|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Keyser is 4,860. Keyser, West Virginia is the 4,890th largest city in the US.
Keyser is located entirely in Mineral County.
The peak population of Keyser was in 1990, when its population was 6,108. In 1990, Keyser was the 3,550th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,890th largest city in the US. Keyser is currently 20.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Keyser has shrunk 9.3% since the year 2000. Keyser, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Keyser has a population density of 2,838.7 people per square mile. Keyser has the 6th highest population density in West Virginia.
|4884||Cherokee Village, Arkansas||4,866||4.6%|
|4885||Green Tree, Pennsylvania||4,866||1.2%|
|4889||Abbeville, South Carolina||4,860||-17.2%|
|4890||Keyser, West Virginia||4,860||-9.3%|
|4895||Indian Wells, California||4,846||20.1%|
|4896||Waterloo, New York||4,845||-6.3%|
The total voting age population of Keyser, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,053. The voting age population is 50.9% male and 49.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.7% of the residents of Keyser are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Keyser are 85.2% White, 12.0% Black, 2.1% Two or more races and 0.7% Other. Additionally, 0.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Keyser, 24.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 9.4%. On a per-household basis, 22.4% of families are below the poverty line in Keyser.
Among those aged 16 and older, 41.8% of Keyser residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.1% of Keyser residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Keyser residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Keyser is 10.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Keyser, 20.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Keyser is $36,448.
In Keyser, 55.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.7% of housing units in Keyser.
Of all the housing units in Keyser, 44.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Keyser, 0.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Keyser is $691.
In Keyser, 75.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.