Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV

Census Place

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2022 Population
1,418
6.4% 1-year decline
US Senator
Joe Manchin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Shelley Moore Capito
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
56.5
14.6% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
30.4%
23.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$43,491
51.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$62,400
15.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
327
14.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV had a population of 1.42k people with a median age of 56.5 and a median household income of $43,491. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV declined from 1,515 to 1,418, a −6.4% decrease and its median household income grew from $28,651 to $43,491, a 51.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (97.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.76%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.776%), White (Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV 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.

100% of the residents in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV are Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College (476 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV was $62,400, and the homeownership rate was 66.8%.

Most people in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV is home to a population of 1.42k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0% of Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2022, there were 55.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.38k people) in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.38k ± 401
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25 ± 43
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    11 ± 22.2
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2022, there were 55.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.38k people) in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0% of the people in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV are hispanic (0 people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,064 ± 1,115 people
  2. Germany
    1,923 ± 1,076 people
  3. China
    1,815 ± 1,045 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of West Virginia was Mexico, the natal country of 2,064 West Virginia residents, followed by Germany with 1,923 and China with 1,815.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    42 ± 57
  2. Vietnam
    21 ± 39
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 23

Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV employs 327 people. The largest industries in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV are Transportation & Warehousing (116 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (50 people), and Retail Trade (42 people), and the highest paying industries are Retail Trade ($38,750) and Total ($31,809).

Males in West Virginia have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,743. The income inequality in West Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.449, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

327
2022 Value
± 188
14.3%
1 Year growth
± 73.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV grew at a rate of 14.3%, from 286 employees to 327 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations (75 people), Sales & Related Occupations (56 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (50 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

327
2022 Value
± 188
14.3%
1 Year growth
± 73.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV grew at a rate of 14.3%, from 286 employees to 327 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV, are Transportation & Warehousing (116 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (50 people), and Retail Trade (42 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV, though some of these residents may live in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$24,688
Median earning men ± $13,085
$90,150
Median earning women ± $89,952

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Employment by Industry Sector

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0.583%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 690k people employed in West Virginia. This represents a 0.583% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in West Virginia.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in West Virginia went to Donald J. Trump with 68.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (29.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.34%).

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

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

US Senators from West Virginia

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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

Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing West Virginia.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in West Virginia over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from West Virginia

West Virginia is currently represented by 2 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 West Virginia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV awarded 476 degrees. The student population of Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 413 male students and 952 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV are White (464 and 97.5%), followed by Black or African American (11 and 2.31%), Two or More Races (1 and 0.21%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV by number of degrees awarded are Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College (476 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV are General Studies (80 and 16.8%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (56 and 11.8%), and General Business Administration & Management (39 and 8.19%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,365 students enrolled in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV, 30.3% men and 69.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,330 records, of which 69.6% were women and 30.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 56 degrees awarded
  2. 39 degrees awarded
  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 56 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
476 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College with 476 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 143 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV, which is 0.429 times less than the 333 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 464 degrees mean that there were 42.2 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 11 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,056) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($303) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,000) 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, 0.661% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.559% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (549k), Some college (279k), and Secondary Education (210k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV was $62,400 in 2022, which is 0.221 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $53,900 to $62,400, a 15.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV is 66.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV have an average commute time of 13.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$62,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$54,755
$419
Median Property Taxes
±$165

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The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$43,491
Median Household Income
± $17,662
627
Number of Households
± 217

In 2022, the median household income of the 627 households in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV grew to $43,491 from the previous year's value of $28,651.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV is from West Virginia.
0.449
2022 Wage GINI in West Virginia
0.447
2021 Wage GINI in West Virginia

In 2022, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.449 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. 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. In other words, 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 (64%)
  2. Worked At Home (26.2%)
  3. Walked (9.79%)

In 2022, 64% of workers in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (26.2%) and those who walked to work (9.79%).

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Commute Time

13.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV have a shorter commute time (13.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV 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 Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

30.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV (431 out of 1.42k 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 65 - 74, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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

92.5% of the population of Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV has health coverage, with 13% on employee plans, 33.1% on Medicaid, 43.7% on Medicare, 1.97% on non-group plans, and 0.705% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Logan County, WV see 1779 patients per year on average, which represents a 18.2% decrease from the previous year (2174 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 7922 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1056 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,779 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Logan County, WV

Primary care physicians in Logan County, WV see an average of 1,779 patients per year. This represents a 18.2% decrease from the previous year (2,174 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 6.84% under 18 years, 7.9% between 18 and 34 years, 43.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 42.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.8% were men and 48.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.55%
Uninsured
13%
Employer Coverage
33.1%
Medicaid
43.7%
Medicare
1.97%
Non-Group
0.705%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mount Gay-Shamrock, WV declined by 9.27% from 8.32% to 7.55%.

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