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Kanawha County, WV

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Kanawha County, WV
  • Location TypeCounty
  • County SeatCharleston, WV
  • Population193,063
  • Land Area (Square Miles) 901.5900
  • Population Density (Per Square Mile) 214.0998

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TitleLatest YearLatest ValueLatest Rank
Decennial Census Population (County)2010193,063326 of 3170
Decennial Census Population Per Square Mile (County)2010214.10531 of 3170
Percent of African American Population (County)20187.6%944 of 3131
Percent of Hispanic Population (County)20181.1%3042 of 3139
Persistent Poverty Counties (County)201300 of 0 - 1
Rural-Urban Continuum for Counties (County)201333 of 1 - 9
Unemployment Rate (County)20194.6%776 of 3140
Death Rate (Per 100,000) (County)20161,357.90460 of 3105
Percent of Adults Physically Inactive (County)201628.1%1350 of 3141
Age-Adjusted Rate of Diabetes per 1,000 Persons (County)201612.70679 of 3141
Medicare Part D Prescription Enrollment Rate (County)201841.3%2320 of 3137
Farmers' Markets (County)20162855 of 2249
Percent of Children Without a Market Within One Mile (County)201510.4%2528 of 3004
Percent of School-age Children in Poverty (County)201822.7%1026 of 3140
Total Public School Expenditures (County)2017$351,028,000.00378 of 3123
Number of Public Libraries (County)201413269 of 2245
Average Daily Maximum Heat Index (County)201191.671914 of 3103
Percentage of Days with a Good Air Quality Index (County)201983.2%617 of 1006
Second Highest 1-hour Carbon Monoxide Measurement (County)20190.80145 of 165
Greenhouse Gas Direct Emitting Facilities (County)20186205 of 1227
Average Fine Particulate Matter (County)201113.14516 of 3108
FEMA Public Assistance Grant Dollars Obligated for Disasters (County)2016$16,904,838.106 of 654
Total Deposits in Banks (County)2016-2017$5,279,862,000.00246 of 3108
Property Taxes as Percent of Income: Five-Year Estimates (County)2006-20101.2%2375 of 2773
Percent of Firms Which are Women Owned (County)201231.6%1504 of 3093
Manufacturing Establishments with 5 to 9 Employees (County)201830336 of 1961
Immigrant Households Entering County According to Tax Returns (County)2012-201312600 of 763
Estimated Veteran Population Under 45 Years Old (County)20103,722304 of 3143
Total Planted Acres (County)20192,426.902865 of 3034
Online, Mail Order, and Television Retail Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$46,000,000.001037 of 2709
Total Retail and Food Service Sales in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$3,696,000,000.00403 of 3108
Earnings in Management of Companies and Enterprises Occupations in 2009 Dollars (County)2050$625,000,000.00194 of 2178
Population (County)2050170,000484 of 3076
Per Capita Total Personal Income (County)2050$224,561.00688 of 3112
Total Employees (County)2050158,000356 of 3065
Population 18 to 24 Years Old (County)205013,000515 of 2216
African American Male Population 25 Years Old (County)2050126471 of 2780
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