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Nicholas County, West Virginia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 26,562
  • Males: 12,979
  • Females: 13,583

Ethnicity:

  • White: 26,191
  • Black/African American: 5
  • Hispanic: 106
  • Native American/Eskimo: 39
  • Asian: 106
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 115

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (24,580)
  2. Spanish (240)
  3. French (125)
  4. German (60)
  5. Italian (15)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 149

  1. India (33)
  2. Germany (31)
  3. Mexico (18)
  4. Korea (15)
  5. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10)
  6. Japan (8)
  7. Philippines (8)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. American Baptist Churches in the USA (4,782)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (2,609)
  3. Southern Baptist Convention (703)
  4. Catholic Church (614)
  5. National Association of Free Will Baptists (366)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 14,848
    • Sensory: 1,880
    • Physical: 4,214
    • Mental: 2,491
    • Self-care: 1,062
    • Go outside home: 2,589
    • Employment: 2,718

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 229

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 10,722
    • Utility gas: 2,907
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,708
    • Electricity: 3,398
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 654
    • Coal or Coke: 239
    • Wood: 1,746
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 64
    • No fuel used: 6

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 21,339
    • No vehicle: 2,312
    • 1 or more vehicle: 19,027

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 126
    • No High School: 2,299
    • Some High School: 3,021
    • High School: 7,914
    • Some College: 2,469
    • Associate's Degree: 535
    • College Degree: 1,034
    • Master's Degree: 565
    • Professional Degree: 152
    • Doctoral Degree: 34

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 10,722
    • Owners with phone: 8,436
    • Owners without phone: 450
    • Renters with phone: 1,572
    • Renters without phone: 264

    10 closest counties:

    1. Clay County, West Virginia
    2. Braxton County, West Virginia
    3. Fayette County, West Virginia
    4. Webster County, West Virginia
    5. Greenbrier County, West Virginia
    6. Summers County, West Virginia
    7. Gilmer County, West Virginia
    8. Calhoun County, West Virginia
    9. Raleigh County, West Virginia
    10. Roane County, West Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    25059, 26202, 26205, 26261, 26610, 26651, 26656, 26660, 26662, 26667, 26671, 26675, 26676, 26678, 26679, 26681, 26684, 26690, 26691

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WCWV (92.9 FM) SUMMERVILLE, WV
    • WVAR (600 AM) SUMMERVILLE, WV
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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