Age and Sex in West Virginia (State)

Age Structure#1

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1 Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States, West Virginia, and other states
West Virginia
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0.0%0.5%1.0%Count%85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-439,38939.4k2.134%2.13%39,81239.8k2.157%2.16%58,81958.8k3.186%3.19%79,31579.3k4.296%4.30%62,28962.3k3.374%3.37%48,50048.5k2.627%2.63%77,31777.3k4.188%4.19%55,00255.0k2.979%2.98%137,566138k7.452%7.45%131,780132k7.138%7.14%120,548121k6.530%6.53%117,670118k6.374%6.37%110,478110k5.984%5.98%110,016110k5.959%5.96%108,617109k5.884%5.88%69,94669.9k3.789%3.79%26,08526.1k1.413%1.41%27,37927.4k1.483%1.48%45,71645.7k2.476%2.48%65,91765.9k3.571%3.57%106,914107k5.791%5.79%105,109105k5.694%5.69%101,908102k5.520%5.52%

Age and Sex#2

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1
Scope: population of the United States and West Virginia
Female Male
United States
West Virginia
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0.5%0.0%0.5%Count%Senior2Older Adult3Younger Adult4College5Children6-0.221329%-0.051063%-0.177049%-0.048590%-0.272392%0.27%0.221329%0.177049%0.221329%0.22%328,124328k17.774%17.8%-0.686900%-0.012660%-0.639439%-0.027509%-0.699560%0.70%0.686900%0.639439%0.686900%0.69%639,883640k34.661%34.7%-0.591869%-0.662794%-0.591869%0.59%0.591869%0.017168%0.662794%0.011473%0.609037%0.61%399,057399k21.616%21.6%-0.649142%-0.690098%-0.649142%0.65%0.649142%0.044824%0.690098%0.036916%0.693966%0.69%99,18099.2k5.372%5.37%-0.557689%-0.627873%-0.557689%0.56%0.557689%0.027722%0.627873%0.028032%0.585411%0.59%379,848380k20.576%20.6%

Detailed Age and Sex#3

Percentage in each age cohort per year of age.1
Scope: population of the United States and West Virginia
Female Male
United States
West Virginia
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
0.5%0.0%0.5%Count%85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4-0.043098%-0.047157%-0.040405%-0.038024%-0.090255%0.09%0.043098%0.040405%0.043098%0.04%39,38939.4k2.134%2.13%-0.175300%-0.080711%-0.151220%-0.063891%-0.256011%0.26%0.175300%0.151220%0.175300%0.18%39,81239.8k2.157%2.16%-0.289498%-0.058231%-0.220748%-0.056595%-0.347729%0.35%0.289498%0.220748%0.289498%0.29%58,81958.8k3.186%3.19%-0.408918%-0.041439%-0.319204%-0.054701%-0.450357%0.45%0.408918%0.319204%0.408918%0.41%79,31579.3k4.296%4.30%-0.555101%-0.014499%-0.421958%-0.052156%-0.569600%0.57%0.555101%0.421958%0.555101%0.56%62,28962.3k3.374%3.37%-0.622206%-0.069173%-0.502773%-0.054229%-0.691379%0.69%0.622206%0.502773%0.622206%0.62%48,50048.5k2.627%2.63%-0.685105%-0.025838%-0.541468%-0.051993%-0.710943%0.71%0.685105%0.541468%0.685105%0.69%77,31777.3k4.188%4.19%-0.730814%-0.028059%-0.599140%-0.045449%-0.758873%0.76%0.730814%0.599140%0.730814%0.73%55,00255.0k2.979%2.98%-0.724254%-0.041840%-0.647813%-0.041116%-0.766094%0.77%0.724254%0.647813%0.724254%0.72%137,566138k7.452%7.45%-0.701124%-0.025416%-0.688902%-0.025961%-0.726540%0.73%0.701124%0.688902%0.701124%0.70%131,780132k7.138%7.14%-0.649870%-0.655595%-0.013619%-0.649870%0.65%0.649870%0.006240%0.655595%0.656110%0.66%120,548121k6.530%6.53%-0.625180%-0.640349%-0.007471%-0.625180%0.63%0.625180%0.024441%0.640349%0.649621%0.65%117,670118k6.374%6.37%-0.598063%-0.626779%-0.004019%-0.598063%0.60%0.598063%0.000758%0.626779%0.598822%0.60%110,478110k5.984%5.98%-0.587652%-0.669173%-0.587652%0.59%0.587652%0.016576%0.669173%0.005514%0.604228%0.60%110,016110k5.959%5.96%-0.573807%-0.680581%-0.573807%0.57%0.573807%0.029110%0.680581%0.019624%0.602917%0.60%108,617109k5.884%5.88%-0.618676%-0.675846%-0.618676%0.62%0.618676%0.025604%0.675846%0.033642%0.644280%0.64%69,94669.9k3.789%3.79%-0.678623%-0.709599%-0.678623%0.68%0.678623%0.055739%0.709599%0.039633%0.734362%0.73%26,08526.1k1.413%1.41%-0.741133%-0.000813%-0.721323%-0.741946%0.74%0.741133%0.721323%0.040945%0.741133%0.74%27,37927.4k1.483%1.48%-0.587999%-0.664734%-0.587999%0.59%0.587999%0.062185%0.664734%0.033543%0.650184%0.65%45,71645.7k2.476%2.48%-0.579115%-0.642594%-0.579115%0.58%0.579115%0.031977%0.642594%0.030383%0.611093%0.61%65,91765.9k3.571%3.57%-0.564501%-0.635182%-0.564501%0.56%0.564501%0.029273%0.635182%0.027016%0.593773%0.59%106,914107k5.791%5.79%-0.556993%-0.629799%-0.556993%0.56%0.556993%0.024733%0.629799%0.027976%0.581726%0.58%105,109105k5.694%5.69%-0.538716%-0.609806%-0.538716%0.54%0.538716%0.026608%0.609806%0.027693%0.565324%0.57%101,908102k5.520%5.52%

