Rock Cave, West Virginia Population 2024

204

Rock Cave is a city located in Lewis County and Upshur County West Virginia. Rock Cave has a 2024 population of 204. Rock Cave is currently declining at a rate of -18.07% annually and its population has decreased by -47.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 386 in 2020.

The average household income in Rock Cave is $52,594 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Rock Cave is 65.2 years: 68 years for males, and 65.2 years for females.

Rock Cave Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
65.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-47.15% (-182)
The current population of Rock Cave, West Virginia is 204 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 386.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White295100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Rock Cave Population by Race

Rock Cave Population Pyramid 2024

Rock Cave Median Age

65.2

Total

68

Male

65.2

Female

Rock Cave Adults

There are 257 adults, (153 of whom are seniors) in Rock Cave.

Rock Cave Age Dependency

183.7

Age Dependency Ratio

147.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rock Cave Sex Ratio

Female12341.69%
Male17258.31%

Rock Cave Population by Age

Rock Cave Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1382.141000
Non Family7001000
Married683.311000
Male0000
Female0000

3.31

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rock Cave Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5320.62%
Associates Degree83.11%
Bachelors Degree176.61%
Graduate Degree197.39%
High School Graduate12950.19%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College3112.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rock Cave Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rock Cave Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White25720436

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 79.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.01%.

Rock Cave 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$45,461$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$39,355$0$0
Some College$39,073$0$0

$39,355

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Rock Cave Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rock Cave Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rock Cave Language

100% of Rock Cave 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.

Rock Cave Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Rock Cave Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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

Rock Cave Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rock Cave Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$88,750$78,959
Households-$52,594
Married Families$88,750$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rock Cave Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

83.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Rock Cave Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rock Cave 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 35-44.

Rock Cave Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rock Cave Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

53

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea53
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
World War II0

Rock Cave Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+53
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Rock Cave Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5320.62%

Rock Cave Veterans by Race

Rock Cave Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rock Cave Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.5%

Labor Force Participation

40.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Rock Cave Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rock Cave Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rock Cave 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

85.76%

Born in Rock Cave

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Rock Cave residents were born in the United States, with 85.76% 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.

Rock Cave Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024204-45-18.07%
2023249-46-15.59%
2022295-104-26.07%
2021399133.37%
202038600%

Rock Cave Population by Year