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Kanawha County, West Virginia (WV)

County population in 2022: 175,515 (75% urban, 25% rural); it was 200,073 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 31,817
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 25,967
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 60,616
Renter-occupied apartments: 26,417 (it was 25,610 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

27%

Land area: 903 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 194 people per square mile   (high).

March 2022 cost of living index in Kanawha County: 85.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.5%), Retail trade (12.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 76%
  • Government: 20%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Kanawha County, WV (2022)
    • 150,19985.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,6857.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,3743.6%Two or more races
    • 2,2411.3%Asian alone
    • 2,1901.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7940.5%Some other race alone
    • 320.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

43.7 years
West Virginia median age:

42.9 years
Males: 84,533  (48.2%)
Females: 90,982  (51.8%)
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Average household size:
Kanawha County:

2.0 people
West Virginia:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2022: $55,215 ($33,766 in 1999)
This county:

$55,215
West Virginia:

$54,329

Median contract rent in 2022 for apartments: $619 (lower quartile is $411, upper quartile is $785)
This county:

$619
State:

$606


Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $135,500 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Kanawha:

$135,500
West Virginia:

$155,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,400 - $224,300

Mean price in 2022:

Detached houses: $190,210
Here:

$190,210
State:

$206,655

Townhouses or other attached units: $142,503
Here:

$142,503
State:

$205,683

In 2-unit structures: $164,603
Here:

$164,603
State:

$127,101

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $183,543
Here:

$183,543
State:

$136,692

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $170,194
Here:

$170,194
State:

$177,533

Mobile homes: $73,209
Here:

$73,209
State:

$63,963

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,000
Here:

$8,000
State:

$49,247

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,156
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $410

Institutionalized population: 1,364

Crime in 2021 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 7
  • Rapes: 52
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 313
  • Burglaries: 256
  • Thefts: 756
  • Auto thefts: 219

Crime in 2020 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 13
  • Rapes: 35
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 381
  • Burglaries: 397
  • Thefts: 649
  • Auto thefts: 182
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Health of residents in Kanawha County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2021:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
68.0% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
48.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
33.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
62.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 207 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 170 pounds. This is more than average.

Health of residents in Kanawha County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
69.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
48.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
48.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
66.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is more than average.
46.6% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 124 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2021: 179 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2020: 232 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2019: 249 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2018: 82 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2017: 60 buildings, average cost: $197,200
  • 2016: 49 buildings, average cost: $208,800
  • 2015: 63 buildings, average cost: $225,200
  • 2014: 63 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 2013: 71 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2012: 109 buildings, average cost: $200,300
  • 2011: 120 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 2010: 131 buildings, average cost: $203,800
  • 2009: 118 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2008: 152 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2007: 202 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2006: 265 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2005: 192 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2004: 270 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2003: 51 buildings, average cost: $187,800
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2000: 85 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 1999: 100 buildings, average cost: $213,900
  • 1998: 109 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 1997: 100 buildings, average cost: $151,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Kanawha, WV residents
Average permit cost in Kanawha, WV

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,057 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $763 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Kanawha, WV in 2022
Distribution of house value in Kanawha, WV in 2022
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kanawha, WV in 2022
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 18.4%
Kanawha County:

18.4%
West Virginia:

17.9%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.8% for Black residents, 14.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.5% for American Indian residents, 17.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.1% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2022: 43.7 years old
(Males: 42.1 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.2 years old, Black residents: 35.2 years old, American Indian residents: 47.5 years old, Asian residents: 41.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.9 years old, Other race residents: 24.1 years old)

Area name: Charleston, WV HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kanawha County is $432 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $540 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $688 a month.

Cities in this county include: Charleston, South Charleston, St. Albans, Cross Lanes, Dunbar, Nitro, Sissonville, Upper Falls, Pinch, Montgomery.

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

2023 air pollution in Kanawha County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.189 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.028 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 8.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Adams County, Ohio , Bath County, Virginia , Camden County, Missouri , Prowers County, Colorado , Lane County, Kansas , Riley County, Kansas , Oldham County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.7%
West Virginia:

4.0%

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

Current college students: 8,345
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,413 (58.0% naturalized citizens)

Kanawha County:

1.9%
Whole state:

1.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,1972010 or later
  • 8652000 to 2009
  • 6131990 to 1999
  • 5851980 to 1989
  • 6491970 to 1979
  • 703Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute):  minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 98.7%