Detailed Sex Ratio#4

Percentage more males or females in selected age cohorts.
Scope: population of the United States and West Virginia
More Females More Males
United States
West Virginia
100%50%0%M:FFM85+80-8475-7970-7467-6965-6662-6460-6155-5950-5445-4940-4435-3930-3425-2922-24212018-1915-1710-145-90-4-109.418696%-94.107784%-109.418696%109.4%0.4780.4867.681%67.7%32.319%32.3%-46.041654%-42.250155%-46.041654%46.0%0.6850.6859.356%59.4%40.644%40.6%-20.114512%-25.637895%-20.114512%20.1%0.8330.8354.569%54.6%45.431%45.4%-10.133793%-17.136703%-10.133793%10.1%0.9080.9152.411%52.4%47.589%47.6%-2.611977%-12.360556%-2.611977%2.6%0.9750.9750.645%50.6%49.355%49.4%-11.117399%-10.786056%-11.117399%11.1%0.9000.9052.633%52.6%47.367%47.4%-3.771447%-9.602216%-3.771447%3.8%0.9640.9650.925%50.9%49.075%49.1%-3.839454%-7.585728%-3.839454%3.8%0.9630.9650.942%50.9%49.058%49.1%-5.776940%-6.346862%-5.776940%5.8%0.9450.9551.404%51.4%48.596%48.6%-3.625014%-3.768485%-3.625014%3.6%0.9650.9750.890%50.9%49.110%49.1%-2.077397%0.960224%0.960224%1.0%1.0101.0149.761%49.8%50.239%50.2%-1.166734%3.909404%3.909404%3.9%1.0391.0449.041%49.0%50.959%51.0%-0.641232%0.126802%0.126802%0.1%1.0011.0049.968%50.0%50.032%50.0%2.820640%0.824044%2.820640%2.8%1.0281.0349.305%49.3%50.695%50.7%5.073162%2.883352%5.073162%5.1%1.0511.0548.763%48.8%51.237%51.2%4.138454%4.977745%4.138454%4.1%1.0411.0448.986%49.0%51.014%51.0%8.213602%5.585264%8.213602%8.2%1.0821.0848.028%48.0%51.972%52.0%-0.109633%-0.109633%0.1%5.676433%0.9991.0050.027%50.0%49.973%50.0%10.575772%5.046055%10.575772%10.6%1.1061.1147.489%47.5%52.511%52.5%5.521778%4.728170%5.521778%5.5%1.0551.0648.657%48.7%51.343%51.3%5.185583%4.253238%5.185583%5.2%1.0521.0548.736%48.7%51.264%51.3%4.440511%4.441989%4.440511%4.4%1.0441.0448.914%48.9%51.086%51.1%4.939066%4.541243%4.939066%4.9%1.0491.0548.795%48.8%51.205%51.2%

Map of Age Cohorts by County in West Virginia

Children Age Cohorts by County#5

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
14.2%16.2%18.2%20.2%22.2%24.3%

