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West Virginia




Kanawha County, West Virginia

   People QuickFactsKanawha CountyWest Virginia
Population, 2005 estimate 193,5591,816,856
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 -3.3%0.5%
Population, 2000 200,0731,808,344
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.0%5.6%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 21.0%21.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 16.4%15.3%
Female persons, percent, 2005 52.0%51.1%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)90.3%95.2%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)7.1%3.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.2%0.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.9%0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.4%0.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)0.6%0.9%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 89.8%94.4%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 62.7%63.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 1.4%1.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 3.1%2.7%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 80.0%75.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 20.6%14.8%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 44,009410,781
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 21.926.2
 
Housing units, 2005 94,787872,203
Homeownership rate, 2000 70.3%75.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 17.9%12.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $80,700$72,800
 
Households, 2000 86,226736,481
Persons per household, 2000 2.282.40
Median household income, 2003 $36,312$32,967
Per capita money income, 1999 $20,354$16,477
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 15.2%16.3%
   Business QuickFactsKanawha CountyWest Virginia
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 5,85040,8371
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 94,877568,6191
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -1.9%1.9%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 9,85787,825
 
Total number of firms, 2002 13,785113,087
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 2.0%1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 27.1%27.7%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 2,317,38918,911,332
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,883,67510,924,279
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 2,648,19016,747,900
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $13,504$9,277
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 334,0191,974,851
Building permits, 2005 3296,140
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 2,353,88815,183,4961
   Geography QuickFactsKanawha CountyWest Virginia
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 90324,077
Persons per square mile, 2000 221.675.1
FIPS Code 03954
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Charleston, WV Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:53 EST

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