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Marshall County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2015: 32,123 (51% urban, 49% rural); it was 35,519 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,251
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,337
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,008
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,281 (it was 3,199 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

27%

Land area: 307 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 105 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Marshall County: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (38.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.0%), Public administration (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Marshall County, West Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years
Males: 15,767  (49.1%)
Females: 16,356  (50.9%)

Marshall County,WV real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Marshall County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,950 ($30,989 in 1999)

This county:

$46,950
West Virginia:

$43,385

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $438 (lower quartile is $304, upper quartile is $584)
This county:

$438
State:

$521


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,075 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Marshall:

$108,075
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,839 - $158,232
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $889
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $310

Institutionalized population: 422

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 43
  • Thefts: 112
  • Auto thefts: 13

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 42
  • Thefts: 81
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $221,600

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: $672 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $478 (0.5%)

Marshall County household income distribution in 2009 Marshall County home values distribution Marshall County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.0%
Marshall County:

13.0%
West Virginia:

17.9%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.7% for Black residents, 39.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.6% for American Indian residents, 55.7% for other race residents, 18.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.8 years old
(Males: 43.4 years old, Females: 46.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.7 years old, Black residents: 28.1 years old, American Indian residents: 24.4 years old, Asian residents: 37.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.9 years old, Other race residents: 32.8 years old)

Area name: Wheeling, WV-OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marshall County is $394 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $632 a month.

Cities in this county include: Moundsville, McMechen, Benwood, Glen Dale, Cameron.

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

2012 air pollution in Marshall County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 11.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.007 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spottedtail Run (A), White Creek (B), Whetstone Run (C), Fall Run (D), Barneys Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cecil County, Maryland , Wetzel County , Linn County, Missouri , Shelby County, Ohio , Vermillion County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.0%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,228
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 296 (71.3% naturalized citizens)

Marshall County:

0.9%
Whole state:

1.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 23
  • 2000 to 2009: 58
  • 1990 to 1999: 123
  • 1980 to 1989: 51
  • 1970 to 1979: 65
  • Before 1970: 107
Note: State values scaled to Marshall County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 46.1%

Marshall County marital status for males Marshall County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,534
  • One, attached: 240
  • Two: 370
  • 3 or 4: 322
  • 5 to 9: 547
  • 10 to 19: 34
  • 20 to 49: 65
  • 50 or more: 153
  • Mobile homes: 1,573

Housing units in Marshall County with a mortgage: 4,854 (66 second mortgage, 514 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,369

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

47.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marshall County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,54136
Catholic4,0406
Evangelical Protestant2,72226
Other1,7434
Black Protestant1181
Orthodox221
None18,921-
Marshall 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: 12
Marshall County:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Marshall County:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marshall County:

11.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Marshall County:

30.2%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.0%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Marshall County:

Average size of farms: 128 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $4,171
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $44.84
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 12.23%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 67.14%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $6,414
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 23.83%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.13%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $17,881
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.41
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.88%
Corn for grain: 137 harvested acres
Vegetables: 31 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 66 acres

Earthquake activity:

Marshall County-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from Marshall County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 119.5 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 209.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 209.3 miles away from Marshall County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 198.0 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 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 Winter Storms and Snowstorms, Incident Period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1903: April 23, 2010, FEMA Id: 1903, 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: January 04, 2005 to January 25, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1574: February 01, 2005, FEMA Id: 1574, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • 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
  • 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Chemicals (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (16%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (12%)
  • Vietnam (11%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • India (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (6%)

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

  • American (25%)
  • German (18%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Marshall County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,669 (85.4%)
  • Carpooled: 817 (7.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 43 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 59 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 32 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 316 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 369 (3.3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 355 people in state prisons
  • 214 people in nursing homes
  • 192 people in religious group quarters
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 252 people in state prisons
  • 159 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,410.

3.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
West Virginia average:

5.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.93% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($16,983 average AGI)
2.02% relocated from other states ($15,983 average AGI)
Marshall County:

2.02%
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 Ohio County, WV  1.21% ($34,876 average AGI)
from Belmont County, OH  0.51% ($26,000)
from Wetzel County, WV  0.18% ($39,952)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.14% ($23,118)


4.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.51%
West Virginia average:

5.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.02% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($15,131 average AGI)
2.49% relocated to other states ($17,816 average AGI)
Marshall County:

2.49%
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 Ohio County, WV  1.17% ($33,163 average AGI)
to Belmont County, OH  0.63% ($29,132)
to Wetzel County, WV  0.25% ($41,333)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.18% ($22,182)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.12% ($37,786)
to Brooke County, WV  0.11% ($39,154)
to Jefferson County, OH  0.08% ($14,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9

Births per 1000 population in Marshall County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Marshall County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Marshall County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Marshall County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Marshall County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,348 (5,177 aged, 1,171 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 585 (8%)

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 Marshall County, West Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (621)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (561)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (444)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (301)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (196)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (187)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (159)
  • Ischaemic cardiomyopathy (133)
  • Unspecified dementia (117)
  • Congestive heart failure (112)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.88
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,773
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 366
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 35,574

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,048
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,223
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 23
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 61

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 173.7. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 107.5
  • Other - 66.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,123
  • In family households: 26,433 (4,525 male householders, 4,579 female householders)
    7,165 spouses, 7,955 children (7,270 natural, 176 adopted, 493 stepchildren), 591 grandchildren, 59 brothers or sisters, 133 parents, 396 other relatives, 981 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,264 (1,817 male householders (1,435 living alone)), 2,294 female householders (1,956 living alone)), 1,162 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 426

Size of family households: 4,951 2-persons, 1,791 3-persons, 1,475 4-persons, 635 5-persons, 140 6-persons, 98 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,393 1-person, 536 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 69 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

3,928 married couples with children.
1,546 single-parent households (491 men, 1,055 women).

