Wyoming County, West Virginia Population 2021

Wyoming County, West Virginia's estimated population is 19,614 with a growth rate of -1.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wyoming County, West Virginia is the 32nd largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 23,728 and has seen a growth of -17.34% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202119,614-390-1.95%
202020,004-390-1.91%
201920,394-390-1.88%
201820,784-487-2.29%
201721,271-506-2.32%
201621,777-400-1.80%
201522,177-401-1.78%
201422,578-362-1.58%
201322,940-270-1.16%
201223,210-250-1.07%
201123,460-268-1.13%
201023,728-5,262-18.15%
199028,990-7,003-19.46%
198035,9935,89819.60%
197030,095-4,741-13.61%
196034,836-2,704-7.20%
195037,5407,76626.08%
194029,7748,84842.28%
193020,9265,74637.85%
192015,1804,78846.07%
191010,3922,01224.01%
19008,3802,13334.14%
18906,2471,92544.54%
18804,3221,15136.30%
18703,17131010.84%
18602,8611,21673.92%
18501,6450.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.95%
County Website
Founded
January 26, 1850
County Seat
2010 Population
23,728
Growth Since 2010
-17.34%
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Wyoming County, West Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,71697.35%
Black or African American2621.23%
Two or More Races2241.05%
Asian540.25%
Some Other Race250.12%
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Wyoming County, West Virginia Population by Race

Wyoming County, West Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Wyoming County, West Virginia Median Age

44.6


Total

43.3


Male

46


Female

Wyoming County, West Virginia Adults

There are 16,853 adults, (4,423 of whom are seniors) in Wyoming County, West Virginia.

Wyoming County, West Virginia Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Wyoming County, West Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

10,804

50.77%

Male

10,477

49.23%

Wyoming County, West Virginia Population by Age

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

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Wyoming County, West Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91%9%
Non Family84.2%15.8%
All84.2%15.8%
Male70.4%29.6%
Female58.6%41.4%

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wyoming County, West Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8052.4184.2
Married5,0682.8891
Non Family2,1901.1584.2
Female1,1152.6958.6
Male4322.5370.4

2.74

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Wyoming County, West Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3018.43%
9th to 12th Grade1,75511.38%
High School Graduate7,50748.66%
Some College2,54316.49%
Associates Degree8795.70%
Bachelors Degree7664.97%
Graduate Degree6754.38%
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Wyoming County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wyoming County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,02912,0351,384
Black23917729
2+ Races76764
Asian545424
Hispanic2828
Other Race2525

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.44%.

Wyoming County, West Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,440$51,894$24,383
Less Than 9th Grade$25,703$38,654$20,040
High School Graduate$30,517$50,549$21,337
Some College$35,365$65,865$24,239
Bachelors Degree$34,904$44,038$29,881
Graduate Degree$46,635$26,808$51,776

$32,440

Average Earnings

$51,894

Average Male

$24,383

Average Female

Wyoming County, West Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wyoming County, West Virginia Language by Age

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Wyoming County, West Virginia Language

99.82% of Wyoming County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 0.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.12% of the population.

Wyoming County, West Virginia Language

Wyoming County, West Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,4244,52022.13%
Black25712548.64%
Multiple2243816.96%
Hispanic672232.84%

22.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.84%

Male Poverty Rate

22.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wyoming County, West Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wyoming County, West Virginia is Black, with 48.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wyoming County, West Virginia is Multiple, with 16.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.23%.

Wyoming County, West Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.48%
High School19.86%
Some College13.04%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

Wyoming County, West Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.83%
Male Unemployed32.85%
Female Employed9.27%
Male Employed5.90%

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

Wyoming County, West Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,332$55,480
Families$50,613$60,237
Married Families$57,380-
Non Families$21,889$36,760
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Income by Household Type

Wyoming County, West Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wyoming County, West Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Wyoming 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.

Wyoming County, West Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Wyoming County, West Virginia Marital Status

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1,462

Number of Veterans

1,388

Male Veterans

74

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam745
Korea186
First Gulf War155
Second Gulf War96
World War II48

Wyoming County, West Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74691
75+377
35 to 54228
55 to 64139
18 to 3427

Wyoming County, West Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4348.71%
Black2510.46%
2+ Races33.95%

Wyoming County, West Virginia Veterans by Race

Wyoming County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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11.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wyoming County, West Virginia Veterans by Education

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39.9%

Labor Force Participation

34.6%

Employment Rate

13.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wyoming County, West Virginia Employment by Age

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Wyoming County, West Virginia Employment by Race

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Wyoming 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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90.15%

Born in Wyoming County, West Virginia

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.56% of Wyoming County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 90.15% having been born in West Virginia. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wyoming 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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