Logan, WV

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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US Senator
Joe Manchin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Shelley Moore Capito
Republican Party
2018 Median Age
43.3
0.698% 1-year increase
2018 Poverty Rate
23.3%
3.52% 1-year increase

About

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Logan, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.65%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%), White (Hispanic) (0.639%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.346%).

None of the households in Logan, WV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

Most people in Logan, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Logan, WV was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

In 2018, there were 58.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.4k people) in Logan, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 558 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 355 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Logan, WV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    32.4k ± 24
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    558 ± 106
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    355 ± 112
0.896%
Hispanic Population
303 people

In 2018, there were 58.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.4k people) in Logan, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 558 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 355 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.896% of the people in Logan, WV are hispanic (303 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Logan, WV as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.257%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
87 people
0.369%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
127 people

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    899 ± 165
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    193 ± 82
  3. Korea
    157 ± 91

Logan, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Logan, WV employs N/A people. The largest industries in Logan, WV are , and the highest paying industries are .

Occupations

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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Median Earnings by Industry

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.583%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 690k people employed in West Virginia. This represents a 0.583% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in West Virginia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 287
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 151
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 128
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in West Virginia went to Donald J. Trump with 68.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (29.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.34%).

Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing the state of West Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

West Virginia is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from West Virginia

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Joe Manchin
Senator from West Virginia1
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Carte Goodwin, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Robert Byrd.
Shelley Moore Capito
Senator from West Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing West Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in West Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from West Virginia

West Virginia is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for West Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.661% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.559% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (549k), Some college (279k), and Secondary Education (210k).

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Housing & Living

People in Logan, WV have an average commute time of 26.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Logan, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Logan, WV is N/A. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Logan, WV was Jefferson County, WV with a value of $93,744, followed by Putnam County, WV and Berkeley County, WV, with respective values of $75,725 and $73,619.

Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Logan, WV was Jefferson County, WV with a value of $93,744, followed by Putnam County, WV and Berkeley County, WV, with respective values of $75,725 and $73,619.

The following map shows all of the counties in Logan, WV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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13.9k
Number of Households
± 772

The following chart displays the households in Logan, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Logan, WV is from West Virginia.
0.449
2022 Wage GINI in West Virginia
0.447
2021 Wage GINI in West Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.523% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for West Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in West Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in West Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Carpooled (12.1%)
  3. Walked (3.23%)

In 2018, 82.7% of workers in Logan, WV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.1%) and those who walked to work (3.23%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Logan, WV have a similar commute time (26.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.37% of the workforce in Logan, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Logan, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Logan, WV have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Logan, WV (7.73k out of 33.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 25 - 34.

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The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.8% of the population of Logan, WV has health coverage, with 36.3% on employee plans, 30.7% on Medicaid, 17.7% on Medicare, 6.21% on non-group plans, and 1.78% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see 1270 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.626% decrease from the previous year (1278 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1740 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 670 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,270 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in West Virginia

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see an average of 1,270 patients per year. This represents a 0.626% decrease from the previous year (1,278 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in West Virginia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In N/A, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in .

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, N/A were men and N/A were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.23%
Uninsured
36.3%
Employer Coverage
30.7%
Medicaid
17.7%
Medicare
6.21%
Non-Group
1.78%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Logan, WV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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