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Terra Alta, WV Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Terra Alta is 1,676, which is 15.11% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 2.52% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Terra Alta population density is 1,412.95 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 76.51 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Terra Alta is white, which represent 99.11% of the total population. The average Terra Alta 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: 1,676. #95

Population Growth Since 2000, #63

Terra Alta, WV
15.11%
West Virginia
2.52%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #106

Terra Alta, WV
1,412.95 per square mile
West Virginia
76.51 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,661 (99.11%, #152)
Black:7 (0.42%, #168)
Hispanic:15 (0.89%, #115)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #98)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):0 (0.00%, #70)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:8 (0.48%, see rank)
 

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

Population by First Ancestry

1,069 (63.78%) out of the total population of 1,676 reported first ancestry.

 Terra Alta, WV% of the Total PopulationWest VirginiaU.S.
Arab40.24%, see rank0.35%0.56%
Czech221.31%, see rank0.20%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.07%0.42%
Dutch231.37%, see rank1.98%1.40%
English1398.29%, see rank11.39%8.02%
French201.19%, see rank1.72%3.34%
German42725.48%, see rank17.89%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.28%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.49%0.46%
Irish23313.90%, see rank14.57%10.80%
Italian663.94%, see rank4.58%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.23%1.42%
Polish432.57%, see rank1.96%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian50.30%, see rank0.36%0.92%
Scotch-Irish221.31%, see rank2.06%0.99%
Scottish221.31%, see rank2.12%1.72%
Subsaharan African60.36%, see rank0.25%0.95%
Swedish90.54%, see rank0.39%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.21%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.31%
American19511.63%, see rank13.03%7.12%
Welsh110.66%, see rank0.74%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 835 (49.82%, see rank)
Females: 841 (50.18%, see rank)

Terra Alta, WV
Male: 49.82%
Female: 50.18%
West Virginia
Male: 49.33%
Female: 50.67%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Terra Alta, WV
33.40 years old
West Virginia
41.60 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Terra Alta, WV
33.90 years old
West Virginia
40.40 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Terra Alta, WV
30.30 years old
West Virginia
42.90 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Terra Alta, WV% of the Total PopulationWest VirginiaU.S.
Under 5 years1287.64%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years1317.82%, see rank5.71%6.51%
10 to 14 years573.40%, see rank5.85%6.59%
15 to 19 years1388.23%, see rank6.19%6.85%
20 to 24 years1519.01%, see rank6.65%7.13%
25 to 34 years27516.41%, see rank11.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years20412.17%, see rank12.59%12.96%
45 to 54 years17210.26%, see rank14.21%14.09%
55 to 64 years26415.75%, see rank14.60%12.29%
65 to 74 years734.36%, see rank9.48%7.64%
75 to 84 563.34%, see rank5.29%4.25%
85 years and over271.61%, see rank2.04%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Terra Alta, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,071, 100%1,298,614209,056,129
Less Than High School162, 15.13%, see rank15.57%13.67%
High School Graduate533, 49.77%, see rank40.91%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree282, 26.33%, see rank24.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree61, 5.70%, see rank11.58%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree33, 3.08%, see rank7.17%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.37, 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

 Terra Alta, WV West VirginiaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)13086.15%, see rank13.85%, see rank93.32%6.68%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)10385.44%, see rank14.56%, see rank93.47%6.53%90.60%9.40%
College4881.25%, see rank18.75%, see rank83.79%16.21%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1978.95%, see rank21.05%, see rank79.56%20.44%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Terra Alta, WVWest VirginiaU.S.
Total Households637, 100%742,359116,211,092
Average Household Size2.62, see rank2.432.63
1 Person Households145, 22.76%, see rank29.92%27.57%
2 or More Person Households492, 77.24%, see rank70.08%72.43%
Family Households (Families)478, 75.04%, see rank64.90%66.22%
Average Family Size3.13, see rank3.083.32
Married-Couple Family313, 49.14%, see rank49.20%48.42%
Nonfamily Households159, 24.96%, see rank35.10%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Terra Alta, WV%West VirginiaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,360see rank1,536,633252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over691100%, see rank752,192123,281,364
Never Married20729.96%, see rank30.90%35.77%
Married36853.26%, see rank53.39%52.04%
Widowed476.80%, see rank3.37%2.57%
Divorced699.99%, see rank12.34%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over669100%, see rank784,441129,692,771
Never Married20130.04%, see rank23.33%29.48%
Married33249.63%, see rank50.81%49.19%
Widowed588.67%, see rank12.24%9.16%
Divorced7811.66%, see rank13.62%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Terra Alta, WV%West VirginiaU.S.
Native1,65898.93%, see rank98.51%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence85350.89%, see rank70.21%58.73%
Born in Different State77246.06%, see rank27.83%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
331.97%, see rank0.47%1.42%
Foreign Born181.07%, see rank1.49%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship60.36%, see rank0.70%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship120.72%, see rank0.79%7.09%
Born In Europe60.36%, see rank0.27%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, 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 America120.72%, 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

 Terra Alta, WV%West VirginiaU.S.
English62698.27%, see rank96.75%79.39%
Spanish30.47%, see rank1.43%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages81.26%, see rank1.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, 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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