Powellton, West Virginia Population 2024

321

Powellton is a city located in Fayette County West Virginia. Powellton has a 2024 population of 321. Powellton is currently declining at a rate of -18.11% annually and its population has decreased by -48.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 621 in 2020.

The average household income in Powellton is $54,076 with a poverty rate of 48.38%. The median age in Powellton is 41.8 years: 46.6 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Powellton Demographics

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

  • White: 93.52%
  • Two or more races: 6.48%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
60.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-48.31% (-300)
The current population of Powellton, West Virginia is 321 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 621.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White43393.52%
Two or more races306.48%
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

Powellton Population by Race

Powellton Population Pyramid 2024

Powellton Median Age

41.8

Total

46.6

Male

41.6

Female

Powellton Adults

There are 390 adults, (91 of whom are seniors) in Powellton.

Powellton Age Dependency

54.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Powellton Sex Ratio

Female27158.53%
Male19241.47%

Powellton Population by Age

Powellton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1772.6291.58.5
Married834.071000
Non Family7901000
Female153.070100
Male0000

3.92

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

91.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Powellton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade15544.54%
Associates Degree4212.07%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree5315.23%
High School Graduate9226.44%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College61.72%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Powellton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Powellton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White33918453
2+ Races990

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 white people with a rate of 15.63%.

Powellton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$80,972$80,972$0
Some College$0$0$0

$80,972

Average Earnings

$80,972

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Powellton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Powellton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Powellton Language

100% of Powellton residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Powellton Language

Powellton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White43322451.73%

48.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.21%

Male Poverty Rate

61.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powellton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powellton is White, with 51.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powellton is White, with 51.73% 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 100%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.32%.

Powellton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.45%
High School29.35%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Powellton Poverty Rate by Education

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

Powellton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Powellton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$63,445
Households-$54,076
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$27,243$42,454

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Powellton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Powellton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Powellton 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 55-64.

Powellton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Powellton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

9

Number of Veterans

9

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Powellton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 549
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Powellton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
2+ Races9100%

Powellton Veterans by Race

Powellton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powellton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

29%

Labor Force Participation

29%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Powellton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Powellton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Powellton 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

69.33%

Born in Powellton

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Powellton residents were born in the United States, with 69.33% 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.

Powellton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024321-71-18.11%
2023392-71-15.33%
2022463-71-13.3%
2021534-87-14.01%
2020621-142-18.61%
20197637911.55%
201868413624.82%
2017548244.58%
2016524-86-14.1%
20156107714.45%
201453381.52%
2013525163.14%
2012509326.71%
2011477-142-22.94%
201061900%

Powellton Population by Year