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Notable People from West VirginiaNotable Work/Position
Robert ByrdWas an American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from West Virginia for over 51 years (1959 to 2010). He is the longest serving U.S. Senator in history.
Charles YeagerFormer U.S. Air Force officer, flying ace, and record setting test pilot. He became the first pilot confirmed to have exceeded the speed of sound.
Mary Lou RettonA retired American gymnast. Won a gold medal in the individual all-around competition, as well as two silver medals, and two bronze medals at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.
Ruby BradleyWas one of the most decorated women in U.S. military history which included 34 decorations, medals, and other awards.
Jonah “Eddie” KelleyWas a U.S. Army soldier who received the U.S. military’s highest decoration, the “Medal of Honor,” for his action in World War II.
Brad PaisleyAn American country music singer and songwriter. Paisley has sold over 11 million albums and has won numerous country music awards.
Don KnottsWas an American comedic actor best known for his role on the 1960s Andy Griffith Show (1960 to 1968), and Three’s Company (1979 to 1984).

Searching for Someone in West Virginia

West Virginia is the 38th most populated state in the U.S. with a total population of approximately 1.8 million residents with about 738,000 households. The average household size is 2.42 (based on 2018 census data). To refine your search for someone in West Virginia, consider the age, gender, and demographic of your subject to ensure that you’re on the right track.

The predominant race in West Virginia is white, making up 92% of the state’s population. The median age is 42.4 years with 50.5% of the total population female and 49.5% male. The most populated city in West Virginia is Charleston with 47,929 people.

Those persons under age 25 make up 29.6% of the population of West Virginia and people over 65 make up 19.3%. West Virginia experienced an approximately 0.83% decrease in its population between 2016 and 2017, and has a workforce of about 700,000. The median annual household income of West Virginia is $43,469 which grew 0.19% between 2016 and 2017. In 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis reported that West Virginia’s economy grew twice as fast as the next fastest growing state East of the Mississippi River. However, prior to 2014, West Virginia’s economy suffered from declining coal exports and other factors which caused the state to be ranked last or next-to-last in critical areas such as the workforce and cost of living.

Top 3 SchoolsCity# of GraduatesGraduation RateAcceptance RateMost Popular Degrees
American Public University SystemCharles Town11,55541%100%Business
West Virginia UniversityMorgantown6,65657%72%Humanities
Marshall UniversityHuntington2,93749%90%Nursing

West Virginia Real Estate

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The median home values in West Virginia have experienced a 1.61% increase from 2016 to a median home value of $119,800 in 2017, with the median price per square foot at $71. The median rent price is $681, which is lower than the national average. The median listing price for homes statewide is $166,488 while the median price of homes that sold is $148,100.

The city in West Virginia with the highest median home value is Charles Town with a median home value of $232,000 as of 2017.

CityAvg. Home ValueAvg. Household Income
Charles Town$232,000$70,708
South Charleston$119,000$50,885

West Virginia Facts

Official Name: West Virginia

Name Meaning: Until 1861, West Virginia was part of Virginia. Virginia was named in honor of Queen Elizabeth of England, often referred to as the “Virgin Queen.”

Nickname: The Mountain State

Statehood: June 20, 1863 (35th State)

Capital: Charleston

Total Number of Counties: 55

Largest City: Charleston

Largest County (by population): Kanawha

Population (as of 2018): 1,805,832

History: The British Crown considered the area of West Virginia to be part of the British Virginia Colony from 1607 to 1776. The United States considered this area to be the western part of the state of Virginia from 1776 to 1863, before the formation of West Virginia. West Virginia was admitted to the Union in 1863, as the first new state admitted during the Civil War. West Virginia’s mountainous terrain, numerous and vast river valleys, and rich natural resources have profoundly affected the history, economy, and lifestyles of its residents. Today, tourism contributes to the state’s economy, making it one of the state’s largest industries. Coal production is also a dominant factor to the state’s economy. West Virginia is ranked 41st in size of all states at 24,230 sq. miles, and is 130 miles in width and 240 miles in length.

Fast Facts:

  • The New River Gorge Bridge near Fayetteville, West Virginia, is the second highest steel arch bridge (876 feet) in the U.S. The bridge is also the longest steel arch bridge (3,030 feet long) in the world.
  • Organ Cave, in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, is the ninth longest mapped cave in the U.S. Organ Cave was mined for saltpeter, the principal ingredient of gunpowder.
  • The Coal House, in Williamson, West Virginia, is the first house built entirely of coal. The coal was quarried as blocks and dressed as stone using 65 tons of coal.
  • The West Virginia Legislature created the Agricultural College of West Virginia on February 7, 1867. On December 4, 1868, the college was renamed as West Virginia University. West Virginia University is designated as an “R1” Research University (Very High Research Activity). It is also a leader in biometric technology research.
  • In 1870, Mordecai Levi, of Charleston, West Virginia, had an idea to improve the dirt roads in Charleston by paving them with bricks. He finished paving Summers Street in 1873, the first paved street in the country. He later got a patent for the paving method that he invented.
  • Minnie Buckingham Harper, was an American housewife and politician. In 1928, she became the first black woman to serve as a member of the State Legislature, in the House of Delegates, when her husband died while in office.
  • The first Rural Free Delivery mail routes started in Jefferson County, West Virginia, on October 6, 1896. Prior to that time, people living in rural places traveled to cities to get their mail or paid for delivery.

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