College Age Cohorts by County#6

Percentage of population aged 18 to 21 (%):
3.1%5.5%7.8%10.1%12.4%14.8%

20s Age Cohorts by County#7

Percentage of population aged 22 to 29 (%):
6.5%8.9%11.2%13.5%15.8%18.2%

30s Age Cohorts by County#8

Percentage of population aged 30 to 39 (%):
8.4%10.1%11.8%13.5%15.2%16.9%

40s Age Cohorts by County#9

Percentage of population aged 40 to 49 (%):
10.4%11.4%12.3%13.2%14.2%15.2%

50s Age Cohorts by County#10

Percentage of population aged 50 to 59 (%):
11.5%12.8%14.0%15.3%16.5%17.8%

60s Age Cohorts by County#11

Percentage of population aged 60 to 69 (%):
8.6%10.3%12.0%13.7%15.3%17.0%

70s Age Cohorts by County#12

Percentage of population aged 70 to 79 (%):
4.4%5.7%7.0%8.3%9.6%11.0%

80+ Age Cohorts by County#13

Percentage of population aged 80 and older (%):
2.5%3.6%4.6%5.6%6.6%7.6%
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Age Cohorts by Place in West Virginia

There are 404 places in West Virginia. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, West Virginia, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with West Virginia. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 3,043.

Children by Place#14

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of West Virginia, selected places in West Virginia, and entities that contain West Virginia
0%5%10%15%20%25%Count#Charles TownRansonCullodenRavenswoodShady SpringMartinsburgShannondaleCross LanesHurricaneTeays ValleyOak HillBrookhavenSouthCheat LakeUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesBluefieldWestonSissonvillePoint PleasantPt PleasantSouth AtlanticClarksburgPea RidgeBridgeportNew MartinsvilleParkersburgFairmontNitroWest VirginiaElkinsPrincetonViennaCharlestonSouth CharlestonS CharlestonPleasant ValleyPleasant VlyBeckleyWheelingKeyserGraftonHuntingtonLewisburgPhilippiSt. AlbansRipleyWestoverMoorefieldKenovaWeirtonDunbarMoundsvilleBuckhannonBarboursvilleSummersvilleMorgantownWelch28.599085%28.599085%28.6%1,625126.314700%26.314700%26.3%1,271226.195306%26.195306%26.2%904325.916298%25.916298%25.9%997425.532544%25.532544%25.5%863525.180265%25.180265%25.2%4,435625.097921%25.097921%25.1%833724.578240%24.578240%24.6%2,433824.520124%24.520124%24.5%1,584923.938421%23.938421%23.9%3,2811023.870672%23.870672%23.9%2,0821123.490566%23.490566%23.5%1,2451223.464217%23.464217%23.5%28,099,74328.1M23.441216%23.441216%23.4%2,2671323.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M22.486977%22.486977%22.5%2,3311422.423501%22.423501%22.4%9161522.352421%22.352421%22.4%1,0111622.284513%22.284513%22.3%9541722.148630%22.148630%22.1%13,847,14713.8M21.798348%21.798348%21.8%3,5371821.126090%21.126090%21.1%1,3321921.102343%21.102343%21.1%1,7652021.084681%21.084681%21.1%1,1082121.045152%21.045152%21.0%6,5162221.006471%21.006471%21.0%3,9282320.768640%20.768640%20.8%1,3512420.575789%20.575789%20.6%379,848380k20.367810%20.367810%20.4%1,4732520.211361%20.211361%20.2%1,2242620.111679%20.111679%20.1%2,1252719.798845%19.798845%19.8%9,9412819.405250%19.405250%19.4%2,5582919.270670%19.270670%19.3%6133019.154946%19.154946%19.2%3,3233118.953095%18.953095%19.0%5,2613218.817715%18.817715%18.8%9903318.813033%18.813033%18.8%9703418.627270%18.627270%18.6%9,0783518.621738%18.621738%18.6%7353618.471897%18.471897%18.5%6313718.418613%18.418613%18.4%1,9873818.308120%18.308120%18.3%5933918.157895%18.157895%18.2%7594018.112000%18.112000%18.1%5664117.994859%17.994859%18.0%5604217.346040%17.346040%17.3%3,3494317.137672%17.137672%17.1%1,3224416.945134%16.945134%16.9%1,5014516.846767%16.846767%16.8%9514614.944738%14.944738%14.9%622479.954233%9.954233%10.0%348489.458569%9.458569%9.5%2,872499.267171%9.267171%9.3%28250

Age Cohorts by Metro Area in West Virginia

There are 17 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within West Virginia (8 fully and 9 partially). This section compares all 17 of those to each other, West Virginia, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with West Virginia.

