Philippi, WV

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Population

3,407

0.263% decline

Poverty Rate

44.6%


Median Age

34.8


Median Household Income

$22,225

11.4% growth

Number of Employees

1,221

0.973% decline

Median Property Value

$90,700

6.3% decline

About

In 2017, Philippi, WV had a population of 3.41k people with a median age of 34.8 and a median household income of $22,225. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Philippi, WV declined from 3,416 to 3,407, a -0.263% decrease and its median household income grew from $19,957 to $22,225, a 11.4% increase.

The population of Philippi, WV is 90.4% White Alone, 3.79% Two or More Races, and 3.7% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Philippi, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Philippi, WV are Alderson Broaddus University (283 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Philippi, WV is $90,700, and the homeownership rate is 46.3%. Most people in Philippi, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Philippi, WV is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Autumn sunrise scenery from the Bear Rocks area of the Dolly Sods Wilderness near Davis, West Virginia (USA). HDR composite from multiple exposures.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Philippi, WV employs 1.22k people. The largest industries in Philippi, WV are Health Care & Social Assistance (203 people), Educational Services (172 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (165 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($68,854), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,750), and Information ($38,250).

Median household income in Philippi, WV is $22,225. Males in Philippi, WV have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,552. The income inequality in Philippi, WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$22,225

2017 value

± $4,381

11.4%

1 Year Growth

± 28%

Households in Philippi, WV have a median annual income of $22,225, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $19,957 in 2016, which represents a 11.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$55,526

Average Male Salary

± $2,063

$39,552

Average Female Salary

± $1,541

In 2017, full-time male employees in West Virginia made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in West Virginia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $63,277 ± $23,510

  2. American Indian

    $44,513 ± $30,224

  3. White

    $42,144 ± $1,238

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of West Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.42 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Philippi, WV is from West Virginia.

0.444

2017 Wage GINI

0.444

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.108% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for West Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in West Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in West Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9655

  2. Census Tract 9657

  3. Census Tract 9656

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Philippi, WV was Census Tract 9655 with a value of $42,212, followed by Census Tract 9657 and Census Tract 9656, with respective values of $39,432 and $23,491.

The following map shows all of the places in Philippi, WV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

44.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Philippi, WV (1.31k out of 2.93k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,118 ± 231

  2. Two Or More

    110 ± 84

  3. Asian

    50 ± 76

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Philippi, WV is White, followed by Two Or More and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.22k

2017 Value

± 196

-0.973%

1 Year decline

± 22.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Philippi, WV declined at a rate of -0.973%, from 1.23k employees to 1.22k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Philippi, WV, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (164 people), Sales & Related Occupations (163 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (95 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Philippi, WV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Philippi, WV, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (164 people), Sales & Related Occupations (163 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (95 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Philippi, WV has an unusually high number of residents working as Health Technologists & Technicians (2.66 times higher than expected), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (2.25 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Philippi, WV, by median earnings, are Construction & Extraction Occupations ($62,321), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,042), and Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($60,357).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.22k

2017 Value

± 196

-0.973%

1 Year decline

± 22.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Philippi, WV declined at a rate of -0.973%, from 1.23k employees to 1.22k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Philippi, WV, are Health Care & Social Assistance (203 people), Educational Services (172 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (165 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Philippi, WV, though some of these residents may live in Philippi, WV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Philippi, WV, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (203 people), Educational Services (172 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (165 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Philippi, WV has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.18 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.87 times), and Accommodation & Food Services (1.78 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Philippi, WV, by median earnings, are Construction ($68,854), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,750), and Information ($38,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from West Virginia to other states, or from other states to West Virginia.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $19.6B

  2. $7.19B

  3. $6.22B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $19.6B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($7.19B) and Coal ($6.22B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound West Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$72.2B

2020 Value

$86.9B

Projected 2045 Value

20.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound West Virginia trade was $72.2B. This is expected to increase 20.4% to $86.9B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound West Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from West Virginia to other states, or from other states to West Virginia.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $11B

  2. $7.36B

  3. $7.22B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $11B, followed by Ohio with $7.36B and Virginia and $7.22B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that West Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96% of the population of Philippi, WV has health coverage, with 29.2% on employee plans, 33.9% on Medicaid, 11% on Medicare, 17.4% on non-group plans, and 4.57% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Philippi, WV was $9,462 in 2014. This is a 5.5% increase from the previous year ($8,969).

