West Virginia Population By County in 2018

Updated on December 2, 2021.

According to the US Census Bureau population estimates, there were 1,805,953 people living in West Virginia in 2018. Kanawha County was the most populated county with 180,497 residents, followed by Berkeley County with 117,472 residents, and Monongalia County with 105,930 residents. Wirt County with a population of 5,794 was the least populated county in West Virginia in 2018.

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West Virginia Population By County (2018)
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Table of West Virginia Population By County in 2018
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County Population % of State Population
Barbour 16,524 0.92%
Berkeley 117,472 6.51%
Boone 21,907 1.21%
Braxton 14,030 0.78%
Brooke 22,130 1.23%
Cabell 92,935 5.15%
Calhoun 7,197 0.40%
Clay 8,604 0.48%
Doddridge 8,568 0.47%
Fayette 43,067 2.38%
Gilmer 7,937 0.44%
Grant 11,610 0.64%
Greenbrier 34,767 1.93%
Hampshire 23,380 1.30%
Hancock 29,096 1.61%
Hardy 13,789 0.76%
Harrison 67,547 3.74%
Jackson 28,741 1.59%
Jefferson 57,078 3.16%
Kanawha 180,497 9.99%
Lewis 15,981 0.89%
Lincoln 20,586 1.14%
Logan 32,597 1.81%
McDowell 18,198 1.01%
Marion 56,132 3.11%
Marshall 30,845 1.71%
Mason 26,795 1.48%
Mercer 59,228 3.28%
Mineral 26,979 1.49%
Mingo 23,847 1.32%
Monongalia 105,930 5.87%
Monroe 13,293 0.74%
Morgan 17,852 0.99%
Nicholas 24,877 1.38%
Ohio 41,841 2.32%
Pendleton 6,976 0.39%
Pleasants 7,479 0.41%
Pocahontas 8,420 0.47%
Preston 33,543 1.86%
Putnam 56,710 3.14%
Raleigh 74,256 4.11%
Randolph 28,823 1.60%
Ritchie 9,774 0.54%
Roane 13,880 0.77%
Summers 12,668 0.70%
Taylor 16,820 0.93%
Tucker 6,957 0.39%
Tyler 8,749 0.48%
Upshur 24,424 1.35%
Wayne 40,046 2.22%
Webster 8,304 0.46%
Wetzel 15,302 0.85%
Wirt 5,794 0.32%
Wood 84,343 4.67%
Wyoming 20,828 1.15%