Pendleton County, West Virginia Population 2021

Pendleton County, West Virginia's estimated population is 6,939 with a growth rate of -0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pendleton County, West Virginia is the 54th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 7,675 and has seen a growth of -9.59% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,939-15-0.22%
20206,954-15-0.22%
20196,969-15-0.21%
20186,984110.16%
20176,973-4-0.06%
20166,977-126-1.77%
20157,103-126-1.74%
20147,229-146-1.98%
20137,375-95-1.27%
20127,470-67-0.89%
20117,537-138-1.80%
20107,675-379-4.71%
19908,0541441.82%
19807,91087912.50%
19707,031-1,062-13.12%
19608,093-1,220-13.10%
19509,313-1,571-14.43%
194010,8841,22412.67%
19309,66080.08%
19209,6523033.24%
19109,3491821.99%
19009,1674565.23%
18908,7116898.59%
18808,0221,56724.28%
18706,4552914.72%
18606,1643696.37%
18505,795-1,145-16.50%
18406,94066910.67%
18306,2711,42529.41%
18204,84660714.32%
18104,2392776.99%
18003,9621,51061.58%
17902,4520.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.22%
County Website
Founded
1788
County Seat
2010 Population
7,675
Growth Since 2010
-9.59%
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Pendleton County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,68995.54%
Black or African American2333.33%
Two or More Races490.70%
Some Other Race240.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.09%
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Pendleton County, West Virginia Population by Race

Pendleton County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Pendleton County, West Virginia Median Age

50.8


Total

48.6


Male

51.8


Female

Pendleton County, West Virginia Adults

There are 5,722 adults, (1,852 of whom are seniors) in Pendleton County, West Virginia.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Age Dependency

80.9

Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Pendleton County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,416

48.79%

Male

3,585

51.21%

Pendleton County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Pendleton County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.4%10.6%
Married88.9%11.1%
All80.5%19.5%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Female47.6%52.4%

80.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pendleton County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1742.1680.5
Married1,5842.6888.9
Non Family1,0741.0976.9
Female3363.1547.6
Male1802.1489.4

2.61

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Pendleton County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4999.46%
9th to 12th Grade4809.10%
High School Graduate2,70651.28%
Some College53810.20%
Associates Degree3095.86%
Bachelors Degree4638.77%
Graduate Degree2825.34%
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Pendleton County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pendleton County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,0864,142705
Black13311617
2+ Races323223
Hispanic208
Native American6

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 71.88%.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,042$40,075$22,491
Less Than 9th Grade$20,156$21,500$10,139
High School Graduate$28,614$40,221$16,875
Some College$30,104$40,432$26,000
Bachelors Degree$45,859$52,353$32,043
Graduate Degree$44,688$$47,321

$30,042

Average Earnings

$40,075

Average Male

$22,491

Average Female

Pendleton County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pendleton County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Pendleton County, West Virginia Language

98.91% of Pendleton County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Language

Pendleton County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,55098315.01%
Hispanic574273.68%
Black224229.82%

15.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.53%

Male Poverty Rate

17.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pendleton County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pendleton County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 73.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pendleton County, West Virginia is Black, with 9.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.69%.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.43%
High School13.11%
Some College4.18%
Bachelors or Greater3.09%

Pendleton County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.49%
Female Unemployed16.22%
Female Employed12.07%
Male Employed3.94%

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

Pendleton County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,312$55,108
Families$48,822$64,679
Married Families$53,882-
Non Families$20,233$31,410
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Income by Household Type

Pendleton County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pendleton County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Pendleton County, West Virginia Marriage

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

Pendleton County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Pendleton County, West Virginia Marital Status

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569

Number of Veterans

550

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam243
First Gulf War131
Korea80
Second Gulf War65
World War II20

Pendleton County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+185
65 to 74167
35 to 54135
55 to 6442
18 to 3440

Pendleton County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Pendleton County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Pendleton County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pendleton County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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52.7%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pendleton County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Pendleton County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Pendleton 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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52.24%

Born in Pendleton County, West Virginia

99.63%

Native Born

0.37%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.63% of Pendleton County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 52.24% having been born in West Virginia. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pendleton 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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