Grant County, West Virginia Population 2021

Grant County, West Virginia's estimated population is 11,444 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 -3.78% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202111,444-62-0.54%
202011,506-62-0.54%
201911,568-62-0.53%
201811,63030.03%
201711,627250.22%
201611,602-49-0.42%
201511,651340.29%
201411,617-123-1.05%
201311,740-62-0.53%
201211,802-81-0.68%
201111,883-10-0.08%
201011,8931,46514.05%
199010,4282182.14%
198010,2101,60318.62%
19708,6073033.65%
19608,304-452-5.16%
19508,756-49-0.56%
19408,8053644.31%
19308,441-552-6.14%
19208,9931,15514.74%
19107,8385637.74%
19007,2754736.95%
18906,8021,26022.74%
18805,5421,07524.07%
18704,4670.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.54%
County Website
Founded
February 14, 1866
County Seat
2010 Population
11,893
Growth Since 2010
-3.78%
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Grant County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,26296.95%
Black or African American1811.56%
Two or More Races890.77%
Some Other Race390.34%
Asian230.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.19%
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Grant County, West Virginia Population by Race

Grant County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Grant County, West Virginia Median Age

46.2


Total

46


Male

46.4


Female

Grant County, West Virginia Adults

There are 9,423 adults, (2,778 of whom are seniors) in Grant County, West Virginia.

Grant County, West Virginia Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Grant County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

5,816

50.07%

Male

5,800

49.93%

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
Married90.1%9.9%
All81.5%18.5%
Non Family75.9%24.1%
Female67.8%32.2%
Male62.9%37.1%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grant County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6072.4981.5
Married2,2703.1290.1
Non Family1,7231.2175.9
Female3633.9367.8
Male2513.4962.9

3.18

Average Family Size

2.49

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 Grade6577.67%
9th to 12th Grade87610.22%
High School Graduate3,95246.12%
Some College1,29015.05%
Associates Degree6097.11%
Bachelors Degree7779.07%
Graduate Degree4084.76%
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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
White8,2806,7861,096
Black12311351
Hispanic867216
Other Race3925
2+ Races3520
Asian2323
Islander222222

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$30,959$34,448$27,495
Less Than 9th Grade$19,500$30,714$16,667
High School Graduate$30,800$36,327$26,413
Some College$28,655$30,458$27,536
Bachelors Degree$35,977$34,898$36,293
Graduate Degree$45,893$61,875$39,479

$30,959

Average Earnings

$34,448

Average Male

$27,495

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

97.66% of Grant County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% 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
White11,0921,20510.86%
Black1814424.31%

10.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.06%

Male Poverty Rate

11.68%

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 24.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grant County, West Virginia is White, with 10.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.72%.

Grant County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.86%
High School11.43%
Some College10.39%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%

Grant County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.15%
Female Unemployed21.70%
Male Employed3.69%
Female Employed1.14%

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$42,216$54,776
Families$59,205$66,511
Married Families$68,802-
Non Families$26,559$33,055
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Income by Household Type

Grant County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

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 55-64.

Grant County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Grant County, West Virginia Marital Status

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904

Number of Veterans

852

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam350
First Gulf War114
Korea54
Second Gulf War17
World War II13

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74351
75+276
35 to 54138
55 to 64122
18 to 3417

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8819.68%
2+ Races1528.30%
Black84.42%

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grant County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

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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58.36%

Born in Grant County, West Virginia

99.67%

Native Born

0.33%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.67% of Grant County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 58.36% 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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