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Cities & States

Population: 50,566
Population: 48,944
Population: 31,133
Population: 30,164
Population: 27,894
Population: 19,432
Population: 18,773
Population: 17,564
Population: 17,375
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)

Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in West Virginia

Directory of Counties in West Virginia

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