Barbour County, West Virginia Population 2022

Barbour County, West Virginia's estimated population is 16,303 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 -1.85% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18509,0050.00%
18608,958-47-0.52%
187010,3121,35415.11%
188011,8701,55815.11%
189012,7028327.01%
190014,1981,49611.78%
191015,8581,66011.69%
192018,0282,17013.68%
193018,6286003.33%
194019,8691,2416.66%
195019,745-124-0.62%
196015,474-4,271-21.63%
197014,030-1,444-9.33%
198016,6392,60918.60%
199015,699-940-5.65%
201016,6109115.80%
201116,600-10-0.06%
201216,8692691.62%
201316,87120.01%
201416,902310.18%
201516,973710.42%
201616,749-224-1.32%
201716,515-234-1.40%
201816,487-28-0.17%
201916,441-46-0.28%
202016,395-46-0.28%
202116,349-46-0.28%
202216,303-46-0.28%
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Barbour County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,67094.72%
Black or African American1721.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.32%
Asian500.30%
Some Other Race840.51%
Two or More Races5143.11%
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Barbour County, West Virginia Population by Race

Barbour County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Barbour County, West Virginia Median Age

42


Total

41.8


Male

42.1


Female

Barbour County, West Virginia Adults

There are 13,296 adults, (3,317 of whom are seniors) in Barbour County, West Virginia.

Barbour County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Barbour County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,480

51.26%

Male

8,063

48.74%

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
Married85.1%14.9%
Male78.5%21.5%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female61.3%38.7%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barbour County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4842.4773.2
Married2,9743.285.1
Male3122.9478.5
Female7573.3761.3
Non Family2,4411.2361.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.47

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 Grade4483.96%
9th to 12th Grade9888.73%
High School Graduate5,72450.59%
Some College1,61214.25%
Associates Degree9698.56%
Bachelors Degree9558.44%
Graduate Degree6185.46%
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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
Hispanic535225
Native American27129
White10,9529,5331,532
2+ Races1801797
Black3434
Asian3030
Other Race5959

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 47.17%.

Barbour County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,617$41,254$21,887
Less Than 9th Grade$21,387$22,031$
High School Graduate$30,759$41,675$20,185
Some College$27,096$41,365$17,219
Bachelors Degree$44,353$53,582$37,500
Graduate Degree$48,750$50,956$47,054

$31,617

Average Earnings

$41,254

Average Male

$21,887

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

97.91% of Barbour County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.91% 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
Black552341.82%
Multiple47518338.53%
White15,1223,09420.46%
Native27311.11%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1843217.39%

21.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.08%

Male Poverty Rate

21.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barbour County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barbour County, West Virginia is Black, with 41.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barbour County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 17.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.07%.

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.04%
High School18.49%
Some College19.52%
Bachelors or Greater7.39%

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.88%
Male Unemployed26.84%
Female Employed10.79%
Female Unemployed54.90%

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$38,906$54,687
Families$54,368$67,324
Married Families$59,742-
Non Families$24,444$30,625
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Income by Household Type

Barbour County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

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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1,198

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War154
First Gulf War255
Vietnam367
Korea68
World War II5

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3455
35 to 54219
55 to 64381
65 to 74247
75+296

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1959.47%
Native American311.11%
Hispanic2512.76%

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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26.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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53%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

8.4%

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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78.75%

Born in Barbour County, West Virginia

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.40% of Barbour County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 78.75% having been born in West Virginia. 0.31% 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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