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Upshur County, West Virginia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 23,404
  • Males: 11,427
  • Females: 11,977

Ethnicity:

  • White: 22,827
  • Black/African American: 106
  • Hispanic: 186
  • Native American/Eskimo: 23
  • Asian: 75
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 9
  • 2 or more: 178

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (21,675)
  2. Spanish (205)
  3. German (110)
  4. French (60)
  5. Japanese (25)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 98

  1. Germany (24)
  2. Japan (19)
  3. United Kingdom (18)
  4. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6)
  5. Iran (6)
  6. Philippines (5)
  7. Argentina (5)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. United Methodist Church, The (3,332)
  2. American Baptist Churches in the USA (1,134)
  3. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (337)
  4. Catholic Church (290)
  5. Southern Baptist Convention (247)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 10,514
    • Sensory: 1,302
    • Physical: 3,101
    • Mental: 1,733
    • Self-care: 1,020
    • Go outside home: 1,718
    • Employment: 1,688

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 80

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 8,972
    • Utility gas: 4,243
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,089
    • Electricity: 2,197
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 59
    • Coal or Coke: 55
    • Wood: 1,126
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 190
    • No fuel used: 13

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 17,847
    • No vehicle: 1,804
    • 1 or more vehicle: 16,043

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 123
    • No High School: 1,603
    • Some High School: 2,137
    • High School: 6,769
    • Some College: 2,098
    • Associate's Degree: 391
    • College Degree: 1,321
    • Master's Degree: 574
    • Professional Degree: 115
    • Doctoral Degree: 91

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 8,972
    • Owners with phone: 6,667
    • Owners without phone: 219
    • Renters with phone: 1,831
    • Renters without phone: 255

    10 closest counties:

    1. Lewis County, West Virginia
    2. Barbour County, West Virginia
    3. Harrison County, West Virginia
    4. Randolph County, West Virginia
    5. Taylor County, West Virginia
    6. Webster County, West Virginia
    7. Marion County, West Virginia
    8. Braxton County, West Virginia
    9. Doddridge County, West Virginia
    10. Gilmer County, West Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    26201, 26210, 26215, 26218, 26219, 26228, 26229, 26234, 26236, 26237

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WVWC (92.1 FM) BUCKHANNON, WV
    • WBVQ (93.1 FM) BUCKHANNON, WV
    • WBRB (101.3 FM) BUCKHANNON, WV
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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