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Cabell County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2017: 94,958 (78% urban, 22% rural); it was 96,784 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 14,555
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,160
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 26,596
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,508 (it was 14,584 in 2000)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

27%

Land area: 282 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 337 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Cabell County: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Cabell County, WV (2017)
    • 85,36588.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,4325.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,7351.8%Two or more races
    • 1,2141.3%Asian alone
    • 1,1401.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 970.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 650.07%Some other race alone
    • 220.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.5 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years
Males: 46,839  (49.3%)
Females: 48,119  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Cabell County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,750 ($28,479 in 1999)
This county:

$33,750
West Virginia:

$43,469

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $537 (lower quartile is $336, upper quartile is $681)
This county:

$537
State:

$523


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $139,700 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
Cabell:

$139,700
West Virginia:

$119,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,000 - $197,300

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $168,428
Here:

$168,428
State:

$165,045

Townhouses or other attached units: $46,406
Here:

$46,406
State:

$176,277

In 2-unit structures: $254,486
Here:

$254,486
State:

$144,318

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $198,924
Here:

$198,924
State:

$100,569

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $26,877
Here:

$26,877
State:

$126,664

Mobile homes: $55,949
Here:

$55,949
State:

$58,725

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,090
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $342

Institutionalized population: 1,478

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 16
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 189
  • Thefts: 543
  • Auto thefts: 68
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2003: 29 buildings, average cost: $111,800
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2005: 125 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2006: 129 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2007: 132 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2008: 83 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2009: 60 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2010: 64 buildings, average cost: $208,600
  • 2011: 66 buildings, average cost: $166,400
  • 2012: 71 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2013: 120 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2015: 68 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2016: 45 buildings, average cost: $251,100
  • 2017: 68 buildings, average cost: $161,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Cabell, WV residents
Average permit cost in Cabell, WV
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,035 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $737 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Cabell, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cabell, WV in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Cabell, WV in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.7%
Cabell County:

28.7%
West Virginia:

19.1%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.9% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.7% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 39.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.5 years old
(Males: 37.1 years old, Females: 39.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.1 years old, Black residents: 29.0 years old, American Indian residents: 41.9 years old, Asian residents: 27.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.7 years old, Other race residents: 12.7 years old)

Area name: Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Cabell County is $419 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Huntington, Pea Ridge, Barboursville, Culloden, Milton, Lesage, Salt Rock.

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

2018 air pollution in Cabell County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bourbon County, Kentucky , Lincoln County , Fleming County, Kentucky , Miami County, Kansas , Lewis County, Kentucky , Mason County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.4%
West Virginia:

5.3%

Unemployment by year in Cabell, WV
County total employment by year in Cabell, WV
County average yearly wages by year in Cabell, WV

Current college students: 9,752
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,502 (55.3% naturalized citizens)

Cabell County:

1.6%
Whole state:

1.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 6402010 or later
  • 2772000 to 2009
  • 3291990 to 1999
  • 2061980 to 1989
  • 2571970 to 1979
  • 299Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.7%

Cabell County marital status for males Cabell County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 28,616
  • One, attached: 464
  • Two: 2,000
  • 3 or 4: 2,472
  • 5 to 9: 2,272
  • 10 to 19: 2,688
  • 20 to 49: 1,968
  • 50 or more: 1,526
  • Mobile homes: 4,236
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 123

Housing units in Cabell County with a mortgage: 10,288 (52 second mortgage, 1,049 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 13,669

Here:

43.5% with mortgage
State:

45.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Cabell County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,45460
Evangelical Protestant13,82474
Catholic3,0525
Other1,77111
Black Protestant4154
Orthodox2552
None58,548-
Cabell 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: 18
Cabell County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Cabell County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 76
This county:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Cabell County:

13.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Cabell County:

31.0%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.7%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Cabell County:

Average size of farms: 97 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $6,782
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $469.46
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 46.65%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.07%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $7,436
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.81%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $17,583
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.12%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.08
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.30%
Corn for grain: 55 harvested acres
Vegetables: 25 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 16 acres

Earthquake activity:

