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Summers County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2016: 13,106 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 12,999 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,875
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,407
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,376
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,290 (it was 1,154 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

27%

Land area: 361 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Summers County: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (36.6%), Manufacturing (19.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (17.6%), Educational, health and social services (15.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 7%
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  • Races in Summers County, WV (2017)
    • 11,95592.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8106.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1961.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1341.0%Two or more races
    • 200.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

47.1 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years
Males: 6,067  (46.3%)
Females: 7,039  (53.7%)
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Average household size:
Summers County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,309 ($21,147 in 1999)
This county:

$36,309
West Virginia:

$43,469

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $378 (lower quartile is $282, upper quartile is $509)
This county:

$378
State:

$523


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,655 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Summers:

$97,655
West Virginia:

$119,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,520 - $150,499

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $136,265
Here:

$136,265
State:

$165,045

Townhouses or other attached units: $216,367
Here:

$216,367
State:

$176,277

In 2-unit structures: $37,343
Here:

$37,343
State:

$144,318

Mobile homes: $58,444
Here:

$58,444
State:

$58,725

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $817
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $253

Institutionalized population: 1,252

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 41
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 4
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $54,500
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2000: 24 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $61,800
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $141,600
  • 2015: 20 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2016: 19 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2017: 20 buildings, average cost: $105,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Summers, WV residents
Average permit cost in Summers, WV
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $411 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $330 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Summers, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Summers, WV in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Summers, WV in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.7%
Summers County:

19.7%
West Virginia:

19.1%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.3% for Black residents, 92.6% for American Indian residents, 3.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 47.1 years old
(Males: 46.5 years old, Females: 47.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.0 years old, Black residents: 38.2 years old, Asian residents: 38.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 36.1 years old, Other race residents: 24.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Summers County is $414 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $572 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hinton.

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

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Neighboring counties: Alleghany County, Virginia , Johnson County, Illinois , King William County, Virginia , Union County, Illinois , Ste. Genevieve County, Missouri , Richmond city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
West Virginia:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 415
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 60 (80.1% naturalized citizens)

Summers County:

0.5%
Whole state:

1.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 231990 to 1999
  • 181980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.9%

Summers County marital status for males Summers County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,968
  • One, attached: 67
  • Two: 101
  • 3 or 4: 77
  • 5 to 9: 29
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • 20 to 49: 14
  • 50 or more: 78
  • Mobile homes: 1,384

Housing units in Summers County with a mortgage: 1,632 (17 second mortgage, 140 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,469

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

45.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Summers County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,28215
Mainline Protestant86815
Catholic1651
Black Protestant1152
Other21
None11,495-
Summers 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: 3
Summers County:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Summers County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Summers County:

13.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Summers County:

33.6%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Summers County:

Average size of farms: 175 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,418
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $252.99
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 56.33%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,803
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.23%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,418
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.07
Corn for grain: 86 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Summers County-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 81% 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 172.8 miles away from Summers County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.7 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 71.8 miles away from the 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 264.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 168.5 miles away from Summers 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 69.6 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: June 22, 2016 to June 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4273: June 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4273, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • 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 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 12, 2010 to April 09, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1893: March 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1893, Natural disaster type: Storm, 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
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides, Incident Period: November 11, 2003 to November 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1500: November 21, 2003, FEMA Id: 1500, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • West Virginia Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2003 to March 28, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1455: March 14, 2003, FEMA Id: 1455, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Summers County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Summers

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,454 (85.1%)
  • Carpooled: 175 (6.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 7 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 115 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 141 (4.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Construction (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Construction (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Australia (21%)
  • Nigeria (20%)
  • Scotland (18%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Haiti (11%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (10%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Summers County


  • American (22%)
  • German (13%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (11%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Italian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
154 people in nursing homes
3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 1,124 people in federal prisons
  • 128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,715.

5.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
West Virginia average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.68% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($24,951 average AGI)
1.34% relocated from other states ($10,348 average AGI)
Summers County:

1.34%
West Virginia average:

2.49%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Monroe County, WV  0.74% ($30,333 average AGI)
from Raleigh County, WV  0.74% ($32,963)
from Greenbrier County, WV  0.60% ($34,136)
from Mercer County, WV  0.60% ($32,636)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,232 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
West Virginia average:

5.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.10% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($23,589 average AGI)
1.52% relocated to other states ($8,643 average AGI)
Summers County:

1.52%
West Virginia average:

3.00%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Raleigh County, WV  0.87% ($35,156 average AGI)
to Greenbrier County, WV  0.73% ($39,889)
to Mercer County, WV  0.65% ($27,167)
to Monroe County, WV  0.57% ($36,238)
to Fayette County, WV  0.54% ($25,650)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Births per 1000 population in Summers County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Summers County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Summers County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Summers County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Summers County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Summers County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Summers County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Summers County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Summers County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,113 (2,309 aged, 804 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 155 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (237)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (172)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (168)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (164)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (92)
  • Unspecified dementia (80)
  • Congestive heart failure (64)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (62)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (53)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (45)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.24
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 5,685
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 442
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,810

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 728
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,354

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 51

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 15

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,106
  • In family households: 10,075 (1,916 male householders, 1,594 female householders)
    2,658 spouses, 2,781 children (2,555 natural, 12 adopted, 227 stepchildren), 312 grandchildren, 92 brothers or sisters, 147 parents, 253 other relatives, 312 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,977 (880 male householders (772 living alone)), 923 female householders (892 living alone)), 171 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,045

Size of family households: 1,765 2-persons, 855 3-persons, 625 4-persons, 196 5-persons, 38 6-persons, 37 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,665 1-person, 113 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

1,378 married couples with children.
591 single-parent households (294 men, 297 women).

