Mcdowell County

  1. Mcdowell County Legal Resources
  2. Mcdowell County Statistics
  3. Mcdowell County Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Mcdowell County Employment Information
  5. Mcdowell County Family Information
  6. Mcdowell County Education Information
  7. Mcdowell County Business Information
  8. Mcdowell County Public Benefits Information
  9. Mcdowell County Criminal Information
  10. Mcdowell County Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Mcdowell County Cities
  12. Mcdowell County Zip Codes


Mcdowell County Legal Resources

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Mcdowell County Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 42,151
  • Births / Deaths / Infant Deaths (2004): 514 / 434 / 0
  • Land Area (2000): 1,143.947 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 12.260 square kilometers
  • Farm Area (2002): 24,000.000 acres (97.104 square kilometers)
  • Farms (2002): 282
  • Farms under 50 acres (2002): 48.90%
  • Farms over 500 acres (2002): 2.50%
  • Farm earnings (2005): $30,352,000
  • Gallons of water used per day (total / irrigation / public use) (2000): 8,000,000 / 1,000,000 / 3,000,000
  • Ground water as percent of water use (2000): 51.80%
  • Physicians (2004): 36
  • Community Hospitals (Beds) (2004): 1 (65)
  • Medicare Recipients (2005): 8,142
  • Federal Spending (2004): $241,309
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Mcdowell County - Historical Places
Houses (2000): 18,377
Building Permits Issued (2006): 295
Valuation of Building Permits (2006): $56,299

Mcdowell County Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 19,638 23.18%
 Rural, Farm 1,230 1.45%
 Rural, Non-farm 63,844 75.37%

Mcdowell County Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mcdowell County Employment Information

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Mcdowell County Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 19,113 17,949 1,164 6.09% 61
1991 19,284 17,688 1,597 8.28% 83
1992 19,407 17,852 1,555 8.01% 80
1993 19,343 18,160 1,183 6.12% 61
1994 19,753 18,751 1,002 5.07% 51
1995 20,518 19,298 1,221 5.95% 59
1996 20,695 19,312 1,383 6.68% 67
1997 20,816 19,719 1,097 5.27% 53
1998 20,890 20,059 831 3.98% 40
1999 20,714 19,850 864 4.17% 42
2000 21,414 20,487 927 4.33% 43
2001 21,166 19,616 1,550 7.32% 73
2002 21,560 19,795 1,765 8.19% 82
2003 21,648 20,070 1,578 7.29% 73
2004 21,658 20,242 1,416 6.54% 65
2005 21,260 19,749 1,512 7.11% 71
2006 21,142 19,855 1,287 6.09% 61
2007 21,870 20,682 1,189 5.43% 54
2008 21,989 20,406 1,584 7.20% 72
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 21,522 20,243 1,279 5.94% 59
Feb 2008 21,548 20,152 1,396 6.48% 65
Mar 2008 21,588 20,235 1,353 6.27% 63
Apr 2008 22,045 20,403 1,642 7.45% 74
May 2008 21,981 20,401 1,580 7.19% 72
Jun 2008 22,113 20,536 1,577 7.13% 71
Jul 2008 22,747 20,926 1,821 8.01% 80
Aug 2008 22,280 20,454 1,826 8.20% 82
Sep 2008 22,080 20,300 1,780 8.06% 81
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Mcdowell County Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 3,120 14.59%
2. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 2,744 12.83%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 2,096 9.80%
4. Public Administration 896 4.19%
5. Metal Manufactuing 818 3.82%
6. Accommodation and Food Services 802 3.75%
7. Wood Manufacturing 660 3.09%
8. Chemical Manufacturing 652 3.05%
9. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 630 2.95%
10. Health Care 624 2.92%
11. Food and Beverage Stores 594 2.78%
12. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 506 2.37%
13. Truck Transportation 486 2.27%
14. Educational Services 462 2.16%
15. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 414 1.94%
16. Repair and Maintenance 366 1.71%
17. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 348 1.63%
18. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 338 1.58%
19. Utilities 324 1.51%
20. Paper Manufacturing 312 1.46%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 2,616 14.72%
2. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,828 10.28%
3. Educational Services 1,802 10.14%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 1,330 7.48%
5. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 1,208 6.80%
6. Chemical Manufacturing 1,102 6.20%
7. Food and Beverage Stores 626 3.52%
8. Public Administration 612 3.44%
9. Social Assistance 544 3.06%
10. Department and Other General Stores 462 2.60%
11. Personal and Laundry Services 426 2.40%
12. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 410 2.31%
13. Construction 384 2.16%
14. Finance and Insurance 336 1.89%
15. Wood Manufacturing 290 1.63%
16. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 278 1.56%
17. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 278 1.56%
18. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 240 1.35%
19. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 222 1.25%
20. Apparel Manufacturing 218 1.23%

