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Greenbrier County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2019: 34,668 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 34,453 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,689
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,644
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,154
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,110 (it was 3,417 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

27%

Land area: 1021 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Greenbrier County: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (28.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (14.2%), Retail trade (12.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Greenbrier County, WV (2019)
    • 31,99792.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9782.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6591.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 6571.9%Two or more races
    • 2130.6%Asian alone
    • 1290.4%Some other race alone
    • 90.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

45.9 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Males: 16,846  (48.6%)
Females: 17,822  (51.4%)
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Average household size:
Greenbrier County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,040 ($26,927 in 1999)
This county:

$42,040
West Virginia:

$48,850

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $501 (lower quartile is $321, upper quartile is $641)
This county:

$501
State:

$551


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $129,184 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Greenbrier:

$129,184
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,855 - $218,963
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $972
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $287

Institutionalized population: 572

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 25
  • Thefts: 34
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 7
Greenbrier County, WV map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 155 buildings, average cost: $62,400
  • 1998: 124 buildings, average cost: $83,500
  • 1999: 129 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2000: 97 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2001: 162 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2002: 134 buildings, average cost: $191,900
  • 2003: 106 buildings, average cost: $298,500
  • 2004: 137 buildings, average cost: $435,300
  • 2005: 193 buildings, average cost: $313,200
  • 2006: 163 buildings, average cost: $293,700
  • 2007: 143 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2008: 72 buildings, average cost: $254,200
  • 2009: 51 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2010: 62 buildings, average cost: $320,900
  • 2011: 86 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2012: 73 buildings, average cost: $254,600
  • 2013: 63 buildings, average cost: $192,300
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $387,500
  • 2015: 54 buildings, average cost: $345,700
  • 2016: 98 buildings, average cost: $176,900
  • 2017: 110 buildings, average cost: $214,600
  • 2018: 71 buildings, average cost: $220,300
  • 2019: 51 buildings, average cost: $233,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Greenbrier, WV residents
Average permit cost in Greenbrier, WV
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $626 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $480 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Greenbrier, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Greenbrier, WV in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Greenbrier, WV in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.6%
Greenbrier County:

14.6%
West Virginia:

16.0%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Black residents, 6.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.3% for other race residents, 30.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.9 years old
(Males: 45.1 years old, Females: 47.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.3 years old, Black residents: 46.7 years old, American Indian residents: 29.1 years old, Asian residents: 28.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.6 years old, Other race residents: 17.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Greenbrier County is $415 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $552 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs, Fairlea, Ronceverte, Rainelle, Alderson, Rupert, Quinwood, Falling Spring.

Greenbrier County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Greenbrier County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bent County, Colorado , Boyd County, Kentucky , Bullitt County, Kentucky , King George County, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
West Virginia:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 1,108
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 412 (45.4% naturalized citizens)

Greenbrier County:

1.2%
Whole state:

1.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2062010 or later
  • 1482000 to 2009
  • 321990 to 1999
  • 311980 to 1989
  • 681970 to 1979
  • 70Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.1%

Greenbrier County marital status for males Greenbrier County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,495
  • One, attached: 246
  • Two: 362
  • 3 or 4: 516
  • 5 to 9: 672
  • 10 to 19: 171
  • 20 to 49: 125
  • 50 or more: 205
  • Mobile homes: 2,539

Housing units in Greenbrier County with a mortgage: 5,033 (39 second mortgage, 479 home equity loan, 41 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,944

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

46.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Greenbrier County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant8,31765
Evangelical Protestant4,74349
Catholic7764
Other4583
Black Protestant3342
None20,852-
Greenbrier 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: 8
Greenbrier County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Greenbrier County:

9.55 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Greenbrier County:

13.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Greenbrier County:

28.7%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Greenbrier County:

Average size of farms: 246 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $44,667
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $35.84
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.74%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.98%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $32,193
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.30%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,510
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.21%
Corn for grain: 306 harvested acres
Vegetables: 30 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 36 acres

Earthquake activity:

Greenbrier County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 140.3 miles away from Greenbrier County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 103.7 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 188.3 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 248.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.8 miles away from Greenbrier County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • West Virginia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4517-WV: April 3, 2020, FEMA Id: 4517, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 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 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: March 12, 2010 to April 09, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1893: March 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1893, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 18, 2009 to December 20, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1881: March 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1881, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • 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
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Greenbrier County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Greenbrier

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,747 (82.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,895 (12.3%)
  • Bus: 14 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 107 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 63 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 283 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 271 (1.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Spain (19%)
  • Vietnam (17%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (10%)
  • India (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Greenbrier County


  • American (37%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 324 people in nursing homes
  • 116 people in state prisons
  • 94 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 41 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

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

  • 290 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 213 people in state prisons
  • 49 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,594.

