Upshur County Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

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Upshur County Population Demographics top

Total Population 26,714
Male Population 13,334
Female Population 13,380
Male Population 49.91 %
Female Population 50.09 %
Median Age 42.4
Citizen US Born 26,477
Citizen not US Born 113
Not Citizen 124
Citizen US Born 99.11 %
Citizen not US Born 0.42 %
Not Citizen 0.46 %
Moved from Abroad 50
Moved from Same Country 1,916
Moved from Same State 810
Moved from Different State 649
Same House as Last Year 23,000
Moved from Abroad 0.19 %
Moved from Same Country 7.17 %
Moved from Same State 3.03 %
Moved from Different State 2.43 %
Same House as Last Year 86.1 %

Occupational Employment in Upshur County top

White Collar 7,559
Blue Collar 3,062
White Collar 28.3 %
Blue Collar 11.46 %
Self Employees 848
Private Companies 7,179
Governmental Workers 1,734
Not for Profit Companies 860
Self Employees 3.17 %
Private Companies 26.87 %
Governmental Workers 6.49 %
Not for Profit Companies 3.22 %

Number of Households in Upshur County top

Total Households 10,123
Average People Per Household 3
Family Households 6,746
Non-family Households 3,377
Non-family Households 25.25 %
Family Households 12.64 %
Households with Children 2,742
Households without Children 7,381
Households with Children 10.26 %
Households without Children 27.63 %

Median and Average Income in Upshur County top

Average Household Income $50,571.88
Median Household Income $40,957.00
People below Poverty Level 4,911
People above Poverty Level 20,029

Housing in Upshur County top

Housing Units 12,396
Median Year Built 1976
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,877
Built between 1940 and 1949 624
Built between 1950 and 1959 871
Built between 1960 and 1969 982
Built between 1970 and 1979 2,540
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,996
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,805
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,463
Built in 2010 or Later 238
Occupied Housing Units 10,123
Owner Occupied 7,590
Renter Occupied 2,533
Owner Occupied 28.41 %
Renter Occupied 9.48 %
With Mortgage 3,224
Without Mortgage 4,366
Median Value with Mortgage $120,400.00
Median Value without Mortgage $84,400.00
Median Housing Costs per Month $448.00
With Mortgage 12.07 %
Without Mortgage 16.34 %

Upshur County Education Statistics top

No High School 1,006
Some High School 12,170
Some College 3,476
Associate Degree 1,168
Bachelor's Degree 2,036
Graduate Degree 1,268
No High School 3.77 %
Some High School 45.56 %
Some College 13.01 %
Associate Degree 4.37 %
Bachelor's Degree 7.62 %
Graduate Degree 4.75 %

Marital Status in Upshur County top

Never Married 6,095
Married 11,555
Separated 391
Widowed 1,698
Divorced 2,786
Never Married 22.82 %
Married 43.25 %
Separated 1.46 %
Widowed 6.36 %
Divorced 10.43 %

Means of Transport to Work in Upshur County top

Car 9,304
Bus or TrolleyBus 11
Bicycle 13
Walk 399

Disclaimer


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Upshur County is an area in West Virginia with a population of 26,714. There are 13,334 male residents living in Upshur County and 13,380 female residents. The total number of households is 10,123 with 3 people per household on average.
The median age of the current population is 42 with 11,555 people being married and 10,970 being single.

The employment numbers show that there are 71.17% white collar employees and 28.83% blue collar employees in Upshur County.