Tucker County, West Virginia Population 2021

Tucker County, West Virginia's estimated population is 6,643 with a growth rate of -1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tucker County, West Virginia is the 55th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 7,129 and has seen a growth of -6.82% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20216,643-98-1.45%
20206,741-98-1.43%
20196,839-98-1.41%
20186,937-55-0.79%
20176,992-61-0.86%
20167,053-36-0.51%
20157,089370.52%
20147,052-28-0.40%
20137,08020.03%
20127,078-52-0.73%
20117,13010.01%
20107,129-599-7.75%
19907,728-947-10.92%
19808,6751,22816.49%
19707,447-303-3.91%
19607,750-2,850-26.89%
195010,600-2,573-19.53%
194013,173-201-1.50%
193013,374-3,417-20.35%
192016,791-1,884-10.09%
191018,6755,24239.02%
190013,4336,974107.97%
18906,4593,308104.98%
18803,1511,24465.23%
18701,90747933.54%
18601,4280.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.45%
County Website
Founded
March 7, 1856
County Seat
2010 Population
7,129
Growth Since 2010
-6.82%
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Tucker County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,79997.38%
Two or More Races881.26%
Asian380.54%
Black or African American330.47%
Some Other Race240.34%
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Tucker County, West Virginia Population by Race

Tucker County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Tucker County, West Virginia Median Age

49.3


Total

48.6


Male

51.1


Female

Tucker County, West Virginia Adults

There are 5,862 adults, (1,764 of whom are seniors) in Tucker County, West Virginia.

Tucker County, West Virginia Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Tucker County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,470

49.70%

Male

3,512

50.30%

Tucker County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Tucker County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.3%8.7%
Male79.3%20.7%
All78.5%21.5%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
Female52.9%47.1%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tucker County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1422.1778.5
Married1,5282.7591.3
Non Family1,1011.1566.9
Female2722.3952.9
Male2412.8379.3

2.64

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Tucker County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1783.31%
9th to 12th Grade4798.91%
High School Graduate2,51846.82%
Some College89616.66%
Associates Degree2644.91%
Bachelors Degree61911.51%
Graduate Degree4247.88%
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Tucker County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tucker County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3094,6561,039
Asian3535
2+ Races28244
Black66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.57%.

Tucker County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,471$33,638$24,417
Less Than 9th Grade$22,442$23,542$15,833
High School Graduate$27,664$33,359$17,917
Some College$31,786$44,663$23,281
Bachelors Degree$37,697$64,375$32,455
Graduate Degree$27,050$14,125$38,375

$30,471

Average Earnings

$33,638

Average Male

$24,417

Average Female

Tucker County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tucker County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Tucker County, West Virginia Language

99.32% of Tucker County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Tucker County, West Virginia Language

Tucker County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,59178511.91%
Multiple883742.05%
Hispanic2323100.00%
Black271659.26%
Asian3837.89%

12.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.42%

Male Poverty Rate

14.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tucker County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tucker County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tucker County, West Virginia is Asian, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.10%.

Tucker County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.27%
High School12.84%
Bachelors or Greater4.22%
Some College3.13%

Tucker County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.33%
Female Unemployed22.06%
Female Employed8.11%
Male Employed3.02%

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

Tucker County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,118$56,185
Families$57,721$68,251
Married Families$70,417-
Non Families$23,673$32,810
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Income by Household Type

Tucker County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Tucker County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Tucker County, West Virginia Marriage

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

Tucker County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Tucker County, West Virginia Marital Status

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530

Number of Veterans

520

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam205
First Gulf War99
Korea95
Second Gulf War47
World War II21

Tucker County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+178
65 to 74145
55 to 64103
35 to 5486
18 to 3418

Tucker County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5219.03%
2+ Races931.03%

Tucker County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Tucker County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tucker County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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54.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Tucker County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Tucker County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Tucker 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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73.39%

Born in Tucker County, West Virginia

99.50%

Native Born

0.50%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.50% of Tucker County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 73.39% having been born in West Virginia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Tucker 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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