Pleasants County, West Virginia Population 2022

Pleasants County, West Virginia's estimated population is 7,325 with a growth rate of -0.61% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pleasants County, West Virginia is the 52nd largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 7,571 and has seen a growth of -3.25% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18602,9450.00%
18703,012672.28%
18806,2563,244107.70%
18907,5391,28320.51%
19009,3451,80623.96%
19108,074-1,271-13.60%
19207,379-695-8.61%
19306,545-834-11.30%
19406,6921472.25%
19506,369-323-4.83%
19607,12475511.85%
19707,2741502.11%
19808,23696213.23%
19907,546-690-8.38%
20107,571250.33%
20117,57540.05%
20127,533-42-0.55%
20137,518-15-0.20%
20147,588700.93%
20157,499-89-1.17%
20167,490-9-0.12%
20177,455-35-0.47%
20187,505500.67%
20197,460-45-0.60%
20207,415-45-0.60%
20217,370-45-0.61%
20227,325-45-0.61%
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Pleasants County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,15295.91%
Black or African American150.20%
Some Other Race2102.82%
Two or More Races801.07%
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Pleasants County, West Virginia Population by Race

Pleasants County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Pleasants County, West Virginia Median Age

44


Total

40.9


Male

47.2


Female

Pleasants County, West Virginia Adults

There are 5,987 adults, (1,392 of whom are seniors) in Pleasants County, West Virginia.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32

Child Dependency Ratio

Pleasants County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,407

45.69%

Male

4,050

54.31%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Pleasants County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.8%5.2%
All83.9%16.1%
Non Family71.6%28.4%
Female69.5%30.5%
Male56.6%43.4%

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pleasants County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8222.4683.9
Married1,6003.0494.8
Male1292.4156.6
Female2622.9569.5
Non Family8311.271.6

2.93

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Pleasants County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1843.48%
9th to 12th Grade3987.52%
High School Graduate2,73651.70%
Some College97318.39%
Associates Degree4378.26%
Bachelors Degree3676.93%
Graduate Degree1973.72%
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Pleasants County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pleasants County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,1534,618564
Other Race5959
Hispanic7159
2+ Races5328
Black155

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.95%.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,375$51,225$24,052
Less Than 9th Grade$27,759$28,534$
High School Graduate$37,232$50,434$24,343
Some College$38,620$67,109$21,479
Bachelors Degree$41,875$52,917$34,205
Graduate Degree$63,688$83,207$60,833

$38,375

Average Earnings

$51,225

Average Male

$24,052

Average Female

Pleasants County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pleasants County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Pleasants County, West Virginia Language

97.24% of Pleasants County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Language

Pleasants County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,6945728.54%
OtherNaN%
Multiple352160.00%

8.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.91%

Male Poverty Rate

9.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pleasants County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pleasants County, West Virginia is White, with 8.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pleasants County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.44%.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.72%
High School10.44%
Some College8.54%
Bachelors or Greater4.96%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.10%
Male Unemployed16.51%
Female Employed5.00%
Female Unemployed4.55%

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

Pleasants County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,508$90,849
Families$72,736$106,544
Married Families$77,614-
Non Families$28,810$51,749
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Income by Household Type

Pleasants County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pleasants County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Pleasants 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.

Pleasants County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Pleasants County, West Virginia Marital Status

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548

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War80
First Gulf War107
Vietnam124
Korea50
World War II27

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3454
35 to 54166
55 to 64117
65 to 7479
75+132

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4878.38%
Other Race2929.90%
2+ Races3248.48%
Hispanic2926.61%

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pleasants County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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53.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pleasants County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Pleasants County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Pleasants 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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67.92%

Born in Pleasants County, West Virginia

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Pleasants County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 67.92% having been born in West Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pleasants 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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