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Ritchie County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2016: 9,962 (all rural); it was 10,343 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,550
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,913
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,418
Renter-occupied apartments: 904 (it was 766 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

27%

Land area: 454 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ritchie County: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.2%), Manufacturing (17.5%), Educational, health and social services (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Ritchie County, West Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (97.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.8%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
West Virginia median age:  42.3 years
Males: 4,919  (49.4%)
Females: 5,043  (50.6%)
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Average household size:
Ritchie County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,559 ($27,332 in 1999)

This county:

$41,559
West Virginia:

$43,385

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $413 (lower quartile is $281, upper quartile is $550)
This county:

$413
State:

$521


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $88,260 (it was $50,800 in 2000)
Ritchie:

$88,260
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,278 - $167,978
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $780
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $227

Institutionalized population: 106

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: 24
  • Thefts: 22
  • Auto thefts: 5

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 34
  • Thefts: 29
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $179,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $179,400
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $179,400
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $179,400
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: $658 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $505 (0.8%)

Ritchie County household income distribution in 2013 Ritchie County home values distribution in 2013 Ritchie County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.6%
Ritchie County:

19.6%
West Virginia:

17.9%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 45.7 years old
(Males: 45.5 years old, Females: 45.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.2 years old, Black residents: 73.9 years old, American Indian residents: 18.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.4 years old, Other race residents: 9.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Ritchie County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $485 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $630 a month.

Cities in this county include: Harrisville, Pennsboro, Ellenboro, Cairo, Pullman, Auburn.

Ritchie 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: Chester County, Pennsylvania , Washington County, Maryland , Jersey County, Illinois , Pitkin County, Colorado .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
West Virginia:

6.2%

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

Current college students: 294
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 18 (82.5% naturalized citizens)

Ritchie County:

0.2%
Whole state:

1.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Ritchie County population
  • 32010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 59.1%

Ritchie County marital status for males Ritchie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,409
  • One, attached: 20
  • Two: 47
  • 3 or 4: 57
  • 5 to 9: 67
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 1,186

Housing units in Ritchie County with a mortgage: 1,187 (41 second mortgage, 149 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,801

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

47.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Ritchie County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,30927
Evangelical Protestant1,01317
Other2683
Black Protestant1781
Catholic971
None6,584-
Ritchie 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
Ritchie County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.

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

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Ritchie County:

13.0%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Ritchie County:

30.4%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.1%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Ritchie County:

Average size of farms: 223 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $7,377
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $36.09
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 80.96%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $8,510
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.46%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,790
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.97%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.84
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.10%
Land in orchards: 26 acres

Earthquake activity:

Ritchie 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 162.4 miles away from Ritchie 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 169.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 166.2 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 168.5 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 145.9 miles away from Ritchie County center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: April 08, 2015 to April 11, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4220: May 18, 2015, FEMA Id: 4220, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 03, 2015 to March 15, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4210: March 31, 2015, FEMA Id: 4210, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 29, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3358: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3358, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 10, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3345: June 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 3345, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • West Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-Line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4071: July 23, 2012, FEMA Id: 4071, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • West Virginia Severe 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 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 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, Tornadoes, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: June 03, 2008 to June 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1769: June 19, 2008, FEMA Id: 1769, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Ritchie County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 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 (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Germany (82%)
  • Australia (12%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Ritchie County


  • American (27%)
  • German (16%)
  • Irish (14%)
  • English (9%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)

Ritchie County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,426 (84.6%)
  • Carpooled: 378 (9.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 29 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 73 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 108 (2.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
54 people in nursing homes
22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,034.

