Hancock County, West Virginia Population 2022

Hancock County, West Virginia's estimated population is 28,003 with a growth rate of -0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hancock County, West Virginia is the 20th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 30,681 and has seen a growth of -8.73% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18504,0500.00%
18604,4453959.75%
18704,363-82-1.84%
18804,88251911.90%
18906,4141,53231.38%
19006,6932794.35%
191010,4653,77256.36%
192019,9759,51090.87%
193028,5118,53642.73%
194031,5723,06110.74%
195034,3882,8168.92%
196039,6155,22715.20%
197039,7491340.34%
198040,4186691.68%
199035,233-5,185-12.83%
201030,681-4,552-12.92%
201130,633-48-0.16%
201230,465-168-0.55%
201330,382-83-0.27%
201430,263-119-0.39%
201529,980-283-0.94%
201629,662-318-1.06%
201729,383-279-0.94%
201829,079-304-1.03%
201928,810-269-0.93%
202028,541-269-0.93%
202128,272-269-0.94%
202228,003-269-0.95%
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Hancock County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,50694.46%
Black or African American6532.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.04%
Asian1440.49%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.02%
Two or More Races7962.73%
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Hancock County, West Virginia Population by Race

Hancock County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Hancock County, West Virginia Median Age

47


Total

45.7


Male

48


Female

Hancock County, West Virginia Adults

There are 23,589 adults, (6,750 of whom are seniors) in Hancock County, West Virginia.

Hancock County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

14,945

51.33%

Male

14,173

48.67%

Hancock County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Hancock County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All73.1%26.9%
Male72.5%27.5%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
Female44.6%55.4%

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hancock County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,6762.2873.1
Married5,6832.987.9
Male4763.4572.5
Female1,3423.3244.6
Non Family5,1751.264.3

2.92

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Hancock County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6322.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,6747.74%
High School Graduate8,61339.82%
Some College4,70721.76%
Associates Degree2,47611.45%
Bachelors Degree2,23110.31%
Graduate Degree1,2965.99%
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Hancock County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hancock County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1087543
Black44243699
White20,48718,3833,353
Hispanic27421532
2+ Races4082787
Native American66
Islander66

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 asian people with a rate of 39.81%.

Hancock County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,396$42,928$25,513
Less Than 9th Grade$25,711$31,417$20,087
High School Graduate$26,589$40,347$20,943
Some College$34,745$47,675$26,979
Bachelors Degree$37,972$43,962$35,991
Graduate Degree$54,934$83,750$44,688

$32,396

Average Earnings

$42,928

Average Male

$25,513

Average Female

Hancock County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Hancock County, West Virginia Language

98.77% of Hancock County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Hancock County, West Virginia Language

Hancock County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native13753.85%
Hispanic45021547.78%
Multiple79622027.64%
Asian1442718.75%
Black6438513.22%
White26,6923,50713.14%
OtherNaN%

14.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.83%

Male Poverty Rate

15.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock County, West Virginia is Native, with 53.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock 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 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.00%.

Hancock County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.92%
High School15.36%
Some College6.72%
Bachelors or Greater3.22%

Hancock County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.00%
Male Unemployed30.82%
Female Employed5.16%
Female Unemployed33.21%

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

Hancock County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,140$60,324
Families$62,589$74,165
Married Families$74,219-
Non Families$29,598$38,663
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Income by Household Type

Hancock County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Hancock 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.

Hancock County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Hancock County, West Virginia Marital Status

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2,560

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War265
First Gulf War424
Vietnam930
Korea145
World War II169

Hancock County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34148
35 to 54467
55 to 64621
65 to 74717
75+607

Hancock County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,39610.69%
Black5710.44%
Native American646.15%
Asian86.67%
2+ Races9320.48%
Hispanic4013.20%

Hancock County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Hancock County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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9.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Hancock County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Hancock 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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42.51%

Born in Hancock County, West Virginia

99.06%

Native Born

0.94%

Foreign Born

0.30%

Non Citizen

0.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.06% of Hancock County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 42.51% having been born in West Virginia. 0.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hancock 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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