Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV

Add Comparison

Population

182,662

1.11% decline

Poverty Rate

19.5%


Median Age

42.7


Median Household Income

$40,165

2.91% growth

Number of Employees

65,918

2.07% decline

Median Property Value

$94,300

4.43% growth

About

In 2017, Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV had a population of 183k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $40,165. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV declined from 184,719 to 182,662, a -1.11% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,029 to $40,165, a 2.91% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.56%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.37%), White (Hispanic) (0.961%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.662%). 2.73% of the people in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV are Concord University (582 degrees awarded in 2017), New River Community and Technical College (447 degrees), and Bluefield State College (290 degrees).

The median property value in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV is $94,300, and the homeownership rate is 74%. Most people in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, 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

Showing data at the state level for West Virginia. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in West Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Impact on Employment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for West Virginia.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in West Virginia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Community Mobility

Showing data at the state level for West Virginia. Hospitalization data for some states may be delayed or not reported.

This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of West Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV employs 65.9k people. The largest industries in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV are Elementary & secondary schools (5,122 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,935 people), and Hospitals (4,466 people), and the highest paying industries are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($109,847), Natural gas distribution ($91,669), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($79,512).

Median household income in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV is $40,165. Males in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,153. The income inequality in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV (measured using the Gini index) is 0.435, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,165

2017 value

± $1,183

2.91%

1 Year Growth

± 3.72%

Households in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV have a median annual income of $40,165, 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 $39,029 in 2016, which represents a 2.91% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$51,424

Average Male Salary

± $5,956

$35,153

Average Female Salary

± $4,881

In 2017, full-time male employees in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV made 1.46 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $47,780 ± $47,191

  2. White

    $38,994 ± $3,747

  3. Black

    $29,956 ± $9,555

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.23 times more than White 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 Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

0.435

2017 Wage GINI

0.437

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV was 0.435 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.565% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

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

This chart shows the number of workers in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV was Berkeley, Jefferson, Mineral, Hampshire & Morgan Counties PUMA, WV with a value of $58,329, followed by Morgantown City PUMA, WV and Putnam, Boone & Lincoln Counties PUMA, WV, with respective values of $50,574 and $48,985.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV (34.4k out of 176k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    30,111 ± 1,235

  2. Black

    2,988 ± 377

  3. Hispanic

    621 ± 215

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

65.9k

2017 Value

-2.07%

1 Year decline

± -2.07%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV declined at a rate of -2.07%, from 67.3k employees to 65.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV, are Cashiers (2,671 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,114 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,887 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,671 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,114 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,887 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV has an unusually high number of residents working as Mining machine operators (28.5 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers (13.9 times), and Dredge, excavating, & loading machine operators (7.88 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($153,846), Marketing & sales managers ($138,628), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($109,513).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

65.9k

2017 Value

-2.07%

1 Year decline

± -2.07%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV declined at a rate of -2.07%, from 67.3k employees to 65.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,122 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,935 people), and Hospitals (4,466 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV, though some of these residents may live in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,122 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,935 people), and Hospitals (4,466 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV has an unusually high number of Coal mining (101 times higher than expected), Construction, & mining & oil & gas field machinery manufacturing (10.1 times), and Logging (6.52 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV, by average salary, are Drugs, sundries, & chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers ($109,847), Natural gas distribution ($91,669), and Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($79,512).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for West Virginia state.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

89.6% of the population of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV has health coverage, with 37.8% on employee plans, 23.5% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 2.82% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette 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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for West Virginia.

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).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for West Virginia.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

10.4%

Uninsured

37.8%

Employer Coverage

23.5%

Medicaid

15.4%

Medicare

10.1%

Non-Group

2.82%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 10.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV is home to a population of 183k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2016, 1.23% of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV residents were born outside of the country (2.28k people).

In 2017, there were 13.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (163k people) in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.5k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV are Spanish (2,264 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (399 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (336 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV was 42.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV residents was 42.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.23%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.28k people

1.27%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

2.35k people

As of 2016, 1.23% of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV residents (2.28k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV was 1.27%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Philippines

    490 ± 543 people

  2. Mexico

    180 ± 329 people

  3. Canada

    136 ± 286 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV was Philippines, the natal country of 490 Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV residents, followed by Mexico with 180 and Canada with 136.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

99.3%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.3% of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    163k ± 266

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    12k ± 332

  3. Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)

    2.5k ± 340

In 2017, there were 13.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (163k people) in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.5k Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    2,264 speakers (1.32%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    399 speakers (0.232%)

  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)

    336 speakers (0.195%)

2.73% of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV was Spanish. 1.32% of the overall population of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV are native Spanish speakers. 0.232% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.195% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    6,103 ± 491

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,914 ± 340

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,679 ± 322

Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.19 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2017, universities in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV awarded 2,120 degrees. The student population of Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV is skewed towards women, with 2,973 male students and 4,207 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV are White (1,894 and 90.8%), followed by Black or African American (130 and 6.23%), Hispanic or Latino (25 and 1.2%), and Two or More Races (17 and 0.815%).

The largest universities in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV by number of degrees awarded are Concord University (582 and 27.5%), New River Community and Technical College (447 and 21.1%), and Bluefield State College (290 and 13.7%).

The most popular majors in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV are General Studies (221 and 10.4%), Medical Assistant (160 and 7.55%), and Other Science Technologies (144 and 6.79%).

The median tuition costs in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV are $12,630 for private four year colleges, and $6,960 and $16,654 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 60 degrees awarded

  2. 154 degrees awarded

  3. 101 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV was Elementary Education & Teaching with 60 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 582 degrees awarded

  2. 447 degrees awarded

  3. 290 degrees awarded

$6,960

Median In-State Public

$12,630

Median Private

In 2017, the Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV institution with the largest number of graduating students was Concord University with 582 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Gender for Common Institutions

800

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,320

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 800 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV, which is 0.606 times less than the 1,320 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,894 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    130 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    25 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV were to White students. These 1,894 degrees mean that there were 14.6 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 130 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV was $94,300 in 2017, which is 0.411 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $90,300 to $94,300, a 4.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV is 74%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV have an average commute time of 23.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$94,300

2017 Median

± $3,634

$90,300

2016 Median

± $2,951

In 2017, the median property value in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV grew to to $94,300 from the previous year's value of $90,300.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

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

$40,165

Median Household Income

± $1,183

73.8k

Number of Households

± 1,874

In 2017, the median household income of the 73.8k households in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV grew to $40,165 from the previous year's value of $39,029.

The following chart displays the households in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

74%

2017 Homeownership

73.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74% of the housing units in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.9%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

23.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV have a shorter commute time (23.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.99% of the workforce in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.9%

  2. Carpooled

    9.82%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.73%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV was Drove Alone (82.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.82%) and those who Worked At Home (2.73%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette 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 Raleigh, Mercer & Fayette Counties PUMA, WV have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart