Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV

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Population

108,318

0.803% decline

Median Age

44.4


Median Household Income

$40,360

3.89% growth

Number of Employees

35,797

2.44% decline

Median Property Value

$96,000

4.8% growth

About

In 2017, Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV had a population of 108k people with a median age of 44.4 and a median household income of $40,360. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV declined from 109,195 to 108,318, a -0.803% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,849 to $40,360, a 3.89% increase.

The population of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV is 96.1% White Alone, 1.36% Two or More Races, and 1.01% Black or African American Alone. 1.4% of the people in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV are Glenville State College (247 degrees awarded in 2016) and Roane-Jackson Technical Center (14 degrees).

The median property value in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV is $96,000, and the homeownership rate is 78.3%. Most people in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV is N/A per household.

About the photo: Autumn sunrise scenery from the Bear Rocks area of the Dolly Sods Wilderness near Davis, West Virginia (USA). HDR composite from multiple exposures.

Economy

The economy of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV employs 35.8k people. The largest industries in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV are Elementary & secondary schools (3,018 people), Construction (3,001 people), and Hospitals (1,618 people), and the highest paying industries are Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance ($121,401), Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($120,680), and Legal services ($105,997).

Median household income in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV is $40,360. Males in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV have an average income that is 1.51 times higher than the average income of females, which is $34,783. The income inequality in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.423, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,360

2017 value

± $1,285

3.89%

1 Year Growth

± 4.52%

Households in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV have a median annual income of $40,360, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,849 in 2016, which represents a 3.89% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$52,465

Average Male Salary

± $7,725

$34,783

Average Female Salary

± $6,174

In 2017, full-time male employees in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV made 1.51 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Two or More Races

    $42,980 ± $40,444

  2. White

    $39,920 ± $4,928

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV workers was Two or More Races. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.423

2017 Wage GINI

0.425

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was 0.423 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.311% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral, Hampshire & Morgan Counties PUMA, WV with a value of $56,983, followed by Harrison, Marion, Taylor & Doddridge Counties PUMA, WV and Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, with respective values of $53,087 and $50,289.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV is false, followed by false and false.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

35.8k

2017 Value

-2.44%

1 Year decline

± -2.44%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV declined at a rate of -2.44%, from 36.7k employees to 35.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,290 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,236 people), and Cashiers (1,182 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,290 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,236 people), and Cashiers (1,182 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV has an unusually high number of residents working as Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders (18.8 times higher than expected), Mining machine operators (17.3 times), and Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers (16.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV, by average salary, are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($132,820), Medical & health services managers ($97,702), and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers ($94,005).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

35.8k

2017 Value

-2.44%

1 Year decline

± -2.44%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV declined at a rate of -2.44%, from 36.7k employees to 35.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,018 people), Construction (3,001 people), and Hospitals (1,618 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV, though some of these residents may live in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,018 people), Construction (3,001 people), and Hospitals (1,618 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV has an unusually high number of Coal mining (30.7 times higher than expected), Aluminum production & processing (21.6 times), and Oil & gas extraction (15.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV, by average salary, are Commercial & industrial machinery & equipment repair & maintenance ($121,401), Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($120,680), and Legal services ($105,997).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from West Virginia to other states, or from other states to West Virginia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $17.4B

  2. $7.3B

  3. $6.62B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $17.4B, followed by Coal with $7.3B and Pharmaceuticals and $6.62B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound West Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$68B

2015 Value

$86.9B

Projected 2045 Value

27.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound West Virginia trade was $68B. This is expected to increase 27.7% to $86.9B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound West Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from West Virginia to other states, or from other states to West Virginia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $10.5B

  2. $6.95B

  3. $6.94B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $10.5B, followed by Ohio with $6.95B and Virginia and $6.94B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that West Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was $9,462 in 2014. This is a 5.5% increase from the previous year ($8,969).

Primary care physicians in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV see 1273 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1292 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1917 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 890 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.7%). Additionally, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,273 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see an average of 1,273 patients per year. This represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1,292 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,462

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,917

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,557

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,268

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in West Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.5%, from $8,969 to $9,462.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 19.7% prevalence

  2. 19.1% prevalence

  3. 18.2% prevalence

McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia, at 19.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV is home to a population of 108k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV is composed of 104k White Alone residents (96.1%), 1.47k Two or More Races residents (1.36%), 1.1k Black or African American Alone residents (1.01%), 983 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.908%), 296 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.273%), 220 Asian Alone residents (0.203%), 98 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0905%), and 28 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0258%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV are Spanish or Spanish Creole (777 speakers), German (212 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (109 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was 44.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.695%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was 0.695%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Canada

    214 ± 359 people

  2. Mexico

    96 ± 240 people

  3. Germany

    76 ± 214 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was Canada, the natal country of 214 Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV residents, followed by Mexico with 96 and Germany with 76.

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Citizenship

99.5%

2017 Citizenship

99.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.5% of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    104k ± 117

  2. Two or More Races

    1.47k ± 289

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.1k ± 206

In 2017, there were 70.9 times more White Alone residents (104k people) in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.47k Two or More Races and 1.1k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    777 speakers (0.746%)

  2. German

    212 speakers (0.203%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    109 speakers (0.105%)

1.4% of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.746% of the overall population of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.203% speak German and 0.105% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV awarded 261 degrees. The student population of Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV is skewed towards men, with 953 male students and 708 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV are White (198 and 75.9%), followed by Black or African American (42 and 16.1%), Unknown (16 and 6.13%), and Hispanic or Latino (2 and 0.766%).

The largest universities in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV by number of degrees awarded are Glenville State College (247 and 94.6%) and Roane-Jackson Technical Center (14 and 5.36%).

The most popular majors in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV are General Business (30 and 11.5%), Other Natural Resource Management & Policy (27 and 10.3%), and General Business Administration & Management (24 and 9.2%).

The median tuition costs in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, 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.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was Other Natural Resource Management & Policy with 27 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 247 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

$5,592

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Glenville State College with 247 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

146

Degrees Awarded to Men

115

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 146 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV, which is 1.27 times more than the 115 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    198 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    42 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    16 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV were to White students. These 198 degrees mean that there were 4.71 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 42 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was $96,000 in 2017, which is 0.441 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $91,600 to $96,000, a 4.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV is 78.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV have an average commute time of 28.5 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$40,360

Median Household Income

± $1,285

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV grew to $40,360 from the previous year's value of $38,849.

The following chart displays the households in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the N/A range.

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Housing

Property Value

$96,000

2017 Median

± $3,770

$91,600

2016 Median

± $3,432

In 2017, the median property value in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV grew to to $96,000 from the previous year's value of $91,600.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

78.3%

2017 Homeownership

78.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.3% of the housing units in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

28.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV have a longer commute time (28.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.79% of the workforce in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Jackson, Wetzel, Roane, Braxton, Ritchie, Tyler, Gilmer & Calhoun Counties PUMA, WV was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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