West Virginia, US state

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Demographics of West Virginia

Total Population

West Virginia state has a total of 1,836,843 citizens as per 2017 US census data. This is 0.6% of the total 321,004,407 United States of America country citizens.
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Gender

West Virginia state has a total of 748,203 (49%) male and 777,208 (51%) female citizens as per 2017 US census data. In comparison proportions of United States of America country citizens are: 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
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Income

As per 2017 US census data West Virginia state dominant household income ranges are: $60 000 to $99 999 (20.8%), $10 000 to $24 999 (19.8%) and $40 000 to $59 999 (17.6%).
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Median Age

West Virginia state average male age is 40.8 and average female age 43.4 as per 2017 US census data. In comparison United States of America country average male age 40.8 and average female age is 43.4.
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Age Groups

As per 2017 US census data West Virginia state dominant age group ranges are: 50 - 64 (21.6%), < 18 (20.5%) and 35 - 49 (18.8%).
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Marital Status

As per 2017 US census data West Virginia state dominant marital statuses are: Now married (51.8%) and Never married (27.3%).
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Education

As per 2017 US census data West Virginia state dominant household education levels are: High-school Diploma (33.9%), Unfinished College (18.5%) and Unifinished High-school (13.3%).
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Languages Spoken

As per 2017 US census data West Virginia state dominant spoken languages are: only English (97.5%), Spanish (1%) and Other Indo-European (0.7%).
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Ethnic Diversity

As per 2017 US census data West Virginia state dominant ethnic diversity groups are: White (93.3%), Black or African American (3.6%) and Two or more races (1.7%).
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Household Types

West Virginia state family households are 65.2 and non-family households 34.8 as per 2017 US census data. In comparison United States of America country family households contains 65.9% and non-family households 34.1%.
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Employment Industries

As per 2017 US census data West Virginia state dominant household income ranges are: Health care and social assistance (17.7%), Retail trade (12.3%), Educational services (9.6%) and Manufacturing (8%).
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Means of Transportation

As per 2017 US census data West Virginia state dominant types of transportation to work are: Car truck or van (94.9%).
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Time of Commute

As per 2017 US census data West Virginia state dominant travel time to work ranges are: 15-20 minutes, and 10-15 minutes.
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Cities & Towns in West Virginia