Marshall County, West Virginia Population 2024

28,840

Marshall County, West Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 28,840 with a growth rate of -1.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marshall County, West Virginia is the 18th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 population was 33,091 and has seen a growth of -12.85% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,560-456-1.69%
202827,016-456-1.66%
202727,472-456-1.63%
202627,928-456-1.61%
202528,384-456-1.58%
202428,840-456-1.56%
202329,296-456-1.53%
202229,752-456-1.51%
202130,208-289-0.95%
202030,497-61-0.2%
201930,558-287-0.93%
201830,845-415-1.33%
201731,260-476-1.5%
201631,736-482-1.5%
201532,218-145-0.45%
201432,363-284-0.87%
201332,647-180-0.55%
201232,827-108-0.33%
201132,935-156-0.47%
201033,091
199037,356-4,252-10.22%
198041,6084,01010.67%
197037,598-443-1.16%
196038,0411,1483.11%
195036,893-3,296-8.2%
194040,1893580.9%
193039,8316,15018.26%
192033,6811,2933.99%
191032,3885,94422.48%
190026,4445,70927.53%
189020,7351,89510.06%
188018,8403,89926.1%
187014,9411,94414.96%
186012,9972,85928.2%
185010,1383,20146.14%
18406,937-19,623-73.88%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.56% (-456)
County Website
Marshall County
County Seat
2010 Population
33,091
Area
305 mi²
Density
95 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-12.85% (-4,251)
Founded
March 12, 1835

Marshall County, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White28,90594.74%
Two or more races9062.97%
Other race3231.06%
Black or African American2110.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander910.3%
Asian660.22%
Native American70.02%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Marshall County, West Virginia Population by Race

Marshall County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Marshall County, West Virginia Median Age

46.4

Total

43.6

Male

48.3

Female

Marshall County, West Virginia Adults

There are 24,835 adults, (6,971 of whom are seniors) in Marshall County, West Virginia.

Marshall County, West Virginia Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Marshall County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female14,96949.06%
Male15,54050.94%

Marshall County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,0552.4779.620.4
Married5,8042.9690.69.4
Non Family4,1781.1969.930.1
Female1,5573.5864.535.5
Male5164.0381.218.8
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3.06

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Marshall County, West Virginia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Marshall County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marshall County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 66.67%.

Marshall County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,778

Average Earnings

$48,797

Average Male

$29,630

Average Female

Marshall County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marshall County, West Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Marshall County, West Virginia Language

98.2% of Marshall County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Marshall County, West Virginia Language

Marshall County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White28,1733,86213.71%
Multiple81633040.44%
Islander9191100%
Black1724325%
Hispanic2603111.92%
Other31092.9%
Native7114.29%
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14.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.35%

Male Poverty Rate

17.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marshall County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, West Virginia is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marshall County, West Virginia is Other, with 2.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.13%.

Marshall County, West Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.64%
High School14.13%
Some College9.73%
Bachelors or Greater6.75%
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Marshall County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.91%
Male Unemployed18.37%
Female Employed8.03%
Male Employed3.88%
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Marshall County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marshall County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Marshall County, West Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Marshall County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Marshall 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.

Marshall County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marshall County, West Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,940

Number of Veterans

1,837

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

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Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.1%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marshall County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Marshall County, West Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Marshall County, West Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Marshall County, West Virginia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.05%

Born in Marshall County, West Virginia

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.33% of Marshall County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 80.05% having been born in West Virginia. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marshall County, West Virginia Place of Birth

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