Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV

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2019 Population
99,828
0.715% 1-year decline
US Senator
Joe Manchin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Shelley Moore Capito
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
42.4
0.474% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
15.5%
2.9% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$50,544
3.24% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$129,000
6.17% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
37,748
1.65% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV had a population of 99.8k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $50,544. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV declined from 100,547 to 99,828, a −0.715% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,960 to $50,544, a 3.24% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.05%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.04%), White (Hispanic) (0.741%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.476%). 1.24% of the households in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.8% of the residents in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are Putnam Career and Technical Center (77 degrees awarded in 2019) and Strayer University-West Virginia (31 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was $129,000, and the homeownership rate was 79.8%. Most people in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in West Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is home to a population of 99.8k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2019, 1.33% of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV residents were born outside of the country (1.33k people).

In 2019, there were 92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (96.3k people) in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.05k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.04k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are Spanish (471 speakers), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (188 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (125 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    96.3k ± 11
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.05k ± 249
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.04k ± 276
0.898%
Hispanic Population
896 people

In 2019, there were 92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (96.3k people) in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.05k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.04k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.898% of the people in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are hispanic (896 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    471 speakers (0.499%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    188 speakers (0.199%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    125 speakers (0.132%)

1.24% of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was Spanish. 0.499% of the overall population of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are native Spanish speakers. 0.199% speak Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) and 0.132% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.33%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
1.33k people
0.765%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
769 people

As of 2019, 1.33% of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV residents (1.33k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was 0.765%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 10

In 2019, the median age of all people in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was 42.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV residents was 42.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    238 ± 378 people
  2. Honduras
    91 ± 234 people
  3. Lebanon
    70 ± 205 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was Philippines, the natal country of 238 Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV residents, followed by Honduras with 91 and Lebanon with 70.

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Citizenship

99.8%
2019 Citizenship
99.7%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.8% of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,620 ± 254
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    817 ± 193
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    789 ± 187

Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is $50,544. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral, Hampshire & Morgan Counties PUMA, WV with a value of $61,709, followed by Morgantown City PUMA, WV and Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, with respective values of $56,395 and $56,295.

Males in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,729. The income inequality in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.419, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV employs 37.7k people. The largest industries in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are Elementary & secondary schools (3,143 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,796 people), and Construction (2,591 people), and the highest paying industries are Legal services ($103,026), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($102,985), and Natural gas distribution ($93,603).

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,544
2019 value
± $2,289
3.24%
1 Year Growth
± 5.56%

Households in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have a median annual income of $50,544, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,960 in 2018, which represents a 3.24% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$62,894
Average Male Salary in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV
± $8,975
$44,729
Average Female Salary in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV
± $7,468

In 2019, full-time male employees in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV
  1. White
    $48,679 ± $5,697
  2. Two or More Races
    $40,248 ± $33,222
  3. Black
    $35,219 ± $30,244

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV workers was White. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV.

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Wage Distribution

0.419
2019 Wage GINI in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV
0.417
2018 Wage GINI in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV

In 2019, the income inequality in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was 0.419 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.423% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral, Hampshire & Morgan Counties PUMA, WV with a value of $61,709, followed by Morgantown City PUMA, WV and Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, with respective values of $56,395 and $56,295.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV (15.3k out of 99k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    14,731 ± 856
  2. Two Or More
    304 ± 148
  3. Black
    241 ± 178

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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

37.7k
2019 Value
−1.65%
1 Year decline
± −1.65%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV declined at a rate of −1.65%, from 38.4k employees to 37.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,496 people), Registered nurses (1,305 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,290 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,496 people), Registered nurses (1,305 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,290 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV has an unusually high number of residents working as Mining machine operators (28.6 times higher than expected), Surveying & mapping technicians (7.18 times), and Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders (5.62 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($134,951), Pharmacists ($125,231), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($122,992).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

37.7k
2019 Value
−1.65%
1 Year decline
± −1.65%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV declined at a rate of −1.65%, from 38.4k employees to 37.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,143 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,796 people), and Construction (2,591 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, though some of these residents may live in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln 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 Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,143 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,796 people), and Construction (2,591 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV has an unusually high number of Coal mining (67.2 times higher than expected), Natural gas distribution (7.28 times), and Pipeline transportation (6.38 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, by average salary, are Legal services ($103,026), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($102,985), and Natural gas distribution ($93,603).

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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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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in West Virginia went to Donald J. Trump with 68.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (26.5%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.23%). 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 West Virginia
68.6% 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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Education

In 2019, universities in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV awarded 108 degrees. The student population of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is skewed towards women, with 113 male students and 239 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are White (104 and 96.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 1.85%), Black or African American (1 and 0.926%), and Two or More Races (1 and 0.926%).

The largest universities in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV by number of degrees awarded are Putnam Career and Technical Center (77 and 71.3%) and Strayer University-West Virginia (31 and 28.7%).

The most popular majors in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (35 and 32.4%), General Business (12 and 11.1%), and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Technology (8 and 7.41%).

The median tuition costs in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 35 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 8 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 7 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 35 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 77 degrees awarded
  2. 31 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Putnam Career and Technical Center with 77 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

50
Degrees Awarded to Men
58
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 50 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, which is 0.862 times less than the 58 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
    104 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    2 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    1 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was White students. These 104 degrees mean that there were 52 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was $129,000 in 2019, which is 0.536 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $121,500 to $129,000, a 6.17% increase. The homeownership rate in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is 79.8%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$129,000
2019 Median
± $5,467
$121,500
2018 Median
± $3,774

In 2019, the median property value in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV grew to to $129,000 from the previous year's value of $121,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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 Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$50,544
Median Household Income
± $2,289
38.8k
Number of Households
± 1,323

In 2019, the median household income of the 38.8k households in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV grew to $50,544 from the previous year's value of $48,960.

The following chart displays the households in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.8%
2019 Homeownership
79.7%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 79.8% of the housing units in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.39% of the workforce in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (86.7%)
  2. Carpooled (6.77%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.53%)

In 2019, 86.7% of workers in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.77%) and those who worked at home (3.53%).

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 Putnam, Boone & Lincoln 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 Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

94.2% of the population of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV has health coverage, with 46.2% on employee plans, 22.9% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 7.99% on non-group plans, and 2% 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 West Virginia see 1278 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.699% decrease from the previous year (1287 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1760 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 726 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

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1,278 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in West Virginia

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see an average of 1,278 patients per year. This represents a 0.699% decrease from the previous year (1,287 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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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

5.82%
Uninsured
46.2%
Employer Coverage
22.9%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
7.99%
Non-Group
2%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV grew by 0.341% from 5.8% to 5.82%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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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