98.3% of residents of Marshall speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $182,408,000 ($5,253 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,086,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $91,131,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $46,017,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $545,000
Federal grants: $35,540,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,157,000 ($60,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,018,000 ($3,750,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $435,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,077,000
Federal Government insurance: $22,637,000

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

Births: 1,803
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,061
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +8
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -879
Here -26 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Marshall County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.22 millions of gallons per day (95% from ground, 5% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 103
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,270
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,103
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,286
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,426
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,902
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,158
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,406
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,990
Note: State values scaled to Marshall population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marshall County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Marshall County population
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 183
  • 4 rooms: 861
  • 5 rooms: 2,139
  • 6 rooms: 2,834
  • 7 rooms: 1,817
  • 8 rooms: 1,112
  • 9+ rooms: 1,250
  • 1 room: 49
  • 2 rooms: 88
  • 3 rooms: 407
  • 4 rooms: 693
  • 5 rooms: 616
  • 6 rooms: 511
  • 7 rooms: 388
  • 8 rooms: 92
  • 9+ rooms: 143
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marshall County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Marshall County population
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 274
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,367
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,731
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,573
  • 5+ bedrooms: 223
  • no bedroom: 51
  • 1 bedroom: 568
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,068
  • 3 bedrooms: 895
  • 4 bedrooms: 358
  • 5+ bedrooms: 54
Cars and other vehicles available in Marshall County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Marshall County population
  • no vehicle: 440
  • 1 vehicle: 2,782
  • 2 vehicles: 4,529
  • 3 vehicles: 1,776
  • 4 vehicles: 523
  • 5+ vehicles: 151
  • no vehicle: 524
  • 1 vehicle: 1,465
  • 2 vehicles: 717
  • 3 vehicles: 226
  • 4 vehicles: 73
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

91% of Marshall County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 164% lived in West Virginia.

Marshall County:

90.6%
State average:

87.4%

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

  • This state: 25,561
  • Other state: 6,008
  • Northeast: 1,340
  • Midwest: 2,413
  • South: 1,514
  • West: 657

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marshall County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.5%)
  • Electricity (33.4%)
  • Wood (6.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (46.7%)
  • Electricity (42.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.7%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 277
Here:

9.2%
West Virginia:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 180
Here:

12.0%
West Virginia:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 194
Here:

16.6%
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)

Marshall County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $279,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,168,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,039,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,779,000
    Financial Administration: $1,455,000
    Health - Other: $1,144,000
    Corrections - Other: $761,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $681,000
    General Public Buildings: $374,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Local Fire Protection: $218,000
    Air Transportation: $199,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $108,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,990,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,253,000

Marshall County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $773,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $354,000
    Air Transportation: $151,000
    Public Welfare: $116,000
    General Local Government Support: $8,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $105,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $15,059,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $756,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $154,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,069,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,840,000
    Health and Hospitals: $414,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,723,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $158,000
    Other License: $41,000

Marshall County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $214,137,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $202,439,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $11,698,000

Marshall County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $211,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,076,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,439,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 986
  • Number of aged recipients: 54
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 932
  • Number of recipients under 18: 125
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 714
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 147
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 314
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 447
Marshall County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 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 ORIGINATED84$89,357113$78,035375$93,379104$36,4901$69,00048$48,22927$48,741
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$011$81,09128$83,2147$48,0000$03$48,3333$57,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$77,60053$67,830155$79,36156$23,7500$018$56,72219$71,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$79,71414$103,50092$88,21710$26,9000$03$155,0006$47,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$121,7504$291,2509$85,0001$30,0000$02$17,5001$43,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$97,0007$160,2860$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$82,0004$112,7501$88,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$76,0003$104,6670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$104,0001$91,0001$91,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Marshall County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John38274.9 years
Mary37279.0 years
Charles34374.5 years
William33074.4 years
James24072.2 years
Robert23070.1 years
George20675.3 years
Joseph16573.7 years
Helen16578.9 years
Margaret12477.3 years
Most common last names in Marshall County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crow9175.2 years
Yoho8775.3 years
Blake8673.7 years
Miller8477.7 years
Smith8277.5 years
Wilson7378.0 years
Anderson7172.6 years
Williams6975.5 years
Baker6776.2 years
Hall6573.6 years
Businesses in Marshall County, WV
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1The Room Place1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC2UPS3
Kroger2Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's2
Long John Silver's1

Marshall County on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"