Mingo County, West Virginia Population 2024

21,531

Mingo County, West Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 21,531 with a growth rate of -2.36% 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 26,769 and has seen a growth of -19.57% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,926-521-2.68%
202819,447-521-2.61%
202719,968-521-2.54%
202620,489-521-2.48%
202521,010-521-2.42%
202421,531-521-2.36%
202322,052-521-2.31%
202222,573-521-2.26%
202123,094-393-1.67%
202023,487970.41%
201923,390-457-1.92%
201823,847-304-1.26%
201724,151-549-2.22%
201624,700-621-2.45%
201525,321-421-1.64%
201425,742-273-1.05%
201326,015-178-0.68%
201226,193-412-1.55%
201126,605-164-0.61%
201026,769
199033,739-3,597-9.63%
198037,3364,55613.9%
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%
190011,359-7,567-39.98%
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2024 Growth Rate
-2.36% (-521)
County Website
Mingo County
County Seat
2010 Population
26,769
Area
423 mi²
Density
51 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-19.57% (-5,238)
Founded
January 30, 1895

Mingo County, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,46295.72%
Black or African American5842.49%
Two or more races3711.58%
Asian300.13%
Other race190.08%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mingo County, West Virginia Population by Race

Mingo County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Mingo County, West Virginia Median Age

44.3

Total

42.8

Male

45.6

Female

Mingo County, West Virginia Adults

There are 18,223 adults, (4,868 of whom are seniors) in Mingo County, West Virginia.

Mingo County, West Virginia Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mingo County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female11,88950.66%
Male11,57749.34%

Mingo County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,0932.5772.627.4
Married4,5523.118515
Non Family2,8271.0957.742.3
Female1,1843.3564.635.4
Male5304.066337
showing: 5 rows

3.15

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mingo 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

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

Mingo 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Mingo County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,682

Average Earnings

$42,845

Average Male

$31,336

Average Female

Mingo County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mingo County, West Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mingo County, West Virginia Language

99.31% of Mingo County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.43% of the population.

Mingo County, West Virginia Language

Mingo County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White22,2896,37528.6%
Black58422839.04%
Hispanic644570.31%
Multiple371318.36%
showing: 4 rows

28.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.81%

Male Poverty Rate

33.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mingo County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mingo County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 70.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mingo County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 8.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.37%.

Mingo County, West Virginia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.76%
High School25.24%
Some College22.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.81%
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Mingo County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed63.75%
Male Unemployed43.83%
Female Employed8.98%
Male Employed8.52%
showing: 4 rows

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

Mingo County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mingo County, West Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mingo County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mingo County, West Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,144

Number of Veterans

1,056

Male Veterans

88

Female Veterans

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Mingo County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Mingo County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Mingo County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Mingo County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

19.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mingo County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.6%

Labor Force Participation

33.4%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mingo County, West Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mingo County, West Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mingo 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

68.11%

Born in Mingo County, West Virginia

99.66%

Native Born

0.34%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.66% of Mingo County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 68.11% having been born in West Virginia. 0% 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

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