|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of McMechen is 1,680. McMechen, West Virginia is the 8,278th largest city in the US.
The peak population of McMechen was in 1990, when its population was 2,151. In 1990, McMechen was the 6,645th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,278th largest city in the US. McMechen is currently 21.9% smaller than it was in 1990.
McMechen has shrunk 12.8% since the year 2000. McMechen, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|8273||Reidville, South Carolina||1,682||240.4%|
|8275||Crested Butte, Colorado||1,681||9.6%|
|8277||John Day, Oregon||1,680||-7.2%|
|8278||McMechen, West Virginia||1,680||-12.8%|
|8280||Eagle River, Wisconsin||1,678||14.3%|
|8281||Island Heights, New Jersey||1,678||-4.4%|
|8284||Glen Gardner, New Jersey||1,677||-12.2%|
The total voting age population of McMechen, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,341. The voting age population is 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.4% of the residents of McMechen are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of McMechen are 90.1% White, 8.1% Two or more races, 0.7% Other, 0.6% Black and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 3.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In McMechen, 15.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 30.3%. On a per-household basis, 12.3% of families are below the poverty line in McMechen.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.0% of McMechen residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.1% of McMechen residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.4% have a bachelor's degree and 10.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among McMechen residents aged 5 and older, 3.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in McMechen is 2.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In McMechen, 14.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in McMechen is $41,250.
In McMechen, 68.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.3% of housing units in McMechen.
Of all the housing units in McMechen, 47.3% of them were build before 1940.
In McMechen, 2.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in McMechen is $670.
In McMechen, 69.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.