Roane County, West Virginia Population 2022

Roane County, West Virginia's estimated population is 12,998 with a growth rate of -1.74% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Roane County, West Virginia is the 41st largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 14,895 and has seen a growth of -12.74% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18605,3810.00%
18707,2321,85134.40%
188012,1844,95268.47%
189015,3033,11925.60%
190019,8524,54929.73%
191021,5431,6918.52%
192020,129-1,414-6.56%
193019,478-651-3.23%
194020,7871,3096.72%
195018,408-2,379-11.44%
196015,720-2,688-14.60%
197014,111-1,609-10.24%
198015,9521,84113.05%
199015,120-832-5.22%
201014,895-225-1.49%
201114,801-94-0.63%
201214,679-122-0.82%
201314,607-72-0.49%
201414,595-12-0.08%
201514,375-220-1.51%
201614,114-261-1.82%
201714,004-110-0.78%
201813,918-86-0.61%
201913,688-230-1.65%
202013,458-230-1.68%
202113,228-230-1.71%
202212,998-230-1.74%
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Roane County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,35996.59%
Black or African American120.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.05%
Asian140.10%
Some Other Race150.11%
Two or More Races4243.07%
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Roane County, West Virginia Population by Race

Roane County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Roane County, West Virginia Median Age

46.1


Total

45.1


Male

46.7


Female

Roane County, West Virginia Adults

There are 10,857 adults, (3,002 of whom are seniors) in Roane County, West Virginia.

Roane County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Roane County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

6,991

50.55%

Male

6,840

49.45%

Roane County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Roane County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
All76.1%23.9%
Non Family66%34%
Male48.9%51.1%
Female44.6%55.4%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Roane County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5992.4576.1
Married2,8163.0691.4
Male1903.7748.9
Female5423.5144.6
Non Family2,0511.2166

3.09

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Roane County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5986.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,26412.70%
High School Graduate4,38544.05%
Some College1,54215.49%
Associates Degree8748.78%
Bachelors Degree7257.28%
Graduate Degree5675.70%
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Roane County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Roane County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian14148
Hispanic555514
White9,7577,9151,270
Native American77
Other Race1515
Black1110
2+ Races11192

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 57.14%.

Roane County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,394$36,580$26,433
Less Than 9th Grade$25,156$33,409$14,187
High School Graduate$28,616$32,941$24,036
Some College$30,273$39,594$22,111
Bachelors Degree$38,958$40,388$38,583
Graduate Degree$42,415$41,172$43,333

$30,394

Average Earnings

$36,580

Average Male

$26,433

Average Female

Roane County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Roane County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Roane County, West Virginia Language

99.00% of Roane County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Roane County, West Virginia Language

Roane County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,0632,68420.55%
Black12216.67%
Other15NaN%
Multiple42435583.73%
Hispanic1623722.84%

22.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.21%

Male Poverty Rate

24.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Roane County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Roane County, West Virginia is White, with 20.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Roane County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 22.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.63%.

Roane County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.46%
High School19.74%
Some College14.50%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

Roane County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.48%
Male Unemployed39.48%
Female Employed11.28%
Female Unemployed48.45%

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

Roane County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,895$51,706
Families$48,415$62,498
Married Families$52,721-
Non Families$23,774$32,354
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Income by Household Type

Roane County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Roane County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Roane County, West Virginia Marriage

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

Roane County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Roane County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,096

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War179
First Gulf War129
Vietnam468
Korea39
World War II25

Roane County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3439
35 to 54242
55 to 64229
65 to 74263
75+323

Roane County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,09610.26%
Hispanic66.82%

Roane County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Roane County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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8.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Roane County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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44.8%

Labor Force Participation

40.3%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Roane County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Roane County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Roane 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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80.57%

Born in Roane County, West Virginia

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.16%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.76% of Roane County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 80.57% having been born in West Virginia. 0.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Roane 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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