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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rupert is 867. Rupert, West Virginia is the 10,838th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Rupert was in 1990, when its population was 1,072. In 1990, Rupert was the 9,486th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,838th largest city in the US. Rupert is currently 19.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Rupert has shrunk 7.5% since the year 2000. Rupert, West Virginia's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|10834||Belwood, North Carolina||868||-11.1%|
|10838||Rupert, West Virginia||867||-7.5%|
|10843||Ellerbe, North Carolina||865||-17.1%|
The total voting age population of Rupert, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 735. The voting age population is 52.8% male and 47.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.4% of the residents of Rupert are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rupert are 95.2% White, 3.5% Other and 1.3% Two or more races. Additionally, 5.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rupert, 25.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.0%. On a per-household basis, 17.6% of families are below the poverty line in Rupert.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.9% of Rupert residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.8% of Rupert residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.7% have a bachelor's degree and 7.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rupert residents aged 5 and older, 4.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rupert is 1.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rupert, 15.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rupert is $34,306.
In Rupert, 65.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.2% of housing units in Rupert.
Of all the housing units in Rupert, 7.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Rupert, 7.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rupert is $535.
In Rupert, 71.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.