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WEST VIRGINIA Power Point Data

Population: July 2007 est.  =  1,812,035

Population growth 2006-2007 = 0.2%

Population density:  75.4 per sq mi

ethnic distribution

94.6%  white

3.5% black

0.7% asian

0.2% Native American

0.03% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0.9% Two or more ethnicities

1.1% Hispanic

 

Geography

total area = 24,230 sq mi

Land mass = 24,078 sq mi

forested acres = 12.0 mil

 

Location

South Atlantic state bounded on the north by Ohio, Pennsylvania & Maryland; on the S and W by Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio; on the E by Maryland and Virginia.

 

Climate

humid, continental climate except for marine modification in the lower panhandle

 

Topography

ranging from hilly to mountainous; Allegheny Plateau in the W, covers two-thirds of the state, mountains here are the highest in the state.

 

Economy

Chief Industries

manufacturing, services, mining, tourism

 

Chief Manufactured Goods

chemicals, aluminum, motor vehicle parts, lumber & plywood, primary & fabricated metals

 

Chief crops

hay, apples, corn, peaches, soybeans, tobacco, wheat

 

Livestock (2007)

420,000 cattle/calves

2.1 mil chickens

89.7 mil broilers

11,000 hogs/pigs

34,000 sheep/lambs

  

Gross State Product (est 2007)

$57.7 bil

 

Sales Tax (2008) = 6.0%

 

Lottery (2006)

Total Sales = $1.5 bil

Profits = $610.0 mil

 

Employment Distribution (2008)

19.0% govt

18.6% trade/trans/util

7.6% mfg

15.1% ed/health

8.1% prof/bus svc

9.8% leisure/hosp

3.9% finance

5.1% construction

7.4% other svc

1.5% info

 

Unemployment (2007)

4.6%

 

Mean earner's income (2007)

$29,537

 

Commercial Banks (2007)  83

deposits = $25.2 bil

Savings Institutions (2007)  7

deposits = $784 mil

 

Federal Government

Federal employees (2007)

14,728

Avg Salary = $62,569

 

Energy

Electricity Production (2007 kWh)

coal = 68.5 bil

gas = 136 bil

petroleum = 190 mil

 

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