Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV

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Population

101,121

0.735% decline

Median Age

42


Median Household Income

$48,063

2.24% growth

Poverty Rate

16%


Number of Employees

38,790

2.22% decline

Median Property Value

$116,700

0.43% growth

About

In 2017, Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV had a population of 101k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $48,063. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV declined from 101,870 to 101,121, a -0.735% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,012 to $48,063, a 2.24% increase.

The population of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is 96.5% White Alone, 0.983% Black or African American Alone, and 0.956% Two or More Races. 0.969% of the people in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are Putnam Career and Technical Center (45 degrees awarded in 2016) and Strayer University-West Virginia (20 degrees).

The median property value in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is $116,700, and the homeownership rate is 79.4%. Most people in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV employs 38.8k people. The largest industries in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are Elementary & secondary schools (3,149 people), Hospitals (2,707 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,441 people), and the highest paying industries are Natural gas distribution ($125,980), Legal services ($119,108), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($104,252).

Median household income in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is $48,063. Males in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,720. The income inequality in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.432, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,063

2017 value

± $2,209

2.24%

1 Year Growth

± 5.97%

Households in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have a median annual income of $48,063, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,012 in 2016, which represents a 2.24% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$62,425

Average Male Salary

± $9,273

$40,720

Average Female Salary

± $6,629

In 2017, full-time male employees in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV made 1.53 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $47,101 ± $5,736

  2. Asian

    $39,946 ± $60,435

  3. Black

    $29,977 ± $18,722

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV workers was White. These workers were paid 1.18 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.432

2017 Wage GINI

0.435

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was 0.432 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.664% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral, Hampshire & Morgan Counties PUMA, WV with a value of $56,983, followed by Harrison, Marion, Taylor & Doddridge Counties PUMA, WV and Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, with respective values of $53,087 and $50,289.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV (16.1k out of 100k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    15,694 ± 851

  2. Black

    161 ± 152

  3. Hispanic

    84 ± 137

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

38.8k

2017 Value

-2.22%

1 Year decline

± -2.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV declined at a rate of -2.22%, from 39.7k employees to 38.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,243 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,197 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,190 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,243 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,197 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,190 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV has an unusually high number of residents working as Mining machine operators (28.3 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers (10.3 times), and Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders (8.93 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($288,348), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($165,118), and Chief executives & legislators ($125,186).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

38.8k

2017 Value

-2.22%

1 Year decline

± -2.22%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV declined at a rate of -2.22%, from 39.7k employees to 38.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,149 people), Hospitals (2,707 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,441 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, though some of these residents may live in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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 Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,149 people), Hospitals (2,707 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,441 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV has an unusually high number of Coal mining (86.6 times higher than expected), Natural gas distribution (6.33 times), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals (6.17 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, by average salary, are Natural gas distribution ($125,980), Legal services ($119,108), and Wired telecommunications carriers ($104,252).

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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. $17.4B

  2. $7.3B

  3. $6.62B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $17.4B, followed by Coal ($7.3B) and Pharmaceuticals ($6.62B).

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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$68B

2015 Value

$86.9B

Projected 2045 Value

27.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound West Virginia trade was $68B. This is expected to increase 27.7% 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. $10.5B

  2. $6.95B

  3. $6.94B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $10.5B, followed by Ohio with $6.95B and Virginia and $6.94B.

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

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Health

91.9% of the population of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV has health coverage, with 47.3% on employee plans, 20% on Medicaid, 14.3% on Medicare, 8.56% on non-group plans, and 1.76% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was $9,462 in 2014. This is a 5.5% increase from the previous year ($8,969).

Primary care physicians in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV see 1273 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1292 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1917 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 890 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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1,273 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see an average of 1,273 patients per year. This represents a 1.47% decrease from the previous year (1,292 patients).

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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

8.12%

Uninsured

47.3%

Employer Coverage

20%

Medicaid

14.3%

Medicare

8.56%

Non-Group

1.76%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 8.12%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is home to a population of 101k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is composed of 97.6k White Alone residents (96.5%), 994 Black or African American Alone residents (0.983%), 967 Two or More Races residents (0.956%), 891 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.881%), 413 Asian Alone residents (0.408%), 122 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.121%), 100 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0989%), and 12 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0119%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are Spanish (456 speakers), Vietnamese (91 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (62 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was 42. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

0.736%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

750 people

As of 2017, N/A% of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was 0.736%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Philippines

    109 ± 256 people

  2. Kazakhstan

    82 ± 222 people

  3. Cuba

    80 ± 220 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was Philippines, the natal country of 109 Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV residents, followed by Kazakhstan with 82 and Cuba with 80.

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Citizenship

99.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.9% of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    97.6k ± 188

  2. Black or African American Alone

    994 ± 145

  3. Two or More Races

    967 ± 213

In 2017, there were 98.2 times more White Alone residents (97.6k people) in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 994 Black or African American Alone and 967 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    456 speakers (0.478%)

  2. Vietnamese

    91 speakers (0.0955%)

  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)

    62 speakers (0.065%)

0.969% of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was Spanish. 0.478% of the overall population of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are native Spanish speakers. 0.0955% speak Vietnamese and 0.065% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,633 ± 298

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    929 ± 187

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    890 ± 223

Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV awarded 65 degrees. The student population of Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is skewed towards women, with 112 male students and 139 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are White (59 and 90.8%), followed by Black or African American (4 and 6.15%), Hispanic or Latino (2 and 3.08%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV by number of degrees awarded are Putnam Career and Technical Center (45 and 69.2%) and Strayer University-West Virginia (20 and 30.8%).

The most popular majors in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (17 and 26.2%), Dental Laboratory Technology (8 and 12.3%), and General Business (8 and 12.3%).

The median tuition costs in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV are $N/A 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. 17 degrees awarded

  2. 8 degrees awarded

  3. 5 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 17 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 45 degrees awarded

  2. 20 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Putnam Career and Technical Center with 45 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

27

Degrees Awarded to Men

38

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 27 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, which is 0.711 times less than the 38 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

    59 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    4 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    2 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV were to White students. These 59 degrees mean that there were 14.8 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 4 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was $116,700 in 2017, which is 0.536 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $116,200 to $116,700, a 0.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is 79.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$48,063

Median Household Income

± $2,209

39.1k

Number of Households

± 1,282

In 2017, the median household income of the 39.1k households in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV grew to $48,063 from the previous year's value of $47,012.

The following chart displays the households in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$116,700

2017 Median

± $4,520

$116,200

2016 Median

± $4,012

In 2017, the median property value in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV grew to to $116,700 from the previous year's value of $116,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, 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 Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

79.4%

2017 Homeownership

79.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.4% of the housing units in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.87% of the workforce in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.2%

  2. Carpooled

    8.28%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.06%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV was Drove Alone (86.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.28%) and those who Worked At Home (3.06%).

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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