Mcdowell County Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 2,550 11.92%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 1,436 6.71%
3. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 1,302 6.09%
4. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 1,148 5.37%
5. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 974 4.55%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 862 4.03%
7. Other Construction Trades 750 3.51%
8. Other Management Occupations 740 3.46%
9. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 650 3.04%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 638 2.98%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 634 2.96%
12. Vehicle Mechanics 564 2.64%
13. Woodworkers 524 2.45%
14. Law Enforcement Workers 494 2.31%
15. Assemblers and Fabricators 486 2.27%
16. Construction Laborers 484 2.26%
17. Other Material Moving Workers 440 2.06%
18. Electricians 412 1.93%
19. Other Office and Admin Support 384 1.80%
20. Carpenters 348 1.63%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Other Production Occupations 2,340 13.17%
2. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 994 5.59%
3. Other Office and Admin Support 686 3.86%
4. Registered Nurses 678 3.81%
5. Cashiers 638 3.59%
6. Secretaries and Admins 638 3.59%
7. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 634 3.57%
8. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 628 3.53%
9. Other Sales and Related Occupations 524 2.95%
10. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 514 2.89%
11. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 506 2.85%
12. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 492 2.77%
13. Assemblers and Fabricators 490 2.76%
14. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 468 2.63%
15. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 452 2.54%
16. Other Management Occupations 438 2.46%
17. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 430 2.42%
18. Health Technologists and Technicians 374 2.10%
19. Waiters and Waitresses 366 2.06%
20. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 346 1.95%

Mcdowell County Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 37,857 56.13%
15-35 hours 5,659 8.39%
1-14 hours 1,188 1.76%
No regular hours 22,738 33.71%

Mcdowell County Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,000 2.64%
5 AM-5:29 AM 1,164 3.07%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 1,879 4.95%
6 AM-6:29 AM 5,215 13.75%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 5,930 15.63%
7 AM-7:29 AM 4,409 11.62%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 4,814 12.69%
8 AM-8:29 AM 2,659 7.01%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,118 2.95%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 990 2.61%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 404 1.06%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 164 0.43%
Noon-3:59 PM 3,835 10.11%
4 PM-11:59 PM 4,358 11.49%

Mcdowell County Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 902 2.38%
5-9 3,607 9.51%
10-14 6,006 15.83%
15-19 6,784 17.88%
20-24 5,721 15.08%
25-29 2,594 6.84%
30-34 5,395 14.22%
35-39 953 2.51%
40-44 948 2.50%
45-59 2,639 6.96%
60-89 1,362 3.59%
At least 90 1,028 2.71%

Mcdowell County Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 50 0.13% 25,564 67.38%
30-44 50 0.13% 7,246 19.10%
45-59 4 0.01% 2,635 6.95%
At least 60 48 0.13% 2,342 6.17%

Mcdowell County Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 2 0.01%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 7,303 18.86%
 Car / truck / van, solo 29,936 77.33%
 Motorcycle 10 0.03%
 Other 262 0.68%
 Public transportation 152 0.39%
 Walked 274 0.71%
 Worked at home 774 2.00%

Mcdowell County Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mcdowell County Family Information

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Households (2000): 33,172 (81,514 people)
Families (2000): 24,004 (69,726 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 9,821
People at same address in 1995: 47,946

Mcdowell County Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 4,086 12.26%
$10,000-$14,999 2,424 7.27%
$15,000-$19,999 2,710 8.13%
$20,000-$24,999 3,256 9.77%
$25,000-$29,999 2,768 8.30%
$30,000-$34,999 2,652 7.95%
$35,000-$39,999 2,531 7.59%
$40,000-$44,999 2,171 6.51%
$45,000-$49,999 1,942 5.82%
$50,000-$59,999 2,904 8.71%
$60,000-$74,999 2,747 8.24%
$75,000-$99,999 1,672 5.01%
$100,000-$124,999 737 2.21%
$125,000-$149,999 296 0.89%
$150,000-$199,999 239 0.72%
$200,000 or more 206 0.62%

Mcdowell County Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 4,036 24.31%
 Family, 2 people 5,606 33.76%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 501 3.02%
 Family, 3 people 3,022 18.20%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 61 0.37%
 Family, 4 people 2,204 13.27%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 30 0.18%
 Family, 5 people 772 4.65%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 8 0.05%
 Family, 6 people 231 1.39%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 3 0.02%
 Family, 7 or more people 127 0.76%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 3 0.02%

