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War, West Virginia (WV) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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46.3% of War, WV residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 65.4% greater than the poverty level of 16.0% across the entire state of West Virginia. Taking into account residents not living in families, 20.0% of high school graduates and 66.2% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 41.0% among disabled males and 42.4% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 33.9%. For comparison, it was 19.3% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in War, WV

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
War:

46.3%
Whole state:

16.0%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
War:

21.8%
Whole state:

7.2%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
War:

41.0%
West Virginia:

22.4%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 50.7% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
War:

51.1%
West Virginia:

36.2%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
War:

42.4%
West Virginia:

26.5%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 39.0% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
War:

38.3%
West Virginia:

33.3%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

33.9%
Residents above poverty level:

19.3%

Poverty by age in War, WV

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in War
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in War,WV (percentage below poverty level)
  • 61.0%Under 5 years
  • 100.0%5 years
  • 100.0%6 to 11 years
  • 100.0%12 to 14 years
  • 100.0%15 years
  • 100.0%16 and 17 years
  • 57.0%18 to 24 years
  • 51.0%25 to 34 years
  • 60.0%35 to 44 years
  • 24.0%45 to 54 years
  • 25.0%55 to 64 years
  • 10.0%65 to 74 years
  • 0.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in War
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in War,WV (percentage below poverty level)
  • 58.0%Under 5 years
  • 100.0%5 years
  • 54.0%6 to 11 years
  • 77.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 41.0%18 to 24 years
  • 77.0%25 to 34 years
  • 72.0%35 to 44 years
  • 55.0%45 to 54 years
  • 7.0%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 27.0%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in War, WV
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in War,WV (% below half of poverty level)
  • 39.3%Under 5 years
  • 25.0%5 years
  • 25.8%6 to 11 years
  • 43.9%12 to 14 years
  • 18.2%15 years
  • 29.2%16 and 17 years
  • 13.0%18 to 24 years
  • 27.2%25 to 34 years
  • 15.6%35 to 44 years
  • 4.1%45 to 54 years
  • 12.5%55 to 64 years
  • 2.7%65 to 74 years
  • 4.4%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in War, WV

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in War, WV
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in War, WV (%)
  • 43.0%White
  • 55.8%Black
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in War, WV
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in War, WV (absolute numbers)
  • 300White
  • 15Black
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 43.4%Below poverty level
  • 56.6%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in War, WV

Children below poverty level:
War, West Virginia:

69.6%
State:

19.6%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
War:

20.0%
West Virginia:

27.1%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
War:

66.2%
West Virginia:

45.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 45.5%Married-couple family
  • 7.9%Male, no wife present
  • 46.5%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 0.0%Both worked full-time
  • 2.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 0.0%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 0.0%Both worked part-time
  • 9.8%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 88.2%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 3.7%1990 to 1994
  • 2.4%1980 to 1989
  • 7.3%1970 to 1979
  • 8.5%1960 to 1969
  • 9.8%1950 to 1959
  • 34.1%1940 to 1949
  • 34.1%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 2.6%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 3.9%1990 to 1994
  • 2.6%1980 to 1989
  • 3.9%1970 to 1979
  • 3.9%1960 to 1969
  • 18.7%1950 to 1959
  • 20.6%1940 to 1949
  • 43.9%1939 or earlier
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