Hardy County, West Virginia Population 2021

Hardy County, West Virginia's estimated population is 13,800 with a growth rate of 0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hardy County, West Virginia is the 40th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 14,044 and has seen a growth of -1.74% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202113,800120.09%
202013,788120.09%
201913,776120.09%
201813,764-85-0.61%
201713,849370.27%
201613,812-14-0.10%
201513,826-130-0.93%
201413,956-12-0.09%
201313,9681190.86%
201213,849-113-0.81%
201113,962-82-0.58%
201014,0443,06727.94%
199010,9779479.44%
198010,0301,17513.27%
19708,855-453-4.87%
19609,308-724-7.22%
195010,032-781-7.22%
194010,81399710.16%
19309,8162152.24%
19209,6014384.78%
19109,1637148.45%
19008,44988211.66%
18907,56777311.38%
18806,7941,27623.12%
18705,518-4,346-44.06%
18609,8643213.36%
18509,5431,92125.20%
18407,62282412.12%
18306,7981,09819.26%
18205,7001753.17%
18105,525-1,102-16.63%
18006,627-709-9.66%
17907,3360.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.09%
County Website
Founded
October 17, 1786
County Seat
2010 Population
14,044
Growth Since 2010
-1.74%
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Hardy County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,61891.40%
Black or African American7685.56%
Asian2271.64%
Two or More Races1060.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.61%
Some Other Race20.01%
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Hardy County, West Virginia Population by Race

Hardy County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Hardy County, West Virginia Median Age

45.7


Total

45.4


Male

47


Female

Hardy County, West Virginia Adults

There are 10,966 adults, (3,019 of whom are seniors) in Hardy County, West Virginia.

Hardy County, West Virginia Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hardy County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

6,683

48.41%

Male

7,122

51.59%

Hardy County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Hardy County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.5%17.5%
All73.8%26.2%
Non Family69.7%30.3%
Male47.3%52.7%
Female35.4%64.6%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hardy County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6742.4273.8
Married3,4312.8382.5
Non Family1,5621.2569.7
Female4443.1935.4
Male2372.847.3

2.72

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Hardy County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7667.58%
9th to 12th Grade1,22712.14%
High School Graduate4,51744.71%
Some College1,48614.71%
Associates Degree6446.37%
Bachelors Degree8138.05%
Graduate Degree6516.44%
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Hardy County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hardy County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,2137,6371,389
Black46528260
Asian2191107
Hispanic117766
Native American84
2+ Races44
Other Race222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hardy County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,293$33,175$25,675
Less Than 9th Grade$23,872$27,453$14,542
High School Graduate$26,343$31,620$21,921
Some College$30,872$37,813$27,231
Bachelors Degree$42,963$48,243$34,677
Graduate Degree$42,440$58,300$41,218

$30,293

Average Earnings

$33,175

Average Male

$25,675

Average Female

Hardy County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hardy County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Hardy County, West Virginia Language

95.28% of Hardy County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Hardy County, West Virginia Language

Hardy County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,2981,64813.40%
Black75814719.39%
Multiple888293.18%
Other22100.00%

13.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.66%

Male Poverty Rate

15.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hardy County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hardy County, West Virginia is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hardy County, West Virginia is White, with 13.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.66%.

Hardy County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.86%
High School10.96%
Some College5.22%
Bachelors or Greater2.14%

Hardy County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed22.77%
Female Employed6.81%
Male Employed4.98%

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

Hardy County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,438$66,790
Families$53,672$71,885
Married Families$58,963-
Non Families$27,267$42,813
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Income by Household Type

Hardy County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.3%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hardy County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Hardy 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.

Hardy County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Hardy County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,213

Number of Veterans

1,117

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam656
Second Gulf War224
First Gulf War90
Korea75
World War II11

Hardy County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74502
75+262
55 to 64156
35 to 54151
18 to 34142

Hardy County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,11510.98%
Black9419.11%
2+ Races4100.00%

Hardy County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Hardy County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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13.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hardy County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hardy County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Hardy County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Hardy 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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41.75%

Born in Hardy County, West Virginia

96.74%

Native Born

3.26%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.74% of Hardy County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 41.75% having been born in West Virginia. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hardy 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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