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Arthurdale, WV

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About Arthurdale, WV

Arthurdale, WV is located in Preston County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Arthurdale is about 1,224 with about 106 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $150,500, which is roughly 37% higher than the Average Home Value of $94,810 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 31% lower than the National Average of $217,072.

The Median Income Per Household is about $68,750, which is roughly 41% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $40,347 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 5% higher higher than the National Average of $65,026.

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Quick Stats

Arthurdale Population 1,224
Average Home Value $150,500
Median Household Income $68,750
Median Age 38.4
Unemployment Rate 8.6%
Politics 76.79% Republican

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 2.26
Male Population Estimate: 45.4%
Female Population Estimate: 54.6%
Median Age: 38.4
Male Median Age: 42.6
Female Median Age: 50.9

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:95.3%
Black:0.5%
Hispanic:0.5%
Indian:0.5%
Asian:0.3%
Hawaiian:0%
Other:0%

Voting

Preston County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
Joe Manchin
U.S. Senator
Joe Manchin
Democratic Party
Shelley Moore Capito
U.S. Senator
Shelley Moore Capito
Republican Party
Jim Justice
State governor
Jim Justice
Republican Party

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 76.79%
Democratic: 21.71%
Libertarian: 1.15%
Green: 0.36%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Arthurdale specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Preston County: About 7.1944 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Preston County: About 230.051 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Preston County is about 45% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 20% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Arthurdale is about 8.6%.

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

33rd out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 37.99

The average living wage for the state of West Virginia is $30/hr, while the states minimum wage is $8.75/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives West Virginia a minimum wage score of 38.01 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.62/hr, which gives West Virginia a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 9.7 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for West Virginia is $192.50, resulting in a UI benefit score of 40.09 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
West Virginia does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
X West Virginia does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
West Virginia does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X West Virginia does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X West Virginia does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X West Virginia does provide some form of paid family leave.
X West Virginia does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X West Virginia does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X West Virginia does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X West Virginia does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X West Virginia does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
West Virginia does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
West Virginia does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X West Virginia does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
X West Virginia does not have a "right-to-work" law.
X West Virginia does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
West Virginia does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
West Virginia does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
West Virginia does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
X West Virginia does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

Nearby Location

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 26520, 26547 (2 Total Zip Codes)
Latitude: 39.495300
Longitude: -79.816800
TimeZone: Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: South
Average Elevation: 1759.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 304