Jackson County, West Virginia Population 2022

Jackson County, West Virginia's estimated population is 28,219 with a growth rate of -0.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jackson County, West Virginia is the 22nd largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 29,234 and has seen a growth of -3.47% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18404,8900.00%
18506,5441,65433.82%
18608,3061,76226.93%
187010,3001,99424.01%
188016,3126,01258.37%
189019,0212,70916.61%
190022,9873,96620.85%
191020,956-2,031-8.84%
192018,658-2,298-10.97%
193016,124-2,534-13.58%
194016,5984742.94%
195015,299-1,299-7.83%
196018,5413,24221.19%
197020,9032,36212.74%
198025,7944,89123.40%
199025,9381440.56%
201029,2343,29612.71%
201129,321870.30%
201229,283-38-0.13%
201329,193-90-0.31%
201429,134-59-0.20%
201529,170360.12%
201629,188180.06%
201728,908-280-0.96%
201828,695-213-0.74%
201928,576-119-0.41%
202028,457-119-0.42%
202128,338-119-0.42%
202228,219-119-0.42%
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Jackson County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,97697.16%
Black or African American890.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native1470.51%
Asian880.31%
Two or More Races4931.71%
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Jackson County, West Virginia Population by Race

Jackson County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Jackson County, West Virginia Median Age

43.5


Total

41


Male

45.9


Female

Jackson County, West Virginia Adults

There are 22,535 adults, (5,814 of whom are seniors) in Jackson County, West Virginia.

Jackson County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Jackson County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

14,434

50.13%

Male

14,359

49.87%

Jackson County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Jackson County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.4%9.6%
Married86%14%
All77%23%
Female74.1%25.9%
Non Family63.1%36.9%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jackson County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4272.577
Married5,9733.1886
Male4173.6590.4
Female1,0063.7374.1
Non Family4,0311.0863.1

3.2

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Jackson County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0134.94%
9th to 12th Grade1,3036.35%
High School Graduate8,95443.66%
Some College3,33116.24%
Associates Degree2,21310.79%
Bachelors Degree2,0489.99%
Graduate Degree1,6478.03%
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Jackson County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jackson County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black707070
Hispanic215215171
Asian716750
2+ Races227146135
White20,00917,7783,402
Native American5050

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

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

Jackson County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,392$53,789$33,022
Less Than 9th Grade$30,843$$2,500
High School Graduate$34,152$42,193$25,069
Some College$41,622$64,167$26,667
Bachelors Degree$52,517$53,073$51,338
Graduate Degree$61,071$57,160$68,355

$43,392

Average Earnings

$53,789

Average Male

$33,022

Average Female

Jackson County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jackson County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Jackson County, West Virginia Language

99.19% of Jackson County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.28% of the population.

Jackson County, West Virginia Language

Jackson County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black891921.35%
White27,5564,87217.68%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2716624.35%
Multiple4938116.43%

17.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.99%

Male Poverty Rate

18.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jackson County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, West Virginia is Black, with 21.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jackson County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 16.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.79%.

Jackson County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.55%
High School18.38%
Some College9.81%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Jackson County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.25%
Male Unemployed13.41%
Female Employed6.54%
Female Unemployed0.75%

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

Jackson County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,115$65,790
Families$67,143$83,780
Married Families$75,809-
Non Families$20,749$29,591
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Income by Household Type

Jackson County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Jackson County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Jackson 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 35-44.

Jackson County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Jackson County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,821

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War205
First Gulf War253
Vietnam611
Korea156
World War II149

Jackson County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3448
35 to 54267
55 to 64350
65 to 74477
75+679

Jackson County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8078.17%
Native American1122.00%
2+ Races31.32%
Hispanic259.54%

Jackson County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Jackson County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jackson County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Jackson County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Jackson County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Jackson 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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80.06%

Born in Jackson County, West Virginia

99.03%

Native Born

0.97%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.03% of Jackson County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 80.06% having been born in West Virginia. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jackson 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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