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0.27% decline
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Median Household Income
2.16% growth
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1.6% decline
Median Property Value
1.88% decline

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The economy of Randolph County, WV employs 11,644 people. The economy of Randolph County, WV is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Public Admin.; and Utilities, which employ respectively 5.35; 1.73; and 1.66 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Randolph County, WV are Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,296), Retail trade (1,362), and Educational Services (1,142), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($74,087), Utilities ($63,371), and Transportation & Warehousing ($45,341).

Median household income in Randolph County, WV is $40,308. Males in Randolph County, WV have an average income that is 1.23 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,456. The income inequality of Randolph County, WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.422 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Randolph County, WV. In Randolph County, WV the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 68 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,283. McDowell County, WV has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in West Virginia.


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Randolph County, WV is home to a population of 29,287 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Randolph County, WV is composed of 28,169 White residents (96.2%), 507 Black residents (1.73%), 239 Hispanic residents (0.82%), 129 Asian residents (0.44%), and 126 Two+ residents (0.43%). The most common foreign languages in Randolph County, WV are Spanish (126 speakers), German (55 speakers), and Korean (37 speakers), but compared to other places, Randolph County, WV has a relative high number of German (55 speakers), Other Slavic (13 speakers), and Hebrew (8 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Randolph County, WV awarded 192 degrees. The student population of Randolph County, WV is skewed towards females, with 82 male students and 110 female students. Most students in Randolph County, WV are White (134 and 69.8%), followed by Unknown (22 and 11.5%), Black or African American (6 and 3.13%), and American Indian (1 and 0.52%). The largest universities in Randolph County, WV by number of graduates are Davis & Elkins College (175 and 91.1%), Randolph Technical Center (17 and 8.85%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Randolph County, WV are General Business Administration & Management (15 and 7.81%), General Marketing & Marketing Management (12 and 6.25%), and General Psychology (12 and 6.25%). The median tuition costs in Randolph County, WV are N/A for private four year colleges, and $28,000 and $28,000 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Randolph County, WV is $99,300, which is 0.48 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $101,200 to $99,300, a 1.88% increase. The homeownership rate of Randolph County, WV is 71.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Randolph County, WV have an average commute time of 20.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Randolph County, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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