Marion County, WV

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Population
56,497
0.138% 1-year decline
US Senator
Joe Manchin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Shelley Moore Capito
Republican Party
Median Household Income
$48,605
0.928% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$112,800
2.45% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
24,881
1.16% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Marion County, WV had a population of 56.5k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $48,605. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Marion County, WV declined from 56,575 to 56,497, a -0.138% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,158 to $48,605, a 0.928% increase.

N/A 0% of the households in Marion County, WV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.6% of the residents in Marion County, WV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Marion County, WV are Fairmont State University (866 degrees awarded in 2019) and Pierpont Community and Technical College (366 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Marion County, WV was $112,800, and the homeownership rate was 74.9%. Most people in Marion County, WV N/A, and the average commute time was 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Marion County, WV was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in West Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in West Virginia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in West Virginia. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of West Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Marion County, WV went to Donald J. Trump with 63.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (30.2%), followed by Other (6.07%). The most partisan county was Grant County, WV with 87.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Marion County, WV
63.7% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in West Virginia
  1. 87.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 83.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in West Virginia was Grant County, WV with 87.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in West Virginia colored by their party leaning.

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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 3 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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Diversity

Marion County, WV is home to a population of 56.5k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Marion County, WV residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Marion County, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

N/A%
Hispanic Population
N/A people

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Marion County, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Marion County, WV are hispanic (N/A people).

The following chart shows the N/A races represented in Marion County, WV as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 14.1

In N/A, the median age of all people in Marion County, WV was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Marion County, WV are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Marion County, WV residents was N/A.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    2,758 ± 1,288 people
  2. China
    2,286 ± 1,173 people
  3. Philippines
    1,841 ± 1,053 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of West Virginia was India, the natal country of 2,758 West Virginia residents, followed by China with 2,286 and Philippines with 1,841.

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Citizenship

99.6%
2018 Citizenship
99.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.6% of Marion County, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Marion County, WV was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. false
    0 ± 0
  2. false
    0 ± 0
  3. false
    0 ± 0

Marion County, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Marion County, WV is $48,605. In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Marion County, WV was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in West Virginia have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,998. The income inequality in West Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Marion County, WV employs 24.9k people. The largest industries in Marion County, WV are , and the highest paying industries are .

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,605
2018 value
± $1,960
0.928%
1 Year Growth
± 5.59%

Households in Marion County, WV have a median annual income of $48,605, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,158 in 2017, which represents a 0.928% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,509
Average Male Salary in West Virginia
± $2,250
$41,998
Average Female Salary in West Virginia
± $1,679

In 2019, full-time male employees in West Virginia made 1.39 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in West Virginia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in West Virginia
  1. Asian
    $72,270 ± $26,400
  2. White
    $44,511 ± $1,331
  3. American Indian
    $43,076 ± $33,626

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of West Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.62 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in West Virginia.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in West Virginia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Marion County, WV is from West Virginia.
0.444
2019 Wage GINI in West Virginia
0.445
2018 Wage GINI in West Virginia

In 2019, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0761% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more 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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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. N/A
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In N/A, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marion County, WV was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marion County, 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 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    8,307 ± 557
  2. Black
    728 ± 176
  3. Two Or More
    201 ± 145

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marion County, WV is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

24.9k
2018 Value
± 972
-1.16%
1 Year decline
± 5.54%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Marion County, WV declined at a rate of -1.16%, from 25.2k employees to 24.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marion County, WV, are . This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marion County, WV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Marion County, WV, by number of employees, are .

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Marion County, WV, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($83,750), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($67,700), and Legal Occupations ($63,378).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

24.9k
2018 Value
± 972
-1.16%
1 Year decline
± 5.54%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Marion County, WV declined at a rate of -1.16%, from 25.2k employees to 24.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marion County, WV, are . This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marion County, WV, though some of these residents may live in Marion County, 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 Marion County, WV, by number of employees, are .

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Marion County, WV, by median earnings, are .

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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. $10.5B
  3. $6.55B

In 2018, the top outbound West Virginia product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $17.4B, followed by Coal ($10.5B) and Pharmaceuticals ($6.55B).

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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$75B
2018 Value in West Virginia
$110B
Projected 2045 Value in West Virginia
46.5% growth

In 2018, total outbound West Virginia trade was $75B. This is expected to increase 46.5% to $110B 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. $12.1B
  2. $10.1B
  3. $7.75B

In 2018, the top outbound West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $12.1B, followed by Virginia with $10.1B and Ohio and $7.75B.

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

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Education

In N/A, universities in Marion County, WV awarded N/A degrees. The student population of Marion County, WV is skewed towards women, with 2,283 male students and 3,432 female students.

N/A from Universities in Marion County, WV are N/A.

The largest universities in Marion County, WV by number of degrees awarded are Fairmont State University (866 and NaNB%) and Pierpont Community and Technical College (366 and NaNB%).

The most popular majors in Marion County, WV are Registered Nursing (158 and NaNB%), General Business Administration & Management (106 and NaNB%), and General Studies (98 and NaNB%).

The median tuition costs in Marion County, WV are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,888 and $14,752 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 95 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 63 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 57 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Marion County, WV was General Business Administration & Management with 95 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Marion County, WV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 866 degrees awarded
  2. 366 degrees awarded
$5,888
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Marion County, WV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fairmont State University with 866 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

N/A
Degrees Awarded to Men
N/A
Degrees Awarded to Women

In N/A, N/A men were awarded degrees from institutions in Marion County, WV, which is N/A times N/A the N/A female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Marion County, WV was $112,800 in 2018, which is 0.491 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $110,100 to $112,800, a 2.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Marion County, WV is 74.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Marion County, WV have an average commute time of 23.1 minutes, and they N/A. Car ownership in Marion County, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$112,800
2018 Median
± $5,256
$110,100
2017 Median
± $4,846

In 2018, the median property value in Marion County, WV grew to to $112,800 from the previous year's value of $110,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Marion County, WV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marion County, WV the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$48,605
Median Household Income
± $1,960
22.9k
Number of Households
± 873

In 2018, the median household income of the 22.9k households in Marion County, WV grew to $48,605 from the previous year's value of $48,158.

The following chart displays the households in Marion County, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

N/A
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Marion County, WV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Marion County, WV the largest share of households pay taxes in the N/A range.

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Rent vs Own

74.9%
2018 Homeownership
75.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 74.9% of the housing units in Marion County, WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Marion County, WV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marion County, WV have a shorter commute time (23.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Marion County, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, N/A% of workers in Marion County, WV N/A, followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Marion County, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marion County, WV have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

94.4% of the population of Marion County, WV has health coverage, with 47.9% on employee plans, 19.4% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 2.01% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in West Virginia was $9,462 in 2014. This is a 5.5% increase from the previous year ($8,969).

Primary care physicians in Marion County, WV see 2003 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.66% increase from the previous year (1878 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1809 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1019 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Mingo County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (22.1%). Additionally, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,003 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Marion County, WV

Primary care physicians in Marion County, WV see an average of 2,003 patients per year. This represents a 6.66% increase from the previous year (1,878 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,462
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in West Virginia
$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

5.65%
Uninsured
47.9%
Employer Coverage
19.4%
Medicaid
14.7%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
2.01%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marion County, WV declined by 21% from 7.15% to 5.65%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 22.1% prevalence
  2. 20.9% prevalence
  3. 20.9% prevalence

Mingo County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia, at 22.1%.

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

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