Taylor County, West Virginia Population 2022

Taylor County, West Virginia's estimated population is 16,296 with a growth rate of -0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taylor County, West Virginia is the 35th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 16,889 and has seen a growth of -3.51% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18505,3670.00%
18607,4632,09639.05%
18709,3671,90425.51%
188011,4552,08822.29%
189012,1476926.04%
190014,9782,83123.31%
191016,5541,57610.52%
192018,7422,18813.22%
193019,1143721.98%
194019,9198054.21%
195018,422-1,497-7.52%
196015,010-3,412-18.52%
197013,878-1,132-7.54%
198016,5842,70619.50%
199015,144-1,440-8.68%
201016,8891,74511.52%
201116,934450.27%
201216,973390.23%
201316,990170.10%
201417,1021120.66%
201516,930-172-1.01%
201616,952220.13%
201716,914-38-0.22%
201816,828-86-0.51%
201916,695-133-0.79%
202016,562-133-0.80%
202116,429-133-0.80%
202216,296-133-0.81%
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Taylor County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,20596.36%
Black or African American1530.91%
Asian230.14%
Some Other Race970.58%
Two or More Races3392.02%
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Taylor County, West Virginia Population by Race

Taylor County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Taylor County, West Virginia Median Age

43.9


Total

42.6


Male

44.8


Female

Taylor County, West Virginia Adults

There are 13,458 adults, (3,376 of whom are seniors) in Taylor County, West Virginia.

Taylor County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Taylor County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,483

50.44%

Male

8,334

49.56%

Taylor County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Taylor County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All78.8%21.2%
Non Family71.3%28.7%
Male70.6%29.4%
Female69.1%30.9%

78.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Taylor County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6492.4778.8
Married3,3273.0786.8
Male3063.4770.6
Female7523.3169.1
Non Family2,2641.1771.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Taylor County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2291.84%
9th to 12th Grade9237.43%
High School Graduate5,42243.65%
Some College2,71221.83%
Associates Degree8026.46%
Bachelors Degree1,52412.27%
Graduate Degree8106.52%
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Taylor County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Taylor County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race777
2+ Races252238153
White11,93810,8372,166
Hispanic74547
Black1481478
Asian23

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Taylor County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,367$50,532$27,862
Less Than 9th Grade$18,631$18,625$
High School Graduate$30,463$37,523$24,349
Some College$34,257$58,352$26,802
Bachelors Degree$45,898$81,569$28,816
Graduate Degree$73,942$88,750$63,875

$34,367

Average Earnings

$50,532

Average Male

$27,862

Average Female

Taylor County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Taylor County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Taylor County, West Virginia Language

98.47% of Taylor County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Taylor County, West Virginia Language

Taylor County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,6952,61716.67%
Black10243.92%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic16112980.12%
Multiple3384312.72%

16.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.26%

Male Poverty Rate

17.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taylor County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, West Virginia is White, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 12.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.23%.

Taylor County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.75%
High School14.53%
Some College6.72%
Bachelors or Greater7.40%

Taylor County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.82%
Male Unemployed54.61%
Female Employed7.22%
Female Unemployed35.29%

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

Taylor County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,958$63,628
Families$62,229$71,005
Married Families$69,020-
Non Families$29,865$43,676
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Income by Household Type

Taylor County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Taylor County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Taylor County, West Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Taylor County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Taylor County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,729

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War165
First Gulf War376
Vietnam638
Korea173
World War II32

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3484
35 to 54496
55 to 64265
65 to 74479
75+405

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,62612.48%
Black5033.56%
2+ Races5321.03%
Hispanic810.39%

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taylor County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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56%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

10.1%

Unemployment Rate

Taylor County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Taylor County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Taylor 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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76.05%

Born in Taylor County, West Virginia

99.27%

Native Born

0.73%

Foreign Born

0.45%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.27% of Taylor County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 76.05% having been born in West Virginia. 0.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Taylor 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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