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Mineral County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2022: 26,689 (35% urban, 65% rural); it was 27,078 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,745
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,145
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,395
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,660 (it was 2,389 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

27%

Land area: 328 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 81 people per square mile   (average).

March 2022 cost of living index in Mineral County: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.0%), Manufacturing (14.5%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Mineral County, WV (2022)
    • 24,53391.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,0213.8%Two or more races
    • 6452.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2981.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1460.5%Some other race alone
    • 300.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 210.08%Asian alone
Median resident age:

44.9 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Males: 13,203  (49.5%)
Females: 13,486  (50.5%)
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Average household size:
Mineral County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2022: $63,687 ($31,149 in 1999)
This county:

$63,687
West Virginia:

$54,329

Median contract rent in 2022 for apartments: $482 (lower quartile is $292, upper quartile is $637)
This county:

$482
State:

$606


Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $172,759 (it was $69,700 in 2000)
Mineral:

$172,759
West Virginia:

$155,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,026 - $258,502

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $233,842
Here:

$233,842
State:

$206,655

Townhouses or other attached units: $48,231
Here:

$48,231
State:

$205,683

In 2-unit structures: $153,747
Here:

$153,747
State:

$127,101

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $62,667
Here:

$62,667
State:

$136,692

Mobile homes: $57,575
Here:

$57,575
State:

$63,963

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,100
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $361

Institutionalized population: 101

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 7
  • Thefts: 26
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 48
  • Auto thefts: 2
Mineral County, WV map from a distance

Health of residents in Mineral County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2021:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
68.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
44.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
42.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
64.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 173 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 39 buildings, average cost: $262,600
  • 2021: 33 buildings, average cost: $244,100
  • 2020: 43 buildings, average cost: $233,600
  • 2019: 40 buildings, average cost: $222,600
  • 2018: 37 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2017: 29 buildings, average cost: $188,900
  • 2016: 44 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2015: 35 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $162,800
  • 2011: 48 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2009: 61 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2007: 111 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2006: 114 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2005: 131 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 2004: 111 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2003: 110 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2002: 105 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2001: 71 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2000: 289 buildings, average cost: $127,700
  • 1999: 306 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 1998: 86 buildings, average cost: $89,900
  • 1997: 96 buildings, average cost: $79,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Mineral, WV residents
Average permit cost in Mineral, WV

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $947 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $728 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Mineral, WV in 2022
Distribution of house value in Mineral, WV in 2022
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Mineral, WV in 2022
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 14.8%
Mineral County:

14.8%
West Virginia:

17.9%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.1% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.4% for other race residents, 22.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2022: 44.9 years old
(Males: 43.2 years old, Females: 46.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 24.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 38.4 years old, Other race residents: 82.9 years old)

Area name: Cumberland, MD-WV MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mineral County is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $679 a month.

Cities in this county include: Keyser, Fort Ashby, Wiley Ford, Piedmont, Carpendale, Ridgeley, Elk Garden, Burlington.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable location: Ames Ripple Light (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Clay County, Indiana , Clark County, Illinois , Millard County, Utah , Sierra County, California , Morgan County, Illinois , Saline County, Missouri , Shelby County, Missouri .

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.1%
West Virginia:

4.0%

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

Current college students: 1,189
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 127 (43.3% naturalized citizens)

Mineral County:

0.5%
Whole state:

1.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 931990 to 1999
  • 261980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 41Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute):  minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.6%

Mineral County marital status for males Mineral County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,653
  • One, attached: 233
  • Two: 262
  • 3 or 4: 448
  • 5 to 9: 207
  • 10 to 19: 203
  • 20 to 49: 91
  • 50 or more: 40
  • Mobile homes: 1,388

Housing units in Mineral County with a mortgage: 4,185 (299 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 252 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 205

Here:

1.9% with mortgage
State:

97.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mineral County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,10234
Evangelical Protestant4,90347
Catholic1,3473
Black Protestant1781
Other461
None16,636-
Mineral County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Mineral County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.

