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The West Virginia statute for state public records is the Freedom of Information Act, enacted to provide access to the documents and information generated in the daily operation of state government. This would apply to records generated by all state, county, and municipal agencies. These records may be requested in writing from the West Virginia State Treasurer's office. The state treasurer's office details online the request process and the documents available under the state Freedom of Information Act. West Virginia was admitted to the union in 1863, one of two states formed during the American Civil War. West Virginia boasts a population of almost 1.9 million people and is located entirely within the Appalachian Mountain range. The largest city and capital is Charleston. There are fifteen other cities within the state having a population of more than 10,000 residents. West Virginia is divided into 55 counties. Coal is the major resource and industry in the state. The West Virginia State Police are responsible for maintaining and issuing criminal background checks and records. There is a plethora of West Virginia public records readily available online. Request criminal records, learn about most wanted fugitives and inmate information from the state police. The Department of Health and Human Services is a great resource for birth, death and marriage records. Learn how the laws of the state are adjudicated in the West Virginia judicial system. Explore the possibility of living in West Virginia by examining the housing and real estate data. You may also want to look at the income and earnings for the residents of the state. Get an idea of the economy of the state by looking at the abundance of information on business statistics for West Virginia. Check out the ins and outs of the county governments and services as well as the endless possibilities the individual cities of West Virginia have to offer. Come back to this site regularly to check for new sources are the most current services.
West Virginia Latest Crime Records,
Last recorded (2013) Updated 05/23/2015
Total Violent Crime:5,568
Murder And Nonnegligent Manslaughter:61
Aggravated Assault:4,203
Total Property Crime:39,013
Larceny Theft:27,423
Motor Vehicle Theft:1,916
West Virginia Census Data
Information About People and Demographics
Total population of persons residing within the state in 2010 1,852,994
Estimate of the state's total residency as of April 1, 20001,808,344
Percentage change of the total resident population as of April 1, 2000 to April 1, 20103%
Net change of residents' total population from April 1, 2000 to April 1, 201044,650
April 1, 2000 complete count of statewide resident population1,808,344
Population estimate of residents less than 5 years of age105,976
July 1, 2009 estimated percentage of residents that are less than 5 years of age6%
July 1, 2009 estimate of residents that are less than 18 years of age386,449
July 1, 2009 estimated percentage of residents that are less than 18 years of age 21%
July 1, 2009 percentage estimate of residents that are 65 years of age and older16%
July 1, 2009 estimate of residents that are 65 years of age and older287,557
July 1, 2009 total estimate percentage of female residents51%
State's white resident population recorded in 20101,739,988
State's black resident population recorded in 201063,124
State's American Indian and Alaska Native resident populations recorded in 20103,787
State's Asian resident population recorded in 201012,406
State's Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander resident population recorded in 2010428
Statewide 2010 resident population of two or more races27,142
Statewide 2010 resident population of Hispanic or Latino origin22,268
Non Hispanic white resident population in 20101,726,256
Statewide percentage of white residents in 201094%
Statewide percentage of black residents in 20103%
Statewide percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native residents in 20100%
Statewide percentage of Asian residents in 20101%
Statewide percentage of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander in 20100%
Statewide percentage of Two or more races in 20102%
Statewide percentage of Hispanic or Latino Origin in 20101%
Statewide percentage of non Hispanic white in 201093%

Vital Statistics

Births and deaths occurring in West Virginia
Births 200721,994
Deaths 200721,086
Infant death occurring within the state of persons one year of age or less in 2007164
Percentage of persons with the same residence of one year or more from 2005 to 200987%

Resident Background Information

Education and background history of West Virginia Residents
Percentage of foreign born population in the state from 2005 to 20091%
Percentage of residents 5 years of age and older that speak languages other than English at home from 2005 to 20092%
Percentage of persons from 25 years of age and older with high a school education or higher from 2005 to 200982%
Percentage of persons from 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree or higher from 2005 to 200917%
Total number of Veterans from 2005 to 2009171,080

Current Housing and Real Estate Data

Households located in West Virginia
Average time spent commuting to work for person 16 years and over not working from their personal residence between 2005-2009 25 Min
Housing unit estimates as of July 1, 2009893,771
Net change of housing units estimates as of April 1, 2000 to July 1, 200949,148
Housing unit estimates - percentage change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 20096%
Percentage of the state's housing units being occupied by owners between 2005 and 2009 74%
Median value of the state's housing units being occupied by owners between 2005 and 2009$91,400
Percentage of housing in structure of multi dwelling units between 2005 and 200912%
Total number of households between 2005-2009746,419
Average size of households between 2005-20092

West Virginia Employment Data

Income, earnings and payrolls of people residing within the State
Per capita income in the past 12 months in dollars adjusted to inflation in 2009 $20,891
2009 statewide income of median households in West Virginia$37,423
Percentage of persons living in poverty in the year 200918%
The personal income of persons employed in 2007$53,181
Per capita income of persons employed in 2007$29,385
Labor force of civilian workers in 2009797,943
The unemployment of the civilian labor force in 200963,374
The rate of unemployed civilian labor force in 2009 8%
Employment of person relating to all industries in 2007 921,898
Net change of employment in all industries between 2000 and 2007 35,278
People employed by the government in 2007 152,533
Earnings by persons working in all industries in 200736,277,776
Average earnings per job in all industries in 200739,351
Number of private non farm establishments in 2008 39,641
The employment of non farm pay for the period of March 12, 2008 592,022
Percentage change of private nonfarm employment for the pay period of March 12, 2008 6%
Total of non employer establishment in 2008 according to NAICS 90,727
Total NAICS 72 sales of accommodation and food services establishments with payrolls in 20072,553,258

