Tucker County, WV

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2020 Population
6,943
0.559% 1-year decline
US Senator
Joe Manchin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Shelley Moore Capito
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
49.8
1.01% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
10.3%
17.6% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$47,527
3.24% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$126,700
4.19% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Tucker County, WV had a population of 6.94k people with a median age of 49.8 and a median household income of $47,527. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Tucker County, WV declined from 6,982 to 6,943, a −0.559% decrease and its median household income declined from $49,118 to $47,527, a −3.24% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tucker County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (97.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.3%), Black or African American (Hispanic) (0.446%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.446%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.288%).

None of the households in Tucker County, WV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Tucker County, WV are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Tucker County, WV was $126,700, and the homeownership rate was 79.6%.

Most people in Tucker County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Tucker County, WV was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Tucker County, WV is home to a population of 6.94k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.115% of Tucker County, WV residents were born outside of the country (8 people).

In 2020, there were 75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.75k people) in Tucker County, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 90 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 31 Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2020 Citizenship
100%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 100% of Tucker County, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Tucker County, WV was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tucker County, WV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.75k ± 13
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    90 ± 36.2
  3. Black or African American (Hispanic)
    31 ± 42
0.562%
Hispanic Population
39 people

In 2020, there were 75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.75k people) in Tucker County, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 90 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 31 Black or African American (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.562% of the people in Tucker County, WV are hispanic (39 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Tucker County, WV as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.115%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
8 people
0.501%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
35 people

As of 2020, 0.115% of Tucker County, WV residents (8 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Tucker County, WV was 0.501%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    213 ± 63
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    88 ± 37
  3. Korea
    75 ± 45

Tucker County, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Tucker County, WV employs 3.06k people. The largest industries in Tucker County, WV are Health Care & Social Assistance (566 people), Public Administration (344 people), and Construction (343 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($68,750), Utilities ($59,338), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,875).

Occupations

3.06k
2020 Value
± 289
−0.0326%
1 Year decline
± 12.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tucker County, WV declined at a rate of −0.0326%, from 3.06k employees to 3.06k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tucker County, WV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (461 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (319 people), and Management Occupations (232 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tucker County, WV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.06k
2020 Value
± 289
−0.0326%
1 Year decline
± 12.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Tucker County, WV declined at a rate of −0.0326%, from 3.06k employees to 3.06k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tucker County, WV, are Health Care & Social Assistance (566 people), Public Administration (344 people), and Construction (343 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tucker County, WV, though some of these residents may live in Tucker County, WV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$34,219
Median earning men ± $1,335
$27,068
Median earning women ± $3,662

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,313), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($41,250), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($39,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($48,162), Public Administration ($38,807), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,333).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in West Virginia. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in West Virginia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 58
    Manufacturing
  2. 43
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 41
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from West Virginia to other states, or from other states to West Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $8.42B
  2. $6.05B
  3. $5.79B

In 2020, the top outbound West Virginia product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $8.42B, followed by Coal ($6.05B) and Plastics/rubber ($5.79B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound West Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$65.6B
2020 Value in West Virginia
$114B
Projected 2050 Value in West Virginia
74.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound West Virginia trade was $65.6B. This is expected to increase 74.3% to $114B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound West Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from West Virginia to other states, or from other states to West Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $9.85B
  2. $5.83B
  3. $3.98B

In 2020, the top outbound West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $9.85B, followed by Pennsylvania with $5.83B and Virginia and $3.98B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that West Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tucker County, WV went to Donald J. Trump with 73.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (24.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.4%).

Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing the state of West Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

West Virginia is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from West Virginia

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Joe Manchin
Senator from West Virginia1
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Carte Goodwin, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Robert Byrd.
Shelley Moore Capito
Senator from West Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing West Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from West Virginia

West Virginia is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for West Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.56% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.534% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (574k), Some college (299k), and Secondary Education (224k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Tucker County, WV was $126,700 in 2020, which is 0.551 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $121,600 to $126,700, a 4.19% increase. The homeownership rate in Tucker County, WV is 79.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Tucker County, WV have an average commute time of 27.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tucker County, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tucker County, WV is $47,527. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Tucker County, WV was Census Tract 9653 with a value of $50,323, followed by Census Tract 9652 and Census Tract 9654, with respective values of $46,618 and $42,109.

Property

$126,700
Median Property Value 2020
±$17,508
$2,528
Median Property Taxes
±$216

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Tucker County, WV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.6%
Homeownership
2020
66.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 79.6% of the housing units in Tucker County, WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9653
  2. Census Tract 9652
  3. Census Tract 9654

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tucker County, WV was Census Tract 9653 with a value of $50,323, followed by Census Tract 9652 and Census Tract 9654, with respective values of $46,618 and $42,109.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Tucker County, WV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$47,527
Median Household Income
± $3,949
3.18k
Number of Households
± 292

In 2020, the median household income of the 3.18k households in Tucker County, WV declined from $47,527 from the previous year's value of $49,118.

The following chart displays the households in Tucker County, WV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Tucker County, WV is from West Virginia.
0.441
2020 Wage GINI in West Virginia
0.444
2019 Wage GINI in West Virginia

In 2020, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.441 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.729% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for West Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in West Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (77.1%)
  2. Carpooled (15.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.81%)

In 2020, 77.1% of workers in Tucker County, WV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.4%) and those who worked at home (4.81%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tucker County, WV have a longer commute time (27.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 6.02% of the workforce in Tucker County, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Tucker County, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Tucker County, WV have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tucker County, WV (693 out of 6.71k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tucker County, WV is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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94.6% of the population of Tucker County, WV has health coverage, with 41.3% on employee plans, 19% on Medicaid, 20.9% on Medicare, 11.2% on non-group plans, and 2.19% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in West Virginia was $9,462 in 2014. This is a 5.5% increase from the previous year ($8,969).

Primary care physicians in Tucker County, WV see 2318 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.564% increase from the previous year (2305 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1710 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1140 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in West Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,318 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tucker County, WV

Primary care physicians in Tucker County, WV see an average of 2,318 patients per year. This represents a 0.564% increase from the previous year (2,305 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of West Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16.6% under 18 years, 15.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

5.37%
Uninsured
41.3%
Employer Coverage
19%
Medicaid
20.9%
Medicare
11.2%
Non-Group
2.19%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tucker County, WV grew by 10.4% from 4.87% to 5.37%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 29.1% in Tucker County, WV.

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Clinical Care

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In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 7.93% in Tucker County, WV.

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