Point Pleasant, WV-OH

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Population

57,203

0.406% decline

Median Age

42.1


Median Household Income

$40,516

5.02% growth

Poverty Rate

20.2%


Number of Employees

21,189

3.04% growth

Median Property Value

$89,900

1.58% growth

About

In 2017, Point Pleasant, WV-OH had a population of 57.2k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $40,516. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Point Pleasant, WV-OH declined from 57,436 to 57,203, a -0.406% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,578 to $40,516, a 5.02% increase.

The population of Point Pleasant, WV-OH is 95.1% White Alone, 1.62% Black or African American Alone, and 1.42% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Point Pleasant, WV-OH speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are University of Rio Grande (474 degrees awarded in 2017), Buckeye Hills Career Center (120 degrees), and Gallipolis Career College (33 degrees).

The median property value in Point Pleasant, WV-OH is $89,900, and the homeownership rate is 76.4%. Most people in Point Pleasant, WV-OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Point Pleasant, WV-OH is 2 cars per household.

Point Pleasant, WV-OH borders Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH and Jackson, OH.

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 Point Pleasant, WV-OH employs 21.2k people. The largest industries in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,197 people), Manufacturing (2,930 people), and Retail Trade (2,560 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($75,402), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,393), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,776).

Median household income in Point Pleasant, WV-OH is $40,516. Males in Point Pleasant, WV-OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Point Pleasant, WV-OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,516

2017 value

± $2,717

5.02%

1 Year Growth

± 8.7%

Households in Point Pleasant, WV-OH have a median annual income of $40,516, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,578 in 2016, which represents a 5.02% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 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

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Point Pleasant, WV-OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio 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)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $99,881, followed by Warren County, OH and Geauga County, OH, with respective values of $86,473 and $82,784.

The following map shows all of the counties in Point Pleasant, WV-OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Point Pleasant, WV-OH (11.2k out of 55.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    10,581 ± 712

  2. Two Or More

    290 ± 148

  3. Black

    252 ± 150

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Point Pleasant, WV-OH 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

21.2k

2017 Value

± 1,053

3.04%

1 Year growth

± 6.64%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Point Pleasant, WV-OH grew at a rate of 3.04%, from 20.6k employees to 21.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Point Pleasant, WV-OH, are Production Occupations (2,369 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,274 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,164 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Point Pleasant, WV-OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Point Pleasant, WV-OH, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (2,369 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,274 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,164 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Point Pleasant, WV-OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (2.03 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (1.93 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.85 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Point Pleasant, WV-OH, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($94,338), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($57,159), and Management Occupations ($54,271).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

21.2k

2017 Value

± 1,053

3.04%

1 Year growth

± 6.64%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Point Pleasant, WV-OH grew at a rate of 3.04%, from 20.6k employees to 21.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Point Pleasant, WV-OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,197 people), Manufacturing (2,930 people), and Retail Trade (2,560 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Point Pleasant, WV-OH, though some of these residents may live in Point Pleasant, WV-OH 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 Point Pleasant, WV-OH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,197 people), Manufacturing (2,930 people), and Retail Trade (2,560 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other msas, Point Pleasant, WV-OH has an unusually high number of Utilities (5.25 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.73 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.43 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Point Pleasant, WV-OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($75,402), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,393), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,776).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $68.6B

  2. $67.9B

  3. $51B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $68.6B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($67.9B) and Machinery ($51B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$675B

2020 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

41.1% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $675B. This is expected to increase 41.1% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio 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 Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $49.2B

  2. $37.6B

  3. $35.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $49.2B, followed by Indiana with $37.6B and Pennsylvania and $35.5B.

