Monroe County, West Virginia Population 2022

Monroe County, West Virginia's estimated population is 13,233 with a growth rate of -0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Monroe County, West Virginia is the 42nd largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 13,522 and has seen a growth of -2.14% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18004,1880.00%
18105,4441,25629.99%
18206,6201,17621.60%
18307,7981,17817.79%
18408,4226248.00%
185010,2041,78221.16%
186010,7575535.42%
187011,1243673.41%
188011,5013773.39%
189012,4299288.07%
190013,1307015.64%
191013,055-75-0.57%
192013,141860.66%
193011,949-1,192-9.07%
194013,5771,62813.62%
195013,123-454-3.34%
196011,584-1,539-11.73%
197011,272-312-2.69%
198012,8731,60114.20%
199012,406-467-3.63%
201013,5221,1169.00%
201113,551290.21%
201213,502-49-0.36%
201313,520180.13%
201413,613930.69%
201513,573-40-0.29%
201613,487-86-0.63%
201713,382-105-0.78%
201813,289-93-0.69%
201913,275-14-0.11%
202013,261-14-0.11%
202113,247-14-0.11%
202213,233-14-0.11%
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Monroe County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,96897.18%
Black or African American1491.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.07%
Some Other Race10.01%
Two or More Races2161.62%
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Monroe County, West Virginia Population by Race

Monroe County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Monroe County, West Virginia Median Age

46.7


Total

44.7


Male

49.5


Female

Monroe County, West Virginia Adults

There are 10,668 adults, (3,300 of whom are seniors) in Monroe County, West Virginia.

Monroe County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Monroe County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

6,514

48.82%

Male

6,830

51.18%

Monroe County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Monroe County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.1%11.9%
All78.1%21.9%
Non Family73.3%26.7%
Female56.4%43.6%
Male47.5%52.5%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monroe County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4962.4178.1
Married2,8972.8488.1
Male3203.8747.5
Female4773.5756.4
Non Family1,8021.1773.3

2.91

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Monroe County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3693.73%
9th to 12th Grade8818.91%
High School Graduate5,07751.35%
Some College1,58816.06%
Associates Degree4404.45%
Bachelors Degree9719.82%
Graduate Degree5625.68%
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Monroe County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monroe County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race111
Black14814828
White9,5578,3871,489
Hispanic1367016
Native American1010
2+ Races3723

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Monroe County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,181$36,960$25,287
Less Than 9th Grade$25,326$28,406$17,604
High School Graduate$34,249$36,611$27,184
Some College$24,541$39,779$23,590
Bachelors Degree$40,875$54,844$35,250
Graduate Degree$35,069$$36,528

$33,181

Average Earnings

$36,960

Average Male

$25,287

Average Female

Monroe County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monroe County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Monroe County, West Virginia Language

98.89% of Monroe County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Monroe County, West Virginia Language

Monroe County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1010100.00%
Multiple21610749.54%
White12,6961,73913.70%
Black14974.70%
Other1NaN%
Hispanic141107.09%

14.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.86%

Male Poverty Rate

15.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monroe County, West Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monroe County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 7.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.10%.

Monroe County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.17%
High School13.40%
Some College7.30%
Bachelors or Greater2.15%

Monroe County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.18%
Male Unemployed21.30%
Female Employed3.64%
Female Unemployed71.56%

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

Monroe County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,828$54,445
Families$53,260$62,478
Married Families$56,915-
Non Families$27,005$33,878
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Income by Household Type

Monroe County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Monroe County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Monroe County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Monroe County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Monroe County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,150

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War121
First Gulf War70
Vietnam530
Korea112
World War II104

Monroe County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3440
35 to 54145
55 to 64144
65 to 74386
75+435

Monroe County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Monroe County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Monroe County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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4.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monroe County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Monroe County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Monroe County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Monroe 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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66.05%

Born in Monroe County, West Virginia

99.46%

Native Born

0.54%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.46% of Monroe County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 66.05% having been born in West Virginia. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monroe 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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