Morgan County, West Virginia Population 2022

Morgan County, West Virginia's estimated population is 18,046 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morgan County, West Virginia is the 33rd largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 17,491 and has seen a growth of 3.17% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18202,5000.00%
18302,6941947.76%
18404,2531,55957.87%
18503,557-696-16.36%
18603,7321754.92%
18704,31558315.62%
18805,7771,46233.88%
18906,74496716.74%
19007,2945508.16%
19107,8485547.60%
19208,3575096.49%
19308,406490.59%
19408,7433374.01%
19508,276-467-5.34%
19608,3761001.21%
19708,5471712.04%
198010,7112,16425.32%
199012,1281,41713.23%
201017,4915,36344.22%
201117,464-27-0.15%
201217,427-37-0.21%
201317,445180.10%
201417,516710.41%
201517,490-26-0.15%
201617,6261360.78%
201717,716900.51%
201817,8301140.64%
201917,884540.30%
202017,938540.30%
202117,992540.30%
202218,046540.30%
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Morgan County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,00995.56%
Black or African American940.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native1080.61%
Some Other Race1230.69%
Two or More Races4662.62%
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Morgan County, West Virginia Population by Race

Morgan County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Morgan County, West Virginia Median Age

48.5


Total

47.8


Male

48.8


Female

Morgan County, West Virginia Adults

There are 14,631 adults, (4,154 of whom are seniors) in Morgan County, West Virginia.

Morgan County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgan County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,926

50.15%

Male

8,874

49.85%

Morgan County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Morgan County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
Male84.7%15.3%
All84.2%15.8%
Non Family74.7%25.3%
Female69.2%30.8%

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morgan County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4852.3684.2
Married4,2152.7991.3
Male3863.1884.7
Female4843.3769.2
Non Family2,4001.2774.7

2.79

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Morgan County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3772.81%
9th to 12th Grade1,2159.05%
High School Graduate5,64642.06%
Some College2,70420.14%
Associates Degree9857.34%
Bachelors Degree1,2929.62%
Graduate Degree1,2058.98%
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Morgan County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morgan County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,85411,3672,437
Hispanic20913938
Other Race985013
Native American50506
2+ Races31726316
Black6562

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.96%.

Morgan County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,021$44,653$29,866
Less Than 9th Grade$27,265$33,219$13,175
High School Graduate$34,258$40,732$27,009
Some College$37,650$52,095$32,284
Bachelors Degree$46,560$59,950$42,014
Graduate Degree$56,693$70,375$55,807

$36,021

Average Earnings

$44,653

Average Male

$29,866

Average Female

Morgan County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morgan County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Morgan County, West Virginia Language

98.70% of Morgan County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.93% of the population.

Morgan County, West Virginia Language

Morgan County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black943739.36%
Multiple4665812.45%
White16,7859345.56%
OtherNaN%

5.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.08%

Male Poverty Rate

6.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgan County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, West Virginia is Black, with 39.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, West Virginia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.71%.

Morgan County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade6.61%
High School8.22%
Some College5.96%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%

Morgan County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.76%
Male Unemployed18.55%
Female Employed2.58%
Female Unemployed27.19%

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

Morgan County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,116$70,806
Families$65,886$81,287
Married Families$72,024-
Non Families$36,752$44,420
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Income by Household Type

Morgan County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Morgan County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Morgan County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Morgan County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Morgan County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,628

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War242
First Gulf War291
Vietnam735
Korea122
World War II38

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34113
35 to 54375
55 to 64260
65 to 74500
75+380

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,58811.29%
Black2736.49%
Other Race10.94%
2+ Races123.68%

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgan County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Morgan County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Morgan County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Morgan 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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31.21%

Born in Morgan County, West Virginia

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Morgan County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 31.21% having been born in West Virginia. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Morgan 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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