Kanawha County marital status for males Kanawha County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 60,282
  • One, attached: 1,939
  • Two: 2,259
  • 3 or 4: 5,319
  • 5 to 9: 3,061
  • 10 to 19: 2,782
  • 20 to 49: 2,619
  • 50 or more: 3,067
  • Mobile homes: 9,116

Housing units in Kanawha County with a mortgage: 25,515 (2,023 second mortgage, 69 home equity loan, 1,529 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 994

Here:

2.5% with mortgage
State:

97.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kanawha County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,202219
Mainline Protestant27,583114
Catholic7,33111
Black Protestant3,11412
Other2,02010
Orthodox1,1362
None120,677-
Kanawha 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: 47
Kanawha County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
This county:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 98
Kanawha County:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 132
This county:

6.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kanawha County:

12.1%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Kanawha County:

29.6%
State:

31.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
State:

13.1%

Agriculture in Kanawha County:

Average size of farms: 95 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $3,101
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $105.71
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.31%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $6,882
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.34%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.29%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $15,772
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.76%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.22
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.62%
Vegetables: 20 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 5 acres

Earthquake activity:

Kanawha County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above West Virginia state average. It is 8% 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 201.9 miles away from Kanawha 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 127.3 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 132.6 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 226.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.3 miles away from Kanawha County center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 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 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 Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 29, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4093: November 27, 2012, FEMA Id: 4093, 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 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
  • 18 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kanawha County (28) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 14, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Mudslides: 3, Blizzard: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Kanawha

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 73,578 (80.7%)
  • Carpooled: 6,181 (6.8%)
  • Bus: 797 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 911 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 38 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 1,845 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 7,818 (8.6%)
Class of Workers in 2022
Most common industries in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2022


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2022 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2022


  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2022


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (22%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • England (5%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Syria (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kanawha County


  • American (23%)
  • English (20%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (8%)
  • European (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

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

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

  • 1,035 people in college/university student housing
  • 834 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 398 people in state prisons
  • 333 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 210 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 159 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 54 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 40 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 36 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

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

  • 1,093 people in nursing homes
  • 634 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 433 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 356 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 198 people in other group homes
  • 151 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 140 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 43 people in state prisons
  • 35 people in halfway houses
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 24 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2020 was $65,639.

4.48% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($47,459 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
West Virginia average:

5.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.50% relocated from other counties in West Virginia ($22,865 average AGI)
1.97% relocated from other states ($24,593 average AGI)
Kanawha County:

1.97%
West Virginia average:

3.02%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Putnam County, WV  0.75% ($45,047 average AGI)
from Cabell County, WV  0.25% ($34,480)
from Boone County, WV  0.16% ($39,518)
from Jackson County, WV  0.15% ($48,660)
from Fayette County, WV  0.14% ($36,571)
from Lincoln County, WV  0.11% ($38,870)
from Monongalia County, WV  0.11% ($38,286)


5.07% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($53,484 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
West Virginia average:

5.65%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.58% relocated to other counties in West Virginia ($23,093 average AGI)
2.49% relocated to other states ($30,391 average AGI)
Kanawha County:

2.49%
West Virginia average:

2.93%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Putnam County, WV  0.90% ($53,315 average AGI)
to Cabell County, WV  0.27% ($31,284)
to Jackson County, WV  0.15% ($46,235)
to Fayette County, WV  0.15% ($29,634)
to Raleigh County, WV  0.10% ($44,086)
to Lincoln County, WV  0.10% ($27,424)
to Boone County, WV  0.09% ($30,600)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2010 to 2022: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Kanawha County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2009: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2010 to 2020: 13.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Kanawha County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kanawha County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kanawha County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kanawha County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kanawha County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kanawha County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kanawha County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kanawha County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 40,544 (31,125 aged, 9,419 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,018 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3,798)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,482)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,544)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,367)
  • Unspecified dementia (2,323)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (1,764)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,663)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,129)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,064)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (826)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,642
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 575
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 71,916

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,264
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,328
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 59
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 113

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

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 70.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 43.1
  • Other - 27.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 150.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 100.1
  • Suffocation - 22.7
  • Poisoning - 18.3
  • Other - 9.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 175,515
  • Male householders: 35,412 (12,741 living alone), Female householders: 42,834 (15,179 living alone)
  • 32,264 spouses (31,844 opposite-sex spouses), 5,517 unmarried partners, (5,234 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 44,277 children (40,246 natural, 1,780 adopted, 2,251 stepchildren), 4,480 grandchildren, 1,245 brothers or sisters, 1,306 parents, 405 foster children, 1,674 other relatives, 2,981 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3,120

Size of family households: 23,737 2-persons, 12,563 3-persons, 6,379 4-persons, 2,016 5-persons, 753 6-persons, 379 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 27,920 1-person, 3,930 2-persons, 569 3-persons.

