Logan County, WV

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2022 Population
32,350
1.33% 1-year decline
US Senator
Joe Manchin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Shelley Moore Capito
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44.1
0.227% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
23.8%
7.55% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$42,194
9.61% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$101,200
9.88% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
9,520
5.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Logan County, WV had a population of 32.4k people with a median age of 44.1 and a median household income of $42,194. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Logan County, WV declined from 32,786 to 32,350, a −1.33% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,493 to $42,194, a 9.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Logan County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (95.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.76%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.31%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.9%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.337%).

None of the households in Logan County, 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.

100% of the residents in Logan County, WV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Logan County, WV are Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College (476 degrees awarded in 2022) and Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center (17 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Logan County, WV was $101,200, and the homeownership rate was 75.7%.

Most people in Logan County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Logan County, WV was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Logan County, WV is home to a population of 32.4k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.535% of Logan County, WV residents were born outside of the country (173 people).

In 2022, there were 54.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.9k people) in Logan County, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 569 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 424 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Logan County, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Logan County, WV was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Logan County, WV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    30.9k ± 91
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    569 ± 134
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    424 ± 127
1.06%
Hispanic Population
344 people

In 2022, there were 54.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (30.9k people) in Logan County, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 569 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 424 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.06% of the people in Logan County, WV are hispanic (344 people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,064 ± 1,115 people
  2. Germany
    1,923 ± 1,076 people
  3. China
    1,815 ± 1,045 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of West Virginia was Mexico, the natal country of 2,064 West Virginia residents, followed by Germany with 1,923 and China with 1,815.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.535%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
173 people
0.714%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
234 people

As of 2022, 0.535% of Logan County, WV residents (173 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Logan County, WV was 0.714%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    529 ± 146
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    229 ± 119
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    57 ± 54

Logan County, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Logan County, WV employs 9.52k people. The largest industries in Logan County, WV are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,084 people), Retail Trade (1,139 people), and Public Administration (1,026 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($135,393), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($92,367), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($91,702).

Males in West Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,743. The income inequality in West Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

9.52k
2022 Value
± 852
5.3%
1 Year growth
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Logan County, WV grew at a rate of 5.3%, from 9.04k employees to 9.52k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Logan County, WV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,241 people), Sales & Related Occupations (776 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (745 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Logan County, WV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.52k
2022 Value
± 852
5.3%
1 Year growth
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Logan County, WV grew at a rate of 5.3%, from 9.04k employees to 9.52k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Logan County, WV, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,084 people), Retail Trade (1,139 people), and Public Administration (1,026 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Logan County, WV, though some of these residents may live in Logan County, WV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,677
Median earning men ± $7,137
$27,907
Median earning women ± $2,710

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($130,000), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($91,702), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,330).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($79,881), Manufacturing ($68,589), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($32,525).

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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%.

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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 Logan County, WV went to Donald J. Trump with 80.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (17.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.03%).

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.

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US Representatives from West Virginia

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

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Education

In 2022, universities in Logan County, WV awarded 493 degrees. The student population of Logan County, WV in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 416 male students and 967 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Logan County, WV are White (481 and 97.6%), followed by Black or African American (11 and 2.23%), Two or More Races (1 and 0.203%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Logan County, WV by number of degrees awarded are Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College (476 and 96.6%) and Ralph R Willis Career and Technical Center (17 and 3.45%).

The most popular majors in Logan County, WV are General Studies (80 and 16.2%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (56 and 11.4%), and General Business Administration & Management (39 and 7.91%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,383 students enrolled in Logan County, WV, 30.1% men and 69.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,348 records, of which 69.8% were women and 30.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 56 degrees awarded
  2. 39 degrees awarded
  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Logan County, WV was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 56 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 476 degrees awarded
  2. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College with 476 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 146 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Logan County, WV, which is 0.421 times less than the 347 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 481 degrees mean that there were 43.7 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 11 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,056) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($303) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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

The median property value in Logan County, WV was $101,200 in 2022, which is 0.359 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $92,100 to $101,200, a 9.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Logan County, WV is 75.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Logan County, WV have an average commute time of 27.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Logan County, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Logan County, WV is $42,194. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Logan County, WV was Census Tract 9562 with a value of $50,527, followed by Census Tract 9568 and Census Tract 9566, with respective values of $47,533 and $42,236.

In 2022, 11.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Logan County, WV. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.3%.

Property

$101,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,519
$9,370
Median Property Taxes
±$738

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Logan County, WV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.7%
Homeownership
2022
62.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.7% of the housing units in Logan County, WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9562
  2. Census Tract 9568
  3. Census Tract 9566

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Logan County, WV was Census Tract 9562 with a value of $50,527, followed by Census Tract 9568 and Census Tract 9566, with respective values of $47,533 and $42,236.

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

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Household Income

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$42,194
Median Household Income
± $4,232
12.4k
Number of Households
± 895

In 2022, the median household income of the 12.4k households in Logan County, WV grew to $42,194 from the previous year's value of $38,493.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Logan County, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (87.4%)
  2. Carpooled (5.49%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.14%)

In 2022, 87.4% of workers in Logan County, WV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.49%) and those who worked at home (4.14%).

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Commute Time

27.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Logan County, WV have a longer commute time (27.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.41% of the workforce in Logan County, 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 County, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Logan County, WV have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Logan County, WV. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.3%.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Logan County, WV (7.48k out of 31.5k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Logan County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 29.4% of the children was living in poverty in Logan County, WV. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 1.8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 558 in Logan County, WV. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 100 per 100,000 population.

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Health

92.7% of the population of Logan County, WV has health coverage, with 29.8% on employee plans, 35% on Medicaid, 21.1% on Medicare, 5.28% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Logan County, WV see 1779 patients per year on average, which represents a 18.2% decrease from the previous year (2174 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 7922 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1056 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,779 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Logan County, WV

Primary care physicians in Logan County, WV see an average of 1,779 patients per year. This represents a 18.2% decrease from the previous year (2,174 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.2% under 18 years, 17.1% between 18 and 34 years, 39.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.3%
Uninsured
29.8%
Employer Coverage
35%
Medicaid
21.1%
Medicare
5.28%
Non-Group
1.39%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Logan County, WV declined by 10.1% from 8.12% to 7.3%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 90.6 in Logan County, WV.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 44.8% in Logan County, WV.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.01% in Logan County, WV.

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