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Fayette County, West Virginia


People QuickFacts Fayette County West Virginia

Population, 2006 estimate 46,610 1,818,470

Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 -2.0% 0.6%

Population, 2000 47,579 1,808,344

Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.0% 5.6%

Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 20.7% 21.1%

Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 16.1% 15.3%

Female persons, percent, 2005 50.3% 51.1%
 

White persons, percent, 2005 (a) 93.4% 95.2%

Black persons, percent, 2005 (a) 5.0% 3.2%

American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a) 0.3% 0.2%

Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a) 0.4% 0.6%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a) 0.0% 0.0%

Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 0.9% 0.8%

Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b) 0.7% 0.9%

White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 92.8% 94.4%
 

Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 63.7% 63.3%

Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 0.8% 1.1%

Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 2.0% 2.7%

High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 68.6% 75.2%

Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 10.7% 14.8%

Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 12,445 410,781

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 28.0 26.2
 

Housing units, 2005 22,204 872,203

Homeownership rate, 2000 77.2% 75.2%

Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 7.5% 12.0%

Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $50,800 $72,800
 

Households, 2000 18,945 736,481

Persons per household, 2000 2.41 2.40

Median household income, 2004 $27,489 $33,993

Per capita money income, 1999 $13,809 $16,477

Persons below poverty, percent, 2004 20.5% 16.2%

Business QuickFacts Fayette County West Virginia

Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 920 40,8371

Private nonfarm employment, 2004 8,822 568,6191

Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -10.4% 1.9%1

Nonemployer establishments, 2004 1,840 87,825
 

Total number of firms, 2002 2,545 113,087

Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 F 1.3%

American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 F 0.4%

Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 F 1.1%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 F 0.0%

Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 F 0.6%

Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.0% 27.7%
 

Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 207,735 18,911,332

Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) D 10,924,279

Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 352,540 16,747,900

Retail sales per capita, 2002 $7,477 $9,277

Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 32,242 1,974,851

Building permits, 2005 119 6,140

Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 370,968 15,183,4961

Geography QuickFacts Fayette County West Virginia

Land area, 2000 (square miles) 663.93 24,077.73

Persons per square mile, 2000 71.7 75.1

FIPS Code 019 54

Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Oak Hill, WV Micro Area  

1: Includes data not distributed by county.
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F: Fewer than 100 firms
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X: Not applicable
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
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