Mineral County, West Virginia Population 2022

Mineral County, West Virginia's estimated population is 26,613 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mineral County, West Virginia is the 23rd largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 28,205 and has seen a growth of -5.64% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18706,3320.00%
18808,6302,29836.29%
189012,0853,45540.03%
190012,8837986.60%
191016,6743,79129.43%
192019,8493,17519.04%
193020,0842351.18%
194022,2152,13110.61%
195022,3331180.53%
196022,354210.09%
197023,1097553.38%
198027,2344,12517.85%
199026,697-537-1.97%
201028,2051,5085.65%
201128,057-148-0.52%
201227,886-171-0.61%
201327,691-195-0.70%
201427,567-124-0.45%
201527,417-150-0.54%
201627,375-42-0.15%
201727,223-152-0.56%
201826,953-270-0.99%
201926,868-85-0.32%
202026,783-85-0.32%
202126,698-85-0.32%
202226,613-85-0.32%
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Mineral County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,48794.23%
Black or African American9223.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.01%
Asian690.26%
Some Other Race940.35%
Two or More Races4711.74%
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Mineral County, West Virginia Population by Race

Mineral County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Mineral County, West Virginia Median Age

44.4


Total

41.5


Male

47.1


Female

Mineral County, West Virginia Adults

There are 21,656 adults, (5,876 of whom are seniors) in Mineral County, West Virginia.

Mineral County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mineral County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

13,493

49.89%

Male

13,554

50.11%

Mineral County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Mineral County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.4%6.6%
All78.5%21.5%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Male64.9%35.1%
Female51%49%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mineral County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8102.4478.5
Married5,4342.8993.4
Male5623.8164.9
Female1,0443.5751
Non Family3,7701.2666.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Mineral County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2231.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,2416.40%
High School Graduate9,16747.30%
Some College3,49618.04%
Associates Degree1,8419.50%
Bachelors Degree1,95710.10%
Graduate Degree1,4547.50%
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Mineral County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mineral County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian696944
Other Race15158
Native American411
2+ Races18518537
Black565562101
White18,40116,9513,206
Hispanic14914114

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 63.77%.

Mineral County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,639$42,710$27,043
Less Than 9th Grade$29,277$$31,389
High School Graduate$28,080$36,896$23,081
Some College$33,379$41,853$27,248
Bachelors Degree$53,707$56,851$41,778
Graduate Degree$57,109$70,563$47,393

$34,639

Average Earnings

$42,710

Average Male

$27,043

Average Female

Mineral County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mineral County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Mineral County, West Virginia Language

97.62% of Mineral County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Mineral County, West Virginia Language

Mineral County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black75614318.92%
White24,5183,11012.68%
Other79NaN%
Hispanic2527529.76%
Multiple455306.59%

13.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.63%

Male Poverty Rate

16.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mineral County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mineral County, West Virginia is Black, with 18.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mineral County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 6.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.62%.

Mineral County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.74%
High School12.73%
Some College8.56%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%

Mineral County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.31%
Male Unemployed21.48%
Female Employed8.95%
Female Unemployed38.55%

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

Mineral County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,723$62,477
Families$63,462$72,823
Married Families$71,087-
Non Families$30,519$40,460
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Income by Household Type

Mineral County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mineral County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Mineral County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mineral County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Mineral County, West Virginia Marital Status

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2,357

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War439
First Gulf War281
Vietnam946
Korea218
World War II137

Mineral County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34241
35 to 54402
55 to 64353
65 to 74727
75+634

Mineral County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,29211.17%
Black658.58%
Hispanic21.29%

Mineral County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Mineral County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mineral County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.5%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mineral County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Mineral County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Mineral 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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34.66%

Born in Mineral County, West Virginia

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.56% of Mineral County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 34.66% having been born in West Virginia. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mineral 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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