16,630 married couples with children.
13,674 single-parent households (1,987 men, 11,687 women).

97.6% of residents of Kanawha speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,353,888,000 ($12,058 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $185,407,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $710,638,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $329,591,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,601,000
Federal grants: $944,561,000
Federal procurement contracts: $181,247,000 ($61,736,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $175,251,000 ($40,829,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,737,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $31,666,000
Federal Government insurance: $270,324,000

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

Births: 12,408
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

60 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 13,218
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

61 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +424
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -5,896
Here -30 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kanawha County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 32.92 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.7

Year house built in Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • Year house built in Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • 9362020 or later
  • 4,0612010 to 2019
  • 8,0132000 to 2009
  • 7,2281990 to 1999
  • 7,5301980 to 1989
  • 12,4831970 to 1979
  • 11,5691960 to 1969
  • 15,3081950 to 1959
  • 10,6621940 to 1949
  • 12,6541939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • 01 room
  • 472 rooms
  • 1,6643 rooms
  • 3,3384 rooms
  • 9,0665 rooms
  • 10,5876 rooms
  • 10,5077 rooms
  • 6,3968 rooms
  • 10,1409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • 3111 room
  • 8932 rooms
  • 3,7893 rooms
  • 7,9334 rooms
  • 5,6675 rooms
  • 4,8856 rooms
  • 1,6447 rooms
  • 5748 rooms
  • 8059+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kanawha County, West Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1,0541 bedroom
  • 11,3922 bedrooms
  • 27,1413 bedrooms
  • 9,8064 bedrooms
  • 2,3525+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kanawha County, West Virginia
  • 339no bedroom
  • 6,2661 bedroom
  • 11,7802 bedrooms
  • 6,3943 bedrooms
  • 1,6824 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kanawha County, West Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kanawha County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kanawha County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 2,268no vehicle
  • 18,0951 vehicle
  • 19,8202 vehicles
  • 8,7873 vehicles
  • 1,9394 vehicles
  • 8365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kanawha County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kanawha County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 6,503no vehicle
  • 13,5511 vehicle
  • 5,1902 vehicles
  • 6213 vehicles
  • 5734 vehicles
  • 635+ vehicles

91.1% of Kanawha 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.

Kanawha County:

91.1%
State average:

89.6%

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

  • This state: 141,324
  • Other state: 29,818
  • Northeast: 5,431
  • Midwest: 7,743
  • South: 13,824
  • West: 2,820
Year householders moved into unit in Kanawha County, WV
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kanawha County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.2%Utility gas
  • 38.5%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 59.6%Electricity
  • 38.0%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,352
Here:

14.7%
West Virginia:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 358
Here:

3.9%
West Virginia:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,080
Here:

42.6%
West Virginia:

17.3%

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

Kanawha County government finances - Expenditure in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $4,548,000
    Other: $4,429,000
    Parks and Recreation: $747,000
    Parks and Recreation: $522,000
    Parking Facilities: $92,000
    Parking Facilities: $66,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $19,361,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,934,000
    Police Protection: $9,941,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,790,000
    Police Protection: $9,103,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,016,000
    Financial Administration: $7,311,000
    Financial Administration: $6,462,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,573,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,362,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,247,000
    General - Other: $5,080,000
    General - Other: $4,729,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,210,000
    Health - Other: $3,752,000
    Libraries: $3,371,000
    Libraries: $3,173,000
    Health - Other: $2,786,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,190,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,098,000
    Corrections - Other: $925,000
    Corrections - Other: $690,000
    Local Fire Protection: $682,000
    Local Fire Protection: $618,000
    Parking Facilities: $144,000
    Parking Facilities: $133,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,725,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,577,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $556,000
    Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $504,000
    General Local Government Support: $419,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $33,519,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $32,396,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,535,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,639,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,669,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,297,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,369,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,378,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,897,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,629,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,123,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $991,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,685,000
    General Revenue - Other: $5,677,000
    Interest Earnings: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $137,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $3,444,000
    Police Protection: $881,000
    Financial Administration: $558,000
    Central Staff Services: $98,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    General - Other: $62,000
    Financial Administration: $37,000
    General - Other: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,064,000
    Cash and Securities: $22,235,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,396,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,378,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,583,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,383,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,028,000
    Other: $542,000
    Other: $164,000
  • Tax - Property: $48,429,000
    Property: $48,362,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,364,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,292,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $921,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $605,000
    Other License: $277,000
    Other License: $225,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $198,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $175,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,158,000
    : $21,320,000

