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Population of West Virginia state

Last official estimated population of West Virginia was 1,844,128 (year 2015)[1]. This was 0.6% of total US population. Area of West Virginia is 24,230.0 mi² (=62755.6 km²), in this year population density was 76.11 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2015 (-0.1%/yr), West Virginia population in 2017 would be 1,840,593*.


Historical population

Historical population of West Virginia state for period 1790-2015 [1] , [2] , [3]:

Maps: Population, population density, population changes

Estimated population for 2015[1]. Population density is in p./sq.mi [4]. Changes are for period 2010-2015. Value is %/year. Boundary lines are apx. 2012 [5]. Click on flag to hide it.

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Annual growth rate

[1790-1800] +3.47 %/yr
[1800-1810] +2.99 %/yr
[1810-1820] +2.64 %/yr
[1820-1830] +2.6 %/yr
[1830-1840] +2.41 %/yr
[1840-1850] +3.02 %/yr
[1850-1860] +2.22 %/yr
[1860-1870] +1.61 %/yr
[1870-1880] +3.42 %/yr
[1880-1890] +2.12 %/yr
[1890-1900] +2.31 %/yr
[1900-1910] +2.45 %/yr
[1910-1920] +1.83 %/yr
[1920-1930] +1.68 %/yr
[1930-1940] +0.96 %/yr
[1940-1950] +0.53 %/yr
[1950-1960] -0.75 %/yr
[1960-1970] -0.64 %/yr
[1970-1980] +1.12 %/yr
[1980-1990] -0.83 %/yr
[1990-2000] +0.08 %/yr
[2000-2010] +0.24 %/yr
[2010-2015] -0.1 %/yr

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Sources, notices

*Calculated by population.us from last known population growth rate, not official data.***

[1] State population - 2015, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] State population 2000-2010, retrieved 02/23/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1991, PDF, 15 Mb, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[4] United States Summary: 2010, Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing, State areas, PDF 35 Mb, September 2012. pp. V–2, 1 & 41 (Tables 1 & 18). Retrieved February 24, 2016.

[5] West Virginia boundaries, CSV file, retrived 03/18/2016

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