4.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,873 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
West Virginia average:

5.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.65% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($32,271 average AGI)
1.62% relocated from other states ($9,602 average AGI)
Ritchie County:

1.62%
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  0.88% ($47,176 average AGI)
from Doddridge County, WV  0.41% ($26,125)
from Harrison County, WV  0.26% ($60,100)


5.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
West Virginia average:

5.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.90% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($18,469 average AGI)
1.43% relocated to other states ($6,627 average AGI)
Ritchie County:

1.43%
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  1.55% ($20,311 average AGI)
to Pleasants County, WV  0.56% ($32,318)
to Harrison County, WV  0.43% ($26,647)
to Doddridge County, WV  0.33% ($18,923)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Ritchie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Ritchie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Ritchie County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Ritchie County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Ritchie County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ritchie County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ritchie County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Ritchie County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Ritchie County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,380 (1,765 aged, 615 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 247 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (159)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (154)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (133)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (119)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (109)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (77)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (56)
  • Congestive heart failure (47)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (41)
  • Unspecified dementia (39)

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

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,347
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,290

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 38

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,962
  • In family households: 8,175 (1,169 male householders, 1,311 female householders)
    1,888 spouses, 2,864 children (2,570 natural, 200 adopted, 112 stepchildren), 339 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 149 parents, 157 other relatives, 295 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,722 (776 male householders (669 living alone)), 620 female householders (529 living alone)), 321 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 65

Size of family households: 1,271 2-persons, 593 3-persons, 357 4-persons, 110 5-persons, 116 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,196 1-person, 162 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 19 4-persons.

1,056 married couples with children.
593 single-parent households (161 men, 432 women).

99.6% of residents of Ritchie speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $64,465,000 ($6,148 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $985,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $30,832,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $13,246,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $25,000
Federal grants: $17,082,000
Federal procurement contracts: $530,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,749,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,108,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $262,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,456,000

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

Births: 639
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 690
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +263
Here:

+25 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Ritchie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.52 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.6

Year house built in Ritchie County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Ritchie County population
  • 1762014 or later
  • 482010 to 2013
  • 4932000 to 2009
  • 7881990 to 1999
  • 6991980 to 1989
  • 7771970 to 1979
  • 5361960 to 1969
  • 4941950 to 1959
  • 3891940 to 1949
  • 1,4781939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Ritchie County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Ritchie County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Ritchie County population
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 513 rooms
  • 3534 rooms
  • 5485 rooms
  • 6166 rooms
  • 5397 rooms
  • 4788 rooms
  • 4119+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ritchie County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Ritchie County population
  • 61 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 923 rooms
  • 1724 rooms
  • 1785 rooms
  • 1426 rooms
  • 1667 rooms
  • 498 rooms
  • 619+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Ritchie County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Ritchie County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Ritchie County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1061 bedroom
  • 5922 bedrooms
  • 1,6243 bedrooms
  • 5234 bedrooms
  • 1535+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Ritchie County, West Virginia Note: State values scaled to Ritchie County population
  • 6no bedroom
  • 1161 bedroom
  • 2712 bedrooms
  • 3753 bedrooms
  • 844 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Ritchie County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Ritchie County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Ritchie County population
  • 92no vehicle
  • 9551 vehicle
  • 1,1592 vehicles
  • 5213 vehicles
  • 2084 vehicles
  • 575+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Ritchie County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Ritchie County population
  • 160no vehicle
  • 5071 vehicle
  • 1172 vehicles
  • 863 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

91.0% of Ritchie County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in West Virginia.

Ritchie County:

91.0%
State average:

87.4%

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

  • This state: 7,913
  • Other state: 1,962
  • Northeast: 510
  • Midwest: 701
  • South: 677
  • West: 60
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Ritchie County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 82.8%Utility gas
  • 10.0%Electricity
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.8%Utility gas
  • 15.0%Electricity
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 41
Here:

4.2%
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: 55
Here:

26.7%
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

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 597
  • Number of aged recipients: 50
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 547
  • Number of recipients under 18: 76
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 404
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 117
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 220
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 271
Ritchie County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
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Ritchie County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Ritchie County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9279.7 years
John8076.1 years
William7874.5 years
James7674.6 years
Charles6177.0 years
George3878.3 years
Robert3867.9 years
Harry3073.2 years
Carl2872.2 years
Virginia2781.1 years
Most common last names in Ritchie County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6873.2 years
Wilson5380.8 years
Smith4781.4 years
Davis3978.3 years
Collins3978.8 years
Richards3275.9 years
Goff2977.3 years
Layfield2779.3 years
Cunningham2675.2 years
Reed2675.2 years
Businesses in Ritchie County, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
H&R Block1