Cabell County-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from Cabell County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 236.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 301.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from Cabell County center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 88.9 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 Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 13, 2015 to April 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4221: May 21, 2015, FEMA Id: 4221, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 03, 2015 to April 05, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4219: May 14, 2015, FEMA Id: 4219, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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 Chemical Spill, Incident Period: January 09, 2014 to January 20, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3366: January 10, 2014, FEMA Id: 3366, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 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, 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: September 16, 2004 to September 27, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1558: September 20, 2004, FEMA Id: 1558, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • 15 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Cabell County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Landslides: 8, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cabell

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 44,478 (84.4%)
  • Carpooled: 4,628 (8.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 341 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 174 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 349 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 1,356 (2.6%)
  • Worked at home: 1,459 (2.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (18%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (18%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • Other Northern Africa (4%)
  • Japan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Cabell County


  • American (20%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 1,662 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 700 people in nursing homes
  • 229 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 189 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 139 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 93 people in other group homes
  • 57 people in halfway houses
  • 53 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 44 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 38 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 35 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 20 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 1,973 people in college/university student housing
  • 583 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 540 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 192 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 155 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 94 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 92 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 74 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 67 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 67 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 64 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,254.

5.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,009 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
West Virginia average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.94% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($17,678 average AGI)
2.84% relocated from other states ($23,331 average AGI)
Cabell County:

2.84%
West Virginia average:

2.49%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Wayne County, WV  0.91% ($33,738 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, OH  0.57% ($31,906)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.55% ($37,543)
from Putnam County, WV  0.53% ($37,135)
from Lincoln County, WV  0.20% ($36,412)
from Boyd County, KY  0.14% ($35,833)
from Mason County, WV  0.14% ($36,674)


6.89% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
West Virginia average:

5.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.72% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($15,754 average AGI)
4.18% relocated to other states ($30,358 average AGI)
Cabell County:

4.18%
West Virginia average:

3.00%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wayne County, WV  0.81% ($40,732 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, OH  0.74% ($34,572)
to Putnam County, WV  0.56% ($45,084)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.51% ($30,903)
to Boyd County, KY  0.17% ($35,224)
to Mason County, WV  0.13% ($60,622)
to Franklin County, OH  0.13% ($23,818)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Cabell County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Cabell County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Cabell County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Cabell County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Cabell County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cabell County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cabell County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Cabell County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Cabell County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 19,236 (14,791 aged, 4,445 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,473 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,313)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,310)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,052)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (975)
  • Unspecified dementia (738)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (658)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (621)
  • Congestive heart failure (456)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (434)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (395)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.16
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,449
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 756
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 127,471

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,227
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,299
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 54
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 145

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 49.5. This is more than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 134.9. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 84.0
  • Other - 51.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 94,958
  • In family households: 69,049 (12,549 male householders, 10,864 female householders)
    16,832 spouses, 22,256 children (21,122 natural, 379 adopted, 755 stepchildren), 2,656 grandchildren, 640 brothers or sisters, 631 parents, 425 other relatives, 2,196 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 21,706 (8,717 male householders (6,091 living alone)), 8,950 female householders (7,874 living alone)), 4,039 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,203

Size of family households: 11,871 2-persons, 5,924 3-persons, 4,272 4-persons, 663 5-persons, 514 6-persons, 169 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,965 1-person, 3,075 2-persons, 581 3-persons, 46 4-persons.

10,030 married couples with children.
5,965 single-parent households (2,330 men, 3,635 women).

