Ohio County, West Virginia Population 2020

Ohio County, West Virginia's estimated population is 42,056 with a growth rate of -1.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ohio County, West Virginia is the 13th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201841,755-301-0.72%
201742,056-610-1.43%
201642,666-330-0.77%
201542,996-265-0.61%
201443,261-490-1.12%
201343,751-260-0.59%
201244,011-210-0.47%
201144,221-274-0.62%
201044,495-6,376-12.53%
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%

Ohio County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,59793.07%
Black or African American1,7084.01%
Two or More Races7141.68%
Asian3180.75%
Some Other Race1200.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.21%

Ohio County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

Ohio County, West Virginia Median Age

43.5


Total

41.6


Male

45.5


Female

Ohio County, West Virginia Adults

There are 34,416 adults, (8,826 of whom are seniors) in Ohio County, West Virginia.

Ohio County, West Virginia Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Ohio County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

22,082

51.90%

Male

20,465

48.10%

Ohio County, West Virginia Households and Families

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

Ohio County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All69.1%30.9%
Male63.2%36.8%
Female58.6%41.4%
Non Family52.6%47.4%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,3512.3169.1
Married7,652387.8
Non Family7,2061.252.6
Female1,8853.4558.6
Male6083.2663.2

3.01

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ohio County, West Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6242.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,4864.95%
High School Graduate10,44634.82%
Some College5,90919.69%
Associates Degree2,3047.68%
Bachelors Degree5,66618.88%
Graduate Degree3,56911.90%

Ohio County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,26626,3358,823
Black889778116
Multiple Races28126281
Asian277273105
Hispanic20917663
Other Race837553
Native American4028

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 63.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,190$42,920$28,620
Less Than High School$17,038$15,864$22,667
High School Grad$26,958$37,013$20,450
Some College$31,516$41,964$25,603
Bachelors Degree$44,050$53,750$36,165
Graduate Degree$54,786$69,667$50,656

$35,190

Average Earnings

$42,920

Average Male

$28,620

Average Female

Ohio County, West Virginia Language

Ohio County, West Virginia Language by Age

Ohio County, West Virginia Language

97.95% of Ohio County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.91% of the population.

Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty

Ohio County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White36,9824,57012.36%
Black1,62359636.72%
Multiple6356710.55%
Hispanic3696317.07%
Asian3096320.39%
Native793949.37%
Other10698.49%

13.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.95%

Male Poverty Rate

15.00%

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 49.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ohio County, West Virginia is Other, with 8.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.59%
High School13.75%
Some College13.66%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%

Ohio County, West Virginia Income

Ohio County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,418$70,333
Families$68,152$89,265
Married Families$79,187-
Non Families$26,098$40,828

Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status

Ohio County, West Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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

Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans

3,000

Number of Veterans

2,846

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,147
First Gulf War398
Second Gulf War314
Korea274
World War II169

$Ohio County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

9.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Employment Status

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Ohio County, West Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.45%

Born in West Virginia

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.44% of Ohio County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 71.45% having been born in West Virginia. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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