pleasant Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female32.4%67.6%
Male58.7%41.3%
Non Family63.9%36.1%
All67.3%32.7%
Married81.3%18.7%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Point Pleasant Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8232.2567.3
Non Family7841.2863.9
Married7603.0781.3
Female2162.8832.4
Male632.458.7

2.95

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Point Pleasant Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade501.80%
9th to 12th Grade2599.35%
High School Graduate1,21343.77%
Some College53919.45%
Associates Degree33111.95%
Bachelors Degree2458.84%
Graduate Degree1344.84%
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Point Pleasant Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Point Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7562,462379
Hispanic15

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.33%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.75%.

Point Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,363$51,133$19,926
Less Than 9th Grade$$58,409$
High School Graduate$29,792$41,667$
Some College$32,598$52,660$20,769
Bachelors Degree$48,558$51,641$31,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,363

Average Earnings

$51,133

Average Male

$19,926

Average Female

Point Pleasant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Point Pleasant Language by Age

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Point Pleasant Language

98.78% of Point Pleasant residents speak only English, while 1.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Point Pleasant Language

Point Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,00987721.88%
Multiple3838100.00%
Black11100.00%

22.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.03%

Male Poverty Rate

27.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Point Pleasant

The race most likely to be in poverty in Point Pleasant is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Point Pleasant is White, with 21.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.82%.

Point Pleasant Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.97%
Some College15.40%
Less Than 9th Grade9.06%
Bachelors or Greater5.01%

Point Pleasant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed61.29%
Female Employed8.90%
Male Employed3.17%

Point Pleasant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Point Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,307$52,154
Families$59,850$59,953
Married Families$77,818-
Non Families$34,583$41,289
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Income by Household Type

Point Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Point Pleasant Married by Age and Sex

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Point Pleasant Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Point Pleasant Marital Status by Race

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Point Pleasant Marital Status

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245

Number of Veterans

229

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam96
First Gulf War66
Second Gulf War54
World War II14
Korea12

Point Pleasant Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+108
55 to 6472
35 to 5440
65 to 7425
18 to 34

Point Pleasant Veterans by Age

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Point Pleasant Veterans by Race

Point Pleasant Veterans by Education

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11.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Point Pleasant Veterans by Education

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47.7%

Labor Force Participation

46%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Point Pleasant Employment by Age

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Point Pleasant Employment by Race

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Point Pleasant 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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58.51%

Born in Point Pleasant

99.90%

Native Born

0.10%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.90% of Point Pleasant residents were born in the United States, with 58.51% having been born in West Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Point Pleasant Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,954-54-1.35%
20204,008-54-1.33%
20194,062-54-1.31%
20184,116-28-0.68%
20174,144-39-0.93%
20164,183-38-0.90%
20154,221-23-0.54%
20144,244-22-0.52%
20134,266-26-0.61%
20124,292-30-0.69%
20114,322-24-0.55%
20104,346-291-0.65%
20004,637-359-0.74%
19904,996-686-1.28%
19805,682-440-0.74%
19706,1223370.57%
19605,7851,1892.33%
19504,5961,0582.65%
19403,5382370.70%
19303,3012420.76%
19203,0590.00%

Point Pleasant Population by Year