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Jackson County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2019: 28,506 (29% urban, 71% rural); it was 28,000 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,744
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,514
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,799
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,673 (it was 2,262 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

27%

Land area: 466 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 61 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jackson County: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.6%), Retail trade (12.1%), Manufacturing (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 87%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jackson County, WV (2019)
    • 27,65197.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2460.9%Two or more races
    • 2150.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1860.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1070.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 950.3%Asian alone
    • 150.05%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

44.1 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Males: 14,141  (49.6%)
Females: 14,365  (50.4%)
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Average household size:
Jackson County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,027 ($32,434 in 1999)
This county:

$50,027
West Virginia:

$48,850

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $535 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $628)
This county:

$535
State:

$551


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $136,060 (it was $72,000 in 2000)
Jackson:

$136,060
West Virginia:

$124,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,493 - $201,571

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $177,531
Here:

$177,531
State:

$165,782

Mobile homes: $76,112
Here:

$76,112
State:

$71,341

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,018
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $321

Institutionalized population: 167

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 14
  • Burglaries: 21
  • Thefts: 20
  • Auto thefts: 20
Jackson County, WV map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 50 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 1998: 55 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2003: 56 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $51,800
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $51,900
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $38,600
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $37,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $40,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,300
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,300
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,300
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Jackson, WV residents
Average permit cost in Jackson, WV
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $920 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $644 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Jackson, WV in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jackson, WV in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jackson, WV in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.1%
Jackson County:

16.1%
West Virginia:

16.0%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.9% for Black residents, 43.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 44.1 years old
(Males: 42.2 years old, Females: 45.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.8 years old, Black residents: 36.5 years old, American Indian residents: 23.5 years old, Asian residents: 71.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jackson 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: Ravenswood, Ripley.

Jackson 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: Arapahoe County, Colorado , Lewis County , Gasconade County, Missouri , Greene County, Virginia , Rawlins County, Kansas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
West Virginia:

5.7%

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

Current college students: 867
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 241 (42.6% naturalized citizens)

Jackson County:

0.8%
Whole state:

1.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1672010 or later
  • 182000 to 2009
  • 141990 to 1999
  • 251980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 43Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.6%

Jackson County marital status for males Jackson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,464
  • One, attached: 111
  • Two: 283
  • 3 or 4: 677
  • 5 to 9: 332
  • 10 to 19: 32
  • 20 to 49: 44
  • 50 or more: 24
  • Mobile homes: 2,464

Housing units in Jackson County with a mortgage: 3,635 (15 second mortgage, 318 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,039

Here:

37.5% with mortgage
State:

46.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jackson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,59635
Evangelical Protestant3,85124
Catholic2671
Other2522
None20,245-
Jackson 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: 5
Jackson County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Jackson County:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

6.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

11.2%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.8%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Jackson County:

Average size of farms: 153 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $5,576
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $50.61
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.81%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 76.53%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $7,109
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.88%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.10%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $24,087
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.21
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.96%
Corn for grain: 144 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 61 harvested acres
Vegetables: 55 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 28 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jackson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 214.1 miles away from Jackson 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 129.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 167.2 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 195.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 192.8 miles away from Jackson 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 127.5 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4517-WV: April 3, 2020, FEMA Id: 4517, Natural disaster type: Other
  • West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: 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, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: July 10, 2015 to July 14, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4236: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4236, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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 Chemical Spill, Incident Period: January 09, 2014 to January 20, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3366: January 10, 2014, FEMA Id: 3366, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 13, Landslides: 8, Mudslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Jackson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,165 (83.8%)
  • Carpooled: 766 (9.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 65 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 228 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 329 (3.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (19%)
  • France (16%)
  • Philippines (14%)
  • Congo (13%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Senegal (7%)
  • India (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jackson County


  • American (30%)
  • German (12%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

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

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

  • 274 people in nursing homes
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
167 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,714.

