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Mcdowell County, West Virginia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 27,329
  • Males: 12,979
  • Females: 14,350

Ethnicity:

  • White: 23,846
  • Black/African American: 3,152
  • Hispanic: 120
  • Native American/Eskimo: 8
  • Asian: 22
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 3
  • Other: 13
  • 2 or more: 165

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (25,540)
  2. Spanish (105)
  3. French (95)
  4. German (55)
  5. Italian (40)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 136

  1. Italy (37)
  2. Germany (27)
  3. United Kingdom (19)
  4. Vietnam (12)
  5. India (8)
  6. Philippines (7)
  7. Poland (5)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (1,171)
  2. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (975)
  3. International Pentecostal Holiness Church (698)
  4. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (596)
  5. Catholic Church (470)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 23,241
    • Sensory: 3,461
    • Physical: 6,204
    • Mental: 4,327
    • Self-care: 2,056
    • Go outside home: 4,155
    • Employment: 3,494

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 532

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 11,169
    • Utility gas: 1,067
    • Bottled or LP gas: 648
    • Electricity: 4,902
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 2,079
    • Coal or Coke: 2,133
    • Wood: 202
    • Solar Energy: 6
    • Other fuel: 82
    • No fuel used: 50

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 20,893
    • No vehicle: 3,620
    • 1 or more vehicle: 17,273

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 431
    • No High School: 4,195
    • Some High School: 4,776
    • High School: 6,221
    • Some College: 1,806
    • Associate's Degree: 313
    • College Degree: 621
    • Master's Degree: 349
    • Professional Degree: 79
    • Doctoral Degree: 11

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 11,169
    • Owners with phone: 7,975
    • Owners without phone: 942
    • Renters with phone: 1,730
    • Renters without phone: 522

    10 closest counties:

    1. Tazewell County, Virginia
    2. Wyoming County, West Virginia
    3. Buchanan County, Virginia
    4. Mercer County, West Virginia
    5. Bland County, Virginia
    6. Raleigh County, West Virginia
    7. Smyth County, Virginia
    8. Logan County, West Virginia
    9. Mingo County, West Virginia
    10. Russell County, Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    24801, 24808, 24811, 24813, 24815, 24816, 24817, 24820, 24821, 24824, 24825, 24826, 24828, 24829, 24830, 24831, 24832, 24836, 24841, 24842, 24843, 24844, 24846, 24848, 24850, 24852, 24853, 24855, 24856, 24861, 24862, 24866, 24868, 24871, 24872, 24873, 24877, 24878, 24879, 24881, 24883, 24884, 24887, 24888, 24889, 24892, 24894, 24895, 24897, 24899

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WELC-FM (102.9 FM) WELCH, WV
    • WELC (1150 AM) WELCH, WV
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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