Calhoun County, West Virginia Population 2022

Calhoun County, West Virginia's estimated population is 6,785 with a growth rate of -1.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Calhoun County, West Virginia is the 53rd largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 7,656 and has seen a growth of -11.38% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18602,5020.00%
18702,93943717.47%
18806,0723,133106.60%
18908,1552,08334.31%
190010,2662,11125.89%
191011,2589929.66%
192010,268-990-8.79%
193010,8665985.82%
194012,4551,58914.62%
195010,259-2,196-17.63%
19607,948-2,311-22.53%
19707,046-902-11.35%
19808,2501,20417.09%
19907,885-365-4.42%
20107,656-229-2.90%
20117,637-19-0.25%
20127,594-43-0.56%
20137,548-46-0.61%
20147,55790.12%
20157,463-94-1.24%
20167,374-89-1.19%
20177,310-64-0.87%
20187,217-93-1.27%
20197,109-108-1.50%
20207,001-108-1.52%
20216,893-108-1.54%
20226,785-108-1.57%
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Calhoun County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,13499.29%
Black or African American10.01%
Two or More Races500.70%
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Calhoun County, West Virginia Population by Race

Calhoun County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Median Age

48.7


Total

49.3


Male

47.8


Female

Calhoun County, West Virginia Adults

There are 5,850 adults, (1,757 of whom are seniors) in Calhoun County, West Virginia.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Calhoun County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,659

50.93%

Male

3,526

49.07%

Calhoun County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All80.1%19.9%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Female57.2%42.8%
Male56.6%43.4%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calhoun County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8142.5580.1
Married1,5402.9788.5
Male835.5456.6
Female2363.8557.2
Non Family9551.2874.2

3.07

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3596.62%
9th to 12th Grade57210.56%
High School Graduate2,47845.73%
Some College1,15621.33%
Associates Degree1913.52%
Bachelors Degree4989.19%
Graduate Degree1653.04%
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Calhoun County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Calhoun County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black111
White5,3764,446662
2+ Races4241

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,744$39,583$22,038
Less Than 9th Grade$24,946$30,694$20,000
High School Graduate$22,442$37,986$14,167
Some College$26,244$31,650$25,511
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$41,223$41,060$72,708

$26,744

Average Earnings

$39,583

Average Male

$22,038

Average Female

Calhoun County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Calhoun County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Language

98.47% of Calhoun County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Language

Calhoun County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,0701,71924.31%
OtherNaN%
Multiple502856.00%

24.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.41%

Male Poverty Rate

26.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calhoun County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, West Virginia is White, with 24.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 56.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.98%.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.71%
High School26.05%
Some College7.97%
Bachelors or Greater1.66%

Calhoun County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.96%
Male Unemployed61.40%
Female Employed12.84%
Female Unemployed60.00%

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

Calhoun County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,668$52,768
Families$44,427$58,407
Married Families$47,742-
Non Families$19,536$37,105
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Income by Household Type

Calhoun County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Calhoun County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Marital Status

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477

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War29
Vietnam130
Korea35
World War II33

Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5420
55 to 6454
65 to 74250
75+153

Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4607.92%
2+ Races1740.48%

Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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10.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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46.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Calhoun County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Calhoun 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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77.47%

Born in Calhoun County, West Virginia

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.40% of Calhoun County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 77.47% having been born in West Virginia. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Calhoun 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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