98.4% of residents of Summers speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $111,540,000 ($8,077 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,233,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,971,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,327,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $108,000
Federal grants: $36,237,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,187,000 ($3,747,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,711,000 ($1,912,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $632,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,110,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,573,000

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

Births: 634
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 888
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -376
Here -27 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Summers County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.82 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.6

Year house built in Summers County, West Virginia
  • Year house built in Summers County, West Virginia
  • 4182014 or later
  • 1302010 to 2013
  • 7652000 to 2009
  • 9431990 to 1999
  • 9301980 to 1989
  • 1,4671970 to 1979
  • 5161960 to 1969
  • 6271950 to 1959
  • 5101940 to 1949
  • 1,6521939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Summers County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Summers County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Summers County, West Virginia
  • 61 room
  • 142 rooms
  • 1083 rooms
  • 3944 rooms
  • 1,0375 rooms
  • 8666 rooms
  • 7187 rooms
  • 4688 rooms
  • 4529+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Summers County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Summers County, West Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 752 rooms
  • 1123 rooms
  • 3634 rooms
  • 2985 rooms
  • 2046 rooms
  • 887 rooms
  • 638 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Summers County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Summers County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Summers County, West Virginia
  • 6no bedroom
  • 1071 bedroom
  • 1,1172 bedrooms
  • 1,9833 bedrooms
  • 6404 bedrooms
  • 2235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Summers County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Summers County, West Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1741 bedroom
  • 4912 bedrooms
  • 4883 bedrooms
  • 834 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Summers County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Summers County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Summers County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 142no vehicle
  • 1,2701 vehicle
  • 1,6912 vehicles
  • 6273 vehicles
  • 2594 vehicles
  • 955+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Summers County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Summers County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 266no vehicle
  • 5621 vehicle
  • 2422 vehicles
  • 1413 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.2% of Summers County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in West Virginia.

Summers County:

88.2%
State average:

88.4%

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

  • This state: 9,933
  • Other state: 3,049
  • Northeast: 561
  • Midwest: 619
  • South: 1,787
  • West: 89
Year householders moved into unit in Summers County, WV
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Summers County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.9%Electricity
  • 22.3%Wood
  • 17.9%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.8%Electricity
  • 22.8%Utility gas
  • 12.9%Wood
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 31
Here:

2.9%
West Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 24
Here:

4.2%
West Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 70
Here:

18.3%
West Virginia:

16.9%

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

Summers County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,154,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,304,000
    Police Protection: $1,033,000
    General - Other: $643,000
    Sewerage: $615,000
    Health - Other: $278,000
    Parks and Recreation: $216,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $549,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $469,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $360,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $79,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,087,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $615,000
    Health and Hospitals: $160,000
    Other: $148,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,197,000
    Other Selective Sales: $174,000
    Other: $118,000
    Other License: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,696,000

Summers County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,154,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,304,000
    Police Protection: $1,033,000
    General - Other: $643,000
    Sewerage: $615,000
    Health - Other: $278,000
    Parks and Recreation: $216,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $549,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $469,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $360,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $79,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,087,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $615,000
    Health and Hospitals: $160,000
    Other: $148,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,197,000
    Other Selective Sales: $174,000
    Other: $118,000
    Other License: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,696,000

Summers County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,154,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,304,000
    Police Protection: $1,033,000
    General - Other: $643,000
    Sewerage: $615,000
    Health - Other: $278,000
    Parks and Recreation: $216,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $549,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $469,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $360,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $79,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,087,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $615,000
    Health and Hospitals: $160,000
    Other: $148,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,197,000
    Other Selective Sales: $174,000
    Other: $118,000
    Other License: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,696,000

Summers County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,154,000
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,304,000
    Police Protection: $1,033,000
    General - Other: $643,000
    Sewerage: $615,000
    Health - Other: $278,000
    Parks and Recreation: $216,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $549,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $469,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $80,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $360,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $79,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,087,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $615,000
    Health and Hospitals: $160,000
    Other: $148,000
    General Local Government Support: $63,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,197,000
    Other Selective Sales: $174,000
    Other: $118,000
    Other License: $25,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,696,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 914
  • Number of aged recipients: 75
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 839
  • Number of recipients under 18: 56
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 626
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 232
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 312
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 389
Most common first names in Summers County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8679.1 years
James7670.1 years
William6974.5 years
John5973.5 years
Charles5572.2 years
Robert3973.3 years
Nellie2582.1 years
Margaret2475.6 years
Ethel2379.3 years
George2375.0 years
Most common last names in Summers County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Adkins8565.6 years
Meadows6674.1 years
Bennett6271.9 years
Gill5067.9 years
Ward4864.1 years
Smith4771.0 years
Richmond4474.1 years
Lilly4273.6 years
Bragg3072.8 years
Cales3075.9 years
Businesses in Summers County, WV
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Kroger1U-Haul1