|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Clarksburg is 15,784. Clarksburg, West Virginia is the 2,276th largest city in the US.
Clarksburg is located entirely in Harrison County.
The peak population of Clarksburg was in 1990, when its population was 18,469. In 1990, Clarksburg was the 1,482nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,276th largest city in the US. Clarksburg is currently 14.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Clarksburg has shrunk 5.7% since the year 2000. Clarksburg, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Clarksburg has a population density of 1,701.2 people per square mile.
|2270||Live Oak, Texas||15,840||65.7%|
|2271||Middleburg Heights, Ohio||15,830||1.8%|
|2273||Westbury, New York||15,809||9.9%|
|2276||Clarksburg, West Virginia||15,784||-5.7%|
|2279||Jamestown, North Dakota||15,750||1.5%|
|2282||Gulf Shores, Alabama||15,736||174.0%|
The total voting age population of Clarksburg, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 11,944. The voting age population is 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.8% of the residents of Clarksburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Clarksburg are 92.2% White, 4.4% Two or more races, 3.1% Black and 0.3% Asian. Additionally, 2.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Clarksburg, 24.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.8%. On a per-household basis, 17.6% of families are below the poverty line in Clarksburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.4% of Clarksburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.7% of Clarksburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.3% have a bachelor's degree and 8.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Clarksburg residents aged 5 and older, 1.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Clarksburg is 6.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Clarksburg, 20.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Clarksburg is $43,518.
In Clarksburg, 62.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.7% of housing units in Clarksburg.
Of all the housing units in Clarksburg, 37.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Clarksburg, 2.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 160 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Clarksburg is $744.
In Clarksburg, 78.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.