Upshur County, West Virginia Population 2022

Upshur County, West Virginia's estimated population is 23,588 with a growth rate of -0.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Upshur County, West Virginia is the 26th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 24,239 and has seen a growth of -2.69% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18607,2920.00%
18708,02373110.02%
188010,2492,22627.75%
189012,7142,46524.05%
190014,6961,98215.59%
191016,6291,93313.15%
192017,8511,2227.35%
193017,944930.52%
194018,3604162.32%
195019,2428824.80%
196018,292-950-4.94%
197019,0928004.37%
198023,4274,33522.71%
199022,867-560-2.39%
201024,2391,3726.00%
201124,270310.13%
201224,4411710.70%
201324,6011600.65%
201424,662610.25%
201524,727650.26%
201624,680-47-0.19%
201724,555-125-0.51%
201824,372-183-0.75%
201924,176-196-0.80%
202023,980-196-0.81%
202123,784-196-0.82%
202223,588-196-0.82%
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Upshur County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,33095.42%
Black or African American5102.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.13%
Asian260.11%
Some Other Race340.14%
Two or More Races5202.13%
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Upshur County, West Virginia Population by Race

Upshur County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Upshur County, West Virginia Median Age

42


Total

41.2


Male

43


Female

Upshur County, West Virginia Adults

There are 19,532 adults, (5,003 of whom are seniors) in Upshur County, West Virginia.

Upshur County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Upshur County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

12,326

50.41%

Male

12,125

49.59%

Upshur County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Upshur County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All76.1%23.9%
Male71.1%28.9%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Female59.6%40.4%

76.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Upshur County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5922.4276.1
Married4,2112.9988.7
Male6332.9171.1
Female1,2253.5859.6
Non Family3,5231.2467.6

2.99

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

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Upshur County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8645.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,3788.20%
High School Graduate8,57451.01%
Some College2,24413.35%
Associates Degree1,0286.12%
Bachelors Degree1,6769.97%
Graduate Degree1,0436.21%
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Upshur County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Upshur County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American181814
Hispanic15312369
Black21421454
2+ Races46738683
White16,04513,9142,559
Other Race30

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 native american people with a rate of 77.78%.

Upshur County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,696$40,457$29,921
Less Than 9th Grade$28,114$36,912$12,392
High School Graduate$30,265$38,003$25,217
Some College$32,002$40,422$28,320
Bachelors Degree$46,250$47,083$42,188
Graduate Degree$56,737$57,230$54,135

$32,696

Average Earnings

$40,457

Average Male

$29,921

Average Female

Upshur County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Upshur County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Upshur County, West Virginia Language

98.96% of Upshur County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.47% of the population.

Upshur County, West Virginia Language

Upshur County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native271451.85%
White22,0754,37019.80%
Multiple4859619.79%
Black3386619.53%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2633111.79%

19.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.96%

Male Poverty Rate

22.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upshur County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upshur County, West Virginia is Native, with 51.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upshur County, West Virginia is Hispanic, with 11.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.96%.

Upshur County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.67%
High School18.30%
Some College8.83%
Bachelors or Greater7.87%

Upshur County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.64%
Male Unemployed27.93%
Female Employed11.31%
Female Unemployed31.34%

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

Upshur County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,802$62,951
Families$56,691$69,773
Married Families$65,771-
Non Families$25,049$47,887
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Income by Household Type

Upshur County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Upshur County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Upshur 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 45-54.

Upshur County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Upshur County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,706

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War283
First Gulf War323
Vietnam730
Korea95
World War II48

Upshur County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3425
35 to 54417
55 to 64299
65 to 74458
75+507

Upshur County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6228.75%
Black5213.23%
2+ Races326.30%

Upshur County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Upshur County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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5.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upshur County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Upshur County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Upshur County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Upshur 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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77.87%

Born in Upshur County, West Virginia

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

0.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Upshur County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 77.87% having been born in West Virginia. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Upshur 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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