4.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
West Virginia average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.38% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($18,877 average AGI)
2.48% relocated from other states ($27,300 average AGI)
Greenbrier County:

2.48%
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 Monroe County, WV  0.65% ($35,440 average AGI)
from Fayette County, WV  0.28% ($26,389)
from Summers County, WV  0.21% ($39,889)
from Raleigh County, WV  0.20% ($32,654)


4.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
West Virginia average:

5.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.93% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($14,472 average AGI)
2.85% relocated to other states ($24,366 average AGI)
Greenbrier County:

2.85%
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 Monroe County, WV  0.52% ($35,552 average AGI)
to Fayette County, WV  0.19% ($44,720)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.18% ($41,348)
to Summers County, WV  0.17% ($34,136)
to Raleigh County, WV  0.16% ($34,050)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Births per 1000 population in Greenbrier County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Greenbrier County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Greenbrier County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Greenbrier County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Greenbrier County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greenbrier County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greenbrier County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Greenbrier County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Greenbrier County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,699 (5,932 aged, 1,767 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 677 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Greenbrier County, West Virginia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (625)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (571)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (472)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (470)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (373)
  • Unspecified dementia (272)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (216)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (193)
  • Congestive heart failure (148)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (107)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.87
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13,573
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 290
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 59,199

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,162
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,356
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 45
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 97

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 173.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 124.2
  • Other - 49.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,668
  • Male householders: 7,726 (2,006 living alone), Female householders: 7,372 (2,927 living alone)
  • 6,684 spouses (6,603 opposite-sex spouses), 1,012 unmarried partners, (1,009 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,258 children (7,425 natural, 336 adopted, 501 stepchildren), 1,041 grandchildren, 294 brothers or sisters, 339 parents, 31 foster children, 497 other relatives, 756 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 607

Size of family households: 5,008 2-persons, 2,182 3-persons, 1,358 4-persons, 546 5-persons, 146 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,931 1-person, 826 2-persons, 48 3-persons.

3,527 married couples with children.
2,013 single-parent households (672 men, 1,341 women).

97.2% of residents of Greenbrier speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $261,267,000 ($7,489 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $19,649,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $122,451,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $52,048,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,843,000
Federal grants: $60,233,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,344,000 ($10,227,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,348,000 ($4,312,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,183,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,298,000
Federal Government insurance: $58,205,000

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

Births: 1,914
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,317
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +18
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,000
Here:

+29 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Greenbrier County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.81 millions of gallons per day (50% from ground, 50% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • Year house built in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • 2222014 or later
  • 4462010 to 2013
  • 1,7422000 to 2009
  • 2,7801990 to 1999
  • 2,5851980 to 1989
  • 3,3721970 to 1979
  • 1,3081960 to 1969
  • 1,6311950 to 1959
  • 1,3391940 to 1949
  • 3,8271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • 131 room
  • 572 rooms
  • 853 rooms
  • 1,0104 rooms
  • 2,3065 rooms
  • 2,6236 rooms
  • 1,9717 rooms
  • 1,4718 rooms
  • 1,4369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • 1121 room
  • 762 rooms
  • 6403 rooms
  • 9194 rooms
  • 1,2015 rooms
  • 6276 rooms
  • 2687 rooms
  • 1168 rooms
  • 1499+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • 15no bedroom
  • 1651 bedroom
  • 2,0072 bedrooms
  • 6,2963 bedrooms
  • 1,9654 bedrooms
  • 5315+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Greenbrier County, West Virginia
  • 114no bedroom
  • 8021 bedroom
  • 1,6732 bedrooms
  • 1,2943 bedrooms
  • 1704 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Greenbrier County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Greenbrier County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Greenbrier County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 453no vehicle
  • 3,0461 vehicle
  • 4,3632 vehicles
  • 1,9483 vehicles
  • 8704 vehicles
  • 3095+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Greenbrier County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Greenbrier County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 895no vehicle
  • 2,0291 vehicle
  • 9252 vehicles
  • 2333 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

87.2% of Greenbrier County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in West Virginia.

