- West Virginia has a population of 1,852,994 and is the 38th most populous state.
- The state's residents are 54.2% married and 45.8% single.
- 81.9% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 16.0% have college degrees.
- Men make up 49.3% of the population and women make up 50.7%.
- 1.3% of the state's population was not born in the United States. The other 98.7% was born in the United States.
- The top three races (in population) are: White [93.9%], Black or African American [3.4%] and Two or more races [1.5%].
- The median worker income in West Virginia is $24,807.
- The West Virginia poverty rate of 15.7% is higher than the national average.
- At the time of the last census, the West Virginia unemployment rate was 7.1%.
- The break down for commute times in West Virginia is: 61.3% under 25 mins, 22.3% 25-45 mins, and 16.4% above 45 minutes.
- Typically, people work 39/hrs per week in West Virginia.
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