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Pleasants County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2016: 7,550 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 7,514 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,134
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,165
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,325
Renter-occupied apartments: 562 (it was 562 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

27%

Land area: 131 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pleasants County: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (41.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pleasants County, West Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.8%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years
Males: 3,962  (52.5%)
Females: 3,588  (47.5%)
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Average household size:
Pleasants County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,976 ($32,736 in 1999)

This county:

$45,976
West Virginia:

$43,385

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $445 (lower quartile is $270, upper quartile is $603)
This county:

$445
State:

$521


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $114,497 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Pleasants:

$114,497
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,130 - $185,220
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $998
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $309

Institutionalized population: 623

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 2
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
Pleasants County, WV map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $181,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $513,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $213,200
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: $788 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $545 (0.6%)

Pleasants County household income distribution in 2013 Pleasants County home values distribution in 2013 Pleasants County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.1%
Pleasants County:

17.1%
West Virginia:

17.9%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.3 years old
(Males: 42.5 years old, Females: 46.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.4 years old, Black residents: 27.1 years old, American Indian residents: 31.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 52.6 years old)

Area name: Parkersburg-Marietta, WV-OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pleasants County is $393 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $668 a month.

Cities in this county include: St. Marys, Belmont.

Pleasants County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Kent County, Delaware , Jefferson County, Colorado , Jasper County, Illinois , Monroe County, Ohio , Vigo County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.3%
West Virginia:

6.2%

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

Current college students: 215
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 12 (93.5% naturalized citizens)

Pleasants County:

0.2%
Whole state:

1.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Pleasants County population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 31980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.8%

Pleasants County marital status for males Pleasants County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,417
  • One, attached: 11
  • Two: 25
  • 3 or 4: 56
  • 5 to 9: 64
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 734
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Pleasants County with a mortgage: 1,101 (29 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,227

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

47.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pleasants County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,62617
Evangelical Protestant76014
Catholic1651
None5,054-
Pleasants 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: 1
Pleasants County:

1.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Pleasants County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

4.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pleasants County:

11.9%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Pleasants County:

29.9%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Pleasants County:

Average size of farms: 113 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $2,742
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $80.91
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.31%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $6,904
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.66%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $17,953
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.06%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.98
Corn for grain: 57 harvested acres
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Earthquake activity:

Pleasants 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 151.8 miles away from Pleasants 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 169.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 153.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 169.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 187.5 miles away from Pleasants County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 156.0 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 13, 2015 to April 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4221: May 21, 2015, FEMA Id: 4221, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia 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 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 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: 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 Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 26, 1998 to July 27, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1229: July 01, 1998, FEMA Id: 1229, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pleasants County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Landslides: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 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 (29%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Canada (64%)
  • Germany (18%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pleasants County


  • American (31%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • German (10%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Pleasants County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,641 (87.4%)
  • Carpooled: 194 (6.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 10 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 67 (2.2%)
  • Worked at home: 102 (3.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 186 people in state prisons
  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
558 people in state prisons
65 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,169.

4.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
West Virginia average:

5.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.66% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($19,685 average AGI)
2.17% relocated from other states ($13,772 average AGI)
Pleasants County:

2.17%
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 Wood County, WV  0.91% ($37,333 average AGI)
from Ritchie County, WV  0.84% ($32,318)
from Washington County, OH  0.65% ($40,882)
from Tyler County, WV  0.38% ($43,400)


4.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,752 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
West Virginia average:

5.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.82% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($23,529 average AGI)
1.79% relocated to other states ($13,223 average AGI)
Pleasants County:

1.79%
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 Wood County, WV  1.60% ($39,048 average AGI)
to Washington County, OH  0.46% ($42,083)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Births per 1000 population in Pleasants County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Pleasants County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pleasants County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pleasants County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pleasants County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pleasants County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pleasants County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pleasants County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pleasants County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,415 (1,093 aged, 322 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 169 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (115)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (105)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (100)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (66)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (44)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (42)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (42)
  • Congestive heart failure (36)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (33)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (32)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,017
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,017

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 67
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,550
  • In family households: 6,099 (1,071 male householders, 1,003 female householders)
    1,623 spouses, 1,905 children (1,779 natural, 38 adopted, 82 stepchildren), 162 grandchildren, 28 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 90 other relatives, 169 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 874 (290 male householders (201 living alone)), 424 female householders (365 living alone)), 158 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 572

Size of family households: 1,001 2-persons, 477 3-persons, 398 4-persons, 147 5-persons, 33 6-persons, 22 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 567 1-person, 119 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 10 4-persons.

