West Virginia
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West Virginia POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

West Virginia Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
1,831,102

Age

PEOPLE OF West Virginia DETAILS
Under 5 Years 5.52
5 To 17 15.06
18 To 24 9.16
25 To 34 11.84
35 To 54 26.03
55 To 64 14.62
65 Years And Over 17.77

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 85.3
College Graduated 19.6
Attending College 4.9



Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
West Virginia 24002 21456.88196050823 #E7E61E
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
West Virginia 42644 20555.021582733814 #ECE81B
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.7%

Employment Industries in WV

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 17.3
Retail 12.4
Education 9.7
Manufacturing 8.0
Accommodation 7.4
Public Service 6.8
Construction 6.2
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.4
Other 4.3
Mining 4.1
Transportation 3.8
Administration 3.5
Finance 2.9
Wholesale 2.2
Arts 1.7
Information Technology 1.6
Utilities 1.5
Real Estate 1.2
Agriculture 0.8
Management 0.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 92.4
Black Or African American 3.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.2
Asian 0.7
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.8
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 1.4

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 30.4
German 17.6
Irish 14.4
English 10.8
Italian 4.5
Scottish 2.1
Scots-Irish 2.1
Polish 1.9
Dutch 1.9
French 1.4
European 0.9
Welsh 0.7
Hungarian 0.5
Swedish 0.4
British 0.3
Russian 0.3
Norwegian 0.3
African 0.3
Greek 0.3
Slovak 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 97.6
Spanish 1.0
German 0.2
Chinese 0.2
French 0.2
Indic languages 0.2
Arabic 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Vietnamese 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Persian 0.0
Russian 0.0
Korean 0.0
African languages 0.0
Italian 0.0
Hindi 0.0
Slavic languages 0.0
Urdu 0.0
Japanese 0.0

Foreign Born WV Residents
1.6%