Summers County, West Virginia Population 2021

Summers County, West Virginia's estimated population is 12,375 with a growth rate of -0.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Summers County, West Virginia is the 43rd largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 13,940 and has seen a growth of -11.23% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,375-99-0.79%
202012,474-99-0.79%
201912,573-99-0.78%
201812,672-210-1.63%
201712,882-96-0.74%
201612,978-159-1.21%
201513,137-192-1.44%
201413,329-260-1.91%
201313,589-247-1.79%
201213,836-21-0.15%
201113,857-83-0.60%
201013,940-264-1.86%
199014,204-1,671-10.53%
198015,8752,66220.15%
197013,213-2,427-15.52%
196015,640-3,543-18.47%
195019,183-1,226-6.01%
194020,409-59-0.29%
193020,4681,3767.21%
192019,0926723.65%
191018,4202,15513.25%
190016,2653,14824.00%
189013,1174,08445.21%
18809,0330.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.79%
County Website
Founded
February 27, 1871
County Seat
2010 Population
13,940
Growth Since 2010
-11.23%
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Summers County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,96793.14%
Black or African American5864.56%
Two or More Races2842.21%
Some Other Race110.09%
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Summers County, West Virginia Population by Race

Summers County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Summers County, West Virginia Median Age

49.1


Total

48.9


Male

49.2


Female

Summers County, West Virginia Adults

There are 10,691 adults, (3,115 of whom are seniors) in Summers County, West Virginia.

Summers County, West Virginia Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Summers County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

6,932

53.95%

Male

5,916

46.05%

Summers County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Summers County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All76.2%23.8%
Male73.5%26.5%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female58.7%41.3%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Summers County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5662.1576.2
Married2,7292.6985.2
Non Family1,8801.0669.4
Female6102.8958.7
Male3472.473.5

2.6

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

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Summers County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5345.36%
9th to 12th Grade9589.61%
High School Graduate4,20242.16%
Some College2,29323.01%
Associates Degree5375.39%
Bachelors Degree9019.04%
Graduate Degree5415.43%
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Summers County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Summers County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,1447,7151,326
Black51547753
2+ Races16415815
Hispanic15313448
Other Race1111

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 hispanic people with a rate of 31.37%.

Summers County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,869$34,769$23,583
Less Than 9th Grade$21,348$21,875$20,800
High School Graduate$27,414$32,120$20,167
Some College$26,612$34,627$23,688
Bachelors Degree$39,306$53,513$26,047
Graduate Degree$41,767$$42,109

$27,869

Average Earnings

$34,769

Average Male

$23,583

Average Female

Summers County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Summers County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Summers County, West Virginia Language

98.93% of Summers County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Summers County, West Virginia Language

Summers County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,1912,30020.55%
Black36915040.65%
Multiple2567930.86%
Hispanic1416948.94%

21.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.28%

Male Poverty Rate

23.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Summers County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Summers County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 48.94% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.56%.

Summers County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.35%
High School18.53%
Some College17.66%
Bachelors or Greater5.14%

Summers County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.37%
Male Unemployed36.47%
Male Employed11.33%
Female Employed8.49%

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

Summers County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,187$48,929
Families$49,023$58,170
Married Families$57,259-
Non Families$23,988$28,044
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Income by Household Type

Summers County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Summers County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Summers 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 55-64.

Summers County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Summers County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,072

Number of Veterans

1,028

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War306
Second Gulf War278
Vietnam267
Korea42
World War II15

Summers County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54376
65 to 74267
75+256
55 to 64172
18 to 341

Summers County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,03310.37%
Black397.14%

Summers County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Summers County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Summers County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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44.1%

Labor Force Participation

38.9%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Summers County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Summers County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Summers 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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74.14%

Born in Summers County, West Virginia

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

0.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.40% of Summers County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 74.14% having been born in West Virginia. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Summers 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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