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Moundsville city, West Virginia

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Moundsville city, West Virginia
Persons in poverty, percent
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 8,252
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 8,995
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) -8.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 9,318
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 803
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 0.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 78.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $80,700
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $770
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $342
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $597
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 3,583
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.36
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 89.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 1.2%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 73.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 64.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 89.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 11.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 18.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 46.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 40.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 20,431
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 249,202
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $27,167
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 24.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $31,803
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $21,040
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 X
Total employment, 2018 X
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 968
Men-owned firms, 2012 543
Women-owned firms, 2012 237
Minority-owned firms, 2012 29
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 819
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 88
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 754
Population per square mile, 2010 3,205.4
Land area in square miles, 2010 2.91
FIPS Code 5456020
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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