Kanawha County government finances - Revenue in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $4,548,000
    Other: $4,429,000
    Parks and Recreation: $747,000
    Parks and Recreation: $522,000
    Parking Facilities: $92,000
    Parking Facilities: $66,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $19,361,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,934,000
    Police Protection: $9,941,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,790,000
    Police Protection: $9,103,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,016,000
    Financial Administration: $7,311,000
    Financial Administration: $6,462,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,573,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,362,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,247,000
    General - Other: $5,080,000
    General - Other: $4,729,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,210,000
    Health - Other: $3,752,000
    Libraries: $3,371,000
    Libraries: $3,173,000
    Health - Other: $2,786,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,190,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,098,000
    Corrections - Other: $925,000
    Corrections - Other: $690,000
    Local Fire Protection: $682,000
    Local Fire Protection: $618,000
    Parking Facilities: $144,000
    Parking Facilities: $133,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,725,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,577,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $556,000
    Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $504,000
    General Local Government Support: $419,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $33,519,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $32,396,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,535,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,639,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,669,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,297,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,369,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,378,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,897,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,629,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,123,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $991,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,685,000
    General Revenue - Other: $5,677,000
    Interest Earnings: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $137,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $3,444,000
    Police Protection: $881,000
    Financial Administration: $558,000
    Central Staff Services: $98,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    General - Other: $62,000
    Financial Administration: $37,000
    General - Other: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,064,000
    Cash and Securities: $22,235,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,396,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,378,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,583,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,383,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,028,000
    Other: $542,000
    Other: $164,000
  • Tax - Property: $48,429,000
    Property: $48,362,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,364,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,292,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $921,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $605,000
    Other License: $277,000
    Other License: $225,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $198,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $175,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,158,000
    : $21,320,000

Kanawha County government finances - Debt in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $4,548,000
    Other: $4,429,000
    Parks and Recreation: $747,000
    Parks and Recreation: $522,000
    Parking Facilities: $92,000
    Parking Facilities: $66,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $19,361,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,934,000
    Police Protection: $9,941,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,790,000
    Police Protection: $9,103,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,016,000
    Financial Administration: $7,311,000
    Financial Administration: $6,462,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,573,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,362,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,247,000
    General - Other: $5,080,000
    General - Other: $4,729,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,210,000
    Health - Other: $3,752,000
    Libraries: $3,371,000
    Libraries: $3,173,000
    Health - Other: $2,786,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,190,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,098,000
    Corrections - Other: $925,000
    Corrections - Other: $690,000
    Local Fire Protection: $682,000
    Local Fire Protection: $618,000
    Parking Facilities: $144,000
    Parking Facilities: $133,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,725,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,577,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $556,000
    Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $504,000
    General Local Government Support: $419,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $33,519,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $32,396,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,535,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,639,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,669,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,297,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,369,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,378,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,897,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,629,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,123,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $991,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,685,000
    General Revenue - Other: $5,677,000
    Interest Earnings: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $137,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $3,444,000
    Police Protection: $881,000
    Financial Administration: $558,000
    Central Staff Services: $98,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    General - Other: $62,000
    Financial Administration: $37,000
    General - Other: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,064,000
    Cash and Securities: $22,235,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,396,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,378,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,583,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,383,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,028,000
    Other: $542,000
    Other: $164,000
  • Tax - Property: $48,429,000
    Property: $48,362,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,364,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,292,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $921,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $605,000
    Other License: $277,000
    Other License: $225,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $198,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $175,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,158,000
    : $21,320,000

Kanawha County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2020:

