Living in Sophia, WV

Demographics
Updated: 2020-03-11

Sophia SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
6
Diversity
3
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
3
Commute
9

Sophia, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
1,220
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
25.0%
Median Home
$59,900
Median Income
$26,011
Median Rent
$754

Rankings for Sophia in West Virginia

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Map Of Sophia, WV

Population over time in Sophia

Year Population % Change
2017 1,220 6.4%
2016 1,147 -9.5%
2015 1,267 -6.6%
2014 1,356 1.4%
2013 1,337 15.1%
2012 1,162 -2.5%
2011 1,192 1.5%
2010 1,174 -3.1%
2009 1,211 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sophia

White
98.0% (1,196)
African American
1.1% (14)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.8% (10)
Hispanic
0.0% (0)
Race Sophia WV USA
White 98.0% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 1.1% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.0% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Sophia, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
15.1% (18,370)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.5% (11,540)
$15,000 to $24,999
21.8% (26,613)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.3% (18,606)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.2% (12,482)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (21,196)
$75,000 to $99,999
4.8% (5,888)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.0% (6,123)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.0% (0)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (1,177)
Income Sophia WV USA
Less than $10,000 15.1% 9.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.5% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 21.8% 13.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.3% 11.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.2% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 4.8% 11.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.0% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.0% 3.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Sophia

Female
55.0% (671)
Male
45.0% (549)
Gender Sophia WV USA
Female 55.0% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 45.0% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sophia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (73)
9-12th Grade
19.0% (231)
High School / GED
47.0% (573)
Some College
18.0% (219)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (48)
Bachelor's Degree
4.0% (48)
Master's Degree
2.0% (24)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Sophia WV USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 19.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 47.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 4.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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