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The 2000 Census showed that Wyoming County had a population of 25,708 people. This represented 1.42% of the total population of West Virginia, making it the state's 27th most populous county (out of 55 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Wyoming had a population of 23,304 people. This is a decrease of 9.35% 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
201023,796-7.44%+2.11% since 2009
200923,304-9.35%-0.47% since 2008
200823,414-8.92%-0.74% since 2007
200723,588-8.25%-1.1% since 2006
200623,850-7.23%-1.03% since 2005
200524,098-6.26%-0.36% since 2004
200424,185-5.92%-1.47% since 2003
200324,546-4.52%-0.68% since 2002
200224,715-3.86%-1.37% since 2001
200125,059-2.52%-2.52% since 2000
200025,708The Last Census

Wyoming County had 11,698 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Wyoming County has a total area<3> of 501 square miles [1,299 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (0.94 square miles [2.44 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Wyoming County had a population density of 51.3 people per square mile [19.82 people/km²], making it the state's 27th 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 Wyoming County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Wyoming and the state of West Virginia.

Click here for the Wyoming County QuickFact (QF-54109).

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

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

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

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
BooneQF-54005   N24,70925,535-3.23%
LoganQF-54045   NW35,49837,710-5.87%
McDowellQF-54047   S22,39827,329-18.04%
MercerQF-54055   SE61,92162,980-1.68%
MingoQF-54059   W26,38728,253-6.6%
RaleighQF-54081   NE79,18779,220---

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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 Wyoming. 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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