|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of New Martinsville is 5,174. New Martinsville, West Virginia is the 4,708th largest city in the US.
New Martinsville is located entirely in Wetzel County.
The peak population of New Martinsville was in 1990, when its population was 6,761. In 1990, New Martinsville was the 3,319th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,708th largest city in the US. New Martinsville is currently 23.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
New Martinsville has shrunk 13.3% since the year 2000. New Martinsville, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
New Martinsville has a population density of 2,007.5 people per square mile.
|4705||Elmsford, New York||5,176||10.6%|
|4708||New Martinsville, West Virginia||5,174||-13.3%|
|4711||Windsor Heights, Iowa||5,170||8.3%|
|4712||Mechanicville, New York||5,168||2.8%|
|4713||Van Alstyne, Texas||5,165||106.7%|
The total voting age population of New Martinsville, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,180. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.1% of the residents of New Martinsville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of New Martinsville are 98.3% White, 1.1% Two or more races and 0.5% Other.
In New Martinsville, 21.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.6%. On a per-household basis, 13.2% of families are below the poverty line in New Martinsville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.6% of New Martinsville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.9% of New Martinsville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among New Martinsville residents aged 5 and older, 0.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in New Martinsville is 6.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In New Martinsville, 17.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in New Martinsville is $43,953.
In New Martinsville, 76.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 23.5% of housing units in New Martinsville.
Of all the housing units in New Martinsville, 24.2% of them were build before 1940.
In New Martinsville, 4.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 100 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in New Martinsville is $731.
In New Martinsville, 74.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.