Glenville, WV

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Population

1,906

5.19% growth

Median Age

23.2


Median Household Income

$22,788

23.8% decline

Poverty Rate

45.6%


Number of Employees

646

11.9% decline

Median Property Value

$83,200

0.362% growth

About

In 2017, Glenville, WV had a population of 1.91k people with a median age of 23.2 and a median household income of $22,788. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Glenville, WV grew from 1,812 to 1,906, a 5.19% increase and its median household income declined from $29,917 to $22,788, a -23.8% decrease.

The population of Glenville, WV is 76.2% White Alone, 11.1% Two or More Races, and 7.82% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Glenville, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Glenville, WV are Glenville State College (247 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Glenville, WV is $83,200, and the homeownership rate is 36.9%. Most people in Glenville, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Glenville, WV is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Autumn sunrise scenery from the Bear Rocks area of the Dolly Sods Wilderness near Davis, West Virginia (USA). HDR composite from multiple exposures.

Economy

The economy of Glenville, WV employs 646 people. The largest industries in Glenville, WV are Educational Services (269 people), Retail Trade (78 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (66 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($88,125), Public Administration ($49,333), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,125).

Median household income in Glenville, WV is $22,788. Males in Glenville, WV have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,552. The income inequality in Glenville, WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$22,788

2017 value

± $7,785

-23.8%

1 Year Growth

± 60.5%

Households in Glenville, WV have a median annual income of $22,788, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $29,917 in 2016, which represents a -23.8% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$55,526

Average Male Salary

± $2,063

$39,552

Average Female Salary

± $1,541

In 2017, full-time male employees in West Virginia made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $63,277 ± $23,510

  2. American Indian

    $44,513 ± $30,224

  3. White

    $42,144 ± $1,238

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of West Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.42 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Glenville, WV is from West Virginia.

0.444

2017 Wage GINI

0.444

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.108% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for West Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in West Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in West Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9678

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Glenville, WV was Census Tract 9678 with a value of $29,412, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

45.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glenville, WV (744 out of 1.63k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    595 ± 138

  2. Black

    131 ± 132

  3. Two Or More

    18 ± 62

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

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

646

2017 Value

± 147

-11.9%

1 Year decline

± 33.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glenville, WV declined at a rate of -11.9%, from 733 employees to 646 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glenville, WV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (128 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (115 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (66 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Glenville, WV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Glenville, WV, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (128 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (115 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (66 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Glenville, WV has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.96 times higher than expected), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2.94 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Glenville, WV, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($152,639), Construction & Extraction Occupations ($76,667), and Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($63,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

646

2017 Value

± 147

-11.9%

1 Year decline

± 33.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glenville, WV declined at a rate of -11.9%, from 733 employees to 646 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glenville, WV, are Educational Services (269 people), Retail Trade (78 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (66 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Glenville, WV, though some of these residents may live in Glenville, WV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Glenville, WV, by number of employees, are Educational Services (269 people), Retail Trade (78 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (66 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Glenville, WV has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (6.02 times higher than expected), Educational Services (4.49 times), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Glenville, WV, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($88,125), Public Administration ($49,333), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,125).

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Domestic Trade

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. $17.4B

  2. $7.3B

  3. $6.62B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $17.4B, followed by Coal ($7.3B) and Pharmaceuticals ($6.62B).

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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$68B

2015 Value

$86.9B

Projected 2045 Value

27.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound West Virginia trade was $68B. This is expected to increase 27.7% to $86.9B by 2045.

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. $10.5B

  2. $6.95B

  3. $6.94B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $10.5B, followed by Ohio with $6.95B and Virginia and $6.94B.