Children by Metro Area#23

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of West Virginia, selected metro areas in West Virginia, and entities that contain West Virginia
0%5%10%15%20%Count#SouthWashington, Arlington, and Alexandria Metro AreaWashingtonHagerstown and Martinsburg Metro AreaHagerstownUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesWinchester Metro AreaWinchesterPoint Pleasant Metro AreaPoint PleasantSouth AtlanticHuntington and Ashland Metro AreaHuntingtonParkersburg and Vienna Metro AreaParkersburgClarksburg Metro AreaClarksburgBeckley Metro AreaBeckley AreaCharleston Metro AreaCharlestonLogan Metro AreaLogan AreaWest VirginiaBluefield Metro AreaBluefieldFairmont Metro AreaFairmont AreaWheeling Metro AreaWheeling AreaWeirton and Steubenville Metro AreaWeirton AreaElkins Metro AreaElkins AreaCumberland Metro AreaCumberlandMorgantown Metro AreaMorgantown23.464217%23.464217%23.5%28,099,74328.1M23.321271%23.321271%23.3%1,402,0171.40M123.133547%23.133547%23.1%60,08860.1k223.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M22.835681%22.835681%22.8%30,40030.4k322.364023%22.364023%22.4%12,84512.8k422.148630%22.148630%22.1%13,847,14713.8M21.589590%21.589590%21.6%78,27578.3k521.257927%21.257927%21.3%19,57619.6k621.081552%21.081552%21.1%19,83519.8k720.957783%20.957783%21.0%25,82925.8k820.701800%20.701800%20.7%46,02346.0k920.662003%20.662003%20.7%7,2661020.575789%20.575789%20.6%379,848380k20.114838%20.114838%20.1%21,08921.1k1120.080753%20.080753%20.1%11,38911.4k1219.372708%19.372708%19.4%28,04828.0k1319.345356%19.345356%19.3%23,42823.4k1419.267935%19.267935%19.3%5,6431518.414360%18.414360%18.4%18,53718.5k1617.011419%17.011419%17.0%23,24123.2k17

Age Cohorts by County in West Virginia

There are 55 counties in West Virginia. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, West Virginia, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with West Virginia. The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 8,363.

Children by County#32

Percentage of population aged 0 to 17 (%):
Scope: population of West Virginia, selected counties in West Virginia, and entities that contain West Virginia
0%5%10%15%20%Count#Berkeley CountyBerkeleySouthUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesPutnam CountyPutnamJefferson CountyJeffersonClay CountyClayLincoln CountyLincolnMingo CountyMingoBoone CountyBooneSouth AtlanticRoane CountyRoaneJackson CountyJacksonWayne CountyWayneHarrison CountyHarrisonWyoming CountyWyomingWood CountyWoodRaleigh CountyRaleighMason CountyMasonFayette CountyFayetteUpshur CountyUpshurLogan CountyLoganWetzel CountyWetzelLewis CountyLewisRitchie CountyRitchieMercer CountyMercerWest VirginiaMineral CountyMineralHampshire CountyHampshireBarbour CountyBarbourKanawha CountyKanawhaWebster CountyWebsterTaylor CountyTaylorHardy CountyHardyMarshall CountyMarshallBraxton CountyBraxtonNicholas CountyNicholasMarion CountyMarionMonroe CountyMonroeCabell CountyCabellHancock CountyHancockTyler CountyTylerGreenbrier CountyGreenbrierGrant CountyGrantPreston CountyPrestonMorgan CountyMorganRandolph CountyRandolphOhio CountyOhioMcDowell CountyMcDowellDoddridge CountyDoddridgeBrooke CountyBrookePocahontas CountyPocahontasSummers CountySummersMonongalia CountyMonongaliaGilmer CountyGilmer24.235520%24.235520%24.2%26,70126.7k123.464217%23.464217%23.5%28,099,74328.1M23.108006%23.108006%23.1%73,612,43873.6M23.012530%23.012530%23.0%13,05813.1k222.985360%22.985360%23.0%12,76412.8k322.794199%22.794199%22.8%2,059422.511870%22.511870%22.5%4,836522.302243%22.302243%22.3%5,698622.266864%22.266864%22.3%5,265722.148630%22.148630%22.1%13,847,14713.8M21.952732%21.952732%22.0%3,186821.829515%21.829515%21.8%6,374921.631059%21.631059%21.6%8,9201021.535442%21.535442%21.5%14,81114.8k1121.338244%21.338244%21.3%4,8091221.248058%21.248058%21.2%18,32918.3k1321.049058%21.049058%21.0%16,42916.4k1420.997783%20.997783%21.0%5,6821520.800142%20.800142%20.8%9,4001620.676356%20.676356%20.7%5,0931720.662003%20.662003%20.7%7,2661820.635119%20.635119%20.6%3,3011920.612593%20.612593%20.6%3,3852020.609319%20.609319%20.6%2,0702120.591776%20.591776%20.6%12,65912.7k2220.575789%20.575789%20.6%379,848380k20.535391%20.535391%20.5%5,6692320.520145%20.520145%20.5%