Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population 2021

Greenbrier County, West Virginia's estimated population is 34,402 with a growth rate of -0.38% 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 35,548 and has seen a growth of -3.22% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202134,402-130-0.38%
202034,532-130-0.38%
201934,662-130-0.37%
201834,792-416-1.18%
201735,208-324-0.91%
201635,532-48-0.13%
201535,58010.00%
201435,579-219-0.61%
201335,798-79-0.22%
201235,8771450.41%
201135,7321840.52%
201035,5488552.46%
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%
187011,417-794-6.50%
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%
17906,0150.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.38%
County Website
Founded
October 20, 1778
County Seat
2010 Population
35,548
Growth Since 2010
-3.22%
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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,01093.90%
Black or African American9962.83%
Two or More Races7032.00%
Some Other Race2190.62%
Asian2170.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.03%
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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population by Race

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Median Age

45.5


Total

44.6


Male

46.8


Female

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Adults

There are 28,243 adults, (7,951 of whom are seniors) in Greenbrier County, West Virginia.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

18,067

51.39%

Male

17,088

48.61%

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.4%12.6%
All72.5%27.5%
Male63.2%36.8%
Non Family61.7%38.3%
Female54.7%45.3%

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,1882.2772.5
Married6,7932.8787.4
Non Family5,8201.1761.7
Female1,6633.1854.7
Male9123.2463.2

2.88

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5776.09%
9th to 12th Grade2,0357.86%
High School Graduate9,78837.81%
Some College5,23820.23%
Associates Degree2,0868.06%
Bachelors Degree3,29912.74%
Graduate Degree1,8647.20%
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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24,20920,8284,731
Black844696178
Hispanic383318134
2+ Races33231985
Asian12912935
Other Race58537
Native American1010

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 hispanic people with a rate of 34.99%.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,347$32,254$25,516
Less Than 9th Grade$16,962$24,350$9,960
High School Graduate$24,359$29,752$19,216
Some College$29,383$37,981$26,166
Bachelors Degree$32,971$32,117$33,831
Graduate Degree$49,797$74,167$48,707

$28,347

Average Earnings

$32,254

Average Male

$25,516

Average Female

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Language

97.24% of Greenbrier County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.50% of the population.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Language

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,9044,92515.44%
Black95820120.98%
Multiple69218526.73%
Asian21715671.89%
Hispanic692527.51%
Other204115.39%

16.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.90%

Male Poverty Rate

17.03%

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 71.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Greenbrier County, West Virginia is Other, with 5.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.44%.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.69%
High School15.14%
Some College12.80%
Bachelors or Greater6.79%

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed26.74%
Male Unemployed20.14%
Female Employed8.90%
Male Employed5.07%

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

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,200$55,104
Families$51,302$66,668
Married Families$62,507-
Non Families$23,791$34,224
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Income by Household Type

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Greenbrier 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 55-64.

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Marital Status

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2,736

Number of Veterans

2,555

Male Veterans

181

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,137
First Gulf War427
Second Gulf War362
Korea210
World War II116

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74944
75+650
35 to 54610
55 to 64392
18 to 34140

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6079.77%
Black10311.68%
2+ Races267.56%

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Greenbrier County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Greenbrier County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Greenbrier 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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74.36%

Born in Greenbrier County, West Virginia

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

0.67%

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Greenbrier County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 74.36% having been born in West Virginia. 0.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Greenbrier 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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