4.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
West Virginia average:

5.10%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.90% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($27,037 average AGI)
1.30% relocated from other states ($11,774 average AGI)
Jackson County:

1.30%
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 Kanawha County, WV  1.05% ($46,532 average AGI)
from Wood County, WV  0.43% ($31,295)
from Roane County, WV  0.36% ($34,541)
from Mason County, WV  0.30% ($46,806)


4.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.07%
West Virginia average:

5.62%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.63% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($23,317 average AGI)
1.43% relocated to other states ($14,874 average AGI)
Jackson County:

1.43%
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 Kanawha County, WV  0.82% ($32,224 average AGI)
to Wood County, WV  0.46% ($37,250)
to Mason County, WV  0.32% ($30,818)
to Roane County, WV  0.21% ($32,364)
to Putnam County, WV  0.19% ($50,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Births per 1000 population in Jackson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jackson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jackson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jackson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,982 (4,723 aged, 1,259 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 555 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (533)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (454)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (310)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (298)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (190)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (182)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (136)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (132)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (117)
  • Unspecified dementia (88)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 5%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.51
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,796
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 211
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,258

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,130
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 937

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 183.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 122.2
  • Other - 61.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,506
  • Male householders: 5,465 (1,299 living alone), Female householders: 5,796 (1,912 living alone)
  • 6,155 spouses (6,123 opposite-sex spouses), 472 unmarried partners, (439 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,922 children (6,770 natural, 761 adopted, 467 stepchildren), 875 grandchildren, 254 brothers or sisters, 306 parents, 56 foster children, 418 other relatives, 549 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 175

Size of family households: 3,942 2-persons, 1,330 3-persons, 1,444 4-persons, 719 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 209 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,211 1-person, 231 2-persons, 68 3-persons.

4,037 married couples with children.
1,001 single-parent households (303 men, 698 women).

98.8% of residents of Jackson speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 52% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $162,060,000 ($5,691 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,640,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $84,770,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,844,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $714,000
Federal grants: $34,790,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,853,000 ($47,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,089,000 ($1,231,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $454,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,952,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,944,000

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

Births: 1,666
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,599
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +24
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +345
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jackson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.63 millions of gallons per day (51% from ground, 49% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.7

Year house built in Jackson County, West Virginia
  • Year house built in Jackson County, West Virginia
  • 2032014 or later
  • 1502010 to 2013
  • 1,7262000 to 2009
  • 2,2601990 to 1999
  • 1,9051980 to 1989
  • 2,6561970 to 1979
  • 1,2811960 to 1969
  • 1,4971950 to 1959
  • 3111940 to 1949
  • 1,2531939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson County, West Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 992 rooms
  • 403 rooms
  • 6634 rooms
  • 1,6615 rooms
  • 2,1276 rooms
  • 1,4237 rooms
  • 1,1608 rooms
  • 1,5359+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson County, West Virginia
  • 851 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 5883 rooms
  • 6484 rooms
  • 5175 rooms
  • 4876 rooms
  • 607 rooms
  • 968 rooms
  • 1359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jackson County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson County, West Virginia
  • 11no bedroom
  • 1391 bedroom
  • 1,1752 bedrooms
  • 5,1333 bedrooms
  • 1,8504 bedrooms
  • 3555+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson County, West Virginia
  • 87no bedroom
  • 4331 bedroom
  • 1,0042 bedrooms
  • 8743 bedrooms
  • 1354 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 367no vehicle
  • 1,7981 vehicle
  • 3,8142 vehicles
  • 1,4193 vehicles
  • 8154 vehicles
  • 5195+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 574no vehicle
  • 1,0711 vehicle
  • 6102 vehicles
  • 2653 vehicles
  • 1104 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

92.0% of Jackson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in West Virginia.

