Jefferson County, West Virginia Population 2022

Jefferson County, West Virginia's estimated population is 57,914 with a growth rate of 0.44% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, West Virginia is the 10th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 53,609 and has seen a growth of 8.03% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
181011,8510.00%
182013,0871,23610.43%
183012,927-160-1.22%
184014,0821,1558.93%
185015,3571,2759.05%
186014,535-822-5.35%
187013,219-1,316-9.05%
188015,0051,78613.51%
189015,5535483.65%
190015,9353822.46%
191015,889-46-0.29%
192015,729-160-1.01%
193015,780510.32%
194016,7629826.22%
195017,1844222.52%
196018,6651,4818.62%
197021,2802,61514.01%
198030,3029,02242.40%
199035,9265,62418.56%
201053,60917,68349.22%
201154,4588491.58%
201254,6992410.44%
201355,0013020.55%
201455,6256241.13%
201556,0704450.80%
201655,979-91-0.16%
201756,4444650.83%
201856,8904460.79%
201957,1462560.45%
202057,4022560.45%
202157,6582560.45%
202257,9142560.44%
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Jefferson County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49,02286.12%
Black or African American3,3285.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native1410.25%
Asian7871.38%
Some Other Race1,2622.22%
Two or More Races2,3824.18%
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Jefferson County, West Virginia Population by Race

Jefferson County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Jefferson County, West Virginia Median Age

40.9


Total

40.1


Male

42


Female

Jefferson County, West Virginia Adults

There are 44,283 adults, (9,240 of whom are seniors) in Jefferson County, West Virginia.

Jefferson County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jefferson County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

28,870

50.72%

Male

28,052

49.28%

Jefferson County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Jefferson County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All78.6%21.4%
Non Family67%33%
Male66.1%33.9%
Female58.1%41.9%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jefferson County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,9572.6578.6
Married11,6503.2189.4
Male8873.6266.1
Female1,9883.3258.1
Non Family6,4321.2967

3.14

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Jefferson County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2183.08%
9th to 12th Grade2,5226.37%
High School Graduate12,15830.73%
Some College8,28120.93%
Associates Degree2,8817.28%
Bachelors Degree7,55819.10%
Graduate Degree4,94812.51%
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Jefferson County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jefferson County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian636604358
2+ Races856850312
White33,88130,93811,130
Hispanic1,8761,583413
Black2,4792,117369
Other Race65540437
Native American104331

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 99.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.29%.

Jefferson County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,675$56,557$36,221
Less Than 9th Grade$25,442$32,500$14,414
High School Graduate$36,961$45,189$28,830
Some College$42,321$56,167$31,103
Bachelors Degree$63,797$80,922$50,753
Graduate Degree$74,301$100,923$58,278

$47,675

Average Earnings

$56,557

Average Male

$36,221

Average Female

Jefferson County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jefferson County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Jefferson County, West Virginia Language

94.13% of Jefferson County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 5.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.03% of the population.

Jefferson County, West Virginia Language

Jefferson County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1413121.99%
Hispanic3,31242512.83%
Multiple2,33926011.12%
Black3,11732910.56%
White45,8494,0228.77%
Asian787212.67%
Other335NaN%

9.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.92%

Male Poverty Rate

10.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jefferson County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, West Virginia is Native, with 21.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson 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 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.71%.

Jefferson County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.84%
High School14.25%
Some College7.59%
Bachelors or Greater1.74%

Jefferson County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.69%
Male Unemployed17.65%
Female Employed5.20%
Female Unemployed41.21%

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

Jefferson County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,551$98,498
Families$100,091$113,528
Married Families$114,417$126,426
Non Families$46,691$59,356
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Income by Household Type

Jefferson County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jefferson County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Jefferson County, West Virginia Marriage

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

Jefferson County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Jefferson County, West Virginia Marital Status

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4,845

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,264
First Gulf War1,645
Vietnam1,411
Korea120
World War II38

Jefferson County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34402
35 to 541,678
55 to 641,015
65 to 741,029
75+721

Jefferson County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,41611.45%
Black28810.30%
Native American117.80%
Asian121.84%
Other Race141.56%
2+ Races1048.59%
Hispanic31113.84%

Jefferson County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Jefferson County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jefferson County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jefferson County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Jefferson County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Jefferson 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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28.34%

Born in Jefferson County, West Virginia

95.10%

Native Born

4.90%

Foreign Born

1.93%

Non Citizen

2.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.10% of Jefferson County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 28.34% having been born in West Virginia. 1.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jefferson 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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