Ghent demographics profile

StatisticGhentWest VirginiaNational
Population5971,846,092318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4667791
Median age52.641.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1822%37%43%
Speak English100%98%79%
Speak Spanish0%1%13%
Ghent, WV has a population of 597 and is the 18,467th largest city in the United States. The population density is 466 per sq mi which is 509% higher than the West Virginia average and 414% higher than the national average. The median age in Ghent is 53 which is approximately 26% higher than the West Virginia average of 42. In Ghent, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 84% of Ghent residents were born in West Virginia, 16% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Ghent is 509% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Ghent is 26% higher than West Virginia.
  • In Ghent 100.00% of the population is White.
  • In Ghent 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Ghent 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Ghent population breakdown by race

RaceGhentWest VirginiaNational
White100.00%93.46%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%3.43%12.63%
Asian0.00%0.76%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.31%4.75%
In Ghent, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Ghent, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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