Point Pleasant, West Virginia Population 2022

3,900
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Point Pleasant is a city located in Mason County West Virginia. Point Pleasant has a 2020 population of 3,900. Point Pleasant is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -10.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,346 in 2010.

The average household income in Point Pleasant is $52,154 with a poverty rate of 20.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $418 per month, and the median house value is $84,000. 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: 97.93%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Point Pleasant, West Virginia is 3,900 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,900.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,346.

Point Pleasant, West Virginia Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Point Pleasant Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,02797.93%
Black or African American200.49%
Asian40.10%
Some Other Race461.12%
Two or More Races150.36%
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Point Pleasant Population by Race

Point Pleasant Population Pyramid 2022

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Point Pleasant Median Age

36.6


Total

33.5


Male

43


Female

Point Pleasant Adults

There are 3,106 adults, (925 of whom are seniors) in Point Pleasant.

Point Pleasant Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Point Pleasant Sex Ratio

Female

2,187

53.19%

Male

1,925

46.81%

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
Married79.7%20.3%
All65.1%34.9%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Male48.4%51.6%
Female45%55%

65.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Point Pleasant Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7742.365.1
Married8112.979.7
Male912.3448.4
Female1713.6145
Non Family7011.2855.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Point Pleasant Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade732.57%
9th to 12th Grade2448.59%
High School Graduate1,19442.06%
Some College58120.46%
Associates Degree2729.58%
Bachelors Degree33711.87%
Graduate Degree1384.86%
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Point Pleasant Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Point Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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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 16.74%.

Point Pleasant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,080$44,896$22,113
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$29,469$$
Some College$33,750$39,570$20,774
Bachelors Degree$50,867$51,895$33,681
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,080

Average Earnings

$44,896

Average Male

$22,113

Average Female

Point Pleasant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Point Pleasant Language by Age

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Point Pleasant Language

99.58% of Point Pleasant residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Point Pleasant Language

Point Pleasant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1111100.00%
Multiple1414100.00%
White3,97076119.17%
Other46NaN%

20.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.86%

Male Poverty Rate

26.47%

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 Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.23%.

Point Pleasant Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.36%
High School18.93%
Some College13.36%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Point Pleasant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.72%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed1.26%
Female Unemployed30.00%

Point Pleasant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Point Pleasant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,927$55,530
Families$65,795$65,966
Married Families$74,460-
Non Families$24,917$39,011
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Income by Household Type

Point Pleasant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

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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248

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War55
First Gulf War71
Vietnam84
Korea
World War II16

Point Pleasant Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5441
55 to 6459
65 to 7427
75+121

Point Pleasant Veterans by Age

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Point Pleasant Veterans by Race

Point Pleasant Veterans by Education

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13.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Point Pleasant Veterans by Education

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49.6%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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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61.99%

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 61.99% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19203,0590.00%
19303,3012420.76%
19403,5382370.70%
19504,5961,0582.65%
19605,7851,1892.33%
19706,1223370.57%
19805,682-440-0.74%
19904,996-686-1.28%
20004,637-359-0.74%
20104,346-291-0.65%
20114,322-24-0.55%
20124,292-30-0.69%
20134,266-26-0.61%
20144,244-22-0.52%
20154,221-23-0.54%
20164,183-38-0.90%
20174,144-39-0.93%
20184,116-28-0.68%
20194,062-54-1.31%
20204,008-54-1.33%
20213,954-54-1.35%
20223,900-54-1.37%

Point Pleasant Population by Year