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West Virginia




Roane County, West Virginia

   People QuickFactsRoane CountyWest Virginia
Population, 2005 estimate 15,4071,816,856
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 -0.3%0.5%
Population, 2000 15,4461,808,344
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 5.5%5.6%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 21.2%21.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 14.8%15.3%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.4%51.1%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)98.9%95.2%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.3%3.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.2%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.3%0.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.0%0.0%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.4%0.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)0.9%0.9%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 98.0%94.4%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 62.4%63.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 0.6%1.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 1.8%2.7%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 66.8%75.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 9.0%14.8%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 3,849410,781
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 34.826.2
 
Housing units, 2005 7,580872,203
Homeownership rate, 2000 79.6%75.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 5.8%12.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $56,600$72,800
 
Households, 2000 6,161736,481
Persons per household, 2000 2.492.40
Median household income, 2003 $26,557$32,967
Per capita money income, 1999 $13,195$16,477
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 19.9%16.3%
   Business QuickFactsRoane CountyWest Virginia
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 27340,8371
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 2,482568,6191
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -13.1%1.9%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 1,03187,825
 
Total number of firms, 2002 1,177113,087
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.4%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 17.3%27.7%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) NA18,911,332
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 1,76110,924,279
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 97,91516,747,900
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $6,400$9,277
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 4,7491,974,851
Building permits, 2005 996,140
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 97,08615,183,4961
   Geography QuickFactsRoane CountyWest Virginia
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 48324,077
Persons per square mile, 2000 31.975.1
FIPS Code 08754
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area None 

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 16:06:54 EST

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