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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Mingo County is 26,229, which is 7.16% 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 Mingo County population density is 61.87 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 76.51 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Mingo County is white, which represent 96.32% of the total population. The average Mingo County education level is lower than 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: 26,229. #24

Population Growth Since 2000, #46

Mingo County
West Virginia

Population Density, #24

Mingo County
61.87 per square mile
West Virginia
76.51 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:25,263 (96.32%, #34)
Black:434 (1.65%, #22)
Hispanic:103 (0.39%, #47)
Asian:121 (0.46%, #17)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):14 (0.05%, #42)
One Race, Other:84 (0.32%, see rank)
Two or More Races:313 (1.19%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

13,197 (50.31%) out of the total population of 26,229 reported first ancestry.

 Mingo County% of the Total PopulationWest VirginiaU.S.
Arab110.04%, see rank0.35%0.56%
Czech130.05%, see rank0.20%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.07%0.42%
Dutch2230.85%, see rank1.98%1.40%
English1,7206.56%, see rank11.39%8.02%
French1780.68%, see rank1.72%3.34%
German2,3959.13%, see rank17.89%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian450.17%, see rank0.49%0.46%
Irish3,66413.97%, see rank14.57%10.80%
Italian7202.75%, see rank4.58%5.52%
Norwegian400.15%, see rank0.23%1.42%
Polish100.04%, see rank1.96%3.01%
Portuguese80.03%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian1040.40%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2130.81%, see rank2.06%0.99%
Scottish2410.92%, see rank2.12%1.72%
Subsaharan African30.01%, see rank0.25%0.95%
Swedish330.13%, see rank0.39%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.21%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American2,4089.18%, see rank13.03%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.74%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 12,909 (49.22%, see rank)
Females: 13,320 (50.78%, see rank)

Mingo County
Male: 49.22%
Female: 50.78%
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)
Mingo County
41.40 years old
West Virginia
41.60 years old
37.40 years old

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

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Mingo County
42.30 years old
West Virginia
42.90 years old
38.80 years old

 Mingo County% of the Total PopulationWest VirginiaU.S.
Under 5 years1,6086.13%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,6566.31%, see rank5.71%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,6166.16%, see rank5.85%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,3815.27%, see rank6.19%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,4685.60%, see rank6.65%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,13411.95%, see rank11.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,49713.33%, see rank12.59%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,94015.02%, see rank14.21%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,09015.59%, see rank14.60%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,3128.81%, see rank9.48%7.64%
75 to 84 1,1774.49%, see rank5.29%4.25%
85 years and over3501.33%, see rank2.04%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Mingo CountyWest VirginiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population18,500, 100%1,298,614209,056,129
Less Than High School5,107, 27.61%, see rank15.57%13.67%
High School Graduate7,484, 40.45%, see rank40.91%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,968, 21.45%, see rank24.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,038, 5.61%, see rank11.58%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree903, 4.88%, see rank7.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.89, 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

 Mingo County West VirginiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten70799.29%0.71%84.64%15.36%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,65995.26%, see rank4.74%, see rank93.32%6.68%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,19698.16%, see rank1.84%, see rank93.47%6.53%90.60%9.40%
College68490.20%, see rank9.80%, see rank83.79%16.21%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School11997.48%, see rank2.52%, see rank79.56%20.44%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Mingo CountyWest VirginiaU.S.
Total Households10,836, 100%742,359116,211,092
Average Household Size2.41, see rank2.432.63
1 Person Households2,865, 26.44%, see rank29.92%27.57%
2 or More Person Households7,971, 73.56%, see rank70.08%72.43%
Family Households (Families)7,616, 70.28%, see rank64.90%66.22%
Average Family Size2.93, see rank3.083.32
Married-Couple Family5,778, 53.32%, see rank49.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,220, 29.72%, see rank35.10%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Mingo County%West VirginiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total21,349see rank1,536,633252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over10,385100%, see rank752,192123,281,364
Never Married2,34122.54%, see rank30.90%35.77%
Married6,25260.20%, see rank53.39%52.04%
Widowed3223.10%, see rank3.37%2.57%
Divorced1,47014.16%, see rank12.34%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over10,964100%, see rank784,441129,692,771
Never Married1,85416.91%, see rank23.33%29.48%
Married6,04055.09%, see rank50.81%49.19%
Widowed1,54514.09%, see rank12.24%9.16%
Divorced1,52513.91%, see rank13.62%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Mingo County%West VirginiaU.S.
Native26,03699.26%, see rank98.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence18,73471.42%, see rank70.21%58.73%
Born in Different State7,29227.80%, see rank27.83%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
100.04%, see rank0.47%1.42%
Foreign Born1930.74%, see rank1.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship210.08%, see rank0.70%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1720.66%, see rank0.79%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.27%1.53%
Born In Asia1210.46%, 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 America720.27%, see rank0.38%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.07%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Mingo County%West VirginiaU.S.
English10,67298.49%, see rank96.75%79.39%
Spanish1461.35%, see rank1.43%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages80.07%, see rank1.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages100.09%, see rank0.54%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.21%0.99%

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

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