West Virginia 2020 Census Total Population By County

Updated on January 23, 2023.

The total population of West Virginia from the 2020 Census was 1,793,716, based on data from the US Census Bureau.

Kanawha County was the most populated county (180,745), followed by Berkeley County (122,076), and then Monongalia County (105,822). On the other hand, the 3 counties that were least populated include: Wirt County (5,194), Pendleton County (6,143), and Calhoun County (6,229).

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Hover over or click on the counties to see the number and percentage of West Virginia population that lives in each county. The data can also be found in a table below. You can use the table to sort, filter, and explore the data further.

West Virginia 2020 Census Total Population By County
West Virginia 2020 Census Total Population By County
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County Population % of West Virginia Pop.
Barbour 15465 0.86
Berkeley 122076 6.81
Boone 21809 1.22
Braxton 12447 0.69
Brooke 22559 1.26
Cabell 94350 5.26
Calhoun 6229 0.35
Clay 8051 0.45
Doddridge 7808 0.44
Fayette 40488 2.26
Gilmer 7408 0.41
Grant 10976 0.61
Greenbrier 32977 1.84
Hampshire 23093 1.29
Hancock 29095 1.62
Hardy 14299 0.80
Harrison 65921 3.68
Jackson 27791 1.55
Jefferson 57701 3.22
Kanawha 180745 10.08
Lewis 17033 0.95
Lincoln 20463 1.14
Logan 32567 1.82
McDowell 19111 1.07
Marion 56205 3.13
Marshall 30591 1.71
Mason 25453 1.42
Mercer 59664 3.33
Mineral 26938 1.50
Mingo 23568 1.31
Monongalia 105822 5.90
Monroe 12376 0.69
Morgan 17063 0.95
Nicholas 24604 1.37
Ohio 42425 2.37
Pendleton 6143 0.34
Pleasants 7653 0.43
Pocahontas 7869 0.44
Preston 34216 1.91
Putnam 57440 3.20
Raleigh 74591 4.16
Randolph 27932 1.56
Ritchie 8444 0.47
Roane 14028 0.78
Summers 11959 0.67
Taylor 16705 0.93
Tucker 6762 0.38
Tyler 8313 0.46
Upshur 23816 1.33
Wayne 38982 2.17
Webster 8378 0.47
Wetzel 14442 0.81
Wirt 5194 0.29
Wood 84296 4.70
Wyoming 21382 1.19