Monongalia County, West Virginia Population 2022

Monongalia County, West Virginia's estimated population is 105,495 with a growth rate of -0.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monongalia County, West Virginia is the 4th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 96,754 and has seen a growth of 9.03% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17904,7680.00%
18008,5403,77279.11%
181012,7934,25349.80%
182011,060-1,733-13.55%
183014,0562,99627.09%
184017,3683,31223.56%
185012,387-4,981-28.68%
186013,0486615.34%
187013,5474993.82%
188014,9851,43810.61%
189015,7057204.80%
190019,0493,34421.29%
191024,3345,28527.74%
192033,6189,28438.15%
193050,08316,46548.98%
194051,2521,1692.33%
195060,7979,54518.62%
196055,617-5,180-8.52%
197063,7148,09714.56%
198075,02411,31017.75%
199075,5094850.65%
201096,75421,24528.14%
201199,0182,2642.34%
2012100,9151,8971.92%
2013102,2661,3511.34%
2014103,4801,2141.19%
2015104,6811,2011.16%
2016105,6439620.92%
2017105,7821390.13%
2018105,651-131-0.12%
2019105,612-39-0.04%
2020105,573-39-0.04%
2021105,534-39-0.04%
2022105,495-39-0.04%
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Monongalia County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White94,27788.78%
Black or African American3,7943.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.08%
Asian3,5683.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.00%
Some Other Race1,0420.98%
Two or More Races3,4333.23%
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Monongalia County, West Virginia Population by Race

Monongalia County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Monongalia County, West Virginia Median Age

32.2


Total

31.2


Male

33.5


Female

Monongalia County, West Virginia Adults

There are 88,911 adults, (13,531 of whom are seniors) in Monongalia County, West Virginia.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Monongalia County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

51,776

48.76%

Male

54,420

51.24%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Monongalia County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All58.2%41.8%
Female52.1%47.9%
Male50.3%49.7%
Non Family36.3%63.7%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monongalia County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,2332.558.2
Married16,6713.1884.6
Male1,9293.650.3
Female3,0653.4552.1
Non Family18,5681.6236.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Monongalia County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1141.68%
9th to 12th Grade3,6605.51%
High School Graduate17,75026.73%
Some College10,28315.49%
Associates Degree4,6076.94%
Bachelors Degree13,89920.93%
Graduate Degree15,09122.73%
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Monongalia County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monongalia County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,3032,1951,786
Other Race385385270
Hispanic1,087975509
White59,48455,15925,307
Black2,3342,209867
2+ Races1,0891,019375
Native American77366
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.55%.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,906$45,520$35,493
Less Than 9th Grade$18,079$16,250$18,720
High School Graduate$30,083$35,688$23,288
Some College$31,763$37,123$26,291
Bachelors Degree$44,477$50,241$39,419
Graduate Degree$63,647$72,317$59,049

$40,906

Average Earnings

$45,520

Average Male

$35,493

Average Female

Monongalia County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monongalia County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Monongalia County, West Virginia Language

92.47% of Monongalia County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 7.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.09% of the population.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Language

Monongalia County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native642843.75%
Multiple3,14989028.26%
Black3,35592127.45%
Asian3,48787225.01%
White88,08916,97419.27%
Other440NaN%
Hispanic1,96642221.46%

20.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.44%

Male Poverty Rate

21.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monongalia County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monongalia County, West Virginia is Native, with 43.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monongalia County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 21.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.11%.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.74%
High School15.23%
Some College13.26%
Bachelors or Greater5.07%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.62%
Male Unemployed48.85%
Female Employed15.58%
Female Unemployed47.02%

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

Monongalia County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,198$82,948
Families$83,577$112,701
Married Families$103,614$130,683
Non Families$31,470$46,011
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Income by Household Type

Monongalia County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Monongalia County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Monongalia 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.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Monongalia County, West Virginia Marital Status

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5,078

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,093
First Gulf War1,014
Vietnam1,993
Korea316
World War II57

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34574
35 to 541,099
55 to 64842
65 to 741,590
75+973

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8226.07%
Black702.16%
Native American2632.10%
Asian571.85%
Other Race90.98%
2+ Races944.49%
Hispanic563.18%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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62.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Monongalia County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Monongalia County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Monongalia 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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57.30%

Born in Monongalia County, West Virginia

94.40%

Native Born

5.60%

Foreign Born

3.78%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.40% of Monongalia County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 57.30% having been born in West Virginia. 3.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Monongalia 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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