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

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mineral County:

11.3%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Mineral County:

31.8%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.3%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Mineral County:

Average size of farms: 174 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $30,528
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $63.22
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.41%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.31%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,493
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.54%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,181
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.62%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.66
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.27%
Corn for grain: 685 harvested acres
Vegetables: 204 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 48 acres

Earthquake activity:

Mineral County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 49% 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 118.4 miles away from Mineral 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 161.7 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 190.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.4 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 236.0 miles away from Mineral County center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 123.3 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: May 28, 2018 - June 3, 2018, FEMA Id: 4378, 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 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 Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to September 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1496: September 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 1496, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • West Virginia Hurricane Fran, Incident Period: September 05, 1996 to September 08, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1137: September 11, 1996, FEMA Id: 1137, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • West Virginia Flooding, Incident Period: January 19, 1996 to February 02, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1096: January 25, 1996, FEMA Id: 1096, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • West Virginia Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1084: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1084, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Mineral County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Droughts: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Mineral

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,326 (76.1%)
  • Carpooled: 507 (6.1%)
  • Bus: 8 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 25 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 375 (4.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,104 (13.3%)
Class of Workers in 2022
Most common industries in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2022


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2022


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Venezuela (47%)
  • Canada (33%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (14%)
  • Panama (9%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mineral County


  • German (34%)
  • English (15%)
  • American (14%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • Scottish (6%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • European (1%)

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

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

  • 545 people in college/university student housing
  • 71 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

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

  • 270 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 187 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in other group homes
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $57,310.

4.41% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($52,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
West Virginia average:

5.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.51% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($13,908 average AGI)
2.90% relocated from other states ($38,813 average AGI)
Mineral County:

2.90%
West Virginia average:

3.02%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Allegany County, MD  1.44% ($47,756 average AGI)
from Hampshire County, WV  0.53% ($37,842)
from Grant County, WV  0.25% ($61,704)


4.35% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($59,926 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
West Virginia average:

5.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.44% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($12,855 average AGI)
2.90% relocated to other states ($47,070 average AGI)
Mineral County:

2.90%
West Virginia average:

2.93%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Allegany County, MD  1.23% ($65,511 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, WV  0.41% ($44,455)
to Monongalia County, WV  0.23% ($38,400)
to Grant County, WV  0.19% ($39,619)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Mineral County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2020: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Mineral County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Mineral County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mineral County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Mineral County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mineral County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mineral County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mineral County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Mineral County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,389 (4,412 aged, 977 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 557 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (620)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (442)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (405)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (276)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (117)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (105)
  • Unspecified dementia (97)
  • Congestive heart failure (30)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (21)
  • Respiratory disorder, unspecified (15)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.68
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,439
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 111
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,400

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,313
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,121

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 206.5. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 127.1
  • Other - 79.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,689
  • Male householders: 5,523 (1,307 living alone), Female householders: 5,300 (1,823 living alone)
  • 5,418 spouses (5,396 opposite-sex spouses), 728 unmarried partners, (685 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 6,923 children (6,530 natural, 9 adopted, 327 stepchildren), 569 grandchildren, 184 brothers or sisters, 374 parents, 0 foster children, 389 other relatives, 582 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 671

Size of family households: 3,884 2-persons, 1,888 3-persons, 771 4-persons, 416 5-persons, 152 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,134 1-person, 424 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 61 4-persons.

2,894 married couples with children.
1,840 single-parent households (449 men, 1,391 women).

