Monongalia County, West Virginia Population 2021

Monongalia County, West Virginia's estimated population is 105,534 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 9.07% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021105,534-39-0.04%
2020105,573-39-0.04%
2019105,612-39-0.04%
2018105,651-131-0.12%
2017105,7821390.13%
2016105,6439620.92%
2015104,6811,2011.16%
2014103,4801,2141.19%
2013102,2661,3511.34%
2012100,9151,8971.92%
201199,0182,2642.34%
201096,75421,24528.14%
199075,5094850.65%
198075,02411,31017.75%
197063,7148,09714.56%
196055,617-5,180-8.52%
195060,7979,54518.62%
194051,2521,1692.33%
193050,08316,46548.98%
192033,6189,28438.15%
191024,3345,28527.74%
190019,0493,34421.29%
189015,7057204.80%
188014,9851,43810.61%
187013,5474993.82%
186013,0486615.34%
185012,387-4,981-28.68%
184017,3683,31223.56%
183014,0562,99627.09%
182011,060-1,733-13.55%
181012,7934,25349.80%
18008,5403,77279.11%
17904,7680.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.04%
County Website
Founded
October 9, 1776
County Seat
2010 Population
96,754
Growth Since 2010
9.07%
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Monongalia County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White94,39789.50%
Black or African American3,7813.58%
Asian3,6443.45%
Two or More Races2,8312.68%
Some Other Race7410.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.08%
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Monongalia County, West Virginia Population by Race

Monongalia County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Monongalia County, West Virginia Median Age

31.7


Total

30.8


Male

32.9


Female

Monongalia County, West Virginia Adults

There are 88,188 adults, (12,827 of whom are seniors) in Monongalia County, West Virginia.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Age Dependency

40

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Monongalia County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

50,997

48.35%

Male

54,477

51.65%

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
Married81.7%18.3%
Female58.1%41.9%
All56.8%43.2%
Male51.2%48.8%
Non Family35.7%64.3%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monongalia County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,4662.5356.8
Non Family18,7311.6535.7
Married16,0603.2681.7
Female2,9033.4358.1
Male1,7723.6951.2

3.21

Average Family Size

2.53

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 Grade1,1161.70%
9th to 12th Grade3,8895.93%
High School Graduate17,83527.21%
Some College10,64416.24%
Associates Degree3,9846.08%
Bachelors Degree13,77121.01%
Graduate Degree14,31421.84%
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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
White58,96854,53524,515
Black2,2772,086731
Asian2,2432,0831,760
Hispanic1,105967515
2+ Races815765358
Other Race274274240
Native American80428

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 87.59%.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,408$44,126$34,636
Less Than 9th Grade$20,848$21,452$20,386
High School Graduate$29,010$31,965$24,167
Some College$31,072$37,544$26,584
Bachelors Degree$45,014$50,006$40,302
Graduate Degree$61,530$68,879$56,321

$39,408

Average Earnings

$44,126

Average Male

$34,636

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

91.97% of Monongalia County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 8.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.64% 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
White87,95317,44019.83%
Black3,22198030.43%
Asian3,54593426.35%
Multiple2,62170726.97%
Hispanic1,94441521.35%
Other60723037.89%
Native672029.85%

20.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.78%

Male Poverty Rate

21.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monongalia County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monongalia County, West Virginia is Other, with 37.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monongalia County, West Virginia is White, with 19.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.46%.

Monongalia County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.51%
High School14.42%
Some College14.12%
Bachelors or Greater5.70%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed52.56%
Female Unemployed44.35%
Female Employed14.45%
Male Employed10.65%

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$52,455$79,774
Families$79,486$110,332
Married Families$97,410$127,180
Non Families$29,980$44,493
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Income by Household Type

Monongalia County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

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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5,094

Number of Veterans

4,815

Male Veterans

279

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,941
Second Gulf War1,009
First Gulf War984
Korea357
World War II113

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,515
35 to 541,148
75+995
55 to 64870
18 to 34566

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,8206.07%
2+ Races955.50%
Black953.02%
Native American3847.50%
Asian351.15%
Hispanic301.73%
Other Race111.65%

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monongalia County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

6.4%

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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57.93%

Born in Monongalia County, West Virginia

94.33%

Native Born

5.67%

Foreign Born

3.90%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.33% of Monongalia County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 57.93% having been born in West Virginia. 3.90% 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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