Barbour County, West Virginia Population 2021

Barbour County, West Virginia's estimated population is 16,349 with a growth rate of -0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Barbour County, West Virginia is the 36th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 16,610 and has seen a growth of -1.57% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,349-46-0.28%
202016,395-46-0.28%
201916,441-46-0.28%
201816,487-28-0.17%
201716,515-234-1.40%
201616,749-224-1.32%
201516,973710.42%
201416,902310.18%
201316,87120.01%
201216,8692691.62%
201116,600-10-0.06%
201016,6109115.80%
199015,699-940-5.65%
198016,6392,60918.60%
197014,030-1,444-9.33%
196015,474-4,271-21.63%
195019,745-124-0.62%
194019,8691,2416.66%
193018,6286003.33%
192018,0282,17013.68%
191015,8581,66011.69%
190014,1981,49611.78%
189012,7028327.01%
188011,8701,55815.11%
187010,3121,35415.11%
18608,958-47-0.52%
18509,0050.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.28%
County Website
Founded
March 3, 1843
County Seat
2010 Population
16,610
Growth Since 2010
-1.57%
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Barbour County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,93995.83%
Two or More Races3241.95%
Black or African American1460.88%
Asian1280.77%
Some Other Race480.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.29%
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Barbour County, West Virginia Population by Race

Barbour County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Barbour County, West Virginia Median Age

41.7


Total

41


Male

42.3


Female

Barbour County, West Virginia Adults

There are 13,301 adults, (3,226 of whom are seniors) in Barbour County, West Virginia.

Barbour County, West Virginia Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Barbour County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,463

50.88%

Male

8,170

49.12%

Barbour County, West Virginia Population by Age

Barbour County, West Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Barbour County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
Male79%21%
All72%28%
Non Family60%40%
Female53.1%46.9%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barbour County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3242.5472
Married3,0813.1684.1
Non Family2,2651.360
Female6443.5553.1
Male3343.2879

3.15

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Barbour County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4263.78%
9th to 12th Grade1,22810.90%
High School Graduate5,33247.35%
Some College1,72115.28%
Associates Degree7977.08%
Bachelors Degree1,0989.75%
Graduate Degree6605.86%
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Barbour County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barbour County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,9879,3921,711
2+ Races128896
Hispanic464624
Asian4034
Other Race35359
Native American25118
Black1717

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 hispanic people with a rate of 52.17%.

Barbour County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,199$37,310$21,279
Less Than 9th Grade$21,350$22,500$13,942
High School Graduate$26,864$36,875$19,292
Some College$25,494$40,147$22,631
Bachelors Degree$39,306$44,193$
Graduate Degree$49,342$48,846$50,417

$28,199

Average Earnings

$37,310

Average Male

$21,279

Average Female

Barbour County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barbour County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Barbour County, West Virginia Language

97.56% of Barbour County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Barbour County, West Virginia Language

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,3433,00819.61%
Multiple30017157.00%
Asian1287558.59%
Hispanic1343828.36%
Black361850.00%
Native25312.00%

20.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.26%

Male Poverty Rate

21.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barbour County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barbour County, West Virginia is Asian, with 58.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barbour County, West Virginia is Native, with 12.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.90%.

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.36%
Some College17.83%
High School17.21%
Bachelors or Greater8.13%

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed51.66%
Female Employed11.78%
Male Employed7.31%
Male Unemployed7.26%

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barbour County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,459$56,827
Families$52,177$68,056
Married Families$56,841-
Non Families$22,556$33,622
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Income by Household Type

Barbour County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Barbour County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Barbour County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Barbour County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Barbour County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,261

Number of Veterans

1,075

Male Veterans

186

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam461
First Gulf War206
Second Gulf War179
Korea79
World War II25

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64403
75+323
65 to 74307
35 to 54170
18 to 3458

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2529.81%
Hispanic2419.20%
Asian64.69%
Native American312.00%

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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25.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Barbour County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Barbour County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Barbour County, West Virginia 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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76.37%

Born in Barbour County, West Virginia

99.29%

Native Born

0.71%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.29% of Barbour County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 76.37% having been born in West Virginia. 0.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Barbour County, West Virginia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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