Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population 2024

31,909

Greenbrier County, West Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 31,909 with a growth rate of -0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Greenbrier County, West Virginia is the 16th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 population was 35,554 and has seen a growth of -10.25% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202930,594-263-0.85%
202830,857-263-0.85%
202731,120-263-0.84%
202631,383-263-0.83%
202531,646-263-0.82%
202431,909-263-0.82%
202332,172-263-0.81%
202232,435-263-0.8%
202132,698-197-0.6%
202032,895-1,739-5.02%
201934,634-133-0.38%
201834,767-439-1.25%
201735,206-332-0.93%
201635,538-65-0.18%
201535,60310%
201435,602-221-0.62%
201335,823-69-0.19%
201235,8921490.42%
201135,7431890.53%
201035,554
199034,693-2,972-7.89%
198037,6655,57517.37%
197032,090-2,356-6.84%
196034,446-4,849-12.34%
195039,2957752.01%
194038,5202,6427.36%
193035,8789,63636.72%
192026,2421,4095.67%
191024,8334,15020.06%
190020,6832,64914.69%
189018,0342,97419.75%
188015,0603,64331.91%
187011,417-794-6.5%
186012,2112,18921.84%
185010,0221,32715.26%
18408,695-311-3.45%
18309,0061,96527.91%
18207,0411,12719.06%
18105,9141,56936.11%
18004,345-1,670-27.76%
17906,015-24,579-80.34%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.82% (-263)
County Website
Greenbrier County
County Seat
2010 Population
35,554
Area
1020 mi²
Density
31 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-10.25% (-3,645)
Founded
October 20, 1778

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White30,68793.01%
Two or more races1,1683.54%
Black or African American6912.09%
Asian2610.79%
Other race1230.37%
Native American650.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population by Race

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Median Age

46.6

Total

44.3

Male

48.2

Female

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Adults

There are 26,604 adults, (7,785 of whom are seniors) in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female16,98551.48%
Male16,01048.52%

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,7242.274.925.1
Married6,2762.8289.210.8
Non Family6,2561.1764.135.9
Female1,5743.2859.640.4
Male6183.5577.722.3
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2.83

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Greenbrier 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

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

Greenbrier 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.33%.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,964

Average Earnings

$38,864

Average Male

$29,678

Average Female

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Language

96.7% of Greenbrier County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 3.3% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.44% of the population.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Language

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White29,6665,71219.25%
Multiple1,00840940.58%
Asian26119474.33%
Hispanic6708913.28%
Black6058013.22%
Other1231814.63%
Native53916.98%
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20.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.5%

Male Poverty Rate

22.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Greenbrier County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Greenbrier County, West Virginia is Asian, with 74.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenbrier County, West Virginia is Black, with 13.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.74%.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.12%
Some College16.92%
High School14.46%
Bachelors or Greater8.13%
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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed42.14%
Female Unemployed31.82%
Female Employed15.29%
Male Employed9.2%
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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Greenbrier 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.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,157

Number of Veterans

2,102

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by War

count

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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Greenbrier 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

71.62%

Born in Greenbrier County, West Virginia

98.41%

Native Born

1.59%

Foreign Born

0.7%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.41% of Greenbrier County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 71.62% having been born in West Virginia. 0.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Place of Birth

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