Braxton County, West Virginia Population 2022

Braxton County, West Virginia's estimated population is 13,600 with a growth rate of -0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Braxton County, West Virginia is the 39th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 14,545 and has seen a growth of -6.50% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18402,5750.00%
18504,2121,63763.57%
18604,99278018.52%
18706,4801,48829.81%
18809,7873,30751.03%
189013,9284,14142.31%
190018,9044,97635.73%
191023,0234,11921.79%
192023,9739504.13%
193022,579-1,394-5.81%
194021,658-921-4.08%
195018,082-3,576-16.51%
196015,152-2,930-16.20%
197012,666-2,486-16.41%
198013,8941,2289.70%
199012,998-896-6.45%
201014,5451,54711.90%
201114,535-10-0.07%
201214,451-84-0.58%
201314,385-66-0.46%
201414,405200.14%
201514,375-30-0.21%
201614,323-52-0.36%
201714,217-106-0.74%
201814,076-141-0.99%
201913,957-119-0.85%
202013,838-119-0.85%
202113,719-119-0.86%
202213,600-119-0.87%
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Braxton County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,90391.95%
Black or African American1030.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.14%
Some Other Race100.07%
Two or More Races9516.78%
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Braxton County, West Virginia Population by Race

Braxton County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Braxton County, West Virginia Median Age

46.4


Total

45.1


Male

46.6


Female

Braxton County, West Virginia Adults

There are 11,252 adults, (3,220 of whom are seniors) in Braxton County, West Virginia.

Braxton County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Braxton County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

6,986

49.79%

Male

7,046

50.21%

Braxton County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Braxton County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.3%8.7%
Married84.1%15.9%
Female80.1%19.9%
All78.6%21.4%
Non Family65.8%34.2%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Braxton County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3412.5678.6
Married2,9373.1684.1
Male1843.6391.3
Female6872.7880.1
Non Family1,5331.1865.8

3.01

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Braxton County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6946.71%
9th to 12th Grade1,17411.36%
High School Graduate4,88747.27%
Some College1,57515.23%
Associates Degree5575.39%
Bachelors Degree1,0309.96%
Graduate Degree4224.08%
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Braxton County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Braxton County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,5467,9381,422
2+ Races65643430
Other Race1010
Black7876
Hispanic2923
Native American17
Islander19

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.90%.

Braxton County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,187$32,333$24,134
Less Than 9th Grade$18,731$17,633$23,029
High School Graduate$24,616$31,378$20,634
Some College$31,634$44,000$25,506
Bachelors Degree$42,426$53,056$38,456
Graduate Degree$54,469$72,679$52,781

$30,187

Average Earnings

$32,333

Average Male

$24,134

Average Female

Braxton County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Braxton County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Braxton County, West Virginia Language

99.63% of Braxton County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.26% of the population.

Braxton County, West Virginia Language

Braxton County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,5852,40419.10%
Black8045.00%
OtherNaN%
Multiple93213614.59%

18.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.35%

Male Poverty Rate

19.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Braxton County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Braxton County, West Virginia is White, with 19.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Braxton County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 14.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

Braxton County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.62%
High School18.81%
Some College6.99%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Braxton County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.54%
Male Unemployed28.32%
Female Employed9.63%
Female Unemployed30.15%

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

Braxton County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,819$54,843
Families$48,718$60,339
Married Families$58,565-
Non Families$26,299$36,206
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Income by Household Type

Braxton County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Braxton County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Braxton County, West Virginia 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.

Braxton County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Braxton County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,080

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War105
First Gulf War441
Vietnam326
Korea56
World War II

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 54113
55 to 64401
65 to 74328
75+226

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8227.86%
2+ Races25839.33%

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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4.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Braxton County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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50.2%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Braxton County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Braxton County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Braxton 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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77.09%

Born in Braxton County, West Virginia

99.88%

Native Born

0.12%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.88% of Braxton County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 77.09% having been born in West Virginia. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Braxton 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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