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Mingo County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2016: 25,341 (10% urban, 90% rural); it was 28,253 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,096
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,363
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,792
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,666 (it was 2,511 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

27%

Land area: 423 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 60 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mingo County: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.7%), Construction (22.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (20.2%).

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 Mingo County, West Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.7%)
  • Some other race alone (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years
Males: 12,382  (48.9%)
Females: 12,959  (51.1%)
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Mingo County,WV real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Mingo County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,004 ($21,347 in 1999)

This county:

$33,004
West Virginia:

$43,385

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $406 (lower quartile is $278, upper quartile is $502)
This county:

$406
State:

$521


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $77,502 (it was $50,500 in 2000)
Mingo:

$77,502
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,636 - $123,191
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $919
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $293

Institutionalized population: 82

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
Mingo County, WV map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $38,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $34,800
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $655 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $338 (0.6%)

Mingo County household income distribution in 2013 Mingo County home values distribution in 2013 Mingo County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.3%
Mingo County:

26.3%
West Virginia:

17.9%
(25.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.4% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 94.1% for American Indian residents, 65.5% for other race residents, 55.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.0 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 42.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.6 years old, Black residents: 53.0 years old, American Indian residents: 73.3 years old, Asian residents: 53.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 39.3 years old, Other race residents: 31.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mingo County is $403 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $578 a month.

Cities in this county include: Williamson, Gilbert Creek, Chattaroy, Red Jacket, Matewan, Delbarton, Gilbert, Justice, Kermit.

Mingo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Madera County, California , Merced County, California , Hamilton County, Illinois , Meade County, Kentucky , Sedgwick County, Kansas , Reynolds County, Missouri , Lynchburg city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

12.7%
West Virginia:

6.2%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 765
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 104 (0.0% naturalized citizens)

Mingo County:

0.4%
Whole state:

1.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Mingo County population
  • 02010 or later
  • 872000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 91980 to 1989
  • 291970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 62.9%

Mingo County marital status for males Mingo County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,242
  • One, attached: 88
  • Two: 189
  • 3 or 4: 195
  • 5 to 9: 270
  • 10 to 19: 205
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • 50 or more: 188
  • Mobile homes: 4,277
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Mingo County with a mortgage: 2,711 (72 second mortgage, 122 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,213

Here:

28.6% with mortgage
State:

47.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mingo County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,46259
Mainline Protestant1,48713
Black Protestant3615
Catholic2651
Other11
None19,263-
Mingo 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: 7
Mingo County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Mingo County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mingo County:

12.5%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Mingo County:

35.3%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.7%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Mingo County:

Average size of farms: 45 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $802
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $4,029
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 100.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.04

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 102.7 miles away from Mingo County center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 37.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 39.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from Mingo County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 165.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 03, 2015 to April 05, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4219: May 14, 2015, FEMA Id: 4219, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 03, 2015 to March 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4210: March 31, 2015, FEMA Id: 4210, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia 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 15, 2012 to March 31, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4061: March 22, 2012, FEMA Id: 4061, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: February 29, 2012 to March 05, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4059: March 16, 2012, FEMA Id: 4059, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: June 12, 2010 to June 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1918: June 24, 2010, FEMA Id: 1918, 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 Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: May 03, 2009 to June 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1838: May 15, 2009, FEMA Id: 1838, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 20 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Mingo County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 18, Landslides: 12, Mudslides: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (73%)
  • India (26%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mingo County


  • American (22%)
  • Irish (19%)
  • German (11%)
  • English (10%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Mingo County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,217 (83.4%)
  • Carpooled: 580 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 3 (0.0%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 262 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 159 (2.5%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 109 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
2 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,297.

4.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
West Virginia average:

5.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.56% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($13,590 average AGI)
2.54% relocated from other states ($16,074 average AGI)
Mingo County:

2.54%
West Virginia average:

2.69%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pike County, KY  0.83% ($28,032 average AGI)
from Logan County, WV  0.49% ($37,811)
from Martin County, KY  0.21% ($25,563)
from Kanawha County, WV  0.19% ($28,357)
from Wyoming County, WV  0.15% ($47,182)
from Cabell County, WV  0.13% ($30,700)
from Wayne County, WV  0.13% ($41,400)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
West Virginia average:

5.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.13% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($17,624 average AGI)
2.73% relocated to other states ($19,168 average AGI)
Mingo County:

2.73%
West Virginia average:

