Moundsville demographics profile

StatisticMoundsvilleWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,0487491
Median age46.041.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1829%37%43%
Speak English98%98%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%
Moundsville, WV has a population of 8,858 and is the 4,328th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,048 per sq mi which is 4018% higher than the West Virginia average and 3264% higher than the national average. The median age in Moundsville is 46 which is approximately 10% higher than the West Virginia average of 42. In Moundsville, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 80% of Moundsville residents were born in West Virginia, 18% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Moundsville is 4018% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Moundsville is 10% higher than West Virginia.
  • In Moundsville 96.96% of the population is White.
  • In Moundsville 1.16% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Moundsville 0.38% of the population is Asian.

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Moundsville population breakdown by race

RaceMoundsvilleWest VirginiaNational
Black or African American1.16%3.43%12.63%
American Indian0.24%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.26%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.46%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.53%0.31%4.75%
In Moundsville, 1.6% 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 Moundsville, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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