Romney demographics profile

StatisticRomneyWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,3967791
Median age39.941.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%59%55%
Speak English98%98%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%
Romney, WV has a population of 2,301 and is the 10,253rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,396 per sq mi which is 3028% higher than the West Virginia average and 2544% higher than the national average. The median age in Romney is 40 which is approximately 5% lower than the West Virginia average of 42. In Romney, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 46% of Romney residents were born in West Virginia, 53% 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 Romney is 3028% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Romney is 5% lower than West Virginia.
  • In Romney 94.70% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Romney 3.52% of the population is African American.
  • In Romney 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Romney population breakdown by race

RaceRomneyWest VirginiaNational
African American3.52%3.43%12.63%
American Indian0.22%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.83%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.74%0.31%4.75%
In Romney, 3.0% 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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Romney age breakdown

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