Ohio County, West Virginia Population 2021

Ohio County, West Virginia's estimated population is 40,823 with a growth rate of -0.72% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ohio County, West Virginia is the 14th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 44,472 and has seen a growth of -8.21% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202140,823-294-0.72%
202041,117-294-0.71%
201941,411-294-0.70%
201841,705-296-0.70%
201742,001-628-1.47%
201642,629-340-0.79%
201542,969-272-0.63%
201443,241-491-1.12%
201343,732-260-0.59%
201243,992-210-0.48%
201144,202-270-0.61%
201044,472-6,399-12.58%
199050,871-10,518-17.13%
198061,389-2,808-4.37%
197064,197-4,240-6.20%
196068,437-3,235-4.51%
195071,672-1,443-1.97%
194073,1151,0381.44%
193072,0779,18514.60%
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%
17905,2120.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.72%
County Website
Founded
October 7, 1776
County Seat
2010 Population
44,472
Growth Since 2010
-8.21%
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Ohio County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,16692.94%
Black or African American1,6413.89%
Two or More Races8061.91%
Asian3000.71%
Some Other Race1360.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native940.22%
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Ohio County, West Virginia Population by Race

Ohio County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Ohio County, West Virginia Median Age

43.6


Total

42


Male

45.6


Female

Ohio County, West Virginia Adults

There are 34,079 adults, (8,923 of whom are seniors) in Ohio County, West Virginia.

Ohio County, West Virginia Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Ohio County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

21,836

51.81%

Male

20,307

48.19%

Ohio County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Ohio County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All69.8%30.2%
Male62.6%37.4%
Female60.9%39.1%
Non Family53.5%46.5%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ohio County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,1932.3169.8
Married7,4283.0588.7
Non Family7,3311.253.5
Female1,7693.4260.9
Male6653.4262.6

3.06

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Ohio County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6122.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,3264.46%
High School Graduate10,17434.20%
Some College5,86819.72%
Associates Degree2,2557.58%
Bachelors Degree5,75919.36%
Graduate Degree3,75612.63%
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Ohio County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ohio County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White28,02826,2289,068
Black871771137
2+ Races308292102
Asian26326089
Hispanic20018976
Other Race827654
Native American4638

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 65.85%.

Ohio County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,939$44,487$30,059
Less Than 9th Grade$16,955$16,402$20,682
High School Graduate$27,681$36,512$21,194
Some College$33,308$44,818$27,053
Bachelors Degree$46,250$54,719$36,220
Graduate Degree$57,168$80,612$51,024

$36,939

Average Earnings

$44,487

Average Male

$30,059

Average Female

Ohio County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ohio County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Ohio County, West Virginia Language

97.75% of Ohio County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.87% 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
White36,7084,23111.53%
Black1,57349931.72%
Hispanic37910327.18%
Multiple726669.09%
Asian2905518.97%
Native823340.24%
Other11775.98%

12.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.55%

Male Poverty Rate

14.48%

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 40.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, West Virginia is Other, with 5.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.94%.

Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.34%
High School14.99%
Some College12.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%

Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed30.63%
Female Unemployed21.61%
Female Employed7.33%
Male Employed4.01%

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

Ohio County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,584$75,415
Families$71,777$97,918
Married Families$82,568-
Non Families$26,834$42,771
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Income by Household Type

Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Ohio 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 55-64.

Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status

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2,873

Number of Veterans

2,688

Male Veterans

185

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,055
First Gulf War476
Second Gulf War309
Korea298
World War II163

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+902
65 to 74761
35 to 54589
55 to 64459
18 to 34162

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7358.52%
Black897.94%
2+ Races327.82%
Asian176.05%

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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7.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Ohio County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Ohio 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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69.92%

Born in Ohio County, West Virginia

98.30%

Native Born

1.70%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.30% of Ohio County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 69.92% having been born in West Virginia. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Ohio 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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