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Barbour County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2016: 16,754 (16% urban, 84% rural); it was 15,557 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,353
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,657
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,808
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,538 (it was 1,315 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

27%

Land area: 341 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 49 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Barbour County: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (48.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.7%), Construction (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Barbour County, West Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years
Males: 8,072  (48.2%)
Females: 8,682  (51.8%)
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Barbour County,WV real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Barbour County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,371 ($24,729 in 1999)

This county:

$37,371
West Virginia:

$43,385

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $407 (lower quartile is $282, upper quartile is $517)
This county:

$407
State:

$521


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $109,337 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Barbour:

$109,337
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,989 - $176,545
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $844
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $286

Institutionalized population: 129

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 10
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $117,500
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $60,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $486 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $370 (0.4%)

Barbour County household income distribution in 2009 Barbour County home values distribution Barbour County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.6%
Barbour County:

22.6%
West Virginia:

17.9%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 78.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.5 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 41.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.0 years old, Black residents: 18.7 years old, American Indian residents: 73.9 years old, Asian residents: 22.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Barbour County is $369 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $601 a month.

Cities in this county include: Philippi, Belington, Valley Bend, Junior, Galloway, Century.

Barbour County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Anne Arundel County, Maryland , Berkeley County , Colusa County, California , Roane County , Prince William County, Virginia , Platte County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 827
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 52 (38.9% naturalized citizens)

Barbour County:

0.3%
Whole state:

1.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 4
  • 2000 to 2009: 24
  • 1990 to 1999: 11
  • 1980 to 1989: 6
  • 1970 to 1979: 11
  • Before 1970: 13
Note: State values scaled to Barbour County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.1%

Barbour County marital status for males Barbour County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,847
  • One, attached: 39
  • Two: 107
  • 3 or 4: 155
  • 5 to 9: 219
  • 10 to 19: 84
  • 20 to 49: 31
  • 50 or more: 121
  • Mobile homes: 1,243
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Barbour County with a mortgage: 1,845 (15 second mortgage, 109 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,441

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

47.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Barbour County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,08126
Mainline Protestant2,02535
Other2252
Catholic2032
None12,055-
Barbour County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Barbour County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Barbour County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Barbour County:

12.2%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Barbour County:

35.0%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.6%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Barbour County:

Average size of farms: 176 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $8,715
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $42.91
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 8.19%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 83.11%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,040
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.44%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,403
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.83
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.73%
Vegetables: 3 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 9 acres

Earthquake activity:

Barbour County-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 164.7 miles away from Barbour County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 181.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 221.9 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 156.2 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from Barbour County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • West Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 03, 2015 to March 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4210: March 31, 2015, FEMA Id: 4210, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 29, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3358: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3358, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • West Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 29, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4093: November 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 4093, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 10, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3345: June 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 3345, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • West Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4071: July 23, 2012, FEMA Id: 4071, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: June 03, 2008 to June 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1769: June 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1769, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 14, 2007 to April 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1696: May 01, 2007, FEMA Id: 1696, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3221: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3221, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides, Incident Period: November 11, 2003 to November 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1500: November 21, 2003, FEMA Id: 1500, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia West Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 18, 2000 to February 22, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1319: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1319, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Barbour County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (37%)
  • Romania (14%)
  • Hong Kong (10%)
  • Turkey (10%)
  • England (8%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Barbour County (%):

  • American (33%)
  • German (19%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (8%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Barbour County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,743 (74.3%)
  • Carpooled: 328 (8.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 16 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 22 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 315 (8.5%)
  • Worked at home: 303 (8.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Barbour County, West Virginia in 2000:

  • 298 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 112 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Barbour County, West Virginia in 2010:

  • 337 people in college/university student housing
  • 74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,339.

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
West Virginia average:

5.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.84% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($18,446 average AGI)
2.12% relocated from other states ($10,227 average AGI)
Barbour County:

2.12%
West Virginia average:

2.69%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Randolph County, WV  0.83% ($29,333 average AGI)
from Harrison County, WV  0.44% ($37,042)
from Upshur County, WV  0.44% ($29,875)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
West Virginia average:

5.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.77% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($19,194 average AGI)
1.45% relocated to other states ($7,504 average AGI)
Barbour County:

1.45%
West Virginia average:

