Van, West Virginia Population 2024

128

Van is a city located in Boone County West Virginia. Van has a 2024 population of 128. Van is currently declining at a rate of -1.54% annually and its population has decreased by -7.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 138 in 2020.

The average household income in Van is $38,769 with a poverty rate of 25.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Van is 49.5 years, 52.1 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Van Demographics

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

  • White: 73.68%
  • Two or more races: 16.54%
  • Black or African American: 9.77%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
214.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.25% (-10)
The current population of Van, West Virginia is 128 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 138.

Van, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White9873.68%
Two or more races2216.54%
Black or African American139.77%
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

Van Population by Race

Van Population Pyramid 2024

Van Median Age

49.5

Total

52.1

Male

49.4

Female

Van Adults

There are 91 adults, (32 of whom are seniors) in Van.

Van Age Dependency

125.4

Age Dependency Ratio

54.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Sex Ratio

Female5440.6%
Male7959.4%

Van Population by Age

Van Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All452.9671.128.9
Married193.531000
Female134.081000
Non Family1300100
Male0000

3.13

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Van Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade00%
High School Graduate5358.24%
Some College3336.26%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree55.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Van Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Van Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White78785
Black13130

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.41%.

Van Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$24,286$24,048$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$23,690$0$0
Some College$0$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$24,286

Average Earnings

$24,048

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Van Earnings by Educational Attainment

Van Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Van Language

100% of Van 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.

Van Language

Van Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White983434.69%

25.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.18%

Male Poverty Rate

12.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van is White, with 34.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van is White, with 34.69% 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 87.18%.

Van Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College21.21%
High School13.21%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Van Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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

Van Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Van Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households-$38,769
Families-$40,847
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Van Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Van 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 45-54.

Van Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Van Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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

Van Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Van Veterans by Age

count

Van Veterans by Race

Van Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.9%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Van Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Van Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Van 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

69.17%

Born in Van

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Van residents were born in the United States, with 69.17% 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.

Van Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024128-2-1.54%
2023130-3-2.26%
20221331613.68%
2021117-21-15.22%
2020138-40-22.47%
2019178-28-13.59%
20182064931.21%
20171576367.02%
201694-4-4.08%
201598-11-10.09%
2014109-7-6.03%
201311654.5%
2012111-47-29.75%
2011158-53-25.12%
201021100%

Van Population by Year