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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Cairo is 172. Cairo, West Virginia is the 16,937th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Cairo was in 1990, when its population was 290. In 1990, Cairo was the 15,347th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 16,937th largest city in the US. Cairo is currently 40.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Cairo has shrunk 34.6% since the year 2000. Cairo, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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|16937||Cairo, West Virginia||172||-34.6%|
The total voting age population of Cairo, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 258. The voting age population is 45.0% male and 55.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.3% of the residents of Cairo are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Cairo are 96.4% White and 3.6% Two or more races.
In Cairo, 27.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 45.3%. On a per-household basis, 16.9% of families are below the poverty line in Cairo.
Among those aged 16 and older, 47.3% of Cairo residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.4% of Cairo residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 4.0% have a bachelor's degree and 0.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Cairo residents aged 5 and older, 2.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Cairo is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Cairo, 8.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Cairo is $33,523.
In Cairo, 68.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.4% of housing units in Cairo.
Of all the housing units in Cairo, 73.7% of them were build before 1940.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Cairo is $614.
In Cairo, 54.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.