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The economy of Glenville, WV employs 733 people. The economy of Glenville, WV is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Educational Services; and Public Admin., which employ respectively 7.58; 4.1; and 2.3 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Glenville, WV are Educational Services (280), Accommodation & Food Service (111), and Retail trade (96), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($35,313), Transportation & Warehousing ($20,917), and Educational Services ($19,485).

Median household income in Glenville, WV is $29,917. Males in Glenville, WV have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,662. The income inequality of Glenville, WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.407 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Glenville, WV. In Gilmer County, WV the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 55-64 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 46 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,503. McDowell County, WV has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in West Virginia.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Glenville, WV is from the county of Gilmer County, WV.

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Glenville, WV is home to a population of 1,812 people, from which 100% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Glenville, WV is composed of 1,629 White residents (89.9%), 91 Two+ residents (5.02%), 66 Black residents (3.64%), 26 Hispanic residents (1.43%), and 0 Other residents (N/A). The most common foreign languages in Glenville, WV are African Languages (9 speakers), French (7 speakers), and Spanish (7 speakers), but compared to other places, Glenville, WV has a relative high number of Other (3 speakers), African Languages (9 speakers), and French (7 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Glenville, WV awarded 192 degrees. The student population of Glenville, WV is skewed away from females, with 110 male students and 82 female students. Most students in Glenville, WV are White (168 and 87.5%), followed by Black or African American (17 and 8.85%), Two or more races (3 and 1.56%), and Unknown (3 and 1.56%). The largest universities in Glenville, WV by number of graduates are Glenville State College (192 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Glenville, WV are General Business Administration & Management (23 and 12%), Other Natural Resource Management & Policy (22 and 11.5%), and Other Social Sciences (17 and 8.85%). The median tuition costs in Glenville, WV are N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,592 and $13,152 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Glenville, WV is $82,900, which is 0.4 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $79,100 to $82,900, a 4.8% increase. The homeownership rate of Glenville, WV is 37.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Glenville, WV have an average commute time of 12 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Glenville, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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