2.66%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pike County, KY  0.92% ($37,386 average AGI)
to Logan County, WV  0.72% ($37,382)
to Kanawha County, WV  0.24% ($40,722)
to Martin County, KY  0.21% ($37,125)
to Wayne County, WV  0.18% ($62,214)
to Wyoming County, WV  0.18% ($47,571)
to Cabell County, WV  0.16% ($30,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Mingo County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Mingo County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Mingo County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mingo County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Mingo County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mingo County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mingo County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Mingo County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Mingo County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,698 (3,560 aged, 3,138 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 357 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (417)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (416)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (360)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (321)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (257)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (151)
  • Accidental poisoning by and exposure to other and unspecified drugs, medicaments and biological substances (136)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (133)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (119)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (108)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,264
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 277
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 66,512

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,327
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,374
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 11

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 6
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 120.6. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,341
  • In family households: 21,543 (2,937 male householders, 4,422 female householders)
    5,310 spouses, 6,750 children (6,175 natural, 309 adopted, 279 stepchildren), 882 grandchildren, 105 brothers or sisters, 105 parents, 484 other relatives, 622 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,710 (1,605 male householders (1,402 living alone)), 1,705 female householders (1,571 living alone)), 367 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 90

Size of family households: 3,240 2-persons, 1,663 3-persons, 1,642 4-persons, 511 5-persons, 181 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,973 1-person, 285 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 14 4-persons.

3,343 married couples with children.
1,338 single-parent households (217 men, 1,121 women).

99.0% of residents of Mingo speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $269,307,000 ($9,833 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,359,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $115,373,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $47,525,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,788,000
Federal grants: $90,222,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,919,000 ($2,319,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,479,000 ($2,954,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,352,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,769,000
Federal Government insurance: $49,478,000

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

Births: 1,935
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,846
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,113
Here -41 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Mingo County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.23 millions of gallons per day (11% from ground, 89% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.6

Year house built in Mingo County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Mingo County population
  • 362014 or later
  • 3672010 to 2013
  • 1,9732000 to 2009
  • 2,2471990 to 1999
  • 2,2821980 to 1989
  • 2,3791970 to 1979
  • 5821960 to 1969
  • 8111950 to 1959
  • 7711940 to 1949
  • 1,1661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mingo County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Mingo County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Mingo County population
  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 1513 rooms
  • 8754 rooms
  • 1,5645 rooms
  • 2,3656 rooms
  • 1,3297 rooms
  • 9598 rooms
  • 6579+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mingo County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Mingo County population
  • 201 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 3173 rooms
  • 5524 rooms
  • 6365 rooms
  • 6816 rooms
  • 2967 rooms
  • 1128 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mingo County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Mingo County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Mingo County population
  • 12no bedroom
  • 741 bedroom
  • 1,8392 bedrooms
  • 4,6193 bedrooms
  • 1,1334 bedrooms
  • 2215+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Mingo County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Mingo County population
  • 20no bedroom
  • 3481 bedroom
  • 8842 bedrooms
  • 1,2253 bedrooms
  • 1704 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Mingo County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Mingo County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Mingo County population
  • 607no vehicle
  • 2,9791 vehicle
  • 2,6442 vehicles
  • 1,3123 vehicles
  • 2784 vehicles
  • 1185+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Mingo County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Mingo County population
  • 647no vehicle
  • 1,3931 vehicle
  • 4712 vehicles
  • 913 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 615+ vehicles

88.0% of Mingo County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in West Virginia.

Mingo County:

88.0%
State average:

87.4%

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

  • This state: 17,503
  • Other state: 7,675
  • Northeast: 171
  • Midwest: 1,843
  • South: 5,524
  • West: 166
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mingo County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 81.1%Electricity
  • 13.4%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.4%Electricity
  • 16.1%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 60
Here:

2.3%
West Virginia:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

2.5%
West Virginia:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 57
Here:

9.0%
West Virginia:

15.3%

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

Mingo County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,591,000
    Financial Administration: $1,479,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,235,000
    Health Services - Other: $1,131,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,060,000
    Police Protection: $845,000
    General Public Buildings: $674,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $527,000
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $51,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,417,000

Mingo County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $823,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $239,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,296,000
    All Other: $89,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,233,000
    Other Selective Sales: $87,000

Mingo County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,891,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,833
  • Number of aged recipients: 63
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,770
  • Number of recipients under 18: 236
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,250
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 347
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 685
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,443
Mingo County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Mingo County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Mingo County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21471.4 years
James21269.3 years
William19470.2 years
Mary14376.8 years
George10574.3 years
Robert9367.4 years
Charles8669.8 years
Frank6472.5 years
Walter4972.1 years
Ethel4677.4 years
Most common last names in Mingo County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hatfield18673.3 years
Cline18469.1 years
Maynard16673.8 years
Smith14770.3 years
Marcum10672.1 years
Justice8969.1 years
Blankenship7869.4 years
Davis7072.3 years
Hall7074.4 years
Varney7073.6 years
Businesses in Mingo County, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway1
Goodwill5True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS2
Lane Furniture1

Mingo County on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"