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The 2000 Census showed that Tyler County had a population of 9,592 people. This represented 0.53% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 47th most populous county (out of 55 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Tyler had a population of 8,680 people. This is a decrease of 9.51% 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20109,208-4%+6.08% since 2009
20098,680-9.51%-2.13% since 2008
20088,869-7.54%-1.27% since 2007
20078,983-6.35%-1.33% since 2006
20069,104-5.09%-1.19% since 2005
20059,214-3.94%-0.57% since 2004
20049,267-3.39%-0.27% since 2003
20039,292-3.13%-0.66% since 2002
20029,354-2.48%-1.39% since 2001
20019,486-1.11%-1.11% since 2000
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20009,592The Last Census

Tyler County had 4,780 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Tyler County has a total area<3> of 260.7 square miles [675 km²]. Of this total, 257.6 square miles [667 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (1.2%) being water (3.14 square miles [8.13 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Tyler County had a population density of 37.24 people per square mile [14.38 people/km²], making it the state's 36th 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 Tyler County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Tyler and the state of West Virginia.

Click here for the Tyler County QuickFact (QF-54095).

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
Population
(2009 Est)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
  Population

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

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
Washington (OH)QF-39167   W61,04863,251-3.48%
DoddridgeQF-54017   SE7,2027,403-2.72%
MonroeQF-54063   S13,71514,583-5.95%
PleasantsQF-54073   SW7,3647,514-2%
RitchieQF-54085   S10,20810,343-1.31%
WetzelQF-54103   NE16,22617,693-8.29%

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Census QuickFact for Tyler County

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 Tyler. 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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