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

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Health

91.1% of the population of Point Pleasant, WV-OH has health coverage, with 40.8% on employee plans, 24.3% on Medicaid, 14.9% on Medicare, 9.36% on non-group plans, and 1.85% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the msa of Point Pleasant, WV-OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Point Pleasant, WV-OH see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1656 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 561 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,307 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,307 patients per year. This represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1,300 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Ohio 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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

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

8.86%

Uninsured

40.8%

Employer Coverage

24.3%

Medicaid

14.9%

Medicare

9.36%

Non-Group

1.85%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Point Pleasant, WV-OH declined by 11.1% from 9.97% to 8.86%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Point Pleasant, WV-OH 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. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

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

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Diversity

Point Pleasant, WV-OH is home to a population of 57.2k people, from which 99.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.823% of Point Pleasant, WV-OH residents were born outside of the country (471 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Point Pleasant, WV-OH is composed of 54.4k White Alone residents (95.1%), 929 Black or African American Alone residents (1.62%), 811 Two or More Races residents (1.42%), 572 Hispanic or Latino residents (1%), 236 Asian Alone residents (0.413%), 164 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.287%), 46 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0804%), and 20 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.035%).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was 42.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Point Pleasant, WV-OH residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.823%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

471 people

0.794%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

456 people

As of 2017, 0.823% of Point Pleasant, WV-OH residents (471 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was 0.794%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 56,561 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

99.6%

2017 Citizenship

99.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.6% of Point Pleasant, WV-OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    54.4k ± 46

  2. Black or African American Alone

    929 ± 142

  3. Two or More Races

    811 ± 200

In 2017, there were 58.6 times more White Alone residents (54.4k people) in Point Pleasant, WV-OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 929 Black or African American Alone and 811 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,749 ± 232

  2. Korea

    444 ± 117

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    409 ± 147

Point Pleasant, WV-OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Point Pleasant, WV-OH awarded 627 degrees. The student population of Point Pleasant, WV-OH is skewed towards women, with 706 male students and 1,308 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are White (511 and 83.9%), followed by Unknown (64 and 10.5%), Black or African American (27 and 4.43%), and Hispanic or Latino (4 and 0.657%).

The largest universities in Point Pleasant, WV-OH by number of degrees awarded are University of Rio Grande (474 and 75.6%), Buckeye Hills Career Center (120 and 19.1%), and Gallipolis Career College (33 and 5.26%).

The most popular majors in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are Registered Nursing (105 and 16.7%), General Business (85 and 13.6%), and General Business Administration & Management (38 and 6.06%).

The median tuition costs in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are $25,545 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 93 degrees awarded

  2. 56 degrees awarded

  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was Registered Nursing with 93 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Point Pleasant, WV-OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 474 degrees awarded

  2. 120 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$25,545

Median Private

In 2017, the Point Pleasant, WV-OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Rio Grande with 474 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

225

Degrees Awarded to Men

402

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 225 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Point Pleasant, WV-OH, which is 0.56 times less than the 402 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

    511 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    64 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    27 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Point Pleasant, WV-OH were to White students. These 511 degrees mean that there were 7.98 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 64 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was $89,900 in 2017, which is 0.391 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $88,500 to $89,900, a 1.58% increase. The homeownership rate in Point Pleasant, WV-OH is 76.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Point Pleasant, WV-OH have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Point Pleasant, WV-OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$89,900

2017 Median

± $3,943

$88,500

2016 Median

± $3,435

In 2017, the median property value in Point Pleasant, WV-OH grew to to $89,900 from the previous year's value of $88,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Point Pleasant, WV-OH 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 Point Pleasant, WV-OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$40,516

Median Household Income

± $2,717

22.6k

Number of Households

± 1,009

In 2017, the median household income of the 22.6k households in Point Pleasant, WV-OH grew to $40,516 from the previous year's value of $38,578.

The following chart displays the households in Point Pleasant, WV-OH 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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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

76.4%

2017 Homeownership

76.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.4% of the housing units in Point Pleasant, WV-OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.8%.

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

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Commute Time

29.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Point Pleasant, WV-OH have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.29% of the workforce in Point Pleasant, WV-OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85.9%

  2. Carpooled

    7.53%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.7%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was Drove Alone (85.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.53%) and those who Worked At Home (3.7%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Point Pleasant, WV-OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Point Pleasant, WV-OH have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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