Primary care physicians in Philippi, WV see 2386 patients per year on average, which represents a 28.8% decrease from the previous year (3353 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4208 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1403 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.7%). Additionally, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,386 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Barbour County, WV see an average of 2,386 patients per year. This represents a 28.8% decrease from the previous year (3,353 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Barbour County, WV in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,462

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,917

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,557

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,268

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in West Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.5%, from $8,969 to $9,462.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4%

Uninsured

29.2%

Employer Coverage

33.9%

Medicaid

11%

Medicare

17.4%

Non-Group

4.57%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Philippi, WV declined by 46.6% from 7.49% to 4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Philippi, WV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 19.7% prevalence

  2. 19.1% prevalence

  3. 18.2% prevalence

McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia, at 19.7%.

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Diversity

Philippi, WV is home to a population of 3.41k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.76% of Philippi, WV residents were born outside of the country (60 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Philippi, WV is composed of 3.08k White Alone residents (90.4%), 129 Two or More Races residents (3.79%), 126 Black or African American Alone residents (3.7%), 63 Asian Alone residents (1.85%), 10 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.294%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.9

24

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 64.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Philippi, WV was 34.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 24. But people in Philippi, WV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Philippi, WV residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.76%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

60 people

1.17%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

40 people

As of 2017, 1.76% of Philippi, WV residents (60 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Philippi, WV was 1.17%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,603 ± 1,252 people

  2. India

    2,547 ± 1,238 people

  3. China

    2,428 ± 1,209 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of West Virginia was Mexico, the natal country of 2,603 West Virginia residents, followed by India with 2,547 and China with 2,428.

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Citizenship

99.5%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.5% of Philippi, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Philippi, WV was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3.08k ± 96

  2. Two or More Races

    129 ± 91.7

  3. Black or African American Alone

    126 ± 66

In 2017, there were 23.9 times more White Alone residents (3.08k people) in Philippi, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 129 Two or More Races and 126 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Philippi, WV as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    102 ± 50

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    43 ± 36

  3. World War II

    24 ± 23

Philippi, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Philippi, WV awarded 283 degrees. The student population of Philippi, WV is skewed towards men, with 547 male students and 473 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Philippi, WV are White (236 and 86.1%), followed by Black or African American (22 and 8.03%), Hispanic or Latino (9 and 3.28%), and Asian (4 and 1.46%).

The largest universities in Philippi, WV by number of degrees awarded are Alderson Broaddus University (283 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Philippi, WV are Registered Nursing (41 and 14.5%), Physician Assistant (32 and 11.3%), and General Business Administration & Management (26 and 9.19%).

The median tuition costs in Philippi, WV are $26,400 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 41 degrees awarded

  2. 26 degrees awarded

  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Philippi, WV was Registered Nursing with 41 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Philippi, WV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

283 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$26,400

Median Private

In 2017, the Philippi, WV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Alderson Broaddus University with 283 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

137

Degrees Awarded to Men

146

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 137 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Philippi, WV, which is 0.938 times less than the 146 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    236 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    9 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Philippi, WV were to White students. These 236 degrees mean that there were 10.7 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 22 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Philippi, WV was $90,700 in 2017, which is 0.395 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $96,800 to $90,700, a 6.3% decrease. The homeownership rate in Philippi, WV is 46.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Philippi, WV have an average commute time of 18.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Philippi, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$90,700

2017 Median

± $14,070

$96,800

2016 Median

± $7,606

In 2017, the median property value in Philippi, WV declined from to $90,700 from the previous year's value of $96,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Philippi, WV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Philippi, WV the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$22,225

Median Household Income

± $4,381

1.43k

Number of Households

± 196

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.43k households in Philippi, WV grew to $22,225 from the previous year's value of $19,957.

The following chart displays the households in Philippi, WV distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Philippi, WV distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Philippi, WV the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

46.3%

2017 Homeownership

43.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 46.3% of the housing units in Philippi, WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 43.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Philippi, WV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

18.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Philippi, WV have a shorter commute time (18.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.3% of the workforce in Philippi, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    67.4%

  2. Walked

    13.1%

  3. Carpooled

    9.29%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Philippi, WV was Drove Alone (67.4%), followed by those who Walked (13.1%) and those who Carpooled (9.29%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Philippi, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Philippi, WV have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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