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The 2000 Census showed that Logan County had a population of 37,710 people. This represented 2.09% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 15th most populous county (out of 55 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Logan had a population of 35,498 people. This is a decrease of 5.87% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201036,743-2.56%+3.51% since 2009
200935,498-5.87%+0.12% since 2008
200835,454-5.98%-0.09% since 2007
200735,487-5.89%-0.27% since 2006
200635,582-5.64%-0.45% since 2005
200535,744-5.21%-0.7% since 2004
200435,995-4.55%-1.37% since 2003
200336,495-3.22%-0.83% since 2002
200236,799-2.42%-0.18% since 2001
200136,864-2.24%-2.24% since 2000
200037,710The Last Census

Logan County had 16,807 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Logan County has a total area<3> of 455.6 square miles [1,180 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (1.4 square miles [3.62 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Logan County had a population density of 83 people per square mile [32.06 people/km²], making it the state's 18th most densely populated county (out of 55 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Logan County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Logan and the state of West Virginia.

Click here for the Logan County QuickFact (QF-54045).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Logan County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Logan County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
BooneQF-54005   NE24,70925,535-3.23%
LincolnQF-54043   N22,14722,1080.18%
MingoQF-54059   SW26,38728,253-6.6%
WyomingQF-54109   SE23,30425,708-9.35%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Logan. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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