West Virginia vs. Ohio

West VirginiaOhio
Resident total population, 20101,852,99411,536,504
Resident total population, percent change - April 1, 2000 to April 1, 20102.5%1.6%
Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count)1,808,34411,353,140
Resident population under 5 years, percent, 20105.6%6.2%
Resident population under 18 years, percent, 201020.9%23.7%
Resident population 65 years and over, percent, 201016.0%14.1%
Resident population: total females, percent, 201050.7%51.2%
Resident population: White alone, percent, 201093.9%82.7%
Resident population: Black alone, percent, 20103.4%12.2%
Resident population: American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20100.2%0.2%
Resident population: Asian alone, percent, 20100.7%1.7%
Resident population: Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20100.0%0.0%
Resident population: Two or more races, percent, 20101.5%2.1%
Resident population: Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent, 20101.2%3.1%
Resident population: Not Hispanic, White alone, percent, 201093.2%81.1%
Population 1 year and over by residence - same house, one year ago, percent, 2006-201087.6%85.0%
Place of birth, foreign born, percent, 2006-20101.3%3.8%
Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home, 2006-20102.3%6.3%
Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher, 2006-201081.9%87.4%
Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher, 2006-201017.3%24.1%
Veterans - total, 2006-2010170,894936,383
Average travel time to work for workers 16 years and over not working at home, 2006-201025.422.7
Housing unit, 2010881,9175,127,508
Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units, 2006-201074.6%69.2%
Housing units by units in structure - multi-dwelling structure, percent, 2006-201012.1%23.0%
Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010$94,500$136,400
Households, 2006-2010740,8744,552,270
Average household size, 2006-20102.422.46
Per capita income in the past 12 months (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars), 2006-2010$21,232$25,113
Median household income, 2006-2010$38,380$47,358
People of all ages in poverty - percent, 2006-201017.4%14.2%
Private nonfarm establishments, 200938,990256,551
Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2009572,9604,460,553
Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2009, percent change, 2000-20092.6%-10.8%
Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) - establishments, 200988,081697,000
Total number of firms, 2007120,381897,939
Total Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%5.8%
Total American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.3%
Total Asian-owned firms, percent, 20071.3%2.0%
Total Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Total Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.7%1.1%
Total Women-owned firms, percent, 200728.1%27.7%
Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments, 200725,080,573295,890,890
Wholesale trade: merchant wholesalers (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll, 200711,036,467135,575,279
Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll, 200720,538,829138,816,008
Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita, 2007$11,340$12,049
Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll, 20072,553,25817,779,905
New private housing units authorized by building permits - total, 2010 (20,000-place universe)2,39513,710
Federal Government expenditure - total, FY 200920,464,822105,173,413
Land area in square miles, 201024,038.2140,860.69
Population per square mile, 201077.1282.3

Source: United States Census Bureau

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.