Pendleton County, West Virginia Population 2024

5,877

Pendleton County, West Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 5,877 with a growth rate of -1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pendleton County, West Virginia is the 53rd largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 population was 7,676 and has seen a growth of -23.44% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,542-67-1.19%
20285,609-67-1.18%
20275,676-67-1.17%
20265,743-67-1.15%
20255,810-67-1.14%
20245,877-67-1.13%
20235,944-67-1.11%
20226,011-67-1.1%
20216,078-54-0.88%
20206,132-828-11.9%
20196,960-16-0.23%
20186,976-2-0.03%
20176,978-16-0.23%
20166,994-112-1.58%
20157,106-127-1.76%
20147,233-148-2.01%
20137,381-93-1.24%
20127,474-65-0.86%
20117,539-137-1.78%
20107,676
19908,0541441.82%
19807,91087912.5%
19707,031-1,062-13.12%
19608,093-1,220-13.1%
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%
18505,795-1,145-16.5%
18406,94066910.67%
18306,2711,42529.41%
18204,84660714.32%
18104,2392776.99%
18003,9621,51061.58%
17902,452-3,090-55.76%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.13% (-67)
County Website
Pendleton County
County Seat
2010 Population
7,676
Area
696 mi²
Density
8 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-23.44% (-1,799)
Founded
1788

Pendleton County, West Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,83994.85%
Black or African American2053.33%
Two or more races781.27%
Native American180.29%
Asian160.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Pendleton County, West Virginia Population by Race

Pendleton County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Pendleton County, West Virginia Median Age

50.9

Total

50

Male

51.8

Female

Pendleton County, West Virginia Adults

There are 5,049 adults, (1,742 of whom are seniors) in Pendleton County, West Virginia.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Age Dependency

86.2

Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pendleton County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female2,97848.38%
Male3,17851.62%

Pendleton County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3612.5682.817.2
Married1,4192.9589.910.1
Non Family6781.1473.726.3
Female1625.0252.547.5
Male1022.6393.16.9
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3.05

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pendleton 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

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

Pendleton 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 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.66%.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,457

Average Earnings

$45,819

Average Male

$31,123

Average Female

Pendleton County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pendleton County, West Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pendleton County, West Virginia Language

98.47% of Pendleton County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Language

Pendleton County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,70389415.68%
Hispanic908695.56%
Multiple786380.77%
Asian16637.5%
Black20520.98%
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16.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.74%

Male Poverty Rate

15.93%

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 95.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pendleton County, West Virginia is Black, with 0.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.35%.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.86%
High School14.8%
Some College7.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.46%
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Pendleton County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed89.89%
Female Unemployed83.02%
Female Employed6.63%
Male Employed3.43%
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Pendleton County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pendleton County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pendleton County, West Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pendleton County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pendleton County, West Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

435

Number of Veterans

428

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Pendleton County, West Virginia Veterans by War

count

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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

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pendleton County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pendleton County, West Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pendleton County, West Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pendleton 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

52.7%

Born in Pendleton County, West Virginia

99.9%

Native Born

0.1%

Foreign Born

0.1%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.9% of Pendleton County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 52.7% having been born in West Virginia. 0.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Place of Birth

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