Calhoun County, West Virginia Population 2021

Calhoun County, West Virginia's estimated population is 6,893 with a growth rate of -1.54% 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 -9.97% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,893-108-1.54%
20207,001-108-1.52%
20197,109-108-1.50%
20187,217-93-1.27%
20177,310-64-0.87%
20167,374-89-1.19%
20157,463-94-1.24%
20147,55790.12%
20137,548-46-0.61%
20127,594-43-0.56%
20117,637-19-0.25%
20107,656-229-2.90%
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%
18806,0723,133106.60%
18702,93943717.47%
18602,5020.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.54%
County Website
Founded
March 5, 1856
County Seat
2010 Population
7,656
Growth Since 2010
-9.97%
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Calhoun County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,22399.01%
Two or More Races480.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.29%
Black or African American30.04%
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Calhoun County, West Virginia Population by Race

Calhoun County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Median Age

48.1


Total

49.4


Male

47.1


Female

Calhoun County, West Virginia Adults

There are 5,858 adults, (1,716 of whom are seniors) in Calhoun County, West Virginia.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Calhoun County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,772

51.71%

Male

3,523

48.29%

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
Married87.9%12.1%
All78.9%21.1%
Male68.2%31.8%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
Female56.3%43.7%

78.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Calhoun County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8262.5778.9
Married1,6962.9587.9
Non Family8711.3666.9
Female1743.7256.3
Male855.1968.2

3.02

Average Family Size

2.57

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 Grade4137.60%
9th to 12th Grade64511.87%
High School Graduate2,53746.70%
Some College98618.15%
Associates Degree1873.44%
Bachelors Degree4368.03%
Graduate Degree2284.20%
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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
White5,3554,300654
Hispanic2727
2+ Races2626
Native American212110
Black3

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 native american people with a rate of 47.62%.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,918$40,109$19,978
Less Than 9th Grade$27,946$38,409$18,750
High School Graduate$22,083$34,750$11,778
Some College$31,895$53,580$25,650
Bachelors Degree$20,000$$18,333
Graduate Degree$41,792$41,167$59,474

$30,918

Average Earnings

$40,109

Average Male

$19,978

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

98.39% of Calhoun County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.91% 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
White7,0081,52221.72%
Multiple482450.00%
Hispanic1361813.24%
Black33100.00%

21.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.05%

Male Poverty Rate

22.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calhoun County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, West Virginia is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calhoun County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 13.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.78%.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School25.88%
Less Than 9th Grade24.10%
Some College13.53%
Bachelors or Greater1.20%

Calhoun County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed77.42%
Male Unemployed49.47%
Female Employed8.27%
Male Employed4.75%

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$38,382$50,297
Families$45,840$59,619
Married Families$48,667-
Non Families$17,540$26,301
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Income by Household Type

Calhoun County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Calhoun County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Calhoun County, West Virginia Marital Status

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323

Number of Veterans

323

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam164
Korea36
World War II31
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War1

Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+150
65 to 74125
55 to 6447
35 to 541
18 to 34

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

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14.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calhoun County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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41.2%

Labor Force Participation

35.4%

Employment Rate

14%

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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76.33%

Born in Calhoun County, West Virginia

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.64%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Calhoun County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 76.33% having been born in West Virginia. 0.64% 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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