Oak Hill SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
6

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Oak Hill, West Virginia Info Snack

Oak Hill is a city in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States and is the primary city within the Oak Hill, WV Micropolitan Statistical Area. The micropolitan area is also included in the Beckley-Oak Hill, WV Combined Statistical Area. The population was 7,730 at the 2010 census. Country singer Hank Williams was discovered to be dead while the car in which he was a passenger was stopped in Oak Hill, and Oak Hill is generally accepted to be his place of death.
Population
8,722
Unemployment
10.4%
Poverty
23.8%
Median Home
$89,100
Median Income
$38,291
Median Rent
$591

Rankings for Oak Hill in West Virginia

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Map Of Oak Hill, WV

Population over time in Oak Hill

Year Population % Change
2016 8,722 5.7%
2015 8,249 -0.3%
2014 8,270 0.9%
2013 8,195 6.5%
2012 7,693 0.0%
2011 7,691 0.4%
2010 7,659 -

Crime in Oak Hill Per 100k

Crime Oak Hill WV USA
Violent Crime 209.8 358.1 386.3
Murder 0.0 4.4 5.3
Robbery 37.0 39.3 102.8
Aggravated Assault 135.7 278.5 248.5
Property Crime 3566.1 2047.2 2450.7
Burglary 839.1 507.9 468.9
Larceny 2640.7 1402.3 1745.0
Car Theft 86.4 137.0 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Oak Hill

White
91.8% (8,004)
African American
6.7% (582)
American Indian
0.2% (17)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (18)
Hispanic
1.2% (101)
Race Oak Hill WV USA
White 91.8% 92.4% 60.6%
African American 6.7% 3.4% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 0.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 0.2% 1.7% 2.5%
Hispanic 1.2% 1.4% 17.3%

Household Income For Oak Hill, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
10.1% (880)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.7% (758)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.1% (1,578)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.9% (863)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (1,264)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (1,674)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.6% (750)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (846)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.6% (52)
$200,000 or more
0.5% (43)
Income Oak Hill WV USA
Less than $10,000 10.1% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.7% 6.6% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.1% 13.8% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.9% 11.8% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 14.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 17.7% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.6% 10.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 9.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.6% 2.8% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.5% 2.3% 5.7%

Gender in Oak Hill

Female
52.5% (4,581)
Male
47.5% (4,140)
Gender Oak Hill WV USA
Female 52.5% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 47.5% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Oak Hill for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.3% (722)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,217)
High School / GED
36.2% (3,160)
Some College
18.9% (1,649)
Associate's Degree
7.5% (656)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (871)
Master's Degree
4.6% (400)
Professional Degree
0.3% (29)
Doctorate Degree
0.2% (13)
Education Oak Hill WV USA
< 9th Grade 8.3% 4.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 9.7% 7.4%
High School / GED 36.2% 40.5% 27.5%
Some College 18.9% 18.5% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.5% 6.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 11.9% 18.8%
Master's Degree 4.6% 5.6% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.3% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.2% 0.8% 1.3%

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