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Gilmer County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2016: 8,428 (39% urban, 61% rural); it was 7,160 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 820
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,185
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,001
Renter-occupied apartments: 748 (it was 767 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

27%

Land area: 340 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gilmer County: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (38.0%), Construction (18.8%), Manufacturing (15.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Gilmer County, West Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years
Males: 5,016  (59.5%)
Females: 3,412  (40.5%)
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Gilmer County,WV real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Gilmer County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,933 ($22,857 in 1999)

This county:

$37,933
West Virginia:

$43,385

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $451 (lower quartile is $334, upper quartile is $564)
This county:

$451
State:

$521


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $92,761 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Gilmer:

$92,761
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,846 - $160,820
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $730
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $200

Institutionalized population: 1,832

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 9
  • Thefts: 14
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $558 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $373 (0.5%)

Gilmer County household income distribution in 2009 Gilmer County home values distribution Gilmer County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.4%
Gilmer County:

26.4%
West Virginia:

17.9%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 79.7% for Black residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.2 years old
(Males: 37.2 years old, Females: 42.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.3 years old, Black residents: 34.6 years old, American Indian residents: 37.4 years old, Asian residents: 54.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.7 years old, Other race residents: 44.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gilmer 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: Glenville, Sand Fork.

Gilmer 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable location: Mill Mountain Forest Service Repeater Site (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Calhoun County , Boone County, Missouri , Harrison County , Scott County, Indiana , Richland County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 953
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 240 (10.2% naturalized citizens)

Gilmer County:

2.9%
Whole state:

1.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 37
  • 2000 to 2009: 33
  • 1990 to 1999: 86
  • 1980 to 1989: 8
  • 1970 to 1979: 17
  • Before 1970: 11
Note: State values scaled to Gilmer County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.4%

Gilmer County marital status for males Gilmer County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,323
  • Two: 35
  • 3 or 4: 105
  • 5 to 9: 109
  • 10 to 19: 38
  • 20 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 831
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Gilmer County with a mortgage: 795 (3 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,191

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

47.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gilmer County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,90922
Evangelical Protestant3919
Catholic971
Other-1
None6,296-
Gilmer 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: 2
Gilmer County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Gilmer County:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gilmer County:

12.0%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Gilmer County:

35.2%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Gilmer County:

Average size of farms: 265 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $10,237
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $17.57
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $11,834
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.28%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $24,795
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.39%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.26
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.99%
Corn for grain: 11 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 17 acres

Earthquake activity:

Gilmer County-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% 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 174.9 miles away from Gilmer 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 178.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 185.3 miles away from the 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 172.9 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 133.4 miles away from Gilmer County center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 137.4 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: June 22, 2016 to June 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4273: June 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4273, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 08, 2015 to April 11, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4220: May 18, 2015, FEMA Id: 4220, 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 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, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: May 03, 2009 to June 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1838: May 15, 2009, FEMA Id: 1838, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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
  • 11 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Gilmer County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 12, Landslides: 8, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 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
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

  • Mexico (45%)
  • Dominican Republic (13%)
  • El Salvador (13%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Greece (3%)

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

  • American (20%)
  • German (11%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (4%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • African (3%)
  • Polish (2%)

Gilmer County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,922 (73.0%)
  • Carpooled: 342 (13.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 44 (1.7%)
  • Walked: 83 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 238 (9.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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

371 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
64 people in nursing homes

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

  • 1,773 people in federal prisons
  • 407 people in college/university student housing
  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,597.

6.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
West Virginia average:

5.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.99% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($16,959 average AGI)
2.81% relocated from other states ($15,283 average AGI)
Gilmer County:

2.81%
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 Lewis County, WV  0.75% ($33,125 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, WV  0.70% ($32,600)
from Braxton County, WV  0.61% ($20,538)


7.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
West Virginia average:

5.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.14% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($21,578 average AGI)
2.06% relocated to other states ($10,221 average AGI)
Gilmer County:

2.06%
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 Braxton County, WV  1.17% ($31,360 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, WV  0.61% ($35,308)
to Lewis County, WV  0.56% ($32,417)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Births per 1000 population in Gilmer County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Gilmer County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Gilmer County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gilmer County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gilmer County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,348 (1,043 aged, 305 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 122 (10%)

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 Gilmer County, West Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (95)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (87)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (84)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (64)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (47)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (43)
  • Congestive heart failure (32)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (28)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (27)
  • Unspecified dementia (26)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 935
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,180
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 29

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,428
  • In family households: 5,339 (944 male householders, 744 female householders)
    1,413 spouses, 1,785 children (1,704 natural, 9 adopted, 60 stepchildren), 18 grandchildren, 82 brothers or sisters, 75 parents, 92 other relatives, 128 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,268 (541 male householders (409 living alone)), 401 female householders (310 living alone)), 330 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,807

Size of family households: 934 2-persons, 407 3-persons, 242 4-persons, 74 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 40 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 719 1-person, 204 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 17 4-persons.