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

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Health

87.4% of the population of Glenville, WV has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 29% on Medicaid, 8.44% on Medicare, 6.06% on non-group plans, and 1.84% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Glenville, WV see 1273 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1292 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1917 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 890 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.7%). Additionally, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,273 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see an average of 1,273 patients per year. This represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1,292 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 neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,462

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,917

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,557

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,268

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in West Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.5%, from $8,969 to $9,462.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12.6%

Uninsured

42%

Employer Coverage

29%

Medicaid

8.44%

Medicare

6.06%

Non-Group

1.84%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glenville, WV declined by 13.8% from 14.6% to 12.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Glenville, WV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 19.7% prevalence

  2. 19.1% prevalence

  3. 18.2% prevalence

McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia, at 19.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Glenville, WV is home to a population of 1.91k people, from which 99.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Glenville, WV residents were born outside of the country (16 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Glenville, WV is composed of 1.45k White Alone residents (76.2%), 211 Two or More Races residents (11.1%), 149 Black or African American Alone residents (7.82%), 81 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.25%), 12 Asian Alone residents (0.63%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Glenville, WV are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Glenville, WV was 23.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Glenville, WV are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Glenville, WV residents was 24.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    16 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Glenville, WV residents (16 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Glenville, WV was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,603 ± 1,252 people

  2. India

    2,547 ± 1,238 people

  3. China

    2,428 ± 1,209 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of West Virginia was Mexico, the natal country of 2,603 West Virginia residents, followed by India with 2,547 and China with 2,428.

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Citizenship

99.4%

2017 Citizenship

100%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.4% of Glenville, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Glenville, WV was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.45k ± 219

  2. Two or More Races

    211 ± 141

  3. Black or African American Alone

    149 ± 148

In 2017, there were 6.89 times more White Alone residents (1.45k people) in Glenville, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 211 Two or More Races and 149 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Glenville, WV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Glenville, WV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Glenville, WV was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Glenville, WV are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    38 ± 37

  2. Vietnam

    18 ± 20

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    16 ± 19

Glenville, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 2.11 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Glenville, WV awarded 247 degrees. The student population of Glenville, WV is skewed towards men, with 952 male students and 689 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Glenville, WV are White (184 and 74.5%), followed by Black or African American (42 and 17%), Unknown (16 and 6.48%), and Hispanic or Latino (2 and 0.81%).

The largest universities in Glenville, WV by number of degrees awarded are Glenville State College (247 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Glenville, WV are General Business (30 and 12.1%), Other Natural Resource Management & Policy (27 and 10.9%), and General Business Administration & Management (24 and 9.72%).

The median tuition costs in Glenville, WV are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,592 and $13,152 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Glenville, WV was Other Natural Resource Management & Policy with 27 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Glenville, WV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

247 degrees awarded

$5,592

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Glenville, WV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Glenville State College with 247 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

145

Degrees Awarded to Men

102

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 145 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Glenville, WV, which is 1.42 times more than the 102 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    184 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    42 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    16 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Glenville, WV were to White students. These 184 degrees mean that there were 4.38 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 42 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Glenville, WV was $83,200 in 2017, which is 0.382 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $82,900 to $83,200, a 0.362% increase. The homeownership rate in Glenville, WV is 36.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Glenville, WV have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Glenville, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$22,788

Median Household Income

± $7,785

672

Number of Households

± 135

In 2017, the median household income of the 672 households in Glenville, WV declined from $22,788 from the previous year's value of $29,917.

The following chart displays the households in Glenville, 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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Housing

Property Value

$83,200

2017 Median

± $10,043

$82,900

2016 Median

± $7,787

In 2017, the median property value in Glenville, WV grew to to $83,200 from the previous year's value of $82,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Glenville, WV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Glenville, WV the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Glenville, WV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Glenville, WV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

36.9%

2017 Homeownership

37.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 36.9% of the housing units in Glenville, WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 37.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Glenville, WV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Glenville, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Glenville, WV have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Glenville, WV have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.72% of the workforce in Glenville, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.2%

  2. Walked

    8.82%

  3. Worked At Home

    8.82%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Glenville, WV was Drove Alone (78.2%), followed by those who Walked (8.82%) and those who Worked At Home (8.82%).

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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