  • Charges - Other: $4,548,000
    Other: $4,429,000
    Parks and Recreation: $747,000
    Parks and Recreation: $522,000
    Parking Facilities: $92,000
    Parking Facilities: $66,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $19,361,000
    Central Staff Services: $13,934,000
    Police Protection: $9,941,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,790,000
    Police Protection: $9,103,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,016,000
    Financial Administration: $7,311,000
    Financial Administration: $6,462,000
    Correctional Institutions: $5,573,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,362,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,247,000
    General - Other: $5,080,000
    General - Other: $4,729,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,210,000
    Health - Other: $3,752,000
    Libraries: $3,371,000
    Libraries: $3,173,000
    Health - Other: $2,786,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,190,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,098,000
    Corrections - Other: $925,000
    Corrections - Other: $690,000
    Local Fire Protection: $682,000
    Local Fire Protection: $618,000
    Parking Facilities: $144,000
    Parking Facilities: $133,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $80,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,725,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,577,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $556,000
    Interest on Debt: $221,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $504,000
    General Local Government Support: $419,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $33,519,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $32,396,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,535,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,639,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,669,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,297,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,369,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,378,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,897,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,629,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,123,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $991,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $5,685,000
    General Revenue - Other: $5,677,000
    Interest Earnings: $260,000
    Interest Earnings: $137,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $66,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $36,000
    Sale of Property: $32,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $3,444,000
    Police Protection: $881,000
    Financial Administration: $558,000
    Central Staff Services: $98,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    General - Other: $62,000
    Financial Administration: $37,000
    General - Other: $28,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,064,000
    Cash and Securities: $22,235,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,396,000
    Cash and Securities: $2,378,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $1,583,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,383,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,028,000
    Other: $542,000
    Other: $164,000
  • Tax - Property: $48,429,000
    Property: $48,362,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,364,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,292,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $921,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $605,000
    Other License: $277,000
    Other License: $225,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $198,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $175,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,158,000
    : $21,320,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 6,959
  • Number of aged recipients: 379
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 6,580
  • Number of recipients under 18: 855
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 5,111
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 993
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,426
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3,227
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 52 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED615$108,759808$128,0102,345$129,192416$46,10326$948,308273$84,23194$48,074
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED43$105,62886$113,570194$117,30439$52,9744$398,75030$65,86744$58,705
APPLICATIONS DENIED164$105,378308$86,3961,002$110,286351$28,1404$963,250108$57,074150$52,760
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN105$115,029156$109,590574$129,95143$102,0232$1,373,50040$92,95026$61,923
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$115,87028$142,393132$132,03011$91,3641$350,00010$115,50011$71,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 50 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED172$148,68683$165,2771$113,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED43$134,00031$147,7421$40,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED26$143,30816$162,4380$01$71,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$167,1338$158,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$136,1672$141,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kanawha, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Kanawha, WV - Value
Most common first names in Kanawha County, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2,08871.2 years
William2,03773.3 years
Mary1,88778.3 years
John1,67373.4 years
Charles1,49371.9 years
Robert1,27069.9 years
George91174.4 years
Virginia67977.4 years
Helen61677.4 years
Margaret60678.5 years
Most common last names in Kanawha County, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,14574.5 years
Jones66973.8 years
Johnson59474.3 years
Young54975.8 years
Williams52274.3 years
Taylor50474.5 years
Miller48574.9 years
Brown46974.7 years
White45574.7 years
Walker42575.1 years
Businesses in Kanawha County, WV
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven23Lowe's3
AT&T2Macy's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott3
Advance Auto Parts10Marshalls1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets12
Arby's6McDonald's11
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse1
AutoZone3Microtel1
BMW1Motel 62
Baskin-Robbins2Motherhood Maternity1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance2
Best Western1Nike18
Blockbuster4Nissan1
Budget Car Rental1OfficeMax1
Burger King5Olive Garden1
CVS6Panera Bread1
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza4
Catherines1Payless1
Chevrolet5Penske1
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Circle K1Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut6
Comfort Inn1RadioShack4
Cracker Barrel2Ramada2
Curves5Red Lobster1
DHL1Red Roof Inn1
Dairy Queen7Rite Aid18
Days Inn1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza4Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DressBarn1SAS Shoes2
Dressbarn1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug2Sam's Club1
FedEx32Sears5
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Shoe Carnival1
Ford3Sleep Inn2
GNC5Sprint Nextel1
GameStop2Staples2
Goodwill2Starbucks1
H&R Block12Subaru2
Hardee's4Subway18
Haworth1Super 81
Hilton2T.G.I. Driday's2
Holiday Inn2T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell7
Honda1Target1
Hyundai1Tim Hortons2
IHOP2Toyota1
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us1
Jones New York2Travelodge1
Justice1True Value1
KFC5U-Haul9
Kincaid2UPS45
Kmart5Value City Furniture1
Knights Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Kohl's1Volkswagen1
Kroger11Walgreens2
La-Z-Boy2Walmart3
Lane Furniture2Wendy's15
Little Caesars Pizza5Wingate1
Long John Silver's4YMCA2

Kanawha County on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"