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Cities & States

Charleston
Population: 50,566
 
Huntington
Population: 48,944
 
Parkersburg
Population: 31,133
 
Morgantown
Population: 30,164
 
Wheeling
Population: 27,894
 
Weirton
Population: 19,432
 
Fairmont
Population: 18,773
 
Martinsburg
Population: 17,564
 
Beckley
Population: 17,375
 
Clarksburg
Population: 16,347
 

Kanawha County
Population: 192,311
 
Berkeley County
Population: 105,812
 
Monongalia County
Population: 98,483
 
Cabell County
Population: 96,604
 
Wood County
Population: 86,779
 
Raleigh County
Population: 78,993
 
Harrison County
Population: 69,078
 
Mercer County
Population: 62,261
 
Marion County
Population: 56,666
 
Putnam County
Population: 56,033
 

West Virginia

West Virginia Employment Profile

A Mid-Atlantic state, West Virginia has long been tied to the coal industry. Although some areas of northern West Virginia have seen an uptick in coal mining, the heartland of southern West Virginia has been hurt badly by the natural gas boom in other areas of the country. (Source: West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy)

Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by healthcare and social assistance; retail trade; accommodation and food services; and manufacturing, respectively.

 

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)


Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
2.33% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

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