Calhoun County, West Virginia Population 2024

5,874

Calhoun County, West Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 5,874 with a growth rate of -1.62% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Calhoun County, West Virginia is the 54th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 population was 7,658 and has seen a growth of -23.3% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,389-97-1.77%
20285,486-97-1.74%
20275,583-97-1.71%
20265,680-97-1.68%
20255,777-97-1.65%
20245,874-97-1.62%
20235,971-97-1.6%
20226,068-97-1.57%
20216,165-34-0.55%
20206,199-878-12.41%
20197,077-120-1.67%
20187,197-124-1.69%
20177,321-66-0.89%
20167,387-85-1.14%
20157,472-93-1.23%
20147,56580.11%
20137,557-47-0.62%
20127,604-38-0.5%
20117,642-16-0.21%
20107,658
19907,885-365-4.42%
19808,2501,20417.09%
19707,046-902-11.35%
19607,948-2,311-22.53%
195010,259-2,196-17.63%
194012,4551,58914.62%
193010,8665985.82%
192010,268-990-8.79%
191011,2589929.66%
190010,2662,11125.89%
18908,1552,08334.31%
18806,0723,133106.6%
18702,93943717.47%
18602,502-2,887-53.57%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.62% (-97)
County Website
Calhoun County
County Seat
2010 Population
7,658
Area
279 mi²
Density
21 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-23.3% (-1,784)
Founded
March 5, 1856

Calhoun County, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,02795.99%
Two or more races2423.85%
Native American50.08%
Black or African American30.05%
Asian20.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Calhoun County, West Virginia Population by Race

Calhoun County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Calhoun County, West Virginia Median Age

48.3

Total

52.7

Male

46.5

Female

Calhoun County, West Virginia Adults

There are 5,085 adults, (1,572 of whom are seniors) in Calhoun County, West Virginia.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Age Dependency

78.7

Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Calhoun County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female3,27552.16%
Male3,00447.84%

Calhoun County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4162.5978.121.9
Married1,1833.28614
Non Family9141.2469.330.7
Female2474.2278.921.1
Male724.0359.740.3
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3.29

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Calhoun 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

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

Calhoun 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 hispanic people with a rate of 42.11%.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,842

Average Earnings

$39,583

Average Male

$22,538

Average Female

Calhoun County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calhoun County, West Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Calhoun County, West Virginia Language

99.15% of Calhoun County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.4% of the population.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Language

Calhoun County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,9901,95932.7%
Multiple24213354.96%
Hispanic191157.89%
Native55100%
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33.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.02%

Male Poverty Rate

34.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calhoun County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, West Virginia is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, West Virginia is White, with 32.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.33%.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.14%
High School39.19%
Some College5.44%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%
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Calhoun County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed74.11%
Male Unemployed61.15%
Female Employed7.92%
Male Employed4.59%
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Calhoun County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Calhoun County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Calhoun County, West Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Calhoun County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Calhoun County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Calhoun County, West Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

492

Number of Veterans

459

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by War

count

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.4%

Labor Force Participation

37.2%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Calhoun County, West Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Calhoun County, West Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Calhoun 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

75.38%

Born in Calhoun County, West Virginia

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0.03%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.82% of Calhoun County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 75.38% having been born in West Virginia. 0.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Place of Birth

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