Point Pleasant, WV-OH

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
54,764
0.494% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
42.6
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
16.8%
1.82% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$54,605
8.15% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$126,600
9.99% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
21,223
1.19% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Point Pleasant, WV-OH had a population of 54.8k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $54,605. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Point Pleasant, WV-OH declined from 55,036 to 54,764, a −0.494% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,489 to $54,605, a 8.15% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.43%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%), Two+ (Hispanic) (0.708%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.634%).

None of the households in Point Pleasant, WV-OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.8% of the residents in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are University of Rio Grande (446 degrees awarded in 2022) and Buckeye Hills Career Center (169 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was $126,600, and the homeownership rate was 79.8%.

Most people in Point Pleasant, WV-OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was 2 cars per household.

Point Pleasant, WV-OH borders Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH and Jackson, OH.

Population & Diversity

Point Pleasant, WV-OH is home to a population of 54.8k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.555% of Point Pleasant, WV-OH residents were born outside of the country (304 people).

In 2022, there were 38.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.5k people) in Point Pleasant, WV-OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.33k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 599 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.8% of Point Pleasant, WV-OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Point Pleasant, WV-OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    51.5k ± 205
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.33k ± 221
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    599 ± 128
1.38%
Hispanic Population
755 people

In 2022, there were 38.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.5k people) in Point Pleasant, WV-OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.33k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 599 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.38% of the people in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are hispanic (755 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Point Pleasant, WV-OH as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    67,744 ± 7,324 people
  2. Mexico
    45,297 ± 6,210 people
  3. China
    36,008 ± 5,579 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio and West Virginia was India, the natal country of 67,744 Ohio and West Virginia residents, followed by Mexico with 45,297 and China with 36,008.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.555%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
304 people
0.863%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
475 people

As of 2022, 0.555% of Point Pleasant, WV-OH residents (304 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was 0.863%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,507 ± 243
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    424 ± 149
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    413 ± 137

Point Pleasant, WV-OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Point Pleasant, WV-OH employs 21.2k people. The largest industries in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,996 people), Manufacturing (2,832 people), and Retail Trade (2,709 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($87,019), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,319), and Information ($59,261).

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,975. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

21.2k
2022 Value
± 1,200
−1.19%
1 Year decline
± 7.93%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Point Pleasant, WV-OH declined at a rate of −1.19%, from 21.5k employees to 21.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Point Pleasant, WV-OH, are Production Occupations (2,264 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,127 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,874 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Point Pleasant, WV-OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

21.2k
2022 Value
± 1,200
−1.19%
1 Year decline
± 7.93%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Point Pleasant, WV-OH declined at a rate of −1.19%, from 21.5k employees to 21.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Point Pleasant, WV-OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,996 people), Manufacturing (2,832 people), and Retail Trade (2,709 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Point Pleasant, WV-OH, though some of these residents may live in Point Pleasant, WV-OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$49,163
Median earning men ± $4,357
$30,562
Median earning women ± $2,639

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($95,118), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,093), and Manufacturing ($54,595).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($98,088), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,882), and Manufacturing ($40,754).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 335
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 240
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 226
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio and West Virginia went to Donald J. Trump with 55.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (43.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.17%).

Sherrod Brown, J. D. Vance, Joe Manchin, and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio and West Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio and West Virginia is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio and West Virginia

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023
Joe Manchin
Senator from West Virginia1
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Elected to the seat to succeed Carte Goodwin, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Robert Byrd.
Shelley Moore Capito
Senator from West Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Sherrod Brown, J. D. Vance, Joe Manchin, and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing Ohio and West Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio and West Virginia

Ohio and West Virginia is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio and West Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Point Pleasant, WV-OH awarded 615 degrees. The student population of Point Pleasant, WV-OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 732 male students and 1,251 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are White (497 and 81.3%), followed by Unknown (93 and 15.2%), Black or African American (14 and 2.29%), and Hispanic or Latino (4 and 0.655%).

The largest universities in Point Pleasant, WV-OH by number of degrees awarded are University of Rio Grande (446 and 72.5%) and Buckeye Hills Career Center (169 and 27.5%).

The most popular majors in Point Pleasant, WV-OH are Registered Nursing (175 and 28.5%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (44 and 7.15%), and General English Language & Literature (25 and 4.07%).

The median tuition cost in Point Pleasant, WV-OH for private four year colleges is $19,600.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,983 students enrolled in Point Pleasant, WV-OH, 36.9% men and 63.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,564 records, of which 66.3% were women and 33.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 150 degrees awarded
  2. 25 degrees awarded
  3. 25 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was Registered Nursing with 150 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Point Pleasant, WV-OH according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 446 degrees awarded
  2. 169 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Rio Grande with 446 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 178 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Point Pleasant, WV-OH, which is 0.407 times less than the 437 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 497 degrees mean that there were 5.34 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 93 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,400) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($660) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.716% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.669% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.6M), Some college (2.26M), and Bachelors Degree (1.81M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was $126,600 in 2022, which is 0.449 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $115,100 to $126,600, a 9.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Point Pleasant, WV-OH is 79.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Point Pleasant, WV-OH have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Point Pleasant, WV-OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Point Pleasant, WV-OH is $54,605. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $123,995, followed by Union County, OH and Warren County, OH, with respective values of $104,496 and $103,128.

Property

$126,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,314
$17,103
Median Property Taxes
±$929

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Point Pleasant, WV-OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

79.8%
Homeownership
2022
61.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.8% of the housing units in Point Pleasant, WV-OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Point Pleasant, WV-OH was Delaware County, OH with a value of $123,995, followed by Union County, OH and Warren County, OH, with respective values of $104,496 and $103,128.

The following map shows all of the counties in Point Pleasant, WV-OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$54,605
Median Household Income
± $3,568
21.4k
Number of Households
± 1,071

In 2022, the median household income of the 21.4k households in Point Pleasant, WV-OH grew to $54,605 from the previous year's value of $50,489.

The following chart displays the households in Point Pleasant, WV-OH 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Point Pleasant, WV-OH is from Ohio and West Virginia.
0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.456
2021 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.449
2022 Wage GINI in West Virginia
0.447
2021 Wage GINI in West Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0361% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.449 and income inequality had a 0.523% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for West Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in West Virginia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (86.5%)
  2. Carpooled (5.94%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.11%)

In 2022, 86.5% of workers in Point Pleasant, WV-OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (5.94%) and those who worked at home (5.11%).

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Point Pleasant, WV-OH have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.57% of the workforce in Point Pleasant, WV-OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Point Pleasant, WV-OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Point Pleasant, WV-OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Point Pleasant, WV-OH (8.94k out of 53.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Point Pleasant, WV-OH is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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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Health

91.1% of the population of Point Pleasant, WV-OH has health coverage, with 41.5% on employee plans, 22.3% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 10% on non-group plans, and 1.61% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ohio see 1291 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.921% decrease from the previous year (1303 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1566 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 346 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in West Virginia see 1270 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.626% decrease from the previous year (1278 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1740 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 670 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,291 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ohio
1,270 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in West Virginia

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,291 patients per year. This represents a 0.921% decrease from the previous year (1,303 patients).

Primary care physicians in West Virginia see an average of 1,270 patients per year. This represents a 0.626% decrease from the previous year (1,278 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24% under 18 years, 17.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.87%
Uninsured
41.5%
Employer Coverage
22.3%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
10%
Non-Group
1.61%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Point Pleasant, WV-OH grew by 4.32% from 8.51% to 8.87%.

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