Philippi demographics profile

StatisticPhilippiWest VirginiaNational
Population3,4161,846,092318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,2077791
Median age32.441.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%37%43%
Speak English98%98%79%
Speak Spanish0%1%13%
Philippi, WV has a population of 3,416 and is the 8,165th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,207 per sq mi which is 1476% higher than the West Virginia average and 1232% higher than the national average. The median age in Philippi is 32 which is approximately 23% lower than the West Virginia average of 42. In Philippi, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 62% of Philippi residents were born in West Virginia, 36% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Philippi is 1476% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Philippi is 23% lower than West Virginia.
  • In Philippi 89.96% of the population is White.
  • In Philippi 2.93% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Philippi 1.20% of the population is Asian.

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Philippi population breakdown by race

RacePhilippiWest VirginiaNational
White89.96%93.46%73.35%
Black or African American2.93%3.43%12.63%
Asian1.20%0.76%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race5.91%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.31%4.75%
In Philippi, 0.9% 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 Philippi, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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