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West Virginia Economic Information

West Virginia Selected Economic Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    1,513,749
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    821,389
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    54.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    820,262
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    54.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    753,227
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    49.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    67,035
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    1,127
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    692,360
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    45.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    820,262
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    773,561
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    382,049
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    49.4%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    381,929
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    49.4%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    355,306
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    45.9%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    117,982
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    67,682
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    57.4%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    238,826
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    152,592
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    63.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    736,438
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    606,215
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    82.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    75,463
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    5,501
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    20,967
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    7,413
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    20,879
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    25.60
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    753,227
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    236,908
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    31.5%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    142,729
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    18.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    183,378
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    24.3%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    91,768
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    12.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    98,444
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    13.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    753,227
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    40,146
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    47,516
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    6.3%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    61,657
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    16,243
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    94,685
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    12.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    40,674
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    13,126
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    31,683
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    58,197
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    7.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    199,232
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    26.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    67,986
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    9.0%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    32,734
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    49,348
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    753,227
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    573,558
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    76.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    144,903
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    19.2%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    33,788
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    978
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    742,359
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    74,451
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    10.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    52,236
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    106,506
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    14.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    87,904
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    11.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    109,505
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    14.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    130,376
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    17.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    79,854
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    68,081
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    18,558
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    14,888
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    41,576
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    55,976
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    506,462
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    68.2%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    60,043
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    288,046
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    38.8%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    17,128
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    174,619
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    23.5%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    17,388
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    58,593
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    7.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    8,879
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    17,006
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    2,899
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    117,503
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    15.8%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    481,812
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    28,857
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    19,185
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    4.0%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    49,801
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    52,625
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    76,058
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    15.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    100,283
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    20.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    66,337
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13.8%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    59,112
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    12.3%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    16,510
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13,044
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    52,875
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    67,024
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    23,237
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    260,547
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    22,590
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    33,501
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    27,022
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    45,286
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    31,535
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    1,824,283
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    1,583,928
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    86.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    1,154,301
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    63.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    701,672
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    38.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    240,355
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    13.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    382,462
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    16,102
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    1,138,985
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    773,291
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    710,213
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    585,090
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    82.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    552,055
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    77.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    51,356
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    125,123
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    17.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    63,078
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    31,652
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    50.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    18,022
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    28.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    15,103
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    23.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    31,426
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    49.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    365,694
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    298,769
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    81.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    165,427
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    45.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    168,217
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    46.0%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    66,925
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    18.3%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    13.1%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    22.5%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    27.4%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    6.9%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    10.6%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    11.4%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    36.9%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    51.0%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    64.5%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    18.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    25.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    24.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    30.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    23.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    16.2%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    18.1%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    9.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    14.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    33.6%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.