Grant County, West Virginia Population 2022

Grant County, West Virginia's estimated population is 11,382 with a growth rate of -0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grant County, West Virginia is the 44th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 11,893 and has seen a growth of -4.30% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18704,4670.00%
18805,5421,07524.07%
18906,8021,26022.74%
19007,2754736.95%
19107,8385637.74%
19208,9931,15514.74%
19308,441-552-6.14%
19408,8053644.31%
19508,756-49-0.56%
19608,304-452-5.16%
19708,6073033.65%
198010,2101,60318.62%
199010,4282182.14%
201011,8931,46514.05%
201111,883-10-0.08%
201211,802-81-0.68%
201311,740-62-0.53%
201411,617-123-1.05%
201511,651340.29%
201611,602-49-0.42%
201711,627250.22%
201811,63030.03%
201911,568-62-0.53%
202011,506-62-0.54%
202111,444-62-0.54%
202211,382-62-0.54%
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Grant County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,20896.91%
Black or African American1841.59%
Asian340.29%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander290.25%
Some Other Race370.32%
Two or More Races730.63%
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Grant County, West Virginia Population by Race

Grant County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Grant County, West Virginia Median Age

46.7


Total

46.1


Male

46.9


Female

Grant County, West Virginia Adults

There are 9,431 adults, (2,818 of whom are seniors) in Grant County, West Virginia.

Grant County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Grant County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

5,728

49.53%

Male

5,837

50.47%

Grant County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Grant County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All80.9%19.1%
Male76.4%23.6%
Non Family73.6%26.4%
Female71.3%28.7%

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grant County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8422.3680.9
Married2,3423.0388.6
Male2673.2376.4
Female3493.5171.3
Non Family1,8841.1873.6

3.01

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Grant County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6177.21%
9th to 12th Grade87810.26%
High School Graduate4,01246.88%
Some College1,42916.70%
Associates Degree5446.36%
Bachelors Degree7478.73%
Graduate Degree3313.87%
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Grant County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grant County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander292929
Black10510258
White8,2616,802991
Asian3434
Hispanic8368
2+ Races4628
Other Race3722

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

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

Grant County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,154$38,908$27,542
Less Than 9th Grade$17,569$19,271$
High School Graduate$36,154$39,608$26,601
Some College$28,249$31,025$27,691
Bachelors Degree$37,857$42,521$36,985
Graduate Degree$49,464$64,583$21,307

$32,154

Average Earnings

$38,908

Average Male

$27,542

Average Female

Grant County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grant County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Grant County, West Virginia Language

97.69% of Grant County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

Grant County, West Virginia Language

Grant County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1846032.61%
White11,0391,17210.62%
OtherNaN%

10.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.47%

Male Poverty Rate

11.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grant County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grant County, West Virginia is Black, with 32.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grant County, West Virginia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.46%.

Grant County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.80%
High School9.30%
Some College11.08%
Bachelors or Greater1.96%

Grant County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.00%
Male Unemployed28.35%
Female Employed2.37%
Female Unemployed43.82%

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

Grant County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,313$54,068
Families$60,061$65,382
Married Families$67,730-
Non Families$25,444$33,433
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Income by Household Type

Grant County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Grant County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Grant 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.

Grant County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Grant County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,025

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War50
First Gulf War112
Vietnam386
Korea51
World War II12

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3432
35 to 54131
55 to 64210
65 to 74352
75+300

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White99410.95%
Black137.07%
2+ Races1824.66%

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Grant County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Grant County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Grant 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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59.98%

Born in Grant County, West Virginia

99.58%

Native Born

0.42%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.58% of Grant County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 59.98% having been born in West Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Grant 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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