Putnam County, West Virginia's estimated population is 55,874 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Putnam County, West Virginia is the 11th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 55,620 and has seen a growth of 0.46% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.46%.
98.27% of Putnam County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, West Virginia is Black, with 24.84% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Putnam County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 2.83% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.70%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Putnam County, West Virginia
98.74% of Putnam County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 79.66% having been born in West Virginia. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.