98.5% of residents of Mineral speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 16% speak English not well, 29% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $205,834,000 ($7,583 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $52,104,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $78,796,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $44,628,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $497,000
Federal grants: $29,097,000
Federal procurement contracts: $49,246,000 ($48,272,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,570,000 ($226,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $438,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,848,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,274,000

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

Births: 1,524
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,631
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +36
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +60
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Mineral County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.73 millions of gallons per day (6% from ground, 94% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.7

Year house built in Mineral County, West Virginia
  • Year house built in Mineral County, West Virginia
  • 1322020 or later
  • 6482010 to 2019
  • 9832000 to 2009
  • 1,3711990 to 1999
  • 1,8101980 to 1989
  • 2,3141970 to 1979
  • 1,7071960 to 1969
  • 7361950 to 1959
  • 5131940 to 1949
  • 2,0711939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mineral County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mineral County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mineral County, West Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 593 rooms
  • 6794 rooms
  • 1,8715 rooms
  • 1,9756 rooms
  • 1,4227 rooms
  • 8928 rooms
  • 1,8809+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mineral County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mineral County, West Virginia
  • 121 room
  • 1362 rooms
  • 2933 rooms
  • 6384 rooms
  • 4495 rooms
  • 2066 rooms
  • 1407 rooms
  • 1028 rooms
  • 609+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mineral County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mineral County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mineral County, West Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1701 bedroom
  • 1,4962 bedrooms
  • 5,2953 bedrooms
  • 1,4384 bedrooms
  • 4045+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mineral County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mineral County, West Virginia
  • 13no bedroom
  • 4941 bedroom
  • 7502 bedrooms
  • 6243 bedrooms
  • 1674 bedrooms
  • 45+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Mineral County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mineral County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mineral County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 292no vehicle
  • 2,0011 vehicle
  • 3,5282 vehicles
  • 2,0793 vehicles
  • 6104 vehicles
  • 2635+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mineral County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Mineral County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 345no vehicle
  • 1,1731 vehicle
  • 5092 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

92.1% of Mineral County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in West Virginia.

Mineral County:

92.1%
State average:

89.6%

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

  • This state: 7,978
  • Other state: 18,893
  • Northeast: 1,420
  • Midwest: 796
  • South: 16,626
  • West: 311
Year householders moved into unit in Mineral County, WV
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mineral County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.3%Electricity
  • 21.0%Utility gas
  • 17.1%Wood
  • 11.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 23.1%Utility gas
  • 7.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 486
Here:

18.7%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 120
Here:

11.3%
West Virginia:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 185
Here:

20.1%
West Virginia:

17.3%

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

Mineral County government finances - Expenditure in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $1,675,000
    Other: $1,588,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $470,000
    General - Other: $470,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,515,000
    Police Protection: $2,507,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,592,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,588,000
    General - Other: $1,179,000
    General - Other: $1,176,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $888,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $885,000
    Financial Administration: $850,000
    Financial Administration: $848,000
    Correctional Institutions: $841,000
    Correctional Institutions: $839,000
    Health - Other: $667,000
    Health - Other: $665,000
    Corrections - Other: $406,000
    Corrections - Other: $405,000
    General Public Buildings: $369,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $340,000
    General Local Government Support: $298,000
    Public Welfare: $52,000
    Public Welfare: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $764,000
    General Revenue - Other: $745,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $287,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $556,000
    General - Other: $556,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,968,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,674,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $287,000
    Cash and Securities: $259,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $236,000
    Other: $235,000
    Health and Hospitals: $214,000
    Other: $213,000
    General Local Government Support: $92,000
    General Local Government Support: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,439,000
    Property: $6,324,000
    Other: $301,000
    Other: $295,000
    Other License: $146,000
    Other License: $143,000
    Other Selective Sales: $100,000
    Other Selective Sales: $98,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000

Mineral County government finances - Revenue in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $1,675,000
    Other: $1,588,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $470,000
    General - Other: $470,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,515,000
    Police Protection: $2,507,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,592,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,588,000
    General - Other: $1,179,000
    General - Other: $1,176,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $888,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $885,000
    Financial Administration: $850,000
    Financial Administration: $848,000
    Correctional Institutions: $841,000
    Correctional Institutions: $839,000
    Health - Other: $667,000
    Health - Other: $665,000
    Corrections - Other: $406,000
    Corrections - Other: $405,000
    General Public Buildings: $369,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $340,000
    General Local Government Support: $298,000
    Public Welfare: $52,000
    Public Welfare: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $764,000
    General Revenue - Other: $745,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $287,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $556,000
    General - Other: $556,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,968,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,674,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $287,000
    Cash and Securities: $259,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $236,000
    Other: $235,000
    Health and Hospitals: $214,000
    Other: $213,000
    General Local Government Support: $92,000
    General Local Government Support: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,439,000
    Property: $6,324,000
    Other: $301,000
    Other: $295,000
    Other License: $146,000
    Other License: $143,000
    Other Selective Sales: $100,000
    Other Selective Sales: $98,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000

