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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus Data

Economic Statistics

West Virginia

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over1,455,101100.0
In labor force792,34454.5
Civilian labor force
790,69454.3
Employed
732,67350.4
Unemployed
58,0214.0
Percent of civilian labor force
7.3(X)
Armed Forces
1,6500.1
Not in labor force662,75745.5
Females 16 years and over757,134100.0
In labor force360,40047.6
Civilian labor force
360,16547.6
Employed
336,38444.4
Own children under 6 years118,161100.0
All parents in family in labor force64,02854.2
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over718,106100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone576,36080.3
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled91,13312.7
Public transportation (including taxicab)5,7140.8
Walked21,0592.9
Other means6,4170.9
Worked at home17,4232.4
Mean travel time to work (minutes)26.2(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over732,673100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations204,37027.9
Service occupations121,29316.6
Sales and office occupations191,07926.1
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations5,3620.7
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations90,33212.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations120,23716.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining29,9454.1
Construction51,5127.0
Manufacturing87,14711.9
Wholesale trade20,2892.8
Retail trade95,89113.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities43,9466.0
Information15,9162.2
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing33,4084.6
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services49,1886.7
Educational, health and social services168,29923.0
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services58,2608.0
Other services (except public administration)36,4215.0
Public administration42,4515.8
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers555,13375.8
Government workers131,32617.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business43,2255.9
Unpaid family workers2,9890.4
INCOME IN 1999
Households737,360100.0
Less than $10,000113,93115.5
$10,000 to $14,99973,51410.0
$15,000 to $24,999128,44817.4
$25,000 to $34,999107,19214.5
$35,000 to $49,999121,08916.4
$50,000 to $74,999111,44615.1
$75,000 to $99,99944,6436.1
$100,000 to $149,99924,1853.3
$150,000 to $199,9995,6320.8
$200,000 or more7,2801.0
Median household income (dollars)29,696(X)
With earnings520,24670.6
Mean earnings (dollars)
41,287(X)
With Social Security income249,89533.9
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,931(X)
With Supplemental Security Income50,6196.9
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,974(X)
With public assistance income29,6934.0
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,019(X)
With retirement income162,00822.0
Mean retirement income (dollars)
14,826(X)
Families507,255100.0
Less than $10,00046,9049.2
$10,000 to $14,99936,2097.1
$15,000 to $24,99980,62015.9
$25,000 to $34,99978,31215.4
$35,000 to $49,99997,24619.2
$50,000 to $74,99995,49718.8
$75,000 to $99,99940,1657.9
$100,000 to $149,99921,4134.2
$150,000 to $199,9994,8871.0
$200,000 or more6,0021.2
Median family income (dollars)36,484(X)
Per capita income (dollars)16,477(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers31,299(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers21,154(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families70,448(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.9
With related children under 18 years49,937(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.4
With related children under 5 years
21,219(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.7
Families with female householder, no husband present27,193(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)35.5
With related children under 18 years22,892(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)48.8
With related children under 5 years
9,355(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)62.8
Individuals315,794(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.9
18 years and over219,698(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)16.0
65 years and over
31,555(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.9
Related children under 18 years93,848(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)23.9
Related children 5 to 17 years
66,857(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.9
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over95,757(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.5
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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