|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Paden City is 2,478. Paden City, West Virginia is the 6,863rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Paden City was in 1990, when its population was 2,921. In 1990, Paden City was the 5,598th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,863rd largest city in the US. Paden City is currently 15.2% smaller than it was in 1990.
Paden City has shrunk 13.2% since the year 2000. Paden City, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7262||White Sulphur Springs||2,198||-5.1%|
|6857||Villa Grove, Illinois||2,480||-2.7%|
|6858||East Dublin, Georgia||2,479||-6.5%|
|6861||Hudson Oaks, Texas||2,478||48.5%|
|6863||Paden City, West Virginia||2,478||-13.2%|
|6864||East Newark, New Jersey||2,477||4.2%|
|6865||Mount Vernon, Texas||2,477||8.4%|
The total voting age population of Paden City, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,501. The voting age population is 53.0% male and 47.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.1% of the residents of Paden City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Paden City are 97.8% White, 1.4% Two or more races, 0.4% Other and 0.3% Black.
In Paden City, 19.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 44.0%. On a per-household basis, 14.5% of families are below the poverty line in Paden City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.5% of Paden City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.0% of Paden City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 8.6% have a bachelor's degree and 0.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Paden City residents aged 5 and older, 0.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Paden City is 3.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Paden City, 14.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Paden City is $47,563.
In Paden City, 77.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 22.7% of housing units in Paden City.
Of all the housing units in Paden City, 21.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Paden City, 1.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Paden City is $813.
In Paden City, 79.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.