Mineral County government finances - Debt in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $1,675,000
    Other: $1,588,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $470,000
    General - Other: $470,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,515,000
    Police Protection: $2,507,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,592,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,588,000
    General - Other: $1,179,000
    General - Other: $1,176,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $888,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $885,000
    Financial Administration: $850,000
    Financial Administration: $848,000
    Correctional Institutions: $841,000
    Correctional Institutions: $839,000
    Health - Other: $667,000
    Health - Other: $665,000
    Corrections - Other: $406,000
    Corrections - Other: $405,000
    General Public Buildings: $369,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $340,000
    General Local Government Support: $298,000
    Public Welfare: $52,000
    Public Welfare: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $764,000
    General Revenue - Other: $745,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $287,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $556,000
    General - Other: $556,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,968,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,674,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $287,000
    Cash and Securities: $259,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $236,000
    Other: $235,000
    Health and Hospitals: $214,000
    Other: $213,000
    General Local Government Support: $92,000
    General Local Government Support: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,439,000
    Property: $6,324,000
    Other: $301,000
    Other: $295,000
    Other License: $146,000
    Other License: $143,000
    Other Selective Sales: $100,000
    Other Selective Sales: $98,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000

Mineral County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $1,675,000
    Other: $1,588,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $470,000
    General - Other: $470,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,515,000
    Police Protection: $2,507,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,592,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,588,000
    General - Other: $1,179,000
    General - Other: $1,176,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $888,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $885,000
    Financial Administration: $850,000
    Financial Administration: $848,000
    Correctional Institutions: $841,000
    Correctional Institutions: $839,000
    Health - Other: $667,000
    Health - Other: $665,000
    Corrections - Other: $406,000
    Corrections - Other: $405,000
    General Public Buildings: $369,000
    General Public Buildings: $368,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Parks and Recreation: $168,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $15,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $340,000
    General Local Government Support: $298,000
    Public Welfare: $52,000
    Public Welfare: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000
    Interest on Debt: $1,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $764,000
    General Revenue - Other: $745,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $295,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $287,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
    Interest Earnings: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $556,000
    General - Other: $556,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,968,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,674,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $287,000
    Cash and Securities: $259,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $236,000
    Other: $235,000
    Health and Hospitals: $214,000
    Other: $213,000
    General Local Government Support: $92,000
    General Local Government Support: $83,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,439,000
    Property: $6,324,000
    Other: $301,000
    Other: $295,000
    Other License: $146,000
    Other License: $143,000
    Other Selective Sales: $100,000
    Other Selective Sales: $98,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 771
  • Number of aged recipients: 45
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 726
  • Number of recipients under 18: 107
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 526
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 138
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 238
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 344
Most common first names in Mineral County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20772.2 years
Mary20578.7 years
William19974.2 years
Charles19375.7 years
John18073.1 years
Robert14970.0 years
George10073.8 years
Joseph7773.8 years
Margaret7679.6 years
Harry7475.8 years
Most common last names in Mineral County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11075.4 years
Miller7672.9 years
Davis6275.1 years
Johnson4577.7 years
Taylor4276.0 years
Wilson4275.6 years
Hartman3976.8 years
Paugh3970.4 years
Martin3770.8 years
Evans3672.6 years
Businesses in Mineral County, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2H&R Block1
AT&T2KFC1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Microtel1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Subway2
FedEx1U-Haul3
Ford1U.S. Cellular2
GameStop1UPS1
Goodwill1Walmart1