Jackson County:

92.0%
State average:

88.3%

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

  • This state: 23,108
  • Other state: 4,929
  • Northeast: 861
  • Midwest: 2,072
  • South: 1,679
  • West: 290
Year householders moved into unit in Jackson County, WV
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jackson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.5%Electricity
  • 41.0%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.1%Electricity
  • 24.5%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 120
Here:

4.8%
West Virginia:

8.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 119
Here:

9.5%
West Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 94
Here:

14.2%
West Virginia:

13.0%

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

Jackson County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,566,000
    Air Transportation: $104,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,284,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,081,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,564,000
    Financial Administration: $1,427,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,421,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $962,000
    Health - Other: $555,000
    General - Other: $507,000
    Libraries: $480,000
    Parks and Recreation: $467,000
    Local Fire Protection: $299,000
    Air Transportation: $99,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,329,000
    Public Welfare: $214,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $57,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,587,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,988,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $599,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $542,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $470,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $691,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $162,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,605,000
    Health - Other: $586,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,190,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,988,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $315,000
    Health and Hospitals: $198,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,511,000
    Other Selective Sales: $251,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000
    Other License: $2,000

Jackson County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,566,000
    Air Transportation: $104,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,284,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,081,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,564,000
    Financial Administration: $1,427,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,421,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $962,000
    Health - Other: $555,000
    General - Other: $507,000
    Libraries: $480,000
    Parks and Recreation: $467,000
    Local Fire Protection: $299,000
    Air Transportation: $99,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,329,000
    Public Welfare: $214,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $57,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,587,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,988,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $599,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $542,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $470,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $691,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $162,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,605,000
    Health - Other: $586,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,190,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,988,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $315,000
    Health and Hospitals: $198,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,511,000
    Other Selective Sales: $251,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000
    Other License: $2,000

Jackson County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,566,000
    Air Transportation: $104,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,284,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,081,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,564,000
    Financial Administration: $1,427,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,421,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $962,000
    Health - Other: $555,000
    General - Other: $507,000
    Libraries: $480,000
    Parks and Recreation: $467,000
    Local Fire Protection: $299,000
    Air Transportation: $99,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,329,000
    Public Welfare: $214,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $57,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,587,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,988,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $599,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $542,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $470,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $691,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $162,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,605,000
    Health - Other: $586,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,190,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,988,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $315,000
    Health and Hospitals: $198,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,511,000
    Other Selective Sales: $251,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000
    Other License: $2,000

Jackson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $3,566,000
    Air Transportation: $104,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,284,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,081,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,564,000
    Financial Administration: $1,427,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,421,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $962,000
    Health - Other: $555,000
    General - Other: $507,000
    Libraries: $480,000
    Parks and Recreation: $467,000
    Local Fire Protection: $299,000
    Air Transportation: $99,000
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,329,000
    Public Welfare: $214,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $57,000
    Other: $6,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $6,587,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,988,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $599,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $542,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $470,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $691,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $162,000
    Interest Earnings: $20,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,605,000
    Health - Other: $586,000
    General Public Building: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,190,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,988,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $315,000
    Health and Hospitals: $198,000
    General Local Government Support: $102,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,511,000
    Other Selective Sales: $251,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000
    Other License: $2,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,170
  • Number of aged recipients: 78
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,092
  • Number of recipients under 18: 131
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 821
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 218
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 403
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 537
Most common first names in Jackson County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10971.9 years
Mary10878.1 years
William10772.9 years
Charles10072.2 years
John8974.6 years
Robert6869.6 years
George5778.2 years
Virginia3776.5 years
Ethel3382.8 years
Paul3371.0 years
Most common last names in Jackson County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Casto12578.6 years
Smith7177.2 years
Parsons7076.5 years
Rhodes6578.6 years
Miller5673.2 years
Anderson4874.8 years
Jones4074.8 years
Williams3673.5 years
Staats3477.6 years
White3271.1 years
Businesses in Jackson County, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Arby's1McDonald's3
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
Curves2Quality1
Dairy Queen2RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid2
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC2Taco Bell2
H&R Block2True Value2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
Kroger1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's2