97.2% of residents of Cabell speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 36% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $783,172,000 ($8,261 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $40,691,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $340,968,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $153,058,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,162,000
Federal grants: $181,164,000
Federal procurement contracts: $45,250,000 ($10,464,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $58,570,000 ($19,464,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $115,315,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $23,338,000
Federal Government insurance: $76,193,000

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

Births: 6,075
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,389
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +269
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,611
Here -28 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Cabell County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 15.88 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Year house built in Cabell County, West Virginia
  • Year house built in Cabell County, West Virginia
  • 9552014 or later
  • 1,2782010 to 2013
  • 2,8882000 to 2009
  • 3,1981990 to 1999
  • 5,5791980 to 1989
  • 8,7031970 to 1979
  • 7,2761960 to 1969
  • 6,3451950 to 1959
  • 4,2871940 to 1949
  • 5,8561939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Cabell County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cabell County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cabell County, West Virginia
  • 531 room
  • 1912 rooms
  • 7033 rooms
  • 1,5714 rooms
  • 4,2425 rooms
  • 4,6076 rooms
  • 4,2907 rooms
  • 3,2098 rooms
  • 5,0919+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cabell County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cabell County, West Virginia
  • 7361 room
  • 8192 rooms
  • 2,7783 rooms
  • 3,7594 rooms
  • 4,3235 rooms
  • 2,4126 rooms
  • 6747 rooms
  • 9178 rooms
  • 7059+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Cabell County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cabell County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Cabell County, West Virginia
  • 89no bedroom
  • 6831 bedroom
  • 4,9282 bedrooms
  • 12,8613 bedrooms
  • 4,6224 bedrooms
  • 7745+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cabell County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cabell County, West Virginia
  • 736no bedroom
  • 5,0701 bedroom
  • 6,6782 bedrooms
  • 3,5773 bedrooms
  • 9324 bedrooms
  • 1305+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Cabell County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Cabell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cabell County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,201no vehicle
  • 7,4981 vehicle
  • 10,0912 vehicles
  • 3,9083 vehicles
  • 9104 vehicles
  • 3495+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Cabell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Cabell County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,504no vehicle
  • 9,2131 vehicle
  • 3,6852 vehicles
  • 5933 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 1285+ vehicles

86.2% of Cabell County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in West Virginia.

Cabell County:

86.2%
State average:

88.4%

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

  • This state: 74,461
  • Other state: 18,480
  • Northeast: 2,380
  • Midwest: 8,173
  • South: 6,343
  • West: 1,584
Year householders moved into unit in Cabell County, WV
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cabell County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 57.9%Utility gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 61.5%Electricity
  • 34.7%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 260
Here:

3.2%
West Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 300
Here:

10.2%
West Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 307
Here:

4.2%
West Virginia:

16.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Cabell County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,114,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,358,000
    Police Protection: $5,722,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,740,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,506,000
    Health - Other: $3,230,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,922,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,339,000
    Financial Administration: $1,753,000
    Libraries: $1,395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $930,000
    Local Fire Protection: $644,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $414,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $142,000
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $328,000
    Other: $240,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,620,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,156,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $464,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,238,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $709,000
    Sale of Property: $288,000
    Interest Earnings: $117,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $34,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,157,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,349,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,048,000
    General Local Government Support: $276,000
    Other: $72,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,473,000
    Other: $1,358,000
    Other Selective Sales: $533,000
    Other License: $215,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,172,000

Cabell County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,114,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,358,000
    Police Protection: $5,722,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,740,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,506,000
    Health - Other: $3,230,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,922,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,339,000
    Financial Administration: $1,753,000
    Libraries: $1,395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $930,000
    Local Fire Protection: $644,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $414,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $142,000
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $328,000
    Other: $240,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,620,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,156,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $464,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,238,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $709,000
    Sale of Property: $288,000
    Interest Earnings: $117,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $34,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,157,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,349,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,048,000
    General Local Government Support: $276,000
    Other: $72,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,473,000
    Other: $1,358,000
    Other Selective Sales: $533,000
    Other License: $215,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,172,000

Cabell County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,114,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,358,000
    Police Protection: $5,722,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,740,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,506,000
    Health - Other: $3,230,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,922,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,339,000
    Financial Administration: $1,753,000
    Libraries: $1,395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $930,000
    Local Fire Protection: $644,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $414,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $142,000
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $328,000
    Other: $240,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,620,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,156,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $464,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,238,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $709,000
    Sale of Property: $288,000
    Interest Earnings: $117,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $34,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,157,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,349,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,048,000
    General Local Government Support: $276,000
    Other: $72,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,473,000
    Other: $1,358,000
    Other Selective Sales: $533,000
    Other License: $215,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,172,000

