Mason County, West Virginia Population 2022

Mason County, West Virginia's estimated population is 25,808 with a growth rate of -0.91% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mason County, West Virginia is the 24th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 27,368 and has seen a growth of -5.70% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18101,9910.00%
18204,8682,877144.50%
18306,5341,66634.22%
18406,7772433.72%
18507,53976211.24%
18609,1731,63421.67%
187015,9786,80574.19%
188022,2936,31539.52%
189022,8635702.56%
190024,1421,2795.59%
191023,019-1,123-4.65%
192021,459-1,560-6.78%
193020,788-671-3.13%
194022,2701,4827.13%
195023,5371,2675.69%
196024,4599223.92%
197024,306-153-0.63%
198027,0452,73911.27%
199025,178-1,867-6.90%
201027,3682,1908.70%
201127,316-52-0.19%
201227,217-99-0.36%
201327,144-73-0.27%
201427,15390.03%
201527,089-64-0.24%
201626,938-151-0.56%
201726,806-132-0.49%
201826,752-54-0.20%
201926,516-236-0.88%
202026,280-236-0.89%
202126,044-236-0.90%
202225,808-236-0.91%
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Mason County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,89997.00%
Black or African American740.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.07%
Asian3011.13%
Some Other Race810.30%
Two or More Races3261.22%
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Mason County, West Virginia Population by Race

Mason County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Mason County, West Virginia Median Age

44.4


Total

43.6


Male

45.2


Female

Mason County, West Virginia Adults

There are 21,187 adults, (5,579 of whom are seniors) in Mason County, West Virginia.

Mason County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mason County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

13,745

51.48%

Male

12,955

48.52%

Mason County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Mason County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All82.6%17.4%
Non Family73.3%26.7%
Male70.9%29.1%
Female67.7%32.3%

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mason County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5932.4582.6
Married6,2152.9190.1
Male5232.8470.9
Female8713.4267.7
Non Family2,9841.1473.3

2.91

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Mason County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2086.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,4557.50%
High School Graduate8,20142.28%
Some College3,11916.08%
Associates Degree2,11010.88%
Bachelors Degree2,23311.51%
Graduate Degree1,0715.52%
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Mason County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mason County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian240240240
Black272726
2+ Races234151109
White18,73416,2002,929
Hispanic15911311
Native American1414

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mason County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,203$46,484$22,272
Less Than 9th Grade$23,267$40,050$14,978
High School Graduate$26,944$37,500$19,843
Some College$37,146$50,876$20,731
Bachelors Degree$45,667$51,329$36,389
Graduate Degree$61,265$$60,512

$35,203

Average Earnings

$46,484

Average Male

$22,272

Average Female

Mason County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mason County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Mason County, West Virginia Language

98.92% of Mason County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Mason County, West Virginia Language

Mason County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black522650.00%
Multiple3255717.54%
White24,9673,53414.15%
Other46NaN%

14.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.26%

Male Poverty Rate

16.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mason County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mason County, West Virginia is Black, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mason 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 3.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.52%.

Mason County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.86%
High School13.39%
Some College11.45%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Mason County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.85%
Male Unemployed23.94%
Female Employed6.40%
Female Unemployed48.28%

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

Mason County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,820$70,010
Families$60,288$81,833
Married Families$66,329-
Non Families$25,668$36,396
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Income by Household Type

Mason County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mason County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Mason 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.

Mason County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Mason County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,839

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War239
First Gulf War350
Vietnam849
Korea198
World War II31

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3468
35 to 54276
55 to 64345
65 to 74641
75+509

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8188.81%
Native American14100.00%
2+ Races72.98%
Hispanic2615.20%

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mason County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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48%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Mason County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Mason County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Mason 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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66.87%

Born in Mason County, West Virginia

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Mason County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 66.87% having been born in West Virginia. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mason 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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