Mingo County, West Virginia Population 2021

Mingo County, West Virginia's estimated population is 22,570 with a growth rate of -1.86% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mingo County, West Virginia is the 27th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 26,768 and has seen a growth of -15.68% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202122,570-427-1.86%
202022,997-427-1.82%
201923,424-427-1.79%
201823,851-291-1.21%
201724,142-574-2.32%
201624,716-601-2.37%
201525,317-422-1.64%
201425,739-274-1.05%
201326,013-177-0.68%
201226,190-413-1.55%
201126,603-165-0.62%
201026,768-6,971-20.66%
199033,739-3,597-9.63%
198037,3364,55613.90%
197032,780-6,962-17.52%
196039,742-7,667-16.17%
195047,4096,60716.19%
194040,8022,4836.48%
193038,31911,95545.35%
192026,3646,93335.68%
191019,4318,07271.06%
190011,3590.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.86%
County Website
Founded
January 30, 1895
County Seat
2010 Population
26,768
Growth Since 2010
-15.68%
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Mingo County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,25895.75%
Black or African American5682.34%
Two or More Races2661.10%
Some Other Race1580.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.09%
Asian190.08%
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Mingo County, West Virginia Population by Race

Mingo County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Mingo County, West Virginia Median Age

42.8


Total

42.1


Male

44.2


Female

Mingo County, West Virginia Adults

There are 18,869 adults, (4,408 of whom are seniors) in Mingo County, West Virginia.

Mingo County, West Virginia Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mingo County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

12,439

51.21%

Male

11,851

48.79%

Mingo County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Mingo County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All73.5%26.5%
Male73.4%26.6%
Non Family65.1%34.9%
Female57.6%42.4%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mingo County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,5012.373.5
Married5,0662.9483.8
Non Family3,5511.0865.1
Female1,3882.9557.6
Male4962.7273.4

2.85

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Mingo County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6809.74%
9th to 12th Grade2,54214.74%
High School Graduate7,34842.60%
Some College2,81916.34%
Associates Degree1,1526.68%
Bachelors Degree9515.51%
Graduate Degree7564.38%
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Mingo County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mingo County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,63312,5541,633
Black38536546
Other Race126779
2+ Races6411
Native American21
Asian191919

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 100.00%.

Mingo County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,983$39,776$24,233
Less Than 9th Grade$17,634$26,860$15,641
High School Graduate$28,725$43,314$19,593
Some College$31,215$37,813$25,753
Bachelors Degree$36,762$60,982$34,464
Graduate Degree$57,845$59,605$55,500

$30,983

Average Earnings

$39,776

Average Male

$24,233

Average Female

Mingo County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mingo County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Mingo County, West Virginia Language

99.37% of Mingo County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Mingo County, West Virginia Language

Mingo County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,1136,51828.20%
Black56815226.76%
Other15814289.87%
Multiple26610037.59%
Native2121100.00%

28.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.17%

Male Poverty Rate

32.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mingo County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mingo County, West Virginia is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mingo County, West Virginia is Black, with 26.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.35%.

Mingo County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.33%
High School22.45%
Some College18.55%
Bachelors or Greater7.11%

Mingo County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.09%
Male Unemployed48.11%
Female Employed12.75%
Male Employed7.80%

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

Mingo County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,764$47,066
Families$43,991$56,873
Married Families$50,956-
Non Families$18,092$26,351
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Income by Household Type

Mingo County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Mingo County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Mingo 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.

Mingo County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Mingo County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,175

Number of Veterans

1,147

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam592
First Gulf War194
Second Gulf War79
Korea55
World War II12

Mingo County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74431
35 to 54265
75+248
55 to 64188
18 to 3443

Mingo County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1606.39%
Black153.15%

Mingo County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Mingo County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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18.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mingo County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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42.3%

Labor Force Participation

36.3%

Employment Rate

14.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mingo County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Mingo County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Mingo 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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68.30%

Born in Mingo County, West Virginia

99.84%

Native Born

0.16%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.84% of Mingo County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 68.30% having been born in West Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mingo 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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