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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Demographic Statistics

West Virginia

Number

Percent

Total population1,808,344100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male879,17048.6
Female929,17451.4
Under 5 years101,8055.6
5 to 9 years111,1506.1
10 to 14 years116,1826.4
15 to 19 years125,5786.9
20 to 24 years120,1096.6
25 to 34 years229,09412.7
35 to 44 years272,24915.1
45 to 54 years270,46615.0
55 to 59 years98,9165.5
60 to 64 years85,9004.8
65 to 74 years148,4638.2
75 to 84 years96,6535.3
85 years and over31,7791.8
Median age (years)38.9(X)
18 years and over1,405,95177.7
Male
672,38537.2
Female
733,56640.6
21 years and over1,326,88073.4
62 years and over327,27018.1
65 years and over276,89515.3
Male
112,5386.2
Female
164,3579.1
RACE
One race1,792,55699.1
White
1,718,77795.0
Black or African American
57,2323.2
American Indian and Alaska Native
3,6060.2
Asian
9,4340.5
Asian Indian
2,8560.2
Chinese
1,8780.1
Filipino
1,4950.1
Japanese
8870.0
Korean
8570.0
Vietnamese
3790.0

Other Asian 1

1,0820.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
4000.0
Native Hawaiian
1110.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
870.0
Samoan
790.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

1230.0
Some other race
3,1070.2
Two or more races15,7880.9

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White1,733,39095.9
Black or African American62,8173.5
American Indian and Alaska Native10,6440.6
Asian11,8730.7
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8870.0
Some other race5,5790.3
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population1,808,344100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)12,2790.7
Mexican
4,3470.2
Puerto Rican
1,6090.1
Cuban
4530.0
Other Hispanic or Latino
5,8700.3
Not Hispanic or Latino1,796,06599.3
White alone
1,709,96694.6
RELATIONSHIP
Total population1,808,344100.0
In households1,765,19797.6
Householder
736,48140.7
Spouse
397,49922.0
Child
491,69727.2
Own child under 18 years
363,92920.1
Other relatives
68,7873.8
Under 18 years
28,2161.6
Nonrelatives
70,7333.9
Unmarried partner
34,7551.9
In group quarters43,1472.4
Institutionalized population
24,0091.3
Noninstitutionalized population
19,1381.1
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households736,481100.0
Family households (families)504,05568.4
With own children under 18 years
213,07228.9
Married-couple family
397,49954.0
With own children under 18 years
156,92721.3
Female householder, no husband present
79,12010.7
With own children under 18 years
42,3045.7
Nonfamily households232,42631.6
Householder living alone
199,58727.1
Householder 65 years and over
87,56811.9
Households with individuals under 18 years233,90631.8
Households with individuals 65 years and over201,39927.3
Average household size2.40(X)
Average family size2.90(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units844,623100.0
Occupied housing units736,48187.2
Vacant housing units108,14212.8
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
32,7573.9
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.2(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)9.1(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units736,481100.0
Owner-occupied housing units553,69975.2
Renter-occupied housing units182,78224.8
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.47(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.17(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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