Cabell County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,000
  • Charges - Other: $13,114,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $15,358,000
    Police Protection: $5,722,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,740,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,506,000
    Health - Other: $3,230,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,922,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,339,000
    Financial Administration: $1,753,000
    Libraries: $1,395,000
    Parks and Recreation: $930,000
    Local Fire Protection: $644,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $414,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $142,000
    Solid Waste Management: $56,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $328,000
    Other: $240,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $370,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,620,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,156,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $464,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,238,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $709,000
    Sale of Property: $288,000
    Interest Earnings: $117,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $34,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,157,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,349,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,048,000
    General Local Government Support: $276,000
    Other: $72,000
  • Tax - Property: $23,473,000
    Other: $1,358,000
    Other Selective Sales: $533,000
    Other License: $215,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,172,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,054
  • Number of aged recipients: 177
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,877
  • Number of recipients under 18: 490
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,990
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 574
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,295
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,874
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 30 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED318$114,135513$117,9261,320$131,980203$56,21730$501,467196$82,37852$64,404
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$93,29433$113,75871$133,54920$49,2503$676,66710$81,80018$55,278
APPLICATIONS DENIED67$98,194143$96,049533$114,030139$41,9780$067$72,56780$54,950
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN45$111,35652$107,596280$127,10422$81,0912$593,00018$88,8898$80,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$135,60013$149,46271$132,43712$68,1670$05$87,80010$69,300
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED72$146,95835$168,1142$98,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$180,88918$156,3890$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$217,8335$213,8001$147,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$162,2863$169,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$158,4001$136,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cabell, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cabell, WV - Value
Most common first names in Cabell County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary94878.2 years
James92770.6 years
William91673.4 years
John79374.2 years
Charles74972.8 years
Robert57770.6 years
George42574.7 years
Helen32777.3 years
Virginia30178.7 years
Ruth29479.7 years
Most common last names in Cabell County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins71174.6 years
Smith59775.2 years
Johnson39674.4 years
Chapman29274.1 years
Davis28676.3 years
Miller24775.7 years
Jones18675.7 years
Thompson18475.8 years
Moore18176.2 years
Brown17674.2 years
Businesses in Cabell County, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Little Caesars Pizza3
ALDI1Long John Silver's2
AT&T3Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Macy's1
Advance Auto Parts3Marriott1
Aeropostale1Marshalls1
American Eagle Outfitters2MasterBrand Cabinets7
Applebee's2McDonald's8
Arby's4Motherhood Maternity1
Ashley Furniture1New Balance3
AutoZone1New York & Co1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Burger King4Old Navy1
CVS4Olive Garden1
Carson Pirie Scott1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chick-Fil-A2Panera Bread1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza2
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless2
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves2Pizza Hut3
Dairy Queen1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Days Inn1Quality1
Deb1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1Ramada1
DressBarn1Red Lobster1
Dressbarn1Red Roof Inn1
Express1Rite Aid5
FedEx11Ruby Tuesday1
Finish Line1Rue211
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Foot Locker1SAS Shoes2
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC3Sears3
GameStop3Shoe Carnival1
Goodwill1Soma Intimates1
Gymboree1Spencer Gifts1
H&R Block5Sprint Nextel2
Hardee's1Starbucks4
Hilton1Steak 'n Shake1
Hobby Lobby1Subaru1
Holiday Inn2Subway9
Hollister Co.1Super 81
Home Depot1Taco Bell4
Honda1Talbots1
Hot Topic1Target1
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
JCPenney1U-Haul4
Jones New York2UPS18
Journeys1Value City Furniture1
Justice1Vans1
KFC2Verizon Wireless3
Kincaid2Victoria's Secret1
Kmart1Volkswagen1
Kohl's1Waffle House1
Kroger4Walgreens2
La-Z-Boy2Walmart2
Lane Bryant1Wendy's6
Lane Furniture1Wet Seal1
LensCrafters1YMCA1

Cabell County on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"