West Virginia vs. Ohio

West VirginiaOhio
Population, 2014 estimate1,850,32611,594,163
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014-0.1%0.5%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20130.0%0.3%
Population, 20101,852,99411,536,504
Population, 2013 estimate1,853,59511,572,005
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base1,853,03311,536,725
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.5%6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 201320.6%22.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 201317.3%15.1%
Female persons, percent, 201350.6%51.1%
White alone, percent, 201393.8%83.2%
Black or African American alone, percent, 20133.6%12.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20130.2%0.3%
Asian alone, percent, 20130.8%1.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.0%0.0%
Two or More Races, percent, 20131.5%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 20131.4%3.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201392.7%80.5%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201388.1%85.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-20131.4%4.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-20132.4%6.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201383.9%88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201318.3%25.2%
Veterans, 2009-2013159,448864,923
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-201325.523.0
Housing units, 2013879,4495,123,997
Homeownership rate, 2009-201373.4%67.5%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201312.0%22.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$98,500$130,800
Households, 2009-2013741,3904,557,655
Persons per household, 2009-20132.432.47
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013$22,966$26,046
Median household income, 2009-2013$41,043$48,308
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-201317.9%15.8%
Private nonfarm establishments, 201337,573250,117
Private nonfarm employment, 2013575,9874,587,136
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2012-2013-0.6%0.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 201289,213743,915
Total number of firms, 2007120,381897,939
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%5.8%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.3%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.3%2.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.7%1.1%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200728.1%27.7%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000)25,080,573295,890,890
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000)11,036,467135,575,279
Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000)20,538,829138,816,008
Retail sales per capita, 2007$11,340$12,049
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000)2,553,25817,779,905
Building permits, 20132,57519,903
Land area in square miles, 201024,038.2140,860.69
Population per square mile, 201077.1282.3

Source: United States Census Bureau

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About this page: Side-by-side comparison between West Virginia and Ohio using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.