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Marshall County Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Marshall County is 32,716, which is 7.89% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 2.52% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Marshall County population density is 104.81 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 76.51 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Marshall County is white, which represent 97.76% of the total population. The average Marshall County education level is about the same as the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 32,716. #18

Population Growth Since 2000, #51

Marshall County
West Virginia

Population Density, #15

Marshall County
104.81 per square mile
West Virginia
76.51 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:31,982 (97.76%, #12)
Black:280 (0.86%, #32)
Hispanic:300 (0.92%, #26)
Asian:140 (0.43%, #18)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):100 (0.31%, #11)
One Race, Other:54 (0.17%, see rank)
Two or More Races:160 (0.49%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

25,972 (79.39%) out of the total population of 32,716 reported first ancestry.

 Marshall County% of the Total PopulationWest VirginiaU.S.
Arab2150.66%, see rank0.35%0.56%
Czech940.29%, see rank0.20%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.07%0.42%
Dutch6862.10%, see rank1.98%1.40%
English3,57210.92%, see rank11.39%8.02%
French4821.47%, see rank1.72%3.34%
German9,15127.97%, see rank17.89%15.03%
Greek2340.72%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian3080.94%, see rank0.49%0.46%
Irish6,13218.74%, see rank14.57%10.80%
Italian2,1456.56%, see rank4.58%5.52%
Norwegian240.07%, see rank0.23%1.42%
Polish1,7295.28%, see rank1.96%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian2150.66%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish7952.43%, see rank2.06%0.99%
Scottish6451.97%, see rank2.12%1.72%
Subsaharan African450.14%, see rank0.25%0.95%
Swedish960.29%, see rank0.39%1.27%
Swiss1070.33%, see rank0.21%0.30%
Ukrainian1230.38%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American4,00012.23%, see rank13.03%7.12%
Welsh3010.92%, see rank0.74%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 16,064 (49.10%, see rank)
Females: 16,652 (50.90%, see rank)

Marshall County
Male: 49.10%
Female: 50.90%
West Virginia
Male: 49.33%
Female: 50.67%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Marshall County
44.10 years old
West Virginia
41.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Marshall County
42.90 years old
West Virginia
40.40 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Marshall County
46.60 years old
West Virginia
42.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Marshall County% of the Total PopulationWest VirginiaU.S.
Under 5 years1,6875.16%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,7425.32%, see rank5.71%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,0296.20%, see rank5.85%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,9235.88%, see rank6.19%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,7815.44%, see rank6.65%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,42710.47%, see rank11.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,07012.44%, see rank12.59%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,73914.49%, see rank14.21%14.09%
55 to 64 years5,31916.26%, see rank14.60%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,31310.13%, see rank9.48%7.64%
75 to 84 2,0686.32%, see rank5.29%4.25%
85 years and over6181.89%, see rank2.04%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Marshall CountyWest VirginiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population23,554, 100%1,298,614209,056,129
Less Than High School2,611, 11.09%, see rank15.57%13.67%
High School Graduate11,129, 47.25%, see rank40.91%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree6,066, 25.75%, see rank24.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,521, 10.70%, see rank11.58%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,227, 5.21%, see rank7.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.86, see rank12.8413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Marshall County West VirginiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten68690.82%9.18%84.64%15.36%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,17590.52%, see rank9.48%, see rank93.32%6.68%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,62890.60%, see rank9.40%, see rank93.47%6.53%90.60%9.40%
College1,33889.01%, see rank10.99%, see rank83.79%16.21%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School27561.09%, see rank38.91%, see rank79.56%20.44%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Marshall CountyWest VirginiaU.S.
Total Households13,847, 100%742,359116,211,092
Average Household Size2.33, see rank2.432.63
1 Person Households3,812, 27.53%, see rank29.92%27.57%
2 or More Person Households10,035, 72.47%, see rank70.08%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,223, 66.61%, see rank64.90%66.22%
Average Family Size2.85, see rank3.083.32
Married-Couple Family7,382, 53.31%, see rank49.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households4,624, 33.39%, see rank35.10%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Marshall County%West VirginiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total27,258see rank1,536,633252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over13,247100%, see rank752,192123,281,364
Never Married3,46426.15%, see rank30.90%35.77%
Married7,64157.68%, see rank53.39%52.04%
Widowed4803.62%, see rank3.37%2.57%
Divorced1,66212.55%, see rank12.34%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over14,011100%, see rank784,441129,692,771
Never Married2,60818.61%, see rank23.33%29.48%
Married7,86256.11%, see rank50.81%49.19%
Widowed1,78512.74%, see rank12.24%9.16%
Divorced1,75612.53%, see rank13.62%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Marshall County%West VirginiaU.S.
Native32,46899.24%, see rank98.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence26,24380.21%, see rank70.21%58.73%
Born in Different State6,14118.77%, see rank27.83%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
840.26%, see rank0.47%1.42%
Foreign Born2480.76%, see rank1.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1690.52%, see rank0.70%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship790.24%, see rank0.79%7.09%
Born In Europe760.23%, see rank0.27%1.53%
Born In Asia880.27%, see rank0.65%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.10%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America570.17%, see rank0.38%6.83%
Born In Northern America270.08%, see rank0.07%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Marshall County%West VirginiaU.S.
English13,43797.04%, see rank96.75%79.39%
Spanish1831.32%, see rank1.43%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1160.84%, see rank1.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages990.71%, see rank0.54%3.36%
Other120.09%, see rank0.21%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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