Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Point Pleasant is 4,031. Point Pleasant, West Virginia is the 5,411th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Point Pleasant was in 1990, when its population was 5,278. In 1990, Point Pleasant was the 3,921st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,411th largest city in the US. Point Pleasant is currently 23.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Point Pleasant has shrunk 12.9% since the year 2000. Point Pleasant, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,122. The voting age population is 43.0% male and 57.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.6% of the residents of Point Pleasant are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Point Pleasant are 98.7% White, 0.9% Two or more races, 0.3% Black and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 0.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Point Pleasant, 22.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.7%. On a per-household basis, 24.5% of families are below the poverty line in Point Pleasant.
Among those aged 16 and older, 47.7% of Point Pleasant residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.8% of Point Pleasant residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.7% have a bachelor's degree and 4.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Point Pleasant residents aged 5 and older, 1.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Point Pleasant is 3.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Point Pleasant, 17.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Point Pleasant is $42,307.
In Point Pleasant, 67.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.7% of housing units in Point Pleasant.
Of all the housing units in Point Pleasant, 9.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Point Pleasant, 4.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Point Pleasant is $557.
In Point Pleasant, 66.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|5403||Lathrup Village, Michigan||4,048||-4.2%|
|5405||Marine City, Michigan||4,046||-12.8%|
|5409||South Haven, Michigan||4,038||-19.5%|
|5410||Mount Olive, North Carolina||4,036||-11.3%|
|5411||Point Pleasant, West Virginia||4,031||-12.9%|
|7262||White Sulphur Springs||2,198||-5.1%|
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