Barbour County, West Virginia Population 2024

15,352

Barbour County, West Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 15,352 with a growth rate of -0.2% 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 -7.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202915,197-31-0.2%
202815,228-31-0.2%
202715,259-31-0.2%
202615,290-31-0.2%
202515,321-31-0.2%
202415,352-31-0.2%
202315,383-31-0.2%
202215,414-31-0.2%
202115,445-18-0.12%
202015,463-1,003-6.09%
201916,466-58-0.35%
201816,524-6-0.04%
201716,530-222-1.33%
201616,752-228-1.34%
201516,980710.42%
201416,909340.2%
201316,87560.04%
201216,8692691.62%
201116,600-10-0.06%
201016,610
199015,699-940-5.65%
198016,6392,60918.6%
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%
18509,005-6,192-40.74%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.2% (-31)
County Website
Barbour County
County Seat
2010 Population
16,610
Area
341 mi²
Density
45 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-7.57% (-1,258)
Founded
March 3, 1843

Barbour County, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White14,31392.18%
Two or more races8375.39%
Black or African American2151.38%
Asian840.54%
Other race520.33%
Native American260.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Barbour County, West Virginia Population by Race

Barbour County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Barbour County, West Virginia Median Age

42.6

Total

42.1

Male

43.3

Female

Barbour County, West Virginia Adults

There are 12,406 adults, (3,235 of whom are seniors) in Barbour County, West Virginia.

Barbour County, West Virginia Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Barbour County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female7,90750.92%
Male7,62049.08%

Barbour County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,7892.5875.124.9
Married2,7343.2387.412.6
Non Family2,1511.216733
Female69645545
Male2083.3863.936.1
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3.3

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

75.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Barbour County, West Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Barbour County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barbour County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Barbour County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,379

Average Earnings

$46,635

Average Male

$25,773

Average Female

Barbour County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barbour County, West Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Barbour County, West Virginia Language

97.98% of Barbour County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Barbour County, West Virginia Language

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,8912,83420.4%
Multiple81536044.17%
Asian847892.86%
Hispanic1603622.5%
Black24520.83%
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22%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.76%

Male Poverty Rate

25.14%

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 92.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barbour County, West Virginia is White, with 20.4% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.65%.

Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.85%
High School17.75%
Some College17.51%
Bachelors or Greater10.36%
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Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed42.05%
Male Unemployed33.24%
Female Employed13.22%
Male Employed7.52%
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Barbour County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barbour County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Barbour County, West Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Barbour County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Barbour County, West Virginia 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 35-44.

Barbour County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Barbour County, West Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,011

Number of Veterans

879

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

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Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barbour County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

44.8%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Barbour County, West Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Barbour County, West Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Barbour County, West Virginia 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

79.19%

Born in Barbour County, West Virginia

99.57%

Native Born

0.43%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.57% of Barbour County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 79.19% having been born in West Virginia. 0.24% 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

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