Marion County, West Virginia Population 2022

Marion County, West Virginia's estimated population is 56,015 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 -0.94% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
185010,5520.00%
186012,7222,17020.56%
187012,107-615-4.83%
188017,1985,09142.05%
189020,7213,52320.48%
190032,43011,70956.51%
191042,79410,36431.96%
192054,57111,77727.52%
193066,65512,08422.14%
194068,6832,0283.04%
195071,5212,8384.13%
196063,717-7,804-10.91%
197061,356-2,361-3.71%
198065,7894,4337.23%
199057,249-8,540-12.98%
201056,548-701-1.22%
201156,6921440.25%
201256,760680.12%
201356,723-37-0.07%
201456,792690.12%
201556,761-31-0.05%
201656,504-257-0.45%
201756,349-155-0.27%
201856,091-258-0.46%
201956,072-19-0.03%
202056,053-19-0.03%
202156,034-19-0.03%
202256,015-19-0.03%
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Marion County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,30393.01%
Black or African American1,9623.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1490.26%
Asian3120.55%
Some Other Race4810.86%
Two or More Races1,0261.82%
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Marion County, West Virginia Population by Race

Marion County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Marion County, West Virginia Median Age

41


Total

39.7


Male

42.7


Female

Marion County, West Virginia Adults

There are 44,998 adults, (11,035 of whom are seniors) in Marion County, West Virginia.

Marion County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Marion County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

28,367

50.45%

Male

27,866

49.55%

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
Married89.8%10.2%
All74.4%25.6%
Female60.4%39.6%
Male60.2%39.8%
Non Family59.1%40.9%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marion County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,0332.3974.4
Married11,3212.9389.8
Male1,1823.4460.2
Female2,5572.9960.4
Non Family7,9731.2759.1

2.87

Average Family Size

2.39

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 Grade1,1522.98%
9th to 12th Grade2,6286.79%
High School Graduate15,66340.49%
Some College7,12518.42%
Associates Degree3,1918.25%
Bachelors Degree5,60914.50%
Graduate Degree3,3168.57%
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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
White36,37732,9458,652
2+ Races557543130
Hispanic41538856
Asian2245129
Black1,01494377
Native American102393
Other Race96962

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 white people with a rate of 23.78%.

Marion County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,307$45,985$30,085
Less Than 9th Grade$19,603$27,596$17,890
High School Graduate$31,457$40,340$23,204
Some College$36,180$44,675$30,751
Bachelors Degree$50,287$55,176$41,155
Graduate Degree$54,803$85,462$44,840

$37,307

Average Earnings

$45,985

Average Male

$30,085

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

98.07% of Marion County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.87% 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
Black1,84559832.41%
Multiple96918819.40%
Hispanic73412917.57%
White50,6427,35914.53%
Asian312247.69%
Other230NaN%

15.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.47%

Male Poverty Rate

16.58%

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 32.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marion 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 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.64%.

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.72%
High School13.44%
Some College9.41%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%

Marion County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.32%
Male Unemployed28.46%
Female Employed10.41%
Female Unemployed63.11%

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$52,856$66,753
Families$66,577$78,276
Married Families$80,625$89,249
Non Families$29,725$40,754
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Income by Household Type

Marion County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

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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4,178

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War748
First Gulf War751
Vietnam1,560
Korea317
World War II148

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34410
35 to 54975
55 to 64565
65 to 741,210
75+1,018

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9179.23%
Black17512.80%
Native American43.25%
Asian125.36%
Other Race10.61%
2+ Races6910.39%
Hispanic8717.43%

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marion County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

5.7%

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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78.06%

Born in Marion County, West Virginia

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.82% of Marion County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 78.06% 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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