Rand, WV

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Population

1,533

11.4% growth

Median Age

37.6


Median Household Income

$33,125

6% growth

Poverty Rate

28.1%


Number of Employees

625

22.5% growth

Median Property Value

$52,500

34.9% decline

About

In 2017, Rand, WV had a population of 1.53k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $33,125. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rand, WV grew from 1,376 to 1,533, a 11.4% increase and its median household income grew from $31,250 to $33,125, a 6% increase.

The population of Rand, WV is 62.8% White Alone, 35.6% Black or African American Alone, and 0.783% Hispanic or Latino. 0.751% of the people in Rand, WV speak a non-English language, and 100% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rand, WV are Carver Career Center (167 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Rand, WV is $52,500, and the homeownership rate is 56.3%. Most people in Rand, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Rand, WV is 1 car 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 Rand, WV employs 625 people. The largest industries in Rand, WV are Public Administration (106 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (98 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (88 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($37,778), Public Administration ($36,117), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($31,458).

Median household income in Rand, WV is $33,125. Males in Rand, WV have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,552. The income inequality in Rand, WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$33,125

2017 value

± $8,993

6%

1 Year Growth

± 26.2%

Households in Rand, WV have a median annual income of $33,125, 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 $31,250 in 2016, which represents a 6% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$55,526

Average Male Salary

± $2,063

$39,552

Average Female Salary

± $1,541

In 2017, full-time male employees in Rand, WV made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $63,277 ± $23,510

  2. American Indian

    $44,513 ± $30,224

  3. White

    $42,144 ± $1,238

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Rand, WV workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.42 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rand, WV is from West Virginia.

0.444

2017 Wage GINI

0.444

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.108% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for West Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rand, 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.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

28.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rand, WV (431 out of 1.53k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

    396 ± 144

  2. Black

    23 ± 66

  3. Two Or More

    12 ± 58

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rand, 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

625

2017 Value

± 154

22.5%

1 Year growth

± 30.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rand, WV grew at a rate of 22.5%, from 510 employees to 625 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rand, WV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (107 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (97 people), and Transportation Occupations (52 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rand, WV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rand, WV, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (107 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (97 people), and Transportation Occupations (52 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rand, WV has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (6.96 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (6.11 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (3.95 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rand, WV, by median earnings, are Protective Service Occupations ($45,729), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($45,104), and Management, Business, Science, & Arts Occupations ($36,618).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

625

2017 Value

± 154

22.5%

1 Year growth

± 30.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rand, WV grew at a rate of 22.5%, from 510 employees to 625 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rand, WV, are Public Administration (106 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (98 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (88 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rand, WV, though some of these residents may live in Rand, 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 Rand, WV, by number of employees, are Public Administration (106 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (98 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (88 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rand, WV has an unusually high number of Public Administration (3.63 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (3.62 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (2.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rand, WV, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($37,778), Public Administration ($36,117), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($31,458).

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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

82.8% of the population of Rand, WV has health coverage, with 29.8% on employee plans, 33.3% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 6.59% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Rand, 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

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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

17.2%

Uninsured

29.8%

Employer Coverage

33.3%

Medicaid

13%

Medicare

6.59%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rand, WV grew by 9.2% from 15.8% to 17.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Rand, 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. 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

Rand, WV is home to a population of 1.53k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.326% of Rand, WV residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Rand, WV is composed of 963 White Alone residents (62.8%), 546 Black or African American Alone residents (35.6%), 12 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.783%), 7 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.457%), 5 Asian Alone residents (0.326%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Rand, WV are Spanish or Spanish Creole (9 speakers), French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (0 speakers), and French Creole (0 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 Rand, WV was 37.6. 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 Rand, WV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Rand, WV residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.326%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.326% of Rand, WV residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rand, WV was 0%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,603 ± 1,252 people

  2. India

    2,547 ± 1,238 people

  3. China

    2,428 ± 1,209 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Rand, WV was Mexico, the natal country of 2,603 Rand, WV residents, followed by India with 2,547 and China with 2,428.

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Citizenship

100%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 100% of Rand, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Rand, WV was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    963 ± 335

  2. Black or African American Alone

    546 ± 228

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    12 ± 34.8

In 2017, there were 1.76 times more White Alone residents (963 people) in Rand, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 546 Black or African American Alone and 12 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Rand, WV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    9 speakers (0.751%)

  2. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    0 speakers (0%)

  3. French Creole

    0 speakers (0%)

0.751% of Rand, 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 Rand, WV was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.751% of the overall population of Rand, WV are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0% speak French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) and 0% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    22 ± 27

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 19

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 16

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

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Education

In 2016, universities in Rand, WV awarded 167 degrees. The student population of Rand, WV is skewed towards women, with 95 male students and 146 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rand, WV are White (159 and 95.2%), followed by Black or African American (6 and 3.59%), Hispanic or Latino (2 and 1.2%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Rand, WV by number of degrees awarded are Carver Career Center (167 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Rand, WV are General Cosmetology (53 and 31.7%), General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation (19 and 11.4%), and Welding Technology (18 and 10.8%).

The median tuition costs in Rand, 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. 18 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Rand, WV was Welding Technology with 18 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Rand, WV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

167 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Rand, WV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Carver Career Center with 167 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

66

Degrees Awarded to Men

101

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 66 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rand, WV, which is 0.653 times less than the 101 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

    159 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    6 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Rand, WV were to White students. These 159 degrees mean that there were 26.5 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 6 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rand, WV was $52,500 in 2017, which is 0.241 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $80,700 to $52,500, a 34.9% decrease. The homeownership rate in Rand, WV is 56.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rand, WV have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rand, WV is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$33,125

Median Household Income

± $8,993

616

Number of Households

± 146

In 2017, the median household income of the 616 households in Rand, WV grew to $33,125 from the previous year's value of $31,250.

The following chart displays the households in Rand, 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 - $15k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$52,500

2017 Median

± $21,893

$80,700

2016 Median

± $22,076

In 2017, the median property value in Rand, WV declined from to $52,500 from the previous year's value of $80,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Rand, 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 Rand, WV the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

56.3%

2017 Homeownership

49.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 56.3% of the housing units in Rand, WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rand, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rand, WV have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

16.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rand, WV have a shorter commute time (16.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Rand, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.9%

  2. Public Transit

    12.2%

  3. Carpooled

    10%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Rand, WV was Drove Alone, followed by those who Public Transit and those who Carpooled.

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