2.66%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Randolph County, WV  0.66% ($19,028 average AGI)
to Harrison County, WV  0.62% ($34,176)
to Upshur County, WV  0.57% ($25,742)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.44% ($22,458)
to Taylor County, WV  0.40% ($27,227)
to Preston County, WV  0.18% ($26,600)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Barbour County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Barbour County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Barbour County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Barbour County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Barbour County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,184 (2,393 aged, 791 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 294 (9%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Barbour County, West Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (255)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (199)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (176)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (173)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (99)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (92)
  • Congestive heart failure (88)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (86)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (68)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (56)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.46
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,617
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 465
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,169

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,103
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,268

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,754
  • In family households: 13,601 (2,147 male householders, 1,914 female householders)
    3,254 spouses, 4,753 children (4,237 natural, 260 adopted, 276 stepchildren), 445 grandchildren, 92 brothers or sisters, 118 parents, 574 other relatives, 311 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,615 (978 male householders (684 living alone)), 966 female householders (822 living alone)), 681 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 536

Size of family households: 2,102 2-persons, 880 3-persons, 617 4-persons, 269 5-persons, 147 6-persons, 59 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,507 1-person, 360 2-persons, 93 3-persons.

1,779 married couples with children.
1,053 single-parent households (189 men, 864 women).

99.0% of residents of Barbour speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (37% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 37% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $115,103,000 ($7,438 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,288,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,011,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,712,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $25,000
Federal grants: $31,961,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,920,000 ($7,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,473,000 ($108,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $9,228,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,733,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,882,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 840
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 982
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +289
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Barbour County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.22 millions of gallons per day (7% from ground, 93% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 160
  • 2000 to 2009: 720
  • 1990 to 1999: 914
  • 1980 to 1989: 781
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,472
  • 1960 to 1969: 729
  • 1950 to 1959: 644
  • 1940 to 1949: 497
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,864
Note: State values scaled to Barbour population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Barbour County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Barbour County population
  • 1 room: 1
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 93
  • 4 rooms: 277
  • 5 rooms: 936
  • 6 rooms: 1,116
  • 7 rooms: 767
  • 8 rooms: 546
  • 9+ rooms: 527
  • 1 room: 70
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 312
  • 4 rooms: 294
  • 5 rooms: 314
  • 6 rooms: 423
  • 7 rooms: 147
  • 8 rooms: 93
  • 9+ rooms: 67
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Barbour County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Barbour County population
  • no bedroom: 1
  • 1 bedroom: 125
  • 2 bedrooms: 919
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,410
  • 4 bedrooms: 644
  • 5+ bedrooms: 187
  • no bedroom: 68
  • 1 bedroom: 344
  • 2 bedrooms: 599
  • 3 bedrooms: 481
  • 4 bedrooms: 204
  • 5+ bedrooms: 40
Cars and other vehicles available in Barbour County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Barbour County population
  • no vehicle: 185
  • 1 vehicle: 1,139
  • 2 vehicles: 1,745
  • 3 vehicles: 949
  • 4 vehicles: 190
  • 5+ vehicles: 91
  • no vehicle: 468
  • 1 vehicle: 698
  • 2 vehicles: 504
  • 3 vehicles: 64
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

87% of Barbour County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in West Virginia.

Barbour County:

86.6%
State average:

87.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 12,669
  • Other state: 3,910
  • Northeast: 1,098
  • Midwest: 1,155
  • South: 1,373
  • West: 266

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Barbour County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.9%)
  • Electricity (24.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.1%)
  • Wood (11.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Coal or coke (0.6%)
  • Solar energy (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (51.0%)
  • Electricity (34.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8.2%)
  • Wood (6.5%)
  • Coal or coke (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 111
Here:

7.1%
West Virginia:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 41
Here:

5.6%
West Virginia:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 500
Here:

49.3%
West Virginia:

15.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 896
  • Number of aged recipients: 63
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 833
  • Number of recipients under 18: 77
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 659
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 160
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 309
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 390
Barbour County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Barbour County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Barbour County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William12074.2 years
Mary11378.6 years
Charles8773.0 years
James8073.5 years
John7475.8 years
Robert6968.2 years
George5575.2 years
Ruth4479.3 years
Virginia4177.7 years
Carl3974.4 years
Most common last names in Barbour County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Poling8477.8 years
Phillips7373.5 years
Mayle7366.9 years
Jones5975.5 years
Smith5677.8 years
Moore5579.4 years
Ware5075.5 years
Booth4779.7 years
Wilson4779.1 years
Bennett4275.6 years
Businesses in Barbour County, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Hardee's1Subway1
KFC1UPS1