Hampshire County, West Virginia Population 2021

Hampshire County, West Virginia's estimated population is 22,811 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hampshire County, West Virginia is the 28th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 23,952 and has seen a growth of -4.76% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202122,811-182-0.79%
202022,993-182-0.79%
201923,175-182-0.78%
201823,357-29-0.12%
201723,386700.30%
201623,31650.02%
201523,311-119-0.51%
201423,430-53-0.23%
201323,483-190-0.80%
201223,673-109-0.46%
201123,782-170-0.71%
201023,9527,45445.18%
199016,4981,63110.97%
198014,8673,15726.96%
197011,71050.04%
196011,705-872-6.93%
195012,577-397-3.06%
194012,9741,1389.61%
193011,8361231.05%
192011,713190.16%
191011,694-112-0.95%
190011,8063873.39%
189011,4191,05310.16%
188010,3662,72335.63%
18707,643-6,270-45.07%
186013,913-123-0.88%
185014,0361,74114.16%
184012,2951,0169.01%
183011,2793903.58%
182010,8891,10511.29%
18109,7841,43617.20%
18008,3481,00213.64%
17907,3460.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.79%
County Website
Founded
December 13, 1754
County Seat
2010 Population
23,952
Growth Since 2010
-4.76%
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Hampshire County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,62797.07%
Black or African American2581.11%
Two or More Races2391.03%
Asian1040.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native710.30%
Some Other Race100.04%
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Hampshire County, West Virginia Population by Race

Hampshire County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Hampshire County, West Virginia Median Age

47.2


Total

46.9


Male

47.4


Female

Hampshire County, West Virginia Adults

There are 18,833 adults, (5,073 of whom are seniors) in Hampshire County, West Virginia.

Hampshire County, West Virginia Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hampshire County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

11,435

49.06%

Male

11,874

50.94%

Hampshire County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Hampshire County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.4%14.6%
Married85%15%
All76.3%23.7%
Female67%33%
Non Family65.6%34.4%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hampshire County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2882.4576.3
Married4,6752.9585
Non Family3,1491.2365.6
Female1,1143.5667
Male3503.1185.4

2.96

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Hampshire County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8534.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,83410.71%
High School Graduate7,91646.21%
Some College3,21918.79%
Associates Degree1,1946.97%
Bachelors Degree1,2647.38%
Graduate Degree8524.97%
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Hampshire County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hampshire County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,63114,0372,072
Hispanic19815121
Black154108
Native American6767
Asian5555
2+ Races303023
Other Race77

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 2+ races people with a rate of 76.67%.

Hampshire County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,335$41,545$26,394
Less Than 9th Grade$38,079$40,078$
High School Graduate$32,852$39,773$25,597
Some College$27,671$40,091$23,388
Bachelors Degree$38,942$65,101$33,506
Graduate Degree$55,357$$40,741

$33,335

Average Earnings

$41,545

Average Male

$26,394

Average Female

Hampshire County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hampshire County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Hampshire County, West Virginia Language

99.06% of Hampshire County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.55% of the population.

Hampshire County, West Virginia Language

Hampshire County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,7333,70517.05%
Black20814569.71%
Multiple23511548.94%
Hispanic3216419.94%
Asian1042120.19%

17.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.57%

Male Poverty Rate

18.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hampshire County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hampshire County, West Virginia is Black, with 69.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hampshire County, West Virginia is White, with 17.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.04%.

Hampshire County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.32%
Some College15.29%
High School14.06%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%

Hampshire County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.27%
Male Unemployed38.01%
Male Employed9.13%
Female Employed7.82%

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

Hampshire County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,857$58,075
Families$55,133$66,726
Married Families$60,734-
Non Families$29,354$37,188
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Income by Household Type

Hampshire County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hampshire County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Hampshire County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hampshire County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Hampshire County, West Virginia Marital Status

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2,265

Number of Veterans

2,215

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,110
First Gulf War434
Second Gulf War298
Korea267
World War II35

Hampshire County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74796
75+477
35 to 54439
55 to 64420
18 to 34133

Hampshire County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,22812.13%
2+ Races2672.22%
Hispanic2410.71%
Black114.51%

Hampshire County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Hampshire County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hampshire County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hampshire County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Hampshire County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Hampshire 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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32.59%

Born in Hampshire County, West Virginia

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Hampshire County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 32.59% having been born in West Virginia. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hampshire 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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