Marion County, West Virginia Population 2021

Marion County, West Virginia's estimated population is 56,034 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marion County, West Virginia is the 12th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 56,548 and has seen a growth of -0.91% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202156,034-19-0.03%
202056,053-19-0.03%
201956,072-19-0.03%
201856,091-258-0.46%
201756,349-155-0.27%
201656,504-257-0.45%
201556,761-31-0.05%
201456,792690.12%
201356,723-37-0.07%
201256,760680.12%
201156,6921440.25%
201056,548-701-1.22%
199057,249-8,540-12.98%
198065,7894,4337.23%
197061,356-2,361-3.71%
196063,717-7,804-10.91%
195071,5212,8384.13%
194068,6832,0283.04%
193066,65512,08422.14%
192054,57111,77727.52%
191042,79410,36431.96%
190032,43011,70956.51%
189020,7213,52320.48%
188017,1985,09142.05%
187012,107-615-4.83%
186012,7222,17020.56%
185010,5520.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.03%
County Website
Founded
January 14, 1842
County Seat
2010 Population
56,548
Growth Since 2010
-0.91%
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Marion County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,74893.60%
Black or African American1,9753.50%
Two or More Races8031.42%
Some Other Race3580.64%
Asian2680.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native2030.36%
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Marion County, West Virginia Population by Race

Marion County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Marion County, West Virginia Median Age

41.1


Total

40.2


Male

42.5


Female

Marion County, West Virginia Adults

There are 45,066 adults, (10,770 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, West Virginia.

Marion County, West Virginia Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

28,588

50.73%

Male

27,767

49.27%

Marion County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Marion County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family63.3%36.7%
Male61.4%38.6%
Female60.7%39.3%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,9262.474.6
Married11,2112.9387.2
Non Family7,9091.2763.3
Female2,4263.0760.7
Male1,3803.3661.4

2.89

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Marion County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0222.64%
9th to 12th Grade3,0727.94%
High School Graduate15,73340.67%
Some College7,04418.21%
Associates Degree3,0777.95%
Bachelors Degree5,65914.63%
Graduate Degree3,0777.95%
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Marion County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marion County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White36,46932,5768,340
Black1,1211,041101
Hispanic38934574
2+ Races31931899
Asian206206123
Native American143676
Other Race7575

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.71%.

Marion County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,207$42,941$28,732
Less Than 9th Grade$18,739$30,662$13,091
High School Graduate$27,897$35,625$21,563
Some College$34,865$42,354$30,308
Bachelors Degree$45,771$53,125$39,211
Graduate Degree$58,149$81,944$47,234

$35,207

Average Earnings

$42,941

Average Male

$28,732

Average Female

Marion County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marion County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Marion County, West Virginia Language

97.73% of Marion County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.21% of the population.

Marion County, West Virginia Language

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,9897,77215.24%
Black1,81569638.35%
Multiple76124832.59%
Hispanic73215421.04%
Other3577621.29%
Asian2685721.27%

16.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.62%

Male Poverty Rate

17.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marion County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marion County, West Virginia is Black, with 38.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion County, West Virginia is White, with 15.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.97%.

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.84%
High School15.07%
Some College9.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.43%
Male Unemployed27.11%
Female Employed10.70%
Male Employed6.52%

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

Marion County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,305$64,299
Families$63,027$75,379
Married Families$75,098$86,235
Non Families$27,717$39,298
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Income by Household Type

Marion County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Marion County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Marion 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.

Marion County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Marion County, West Virginia Marital Status

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4,174

Number of Veterans

3,848

Male Veterans

326

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,538
First Gulf War758
Second Gulf War668
Korea317
World War II207

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,238
35 to 541,058
75+990
55 to 64538
18 to 34350

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9659.31%
Black17111.59%
Hispanic5611.86%
Asian188.74%
2+ Races143.15%
Native American63.66%

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Marion County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Marion County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Marion 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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78.32%

Born in Marion County, West Virginia

98.81%

Native Born

1.19%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.81% of Marion County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 78.32% having been born in West Virginia. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Marion 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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