Ritchie County, West Virginia's estimated population is 8,972 with a growth rate of -2.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ritchie County, West Virginia is the 45th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 10,420 and has seen a growth of -13.90% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.09%.
97.65% of Ritchie County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.47% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Ritchie County, West Virginia is Asian, with 94.74% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Ritchie County, West Virginia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.34%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Ritchie County, West Virginia
98.66% of Ritchie County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 80.34% having been born in West Virginia. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.