C O U N T Y     D A T A
Wirt County, WV

 POPULATION AND HOUSEHOLD DATA
Square Miles 234
Population density per square mile 26
Population 1990 5,192
Population 2002 5,970
Population 2007 6,257
% Population growth 1990-2002 14.98
% Population growth forecast 2002-2007 4.81
Households 1990 1,935
Households 2002 2,324
Households 2007 2,453
% Household growth 1990-2002 20.1
% Household growth forecast 2002-2007 5.55
Average household size 2.57
Families 1,718
% Urban population 0.0
% Rural population 100.0
% Female population 49.7
% Male population 50.3
% White population 98.5
% Black population 0.4
% Asian population 0.2
% Hispanic origin population 0.3
Other population 1.0
% Population 0-5 years 6.8
% Population 6-11 years 8.7
% Population 12-17 years 9.7
% Population 18-24 years: 6.9
% Population 25-34 years: 11.1
% Population 35-44 years: 18.3
% Population 45-54 years: 14.4
% Population 55-64 years: 10.7
% Population 65-74 years: 7.4
% Population 75 years and over 5.8
Median Age 38.7
 CITIZENSHIP AND LANGUAGE
% Speaks only English (Age 5+) 100.1
% Speaks Spanish 0.4
% Speaks Asian or Pacific Island language 0.2
% Speaks other language 0.6
Citizenship - % Native 99.8
Citizenship - % Foreign born (naturalized) 0.2
Citizenship - % Foreign born (not a citizen) 0.0
 TRANSPORTATION TO WORK
% Car, truck or van to work 90.3
% Public transportation to work 0.3
% Other transportation to work 2.2
% Work at home 7.2
% Travel time less than 15 minutes 24.3
% Travel time 15-29 minutes 22.8
% Travel time 30-59 minutes 44.0
% Travel time 60+ minutes 8.9
 HOUSING
Median age householder 50.0
Median household size 2.8
Housing units 3,313
% Occupied housing units 70.1
% Vacant housing units 29.9
% Vacant housing units for rent 1.3
% Vacant housing units for sale 0.8
% Owner occupied condominiums 0.0
% Unit occupied owner 58.9
% Unit occupied renter 11.3
% Occupied structure trailer 24.0
% Occupied structure other 0.3
Median gross rent ($US) 241.0
Median with mortgage costs ($US) 467.0
Median with no mortgage costs ($US) 201.0
% No mortgage - monthly costs less than $400 33.0
% No mortgage - monthly costs more than $400 0.1
Median year moved in 1980.5
Median vehicles per unit 2.0
 INCOME AND EDUCATION
Total household income ($US) 83,707,733
Median household income ($US) 27,051
Per capita income ($US) 14,021
High income average ($US) 311,880
Education - % less than high school (Age 25+) 21.6
Education - % high school (Age 25+) 51.1
Education - % some college (Age 25+) 16.1
Education - % college (Age 25+) 7.9
Education - % graduate degree (Age 25+) 3.3
 EMPLOYMENT AND OCCUPATION
Males employed (Age 16+) 1,406
Females employed (Age 16+) 866
Total employees (Age 16+) 2,272
% white collar occupations 37.9
% blue collar occupations 49.6
% Service occupations 12.5
Occupations - % Executive, administration, management 6.7
Occupations - % Professional specialties 11.0
Occupations - % Technicians 2.2
Occupations - % Sales
Occupations - % Administrative support 10.4
Occupations - % Private household 0.7
Occupations - % Protective services 1.9
Occupations - % Services 9.9
Occupations - % Farming, forestry, fishing 5.6
Occupations - % Precision production, craft 12.9
Occupations - % Operators, fabricators, laborers 37.9
% Private for profit wage and salary workers 68.6
% Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers 2.2
% Local government workers 9.7
% State government workers 5.2
% Federal government workers 2.6
% Self-employed workers 6.8
 CONSUMER EXPENDITURES
Annual expenditures per capita ($US) 14,449.9
Food expenditures per capita ($US) 1,970.4
Food away from home expenditures per capita ($US) 796.0
Housing expenditures per capita ($US) 4,607.2
Furniture expenditures per capita ($US) 142.9
Apparel and services expenditures per capita ($US) 691.3
Transportation expenditures per capita ($US) 2,776.7
Health care expenditures per capita ($US) 1,970.4
Health insurance expenditures per capita ($US) 402.7
Entertainment expenditures per capita ($US) 706.0
Education expenditures per capita ($US) 220.6
 COST OF LIVING
Consumer price index 144.3
Food and beverage consumer price index 139.8
Housing consumer price index 137.8
Apparel and upkeep consumer price index 135.2
Transportation consumer price index 133.2
Medical care consumer price index 206.6
Entertainment consumer price index 136.5
Other goods and services consumer price index 190.6