Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV

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2021 Population
99,115
3.28% 1-year decline
US Senator
Joe Manchin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Shelley Moore Capito
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
46.8
0.429% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
18.8%
0.675% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$41,784
5.48% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$109,400
3.21% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV had a population of 99.1k people with a median age of 46.8 and a median household income of $41,784.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.24%), White (Hispanic) (0.893%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.324%).

1.64% of the households in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, 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.

99.5% of the residents in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV are West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (178 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV was $109,400, and the homeownership rate was 76.7%.

Most people in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV is home to a population of 99.1k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2021, 0.95% of Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV residents were born outside of the country (942 people).

In 2021, there were 37.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.7k people) in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV are Spanish (711 households), Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (146 households), and Vietnamese (133 households).

Citizenship

99.5%
2021 Citizenship
99.5%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.5% of Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    93.7k ± 402
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.47k ± 394
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.23k ± 179
1.19%
Hispanic Population
1.18k people

In 2021, there were 37.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.7k people) in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.23k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.19% of the people in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV are hispanic (1.18k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.95%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
942 people
1.04%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.06k people

As of 2021, 0.95% of Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV residents (942 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    711 households (0.753%)
  2. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    146 households (0.155%)
  3. Vietnamese
    133 households (0.141%)

1.64% of the households in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV was Spanish. 0.753% of the households in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,020 ± 413
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    878 ± 216
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    743 ± 205

Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV employs 34.1k people. The largest industries in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV are Elementary & secondary schools (2,590 people), Construction (2,501 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,241 people), and the highest paying industries are Architectural, engineering & related services ($94,232), Rail transportation ($85,742), and Coal mining ($81,454).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
17,752
Women
48.7%
18,666
Men
51.3%

The workforce of Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV in 2020 was 36,418 people, with 48.7% woman, and 51.3% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV.

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Occupations

34.1k
2021 Value
−6.42%
1 Year decline
± −6.42%

In 2021, there were 34.1k employees (± 0) in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV, are Registered nurses (1,031 people), Cashiers (1,011 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (976 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

34.1k
2021 Value
−6.42%
1 Year decline
± −6.42%

In 2021, there were 34.1k employees (± 0) in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV, are Elementary & secondary schools (2,590 people), Construction (2,501 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,241 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV, though some of these residents may live in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, 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

$35,330
Median earning men ± $2,423
$25,640
Median earning women ± $829

The industries with the best median earnings for men in N/A are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($426,220), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($418,796), and Manufacturing ($382,229).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in N/A are Manufacturing ($318,560), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($312,953), and Public Administration ($281,997).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in West Virginia. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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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. $13.7B
  2. $6.8B
  3. $5.5B

In 2020, the top outbound West Virginia product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $13.7B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($6.8B) and Coal ($5.5B).

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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$68.8B
2020 Value in West Virginia
$114B
Projected 2050 Value in West Virginia
66.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound West Virginia trade was $68.8B. This is expected to increase 66.4% 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. $11.9B
  2. $6.59B
  3. $5.87B

In 2020, the top outbound West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Ohio with $11.9B, followed by Pennsylvania with $6.59B and Virginia and $5.87B.

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 West Virginia went to Donald J. Trump with 68.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (29.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.34%).

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 2 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in West Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from West Virginia

West Virginia is currently represented by 2 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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In 2021, universities in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV awarded 178 degrees. The student population of Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV in 2021 is skewed towards men, with 411 male students and 395 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV are White (120 and 67.4%), followed by Asian (34 and 19.1%), Unknown (9 and 5.06%), and Black or African American (7 and 3.93%).

The largest universities in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV by number of degrees awarded are West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (178 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV are Osteopathic Medicine/Osteopathy. (178 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.734% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.558% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (36.8k), Some college (14.8k), and Secondary Education (13k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV was $109,400 in 2021, which is 0.447 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $106,000 to $109,400, a 3.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV is 76.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV is $41,784. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV was Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral, Hampshire & Morgan Counties PUMA, WV with a value of $67,691, followed by Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV and Morgantown City PUMA, WV, with respective values of $58,542 and $56,312.

Property

$109,400
Median Property Value 2021
±$4,654
$30,718
Median Property Taxes
±$1,188

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 Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.7%
Homeownership
N/A
69.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In N/A, 76.7% of the housing units in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV was Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral, Hampshire & Morgan Counties PUMA, WV with a value of $67,691, followed by Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV and Morgantown City PUMA, WV, with respective values of $58,542 and $56,312.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$41,784
Median Household Income
± $1,785
39.8k
Number of Households
± 1,456

In 2021, the median household income of the 39.8k households in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV was $41,784.

The following chart displays the households in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.413
2021 Wage GINI in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV
0.409
2020 Wage GINI in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV

In 2021, the income inequality in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV was 0.413 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.02% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (82.3%)
  2. Carpooled (10.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.12%)

In 2021, 82.3% of workers in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.5%) and those who worked at home (3.12%).

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

28.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 5.18% of the workforce in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, 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 Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV (18.2k out of 97.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, 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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93.2% of the population of Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV has health coverage, with 32.4% on employee plans, 28.2% on Medicaid, 18.4% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 2.23% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see 1270 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.626% decrease from the previous year (1278 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1740 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 670 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,270 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in West Virginia

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see an average of 1,270 patients per year. This represents a 0.626% decrease from the previous year (1,278 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in West Virginia in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.6% under 18 years, 15.8% between 18 and 34 years, 40% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

6.76%
Uninsured
32.4%
Employer Coverage
28.2%
Medicaid
18.4%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
2.23%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greenbrier, Nicholas, Summers, Monroe & Pocahontas Counties PUMA, WV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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