Ohio County, West Virginia Population 2024

40,585

Ohio County, West Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 40,585 with a growth rate of -1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ohio County, West Virginia is the 12th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 population was 44,477 and has seen a growth of -8.75% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202938,430-431-1.11%
202838,861-431-1.1%
202739,292-431-1.09%
202639,723-431-1.07%
202540,154-431-1.06%
202440,585-431-1.05%
202341,016-431-1.04%
202241,447-431-1.03%
202141,878-460-1.09%
202042,3387121.71%
201941,626-215-0.51%
201841,841-228-0.54%
201742,069-590-1.38%
201642,659-359-0.83%
201543,018-261-0.6%
201443,279-483-1.1%
201343,762-255-0.58%
201244,017-199-0.45%
201144,216-261-0.59%
201044,477
199050,871-10,518-17.13%
198061,389-2,808-4.37%
197064,197-4,240-6.2%
196068,437-3,235-4.51%
195071,672-1,443-1.97%
194073,1151,0381.44%
193072,0779,18514.6%
192062,8925,3209.24%
191057,5729,54819.88%
190048,0246,46715.56%
189041,5574,10010.95%
188037,4578,62629.92%
187028,8316,40928.58%
186022,4224,41624.53%
185018,0064,64934.81%
184013,357-2,227-14.29%
183015,5846,40269.72%
18209,1821,00712.32%
18108,1753,43572.47%
18004,740-472-9.06%
17905,212-33,218-86.44%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.05% (-431)
County Website
Ohio County
County Seat
2010 Population
44,477
Area
106 mi²
Density
383 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-8.75% (-3,892)
Founded
October 7, 1776

Ohio County, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White38,59591.41%
Two or more races1,7884.23%
Black or African American1,3703.24%
Asian2430.58%
Other race1820.43%
Native American460.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Ohio County, West Virginia Population by Race

Ohio County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Ohio County, West Virginia Median Age

43.1

Total

41.8

Male

44.9

Female

Ohio County, West Virginia Adults

There are 34,022 adults, (9,432 of whom are seniors) in Ohio County, West Virginia.

Ohio County, West Virginia Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ohio County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female21,72751.46%
Male20,49748.54%

Ohio County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All17,4872.2868.431.6
Non Family7,5011.1950.549.5
Married7,3953.028911
Female1,8713.1962.837.2
Male7203.6257.542.5
showing: 5 rows

3.03

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ohio 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

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

Ohio 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 96.5%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 50.7%.

Ohio County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,407

Average Earnings

$48,861

Average Male

$35,782

Average Female

Ohio County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ohio County, West Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ohio County, West Virginia Language

97.14% of Ohio County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Ohio County, West Virginia Language

Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White36,4254,99713.72%
Multiple1,70846827.4%
Black1,22930024.41%
Hispanic4379221.05%
Native393487.18%
Other132139.85%
Asian24072.92%
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14.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.48%

Male Poverty Rate

16.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ohio County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, West Virginia is Native, with 87.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, West Virginia is Asian, with 2.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.78%.

Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.03%
High School19.85%
Some College13.69%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
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Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed26.67%
Female Unemployed24.31%
Female Employed8.84%
Male Employed3.87%
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Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ohio County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ohio 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.

Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,631

Number of Veterans

2,437

Male Veterans

194

Female Veterans

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Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ohio County, West Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ohio 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

68.48%

Born in Ohio County, West Virginia

97.96%

Native Born

2.04%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.96% of Ohio County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 68.48% having been born in West Virginia. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ohio County, West Virginia Place of Birth

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