Wirt County, West Virginia Population 2022

Wirt County, West Virginia's estimated population is 5,851 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wirt County, West Virginia is the 56th largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 5,725 and has seen a growth of 2.20% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18503,3530.00%
18603,75139811.87%
18704,8041,05328.07%
18807,1042,30047.88%
18909,4112,30732.47%
190010,2848739.28%
19109,047-1,237-12.03%
19207,536-1,511-16.70%
19306,358-1,178-15.63%
19406,4751171.84%
19505,119-1,356-20.94%
19604,391-728-14.22%
19704,154-237-5.40%
19804,92276818.49%
19905,1922705.49%
20105,72553310.27%
20115,755300.52%
20125,774190.33%
20135,838641.11%
20145,790-48-0.82%
20155,804140.24%
20165,767-37-0.64%
20175,786190.33%
20185,811250.43%
20195,821100.17%
20205,831100.17%
20215,841100.17%
20225,851100.17%
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Wirt County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,59897.12%
Black or African American781.35%
Two or More Races881.53%
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Wirt County, West Virginia Population by Race

Wirt County, West Virginia Population Pyramid 2022

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Wirt County, West Virginia Median Age

46.1


Total

43.8


Male

46.5


Female

Wirt County, West Virginia Adults

There are 4,559 adults, (1,155 of whom are seniors) in Wirt County, West Virginia.

Wirt County, West Virginia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wirt County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

2,867

49.74%

Male

2,897

50.26%

Wirt County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Wirt County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88.1%11.9%
All82.1%17.9%
Non Family77.4%22.6%
Female46.5%53.5%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wirt County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5572.2582.1
Married1,4962.8588.1
Male195.16100
Female1442.946.5
Non Family8981.177.4

2.84

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

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Wirt County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3016.93%
9th to 12th Grade4329.94%
High School Graduate1,74140.08%
Some College1,06524.52%
Associates Degree3447.92%
Bachelors Degree2806.45%
Graduate Degree1814.17%
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Wirt County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wirt County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races595912
White4,2053,472449
Black7474
Hispanic66

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 2+ races people with a rate of 20.34%.

Wirt County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,656$49,076$21,707
Less Than 9th Grade$17,670$21,324$
High School Graduate$36,488$40,179$24,327
Some College$29,211$52,632$15,769
Bachelors Degree$45,694$92,750$40,819
Graduate Degree$49,349$$55,114

$35,656

Average Earnings

$49,076

Average Male

$21,707

Average Female

Wirt County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wirt County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Wirt County, West Virginia Language

97.28% of Wirt County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.93% of the population.

Wirt County, West Virginia Language

Wirt County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7878100.00%
Multiple887585.23%
Hispanic201680.00%
White5,5691,10719.88%
OtherNaN%

22.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.02%

Male Poverty Rate

25.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wirt County, West Virginia

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wirt County, West Virginia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.49%.

Wirt County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.92%
High School15.62%
Some College22.29%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wirt County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.72%
Male Unemployed60.53%
Female Employed15.60%
Female Unemployed90.91%

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

Wirt County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,315$54,105
Families$54,656$63,781
Married Families$56,636-
Non Families$28,667$35,288
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Income by Household Type

Wirt County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.8%

Male Marriage Rate

64.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wirt County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Wirt 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 35-44.

Wirt County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Wirt County, West Virginia Marital Status

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515

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War83
First Gulf War101
Vietnam209
Korea15
World War II6

Wirt County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 54131
55 to 6483
65 to 74176
75+118

Wirt County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Wirt County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Wirt County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wirt County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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49.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wirt County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Wirt County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Wirt 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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74.97%

Born in Wirt County, West Virginia

99.81%

Native Born

0.19%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.81% of Wirt County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 74.97% 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.

Wirt 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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