Located in the central eastern sector of the United States of America, West Virginia was admitted into the Union in It is the 41st largest. West Virginia population by County for total residents. The graph below ranks each West Virginia County by total residents according to the census. Total population, 1,,, SEX AND AGE. Male, ,, Female, ,, Under 5 years, ,, 5 to 9 years, ,, 10 to 14. Taking a look at the population of West Virginia from the year , it has been noticed that there has been an increase of 0. West Virginia is also home to several professional minor league baseball, football, soccer, and other sports teams. West Virginia Housing HousingUnits , HousingUnits , OwnerOccupiedRate 73 OwnerOccupiedMedianValue , MonthlyOwnerCostsMortage MonthlyOwnerCostsNoMortage MedianGrossRent BuildingPermits 2, Households , PersonsPerHousehold 2 SameHouseOneYearAgo 88 NonEnglishAtHome 2. Retrieved July 14, Four Corridors are complete. However, in the second half of the 19th century, there was an even greater treasure not yet developed: John Van Metre, an Indian trader, penetrated into the northern portion in During the French and Indian War the North American front of the Seven Years War in Europe , Indian allies of the French nearly destroyed the scattered British settlements. The Census Bureau can also provide statisics and demographics cor the years , , , , , , , , and on their website. The West Virginia Encyclopedia. Accessed August 16, Albans , 11, Vienna , 10, Bluefield , 10, Old gold and blue. For more details on this topic, see Prehistory of West Virginia. Credit West Virginia Public Broadcasting. At the state level, West Virginia's politics were largely dominated by the Democratic Party from the Great Depression through the s. The Second Wheeling Convention met as agreed on June 11 and declared that, since the Secession Convention had been called without popular consent, all its acts were void and that all who adhered to it had vacated their offices. West Virginia was the only state to form by separating from a Confederate state, the first to separate from any state since Maine separated from Massachusetts , and was one of two states admitted to the Union during the American Civil War the other being Nevada.