Brooke County, West Virginia Population 2022

Brooke County, West Virginia's estimated population is 21,369 with a growth rate of -0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brooke County, West Virginia is the 29th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 23,978 and has seen a growth of -10.88% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18004,7060.00%
18105,8431,13724.16%
18206,63178813.49%
18307,0414106.18%
18407,94890712.88%
18505,054-2,894-36.41%
18605,4944408.71%
18705,464-30-0.55%
18806,01354910.05%
18906,66064710.76%
19007,2195598.39%
191011,0983,87953.73%
192016,5275,42948.92%
193024,6638,13649.23%
194025,5138503.45%
195026,9041,3915.45%
196028,9402,0367.57%
197029,6857452.57%
198031,1171,4324.82%
199026,992-4,125-13.26%
201023,978-3,014-11.17%
201123,814-164-0.68%
201223,677-137-0.58%
201323,589-88-0.37%
201423,368-221-0.94%
201523,190-178-0.76%
201622,663-527-2.27%
201722,373-290-1.28%
201822,129-244-1.09%
201921,939-190-0.86%
202021,749-190-0.87%
202121,559-190-0.87%
202221,369-190-0.88%
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Brooke County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,07995.11%
Black or African American3681.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.09%
Asian1230.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.14%
Some Other Race450.20%
Two or More Races4952.23%
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Brooke County, West Virginia Population by Race

Brooke County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Brooke County, West Virginia Median Age

46.2


Total

44.7


Male

47.7


Female

Brooke County, West Virginia Adults

There are 18,271 adults, (5,175 of whom are seniors) in Brooke County, West Virginia.

Brooke County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooke County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,219

50.62%

Male

10,943

49.38%

Brooke County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Brooke County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
Male74.9%25.1%
All72.5%27.5%
Female58.5%41.5%
Non Family56.2%43.8%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brooke County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7922.1672.5
Married4,3442.7490.7
Male4063.7574.9
Female1,1412.8658.5
Non Family3,9011.1556.2

2.75

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Brooke County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4202.60%
9th to 12th Grade8785.45%
High School Graduate6,61341.02%
Some College3,27620.32%
Associates Degree1,68610.46%
Bachelors Degree2,12313.17%
Graduate Degree1,1276.99%
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Brooke County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brooke County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race454545
Asian979239
Hispanic11311230
White15,48514,1963,124
2+ Races27226925
Native American1515
Islander1212
Black111110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Brooke County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,673$44,813$26,210
Less Than 9th Grade$31,563$33,854$21,800
High School Graduate$29,315$40,867$18,090
Some College$34,017$49,924$24,970
Bachelors Degree$45,512$54,427$42,570
Graduate Degree$48,657$58,594$40,764

$36,673

Average Earnings

$44,813

Average Male

$26,210

Average Female

Brooke County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brooke County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Brooke County, West Virginia Language

97.79% of Brooke County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.10% of the population.

Brooke County, West Virginia Language

Brooke County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1834323.50%
White20,1762,52412.51%
Black1782111.80%
Asian12310.81%
OtherNaN%
Multiple454439.47%

12.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.64%

Male Poverty Rate

15.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooke County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooke County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 23.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooke County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 9.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.57%.

Brooke County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.47%
High School9.27%
Some College12.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.25%

Brooke County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.71%
Male Unemployed21.35%
Female Employed6.66%
Female Unemployed10.74%

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

Brooke County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,168$59,085
Families$65,121$72,272
Married Families$75,813-
Non Families$31,124$37,893
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Income by Household Type

Brooke County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooke County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Brooke 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 45-54.

Brooke County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Brooke County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,555

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War244
First Gulf War153
Vietnam589
Korea175
World War II2

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3477
35 to 54323
55 to 64222
65 to 74488
75+445

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5368.81%
Black41.47%
2+ Races154.82%
Hispanic137.78%

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooke County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Brooke County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Brooke County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Brooke 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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57.60%

Born in Brooke County, West Virginia

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Brooke County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 57.60% having been born in West Virginia. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brooke 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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