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Wetzel County, West Virginia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 17,693
  • Males: 8,565
  • Females: 9,128

Ethnicity:

  • White: 17,464
  • Black/African American: 7
  • Hispanic: 40
  • Native American/Eskimo: 44
  • Asian: 6
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 132

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (16,440)
  2. Spanish (95)
  3. German (60)
  4. French (40)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 67

  1. Lebanon (15)
  2. Syria (12)
  3. Brazil (8)
  4. Germany (8)
  5. France (7)
  6. Taiwan (6)
  7. Thailand (6)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (2,344)
  2. Churches of Christ (1,831)
  3. Catholic Church (691)
  4. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (620)
  5. American Baptist Churches in the USA (541)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 8,099
    • Sensory: 989
    • Physical: 2,299
    • Mental: 1,367
    • Self-care: 648
    • Go outside home: 1,350
    • Employment: 1,425

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 126

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 7,164
    • Utility gas: 5,271
    • Bottled or LP gas: 301
    • Electricity: 933
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 119
    • Coal or Coke: 6
    • Wood: 515
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 19
    • No fuel used: 0

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 14,258
    • No vehicle: 1,593
    • 1 or more vehicle: 12,665

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 90
    • No High School: 885
    • Some High School: 1,780
    • High School: 5,839
    • Some College: 1,848
    • Associate's Degree: 567
    • College Degree: 750
    • Master's Degree: 391
    • Professional Degree: 86
    • Doctoral Degree: 51

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 7,164
    • Owners with phone: 5,515
    • Owners without phone: 107
    • Renters with phone: 1,346
    • Renters without phone: 196

    10 closest counties:

    1. Tyler County, West Virginia
    2. Marshall County, West Virginia
    3. Doddridge County, West Virginia
    4. Monroe County, Ohio
    5. Belmont County, Ohio
    6. Ohio County, West Virginia
    7. Harrison County, West Virginia
    8. Pleasants County, West Virginia
    9. Marion County, West Virginia
    10. Ritchie County, West Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    26155, 26159, 26162, 26167, 26186, 26348, 26377, 26419, 26437, 26561, 26562, 26575, 26581

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WETZ-FM (103.9 FM) NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV
    • WETZ (1330 AM) NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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