Demographics Article

 

Demographics

Doddridge county has seen steady population growth for the past twenty years. From 1990 to 2010, the county’s population increased by 15% rising from 6,993 to 8,344. In the past three years, the county has grown ten times faster than the state.

 

The 10% higher homeownership rate than the state shows that Doddridge is a place where families come to settle down.

 

The most exciting statistic in recent years is the county’s growth in private-sector employment. As compared to the state, Doddridge has seen over ten times the growth of non-farm private-sector employment. The growth is projected to continue into the future.