People and Businesses

Firms and companies of West Virginia
Total number of firms located in the state for the year 2007120,395
Total percentage of black owned private firms in 20070%
Total percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms in 20070%
Total percentage of Asian owned firms in 20071%
Total percentage of Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms in 2007 0%
Total percentage of Native Hispanic owned private firms in 20071%
Total percentage of Women owned private firms in 200728%
Value for shipments from manufacturers according to NAICS 31-33 in 2007 25,080,573
Sales of establishments with payroll from merchant wholesalers according to NAICS 42 in 200711,036,467
Sales of establishments with payroll from retailers in 2007 20,538,829
Per capita sales of establishments with payroll from retailers in 2007 11,340

Land Valuation

Property value and West Virginia territory
2009 totals of building permits for new private housing units in 2009 2,235
The valuation of all new private housing units authorized by building permits in 2009 310,031
Adjusted 2007 acres of land in farms3,697,606
Total expenditures by the federal government for the 2008 fiscal year18,002,438
Per capita total expenditures by the federal government for the 2008 fiscal year9,922
Size in square miles of land as of 200024,078
Population per square mile in the year 201077
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West Virginia Free Arrest Records
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West Virginia Most Wanted and Warrants
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West Virginia Free Court Records Search
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West Virginia Missing Children
Collected data of endangered children, runaways, family and non family abductions
PHILIP WILLIAMS, Age Now: 17, Missing: 03/17/2015. Missing From RIPLEY, WV. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Jackson County Sheriff's Office (West Virginia) 1-304-373-2290.
April 28 2015
Source: http://www.missingkids.com

ANTHONY PITTMAN, Age Now: 16, Missing: 05/29/2014. Missing From NEW CUMBERLAND, WV. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Hancock County Sheriff's Office (West Virginia) 1-304-564-4100.
June 04 2014
Source: http://www.missingkids.com

VICTOR SHOEMAKER, Age Now: 25, Missing: 05/01/1994. Missing From KIRBY, WV. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: West Virginia State Police - Missing Persons Unit - 1-304-822-3561 Or Your Local FBI.
April 14 2014
Source: http://www.missingkids.com

ALIAYAH LUNSFORD, Age Now: 5, Missing: 09/24/2011. Missing From WESTON, WV. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Lewis County Sheriff's Office (West Virginia) 1-304-269-8245.
February 04 2014
Source: http://www.missingkids.com

Endangered Runaway: MEGAN ELLISON (WV)
MEGAN ELLISON, Age Now: 16, Missing: 09/10/2013. Missing From PARKERSBURG, WV. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Parkersburg Police Department (West Virginia) 1-304-424-8444.
September 27 2013
Source: http://www.missingkids.com

Endangered Runaway: SHAWNA WAY (WV)
SHAWNA WAY, Age Now: 14, Missing: 09/01/2013. Missing From BRIDGEPORT, WV. ANYONE HAVING INFORMATION SHOULD CONTACT: Taylor County Sheriff's Office (West Virginia) 1-304-265-2524.
September 03 2013
Source: http://www.missingkids.com

West Virginia Free Recent Criminal Activity Reports
Current crimes by location, description of offenses and reported police activity
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West Virginia Missing People
Currently missing persons sought by law enforcement derived from public and private sources
Dee Ann Keene – Feb. 28, 2014 – Renick, WV
Missing: Dee Ann Keene Case: Missing under Suspicious Circumstances Missing From: Renick, West Virginia Missing Date: February 28, 2014 Race: W Sex: F Age at Time […]
February 28 2014
Source: http://lostnmissing.org/missing/deeannkeene/

Kathy Haley – Sept. 01, 2012 – Newport News, VA
Name: Kathleen Patricia Haley Nickname/Alias: Kathy Date last seen: September 1, 2012 Place last seen: Newport News, Virginia Age at time missing: […]
September 01 2012
Source: http://lostnmissing.org/missing/kathy-haley-sept-01-2012-newport-news-va/

Luke David Stout – July 18, 2012 – Buckhannon, WV
Missing: Luke David Stout Case: Missing Nickname: Lukey Missing From: Buckhannon, West Virginia Missing Date: July 18, 2012 Race: Caucasian Sex: Male Age at Time Missing: 24 Height: 66 to 68 in. Weight 110 to 120 lbs. Hair […]
July 18 2012
Source: http://lostnmissing.org/missing/luke-david-stout-july-18-2012-buckhannon-wv/

Aliayah Lunsford – September 24, 2011 – Weston, WV
Missing: Aliayah Lunsford Missing From: Weston, WV Missing Date: September 24, 2011 Race: Caucasian Sex: Female Age at Time Missing: 3 Height: […]
September 24 2011
Source: http://lostnmissing.org/missing/aliayah-lunsford-september-24-2011-weston-wv/

Samuel R. Riser – December 08, 2010 – Glasgow, WV
Missing: Samuel Richard Riser Case: Missing Nickname: Dicky, Dickey, Sam Missing From: Kanawha County, Glasgow, West Virginia Missing Date: December 08, 2010 Race: Caucasian […]
December 08 2010
Source: http://lostnmissing.org/missing/samuel-r-riser-december-08-2010-glasgow-wv/

Kimberly Sue Jones – February 3, 2009 – Parkersburg, WV
Missing: Kimberly Sue Jones Case: Missing Nickname: “Kimmie Sue” Missing From: Parkersburg, West Virginia Missing Date: February 3, 2009 Race: White Sex: Female Age at Time Missing: 25 Height: 5’1″ Weight: 105 lbs. Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Blue […]
February 03 2009
Source: http://lostnmissing.org/missing/kimberly-sue-jones-february-3-2009-parkersburg-wv/


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