McMechen demographics profile

StatisticMcMechenWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,9177491
Median age41.241.937.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%37%43%
Speak English99%98%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%
McMechen, WV has a population of 1,665 and is the 12,098th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,917 per sq mi which is 3842% higher than the West Virginia average and 3120% higher than the national average. The median age in McMechen is 41 which is approximately 2% lower than the West Virginia average of 42. In McMechen, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 84% of McMechen residents were born in West Virginia, 15% 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 McMechen is 3842% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in McMechen is 2% lower than West Virginia.
  • In McMechen 96.94% of the population is White.
  • In McMechen 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In McMechen 0.00% of the population is Asian.

Compare McMechen, WV Demographics To Other Cities


      McMechen population breakdown by race

      RaceMcMechenWest VirginiaNational
      Black or African American0.00%3.43%12.63%
      American Indian0.48%0.18%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race2.58%1.83%3.06%
      Other race0.00%0.31%4.75%
      In McMechen, 0.8% 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 McMechen, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).