Lewis County, West Virginia Population 2022

Lewis County, West Virginia's estimated population is 15,577 with a growth rate of -0.70% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lewis County, West Virginia is the 37th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 16,414 and has seen a growth of -5.10% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18204,2470.00%
18306,2411,99446.95%
18408,1511,91030.60%
185010,0311,88023.06%
18607,999-2,032-20.26%
187010,1752,17627.20%
188013,2693,09430.41%
189015,8952,62619.79%
190016,9801,0856.83%
191018,2811,3017.66%
192020,4552,17411.89%
193021,7941,3396.55%
194022,2714772.19%
195021,074-1,197-5.37%
196019,711-1,363-6.47%
197017,847-1,864-9.46%
198018,8139665.41%
199017,223-1,590-8.45%
201016,414-809-4.70%
201116,439250.15%
201216,453140.09%
201316,480270.16%
201416,448-32-0.19%
201516,440-8-0.05%
201616,289-151-0.92%
201716,178-111-0.68%
201816,017-161-1.00%
201915,907-110-0.69%
202015,797-110-0.69%
202115,687-110-0.70%
202215,577-110-0.70%
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Lewis County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,15694.58%
Black or African American290.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native690.43%
Asian670.42%
Some Other Race1951.22%
Two or More Races5083.17%
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Lewis County, West Virginia Population by Race

Lewis County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Lewis County, West Virginia Median Age

44.3


Total

43.4


Male

45.4


Female

Lewis County, West Virginia Adults

There are 12,582 adults, (3,291 of whom are seniors) in Lewis County, West Virginia.

Lewis County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Lewis County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,002

49.94%

Male

8,022

50.06%

Lewis County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Lewis County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All73.9%26.1%
Female62.3%37.7%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Male57.8%42.2%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lewis County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4722.4373.9
Married3,2053.0487.8
Male3203.2957.8
Female6853.2962.3
Non Family2,2621.1960.2

3.02

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Lewis County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4163.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,0539.19%
High School Graduate5,48847.90%
Some College2,09718.30%
Associates Degree6005.24%
Bachelors Degree1,1359.91%
Graduate Degree6685.83%
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Lewis County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lewis County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race939393
Hispanic696939
Native American694219
White10,9199,4981,644
2+ Races2151948
Black2525
Asian6767

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Lewis County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,729$49,131$26,727
Less Than 9th Grade$21,442$21,378$22,566
High School Graduate$32,510$43,878$24,004
Some College$33,302$51,613$24,946
Bachelors Degree$51,434$51,589$44,091
Graduate Degree$54,643$80,517$46,923

$34,729

Average Earnings

$49,131

Average Male

$26,727

Average Female

Lewis County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lewis County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Lewis County, West Virginia Language

98.36% of Lewis County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Lewis County, West Virginia Language

Lewis County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian674262.69%
Multiple50813726.97%
White14,8112,61417.65%
OtherNaN%

17.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.68%

Male Poverty Rate

19.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lewis County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lewis County, West Virginia is Asian, with 62.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lewis 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 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.12%.

Lewis County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.14%
High School13.45%
Some College13.53%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%

Lewis County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.33%
Male Unemployed41.53%
Female Employed9.83%
Female Unemployed76.32%

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

Lewis County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,894$61,606
Families$56,290$69,741
Married Families$63,573-
Non Families$28,602$41,371
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Income by Household Type

Lewis County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lewis County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Lewis 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 45-54.

Lewis County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Lewis County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,265

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War131
First Gulf War287
Vietnam440
Korea159
World War II39

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3447
35 to 54308
55 to 64215
65 to 74343
75+352

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1159.29%
Other Race93100.00%
2+ Races5717.87%

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lewis County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lewis County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Lewis County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Lewis 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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80.20%

Born in Lewis County, West Virginia

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0.03%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.63% of Lewis County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 80.20% having been born in West Virginia. 0.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lewis 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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