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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Harpers Ferry is 269. Harpers Ferry, West Virginia is the 15,518th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Harpers Ferry was in 2000, when its population was 307. In 2000, Harpers Ferry was the 15,411th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,518th largest city in the US. Harpers Ferry is currently 12.4% smaller than it was in 2000.
Harpers Ferry has shrunk 12.3% since the year 2000. Harpers Ferry, West Virginia's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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|15523||Pollocksville, North Carolina||269||-1.1%|
The total voting age population of Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 173. The voting age population is 50.3% male and 49.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.3% of the residents of Harpers Ferry are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Harpers Ferry are 89.3% White, 4.3% Two or more races, 3.9% Other and 2.6% Black. Additionally, 3.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Harpers Ferry, 4.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 6.0%. On a per-household basis, 3.5% of families are below the poverty line in Harpers Ferry.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.6% of Harpers Ferry residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.6% of Harpers Ferry residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 49.4% have a bachelor's degree and 15.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Harpers Ferry residents aged 5 and older, 10.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Harpers Ferry is 8.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Harpers Ferry, 28.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Harpers Ferry is $59,844.
In Harpers Ferry, 85.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 14.1% of housing units in Harpers Ferry.
Of all the housing units in Harpers Ferry, 68.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Harpers Ferry, 4.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Harpers Ferry is $978.
In Harpers Ferry, 79.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.