821 married couples with children.
268 single-parent households (40 men, 228 women).

94.6% of residents of Gilmer speak English at home.
3.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 37% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 46% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $69,322,000 ($9,929 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $724,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,638,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,603,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $637,000
Federal grants: $16,238,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,216,000 ($7,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $16,990,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,948,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $284,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,042,000

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

Births: 286
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 419
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -94
Here -14 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Gilmer County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.28 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 20
  • 2010 to 2013: 83
  • 2000 to 2009: 435
  • 1990 to 1999: 416
  • 1980 to 1989: 521
  • 1970 to 1979: 543
  • 1960 to 1969: 309
  • 1950 to 1959: 280
  • 1940 to 1949: 252
  • 1939 or earlier: 612
Note: State values scaled to Gilmer population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gilmer County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gilmer County population
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 33
  • 4 rooms: 210
  • 5 rooms: 611
  • 6 rooms: 305
  • 7 rooms: 357
  • 8 rooms: 206
  • 9+ rooms: 263
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 67
  • 3 rooms: 108
  • 4 rooms: 137
  • 5 rooms: 162
  • 6 rooms: 54
  • 7 rooms: 71
  • 8 rooms: 35
  • 9+ rooms: 18
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gilmer County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gilmer County population
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 81
  • 2 bedrooms: 389
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,093
  • 4 bedrooms: 356
  • 5+ bedrooms: 66
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 144
  • 2 bedrooms: 292
  • 3 bedrooms: 147
  • 4 bedrooms: 50
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
Cars and other vehicles available in Gilmer County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Gilmer County population
  • no vehicle: 95
  • 1 vehicle: 505
  • 2 vehicles: 873
  • 3 vehicles: 417
  • 4 vehicles: 83
  • 5+ vehicles: 18
  • no vehicle: 122
  • 1 vehicle: 327
  • 2 vehicles: 178
  • 3 vehicles: 28
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

81% of Gilmer County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in West Virginia.

Gilmer County:

80.8%
State average:

87.4%

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

  • This state: 4,914
  • Other state: 3,271
  • Northeast: 825
  • Midwest: 1,007
  • South: 1,308
  • West: 119

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gilmer County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (75.5%)
  • Electricity (12.4%)
  • Wood (6.0%)
  • Other fuel (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Coal or coke (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (63.1%)
  • Electricity (28.0%)
  • Wood (6.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12
Here:

2.4%
West Virginia:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
West Virginia:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 104
Here:

11.7%
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)

Gilmer County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $26,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $683,000
    Central Staff Services: $421,000
    Police Protection: $349,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $203,000
    Fire Protection: $121,000
    General Public Buildings: $118,000
    Health Services - Other: $13,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $69,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,029,000

Gilmer County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $122,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $34,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $22,000
    Interest Earnings: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $97,000
    Housing & Community Development: $34,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,510,000
    NEC: $4,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000

Gilmer County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $498,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 378
  • Number of aged recipients: 33
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 345
  • Number of recipients under 18: 29
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 261
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 88
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 136
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 156
Gilmer County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Gilmer County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3073.7 years
Mary2779.3 years
John2676.1 years
Robert2264.5 years
William2175.4 years
Charles2075.1 years
Ruth1378.6 years
Eva1282.7 years
Ernest1075.7 years
Edna1076.2 years
Most common last names in Gilmer County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Collins2280.5 years
Miller1972.9 years
Reed1875.9 years
Moore1676.3 years
Greenlief1569.9 years
James1578.3 years
Smith1578.5 years
Stalnaker1579.5 years
Jones1583.5 years
Moss1470.4 years
Businesses in Gilmer County, WV
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Rite Aid1
H&R Block2Subway1
McDonald's1True Value1
Pizza Hut1U-Haul1