Change Indicator

Minority population in West Virginia

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Definition and Source



The percentage of the total population that is identified as minority.

Data Source

(1990) U.S. Census Bureau. 1990-99 Annual Time Series of County Population Estimates by Age, Sex, and Race/Hispanic Origin, 1990: Prepared by the U.S. Census Bureau. (2000 to present) Population Reference Bureau, analysis of Centers for Disease Control (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), “Bridged-race Vintage postcensal estimates by year, county, single-year of age, bridged race, Hispanic origin, and sex,” data file prepared under a collaborative agreement between CDC/NCHS and the U.S. Census Bureau.


To arrive at percent minority population, the total minority population was divided by the total population.

Last Updated

April 2024