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1.66% decline
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Median Household Income
1.36% growth
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4.2% decline
Median Property Value
4.26% growth

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The economy of Logan County, WV employs 11,271 people. The economy of Logan County, WV is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Utilities; and Other services, except public administration, which employ respectively 24.75; 1.83; and 1.44 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Logan County, WV are Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,993), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction (1,649), and Retail trade (1,304), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($63,076), Utilities ($60,000), and Educational Services ($38,125).

Median household income in Logan County, WV is $37,262. Males in Logan County, WV have an average income that is 1.83 times higher than the average income of females, which is $29,542. The income inequality of Logan County, WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.439 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Logan County, WV. In Logan County, WV the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 55-64, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 45 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,541. McDowell County, WV has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in West Virginia.


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Logan County, WV is home to a population of 35,166 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Logan County, WV is composed of 33,756 White residents (96%), 645 Black residents (1.83%), 301 Hispanic residents (0.86%), 255 Two+ residents (0.73%), and 129 Asian residents (0.37%). The most common foreign languages in Logan County, WV are Spanish (229 speakers), Chinese (87 speakers), and German (59 speakers), but compared to other places, Logan County, WV has a relative high number of Thai (11 speakers), German (59 speakers), and Chinese (87 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Logan County, WV awarded 334 degrees. The student population of Logan County, WV is skewed towards females, with 114 male students and 220 female students. Most students in Logan County, WV are White (330 and 98.8%), followed by Black or African American (4 and 1.2%), Two or more races (0 and N/A), and American Indian (0 and N/A). The largest universities in Logan County, WV by number of graduates are Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College (309 and 92.5%), Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center (25 and 7.49%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Logan County, WV are Liberal Arts & Sciences (46 and 13.8%), Registered Nursing (42 and 12.6%), and Health Aide (25 and 7.49%). The median tuition costs in Logan County, WV are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A 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 Logan County, WV is $85,600, which is 0.42 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $82,100 to $85,600, a 4.26% increase. The homeownership rate of Logan County, WV is 75.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Logan County, WV have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Logan County, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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