838 married couples with children.
502 single-parent households (97 men, 405 women).

98.9% of residents of Pleasants speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $39,956,000 ($5,370 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $578,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $21,281,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,831,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $28,000
Federal grants: $7,702,000
Federal procurement contracts: $233,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $880,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,438,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,048,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,724,000

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

Births: 405
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 465
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +9
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -78
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pleasants County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.56 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6

Year house built in Pleasants County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Pleasants County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 772010 to 2013
  • 3462000 to 2009
  • 4321990 to 1999
  • 4831980 to 1989
  • 5691970 to 1979
  • 3121960 to 1969
  • 4871950 to 1959
  • 1611940 to 1949
  • 4881939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pleasants County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pleasants County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Pleasants County population
  • 71 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 2084 rooms
  • 4315 rooms
  • 5536 rooms
  • 5107 rooms
  • 2408 rooms
  • 3279+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pleasants County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Pleasants County population
  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 803 rooms
  • 1104 rooms
  • 1005 rooms
  • 486 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 598 rooms
  • 199+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pleasants County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pleasants County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Pleasants County population
  • 6no bedroom
  • 631 bedroom
  • 4872 bedrooms
  • 1,2623 bedrooms
  • 3924 bedrooms
  • 1185+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pleasants County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Pleasants County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 601 bedroom
  • 1792 bedrooms
  • 2153 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pleasants County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pleasants County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Pleasants County population
  • 58no vehicle
  • 6421 vehicle
  • 9202 vehicles
  • 4833 vehicles
  • 2064 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pleasants County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Pleasants County population
  • 69no vehicle
  • 2061 vehicle
  • 1852 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

83.7% of Pleasants County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 24% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in West Virginia.

Pleasants County:

83.7%
State average:

87.4%

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

  • This state: 5,177
  • Other state: 2,345
  • Northeast: 190
  • Midwest: 1,668
  • South: 348
  • West: 85
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pleasants County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 72.4%Utility gas
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.6%Utility gas
  • 32.3%Electricity
  • 5.6%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

2.9%
West Virginia:

6.8%

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

0.0%
West Virginia:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 32
Here:

18.8%
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

Pleasants County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $234,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $893,000
    Police Protection: $581,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Parks and Recreation: $387,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $245,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $171,000
    General - Other: $160,000
    Health - Other: $115,000
    General Public Buildings: $77,000
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000
    Corrections - Other: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,933,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,099,000

Pleasants County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $370,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $27,000
    General Local Government Support: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $12,936,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $93,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $54,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $133,000
    General Local Government Support: $52,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,524,000
    Other Selective Sales: $263,000
    Other License: $3,000

Pleasants County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $184,528,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $174,683,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,845,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $322,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $252,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000

Pleasants County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,363,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $174,683,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 260
  • Number of aged recipients: 16
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 244
  • Number of recipients under 18: 25
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 181
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 54
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 94
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 109
Pleasants County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Pleasants County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Pleasants County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6475.4 years
James5273.6 years
Charles5170.5 years
Mary5180.7 years
Robert4573.1 years
John3776.0 years
George3375.1 years
Richard2366.5 years
Ruth2378.8 years
Virginia2277.2 years
Most common last names in Pleasants County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4177.8 years
Wilson3476.5 years
Davis3377.3 years
Boley2973.3 years
Taylor2773.5 years
Bailey2476.2 years
Cox2374.0 years
Stewart2274.6 years
Locke2278.0 years
Lamp2272.5 years
Businesses in Pleasants County, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
McDonald's1