Webster County, West Virginia Population 2022

Webster County, West Virginia's estimated population is 7,634 with a growth rate of -2.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webster County, West Virginia is the 50th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 9,153 and has seen a growth of -16.60% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601,5550.00%
18701,73017511.25%
18803,2071,47785.38%
18904,7831,57649.14%
19008,8624,07985.28%
19109,6808189.23%
192011,5621,88219.44%
193014,2162,65422.95%
194018,0803,86427.18%
195017,888-192-1.06%
196013,719-4,169-23.31%
19709,809-3,910-28.50%
198012,2452,43624.83%
199010,729-1,516-12.38%
20109,153-1,576-14.69%
20119,124-29-0.32%
20128,982-142-1.56%
20138,833-149-1.66%
20148,750-83-0.94%
20158,635-115-1.31%
20168,557-78-0.90%
20178,348-209-2.44%
20188,274-74-0.89%
20198,114-160-1.93%
20207,954-160-1.97%
20217,794-160-2.01%
20227,634-160-2.05%
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Webster County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,15698.40%
Some Other Race50.06%
Two or More Races1281.54%
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Webster County, West Virginia Population by Race

Webster County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Webster County, West Virginia Median Age

47.4


Total

48.2


Male

46.9


Female

Webster County, West Virginia Adults

There are 6,631 adults, (1,935 of whom are seniors) in Webster County, West Virginia.

Webster County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Webster County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,212

50.81%

Male

4,077

49.19%

Webster County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Webster County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All74.3%25.7%
Female71.4%28.6%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Male53%47%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Webster County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5822.374.3
Married1,6712.884.1
Male2702.953
Female4693.0971.4
Non Family1,1721.1366.4

2.79

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Webster County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade67311.22%
9th to 12th Grade74212.37%
High School Graduate2,76446.10%
Some College94815.81%
Associates Degree2424.04%
Bachelors Degree3646.07%
Graduate Degree2634.39%
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Webster County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Webster County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,8744,534627
Other Race55
Hispanic55
2+ Races11742

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 white people with a rate of 10.67%.

Webster County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,786$34,202$17,578
Less Than 9th Grade$26,618$34,167$13,000
High School Graduate$23,611$32,941$16,058
Some College$28,567$43,077$14,271
Bachelors Degree$25,063$33,144$20,705
Graduate Degree$44,514$64,427$41,889

$27,786

Average Earnings

$34,202

Average Male

$17,578

Average Female

Webster County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Webster County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Webster County, West Virginia Language

99.97% of Webster County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.03% of the population.

Webster County, West Virginia Language

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0872,15726.67%
OtherNaN%
Multiple1286953.91%

27.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.77%

Male Poverty Rate

30.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webster County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webster County, West Virginia is White, with 26.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webster County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 53.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.29%.

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.92%
High School26.39%
Some College14.37%
Bachelors or Greater13.25%

Webster County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.37%
Male Unemployed61.11%
Female Employed19.95%
Female Unemployed43.71%

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

Webster County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,358$46,441
Families$43,789$50,984
Married Families$53,313-
Non Families$20,093$35,578
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Income by Household Type

Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Webster 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.

Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Webster County, West Virginia Marital Status

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560

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War69
First Gulf War51
Vietnam222
Korea45
World War II10

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3436
35 to 5450
55 to 6478
65 to 74189
75+207

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5448.36%
2+ Races1613.68%

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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15.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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43.2%

Labor Force Participation

38.1%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Webster County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Webster County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Webster 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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82.86%

Born in Webster County, West Virginia

99.98%

Native Born

0.02%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.98% of Webster County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 82.86% 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 Europe.

Webster 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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