Greenbrier County:

87.2%
State average:

88.3%

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

  • This state: 25,600
  • Other state: 8,352
  • Northeast: 1,438
  • Midwest: 1,665
  • South: 4,560
  • West: 678
Year householders moved into unit in Greenbrier County, WV
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Greenbrier County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 44.6%Electricity
  • 21.8%Utility gas
  • 12.4%Wood
  • 9.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.1%Electricity
  • 18.8%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 241
Here:

8.0%
West Virginia:

8.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 107
Here:

6.5%
West Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 76
Here:

10.8%
West Virginia:

13.0%

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

Greenbrier County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $3,962,000
    Other: $1,945,000
    Parks and Recreation: $717,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $552,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,618,000
    Air Transportation: $3,401,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,880,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,019,000
    General - Other: $1,505,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,207,000
    Financial Administration: $1,101,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,010,000
    Health - Other: $806,000
    Libraries: $773,000
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $487,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $858,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,243,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,059,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,760,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,425,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,184,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,503,000
    Interest Earnings: $539,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $283,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,172,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $598,000
    General Local Government Support: $491,000
    Health and Hospitals: $323,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,766,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,281,000
    Other License: $363,000
    Other: $314,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $85,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,044,000

Greenbrier County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $3,962,000
    Other: $1,945,000
    Parks and Recreation: $717,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $552,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,618,000
    Air Transportation: $3,401,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,880,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,019,000
    General - Other: $1,505,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,207,000
    Financial Administration: $1,101,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,010,000
    Health - Other: $806,000
    Libraries: $773,000
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $487,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $858,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,243,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,059,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,760,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,425,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,184,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,503,000
    Interest Earnings: $539,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $283,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,172,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $598,000
    General Local Government Support: $491,000
    Health and Hospitals: $323,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,766,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,281,000
    Other License: $363,000
    Other: $314,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $85,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,044,000

Greenbrier County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $3,962,000
    Other: $1,945,000
    Parks and Recreation: $717,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $552,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,618,000
    Air Transportation: $3,401,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,880,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,019,000
    General - Other: $1,505,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,207,000
    Financial Administration: $1,101,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,010,000
    Health - Other: $806,000
    Libraries: $773,000
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $487,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $858,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,243,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,059,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,760,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,425,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,184,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,503,000
    Interest Earnings: $539,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $283,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,172,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $598,000
    General Local Government Support: $491,000
    Health and Hospitals: $323,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,766,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,281,000
    Other License: $363,000
    Other: $314,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $85,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,044,000

Greenbrier County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $3,962,000
    Other: $1,945,000
    Parks and Recreation: $717,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $552,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,618,000
    Air Transportation: $3,401,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,880,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,019,000
    General - Other: $1,505,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,285,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,207,000
    Financial Administration: $1,101,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,010,000
    Health - Other: $806,000
    Libraries: $773,000
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $487,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
    Air Transportation: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $858,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000
    General Local Government Support: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,243,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $13,059,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,760,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,425,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,184,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,335,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,503,000
    Interest Earnings: $539,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $283,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,452,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,172,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $598,000
    General Local Government Support: $491,000
    Health and Hospitals: $323,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,766,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,281,000
    Other License: $363,000
    Other: $314,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $85,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,044,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,347
  • Number of aged recipients: 90
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,257
  • Number of recipients under 18: 121
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 943
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 283
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 528
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 576
Most common first names in Greenbrier County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary37378.2 years
James33272.1 years
John30374.9 years
William30274.3 years
Charles22573.3 years
Robert18671.3 years
George15476.1 years
Virginia11577.1 years
Margaret10480.9 years
Harry9373.3 years
Most common last names in Greenbrier County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14574.5 years
Mcclung10874.0 years
Morgan10573.4 years
Williams10177.2 years
Brown9476.2 years
Jones9375.6 years
Martin8677.4 years
Johnson8576.4 years
Bostic7374.7 years
Bennett7172.6 years
Businesses in Greenbrier County, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts2Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets10
Arby's1McDonald's2
Burger King1Nike3
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut2
Decora Cabinetry4Quality1
FedEx4RadioShack1
Ford1Rite Aid3
GNC1Ruby Tuesday1
GameStop1Sears1
H&R Block3Subway5
Hardee's3Super 81
Hilton1True Value2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
Kincaid1U.S. Cellular2
Kmart1UPS9
Kroger2Walmart1
La-Z-Boy4Wendy's2
Lane Furniture3YMCA1