West Virginia

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The State consists of the following 55 Counties, alphabetically sorted:

Barbour - Berkeley - Boone - Braxton - Brooke - Cabell - Calhoun - Clay - Doddridge - Fayette - Gilmer - Grant - Greenbrier - Hampshire - Hancock - Hardy - Harrison - Jackson - Jefferson - Kanawha - Lewis - Lincoln - Logan - Marion - Marshall - Mason - McDowell - Mercer - Mineral - Mingo - Monongalia - Monroe - Morgan - Nicholas - Ohio - Pendleton - Pleasants - Pocahontas - Preston - Putnam - Raleigh - Randolph - Ritchie - Roane - Summers - Taylor - Tucker - Tyler - Upshur - Wayne - Webster - Wetzel - Wirt - Wood - Wyoming .

Please find listed in what follows eighty-one statistical data about the West Virginia state compared with those of the whole USA. Values are grouped by categories:

State of West Virginia - Population data

Resident total population estimate (July 1) 2006 = 1,818,470

Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count) = 1,808,344

Resident total population estimate, net change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 10,120 abitanti

Resident total population estimate, percent change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = 0.6%

State of West Virginia - Miscellanea

Civilian noninstitutionalized population, 5 years and over, with a disability 2000 (sample) = 410,781

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 = 26

State of West Virginia - Population data by age

Resident population under 5 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 104,964

Resident population under 5 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 5.8%

USA 6.8%

Resident population under 18 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 389,071

Resident population under 18 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006 = 389,071

West Virginia 21.4%

USA 24.6%

Resident Population 65 years and over (July 1) 2006 = 278,692

Resident population 65 years and over, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 15.3%

USA 12.4%

State of West Virginia - Housing data

Housing unit estimates as of July 1, 2006 = 877,784

Housing unit estimates - net change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 33,158

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 3.9%

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006

West Virginia 3.9%

USA 9.0%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count) = 75.2%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count)

West Virginia 75.2%

USA 66.2%

Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units 2000 (sample) = $ 72,800

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample) = 12%

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample)

West Virginia 12%

USA 26%

State of West Virginia - More population data

Births 2004 = 20,880

Deaths 2004 = 20,793

Infant deaths under one year 2004 = 158

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample) = 63.3%

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample)

West Virginia 63.3%

USA 54.1%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample) = 1.1%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample)

West Virginia 1.1%

USA 11.1%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample) = 2.7%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample)

West Virginia 2.7%

USA 17.9%

State of West Virginia - Population data by races

Resident population White alone (July 1) 2006 = 1,725,687

Resident population White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 94.9%

USA 80.1%

Resident population Black alone (July 1) 2006 = 60,196

Resident population Black alone, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 3.3%

USA 12.8%

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone (July 1) 2006 = 4,045

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 0.2%

USA 1.0%

Resident population Asian alone (July 1) 2006 = 11,778

Resident population Asian alone, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 0.6%

USA 4.4%

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (July 1) 2006 = 531

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 0.0%

USA 0.2%

Resident population Two or more races (July 1) 2006 = 16,233

Resident population Two or more races, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 0.9%

USA 1.6%

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin (July 1) 2006 = 16,767

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 0.9%

USA 14.8%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone (July 1) 2006 = 1,710,410

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006 = 94.1%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 94.1%

USA 66.4%

State of West Virginia - Educational attainment

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000 = 75.2%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000

West Virginia 75.2%

USA 80.4%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000 = 14.8%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000 = 14.8%

West Virginia 14.8%

USA 24.4%

State of West Virginia - Incomes data (NAICS - North American Industry Classification System)

Personal Income (NAICS) 2005 = Mil.$ 47,926

Per capita personal income (NAICS) 2005 = $ 26,419

State of West Virginia - Geography data

Land area, 2000 (square miles = 24.077,73

Persons per square mile, 2000 = 75,10

State of West Virginia - Households data

Households 2000 (complete count) = 736,481

Persons per household 2000 (complete count) = 2.40

Per capita income in 1999 = $ 16,477

Median household income 2004 = $ 33,993

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004 = 16.2%

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004

West Virginia 16.2%

USA 12.7%

State of West Virginia - Population data by sex

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006 = 51.0%

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 51.0%

USA 50.7%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006 = 49%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006

West Virginia 49%

USA 49.3%

State of West Virginia - Labor and Employment

Civilian labor force 2006 = 806,996

Civilian labor force unemployment 2006 = 39,862

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006 = 4.9%

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006

West Virginia 4.9%

USA 4.6%

Employment in all industries (NAICS) 2005 = 909,828

Employment in all industries (NAICS), net change 2000(SIC)- 2005 = 23,208

Employment in government and government enterprises (NAICS) 2005 = 151,623

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code) 2005 (thousands dollars) = $ 33,284,149

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code), average earnings per job 2005 (in thousands dollars) = $ 36,583

Private nonfarm establishments 2005 = 40,735

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005 = 565,499

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005 = 1.3%

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005

West Virginia 1.3%

USA 2.0%

Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) establishments, 2005 = 89,872

Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 1,974,851

Total number of firms 2002 = 113,087

Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 1.3%

Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 0.4%

Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 1.1%

Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 0.6%

Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage value is not available

Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 27.7%

Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 18,911,332

Wholesale trade: total (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 10,924,279

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 16,747,900

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita 2002 = $ 9,277

New private housing units authorized by building permits - total 2006 (20,000-place universe) = 5,645

Valuation of new private housing units authorized by building permits 2006 (20,000-place universe) (thousands dollars) = $ 944,443

Land in farms (NAICS) 2002(acres)(not adjusted) = 1,450,356

Federal Government expenditure - total FY 2004 (thousands dollars) = $ 15,183,496

Federal Government expenditure per capita FY 2004 = $ 8,364