Mcdowell County Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 25,859 30.63%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 7,635 9.04%
Public Assistance 848 1.00%
Retirement 5,568 6.60%
Self Employment 3,111 3.69%
Social Security 10,222 12.11%
Supplemental Security 1,720 2.04%
Wage / Salary 25,211 29.87%
Other 4,242 5.03%

Mcdowell County Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 11,693 59.84%
 With children under 18 7,848 40.16%

Mcdowell County Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,175 9.36%
 Married 22,703 66.93%
 Never Married 7,243 21.35%
 Widowed 798 2.35%

Mcdowell County Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,543 10.23%
 Married 21,551 62.25%
 Never Married 5,205 15.03%
 Widowed 4,322 12.48%

Mcdowell County Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mcdowell County Education Information

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Mcdowell County Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 6,658 10.19%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 13,229 20.25%
 High school diploma or equivalent 23,626 36.16%
 Some college, no degree 11,809 18.08%
 Associate degree 4,418 6.76%
 Bachelors degree 3,995 6.11%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,598 2.45%

Mcdowell County Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 1,042 2.47% 60 0.14% 1,102 2.61%
Kindergarten 963 2.28% 44 0.10% 1,007 2.39%
Grades 1-4 4,180 9.92% 200 0.47% 4,380 10.39%
Grades 5-8 4,397 10.43% 308 0.73% 4,705 11.16%
Grades 9-12 4,406 10.45% 172 0.41% 4,578 10.86%
Undergrad college 2,089 4.96% 344 0.82% 2,433 5.77%
Graduate or professional school 176 0.42% 38 0.09% 214 0.51%
Total 17,253 40.93% 1,166 2.77% 18,419 43.70%

Mcdowell County Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mcdowell County Business Information

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Wholesale trade sales (2002): $48,609,000
Retail sales (2002): $347,996,000
Accommodation and foodservices sales (2002): $31,940,000
Value of Manufacturers' Shipments (2002): $1,052,950
Retired workers (2005): 5,865

Mcdowell County Businesses Changes By Year


Year - Type  Business Births  Business Deaths  Business Expansions  Business Contractions  Stable Businesses
1999 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
1999 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 2 1 6 6 5
1999 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 0 1 3 2
1999 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 2 1 2 1 1
1999 - Construction 9 6 33 20 25
1999 - Educational Services 0 0 0 1 1
1999 - Finance & Insurance 4 2 4 12 12
1999 - Health Care & Social Assistance 5 7 22 8 24
1999 - Information 3 2 6 2 1
1999 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 1 0 1 0
1999 - Manufacturing 4 7 28 20 10
1999 - Mining 0 0 2 2 0
1999 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 2 10 22 17 51
1999 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 5 3 5 12 8
1999 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 3 0 8 3 11
1999 - Retail Trade 12 14 40 40 58
1999 - Transportation & Warehousing 2 1 4 8 6
1999 - Unclassified 1 2 0 0 0
1999 - Utilities 0 0 2 0 1
1999 - Wholesale Trade 4 5 7 2 14
1999 - Total 60 62 192 158 230
2000 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2000 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 6 3 5 8 3
2000 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 2 2 3
2000 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 0 2 3 1
2000 - Construction 5 10 31 30 18
2000 - Educational Services 0 0 1 0 1
2000 - Finance & Insurance 6 5 8 3 16
2000 - Health Care & Social Assistance 4 4 22 23 10
2000 - Information 1 1 4 3 4
2000 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 2
2000 - Manufacturing 2 5 21 25 13
2000 - Mining 0 0 2 1 2
2000 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 5 3 18 19 53
2000 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 7 4 12 5 9
2000 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 0 3 4 3 15
2000 - Retail Trade 9 13 50 38 46
2000 - Transportation & Warehousing 3 3 6 4 8
2000 - Unclassified 5 0 0 0 0
2000 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 2
2000 - Wholesale Trade 6 1 7 5 15
2000 - Total 59 55 195 173 221
2001 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2001 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 4 4 8 6 3
2001 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 1 2 0 4
2001 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 2 1 4 0
2001 - Construction 7 7 28 26 23
2001 - Educational Services 0 0 1 0 1
2001 - Finance & Insurance 4 5 6 6 16
2001 - Health Care & Social Assistance 13 2 22 15 19
2001 - Information 1 0 3 3 5
2001 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 1 1
2001 - Manufacturing 3 6 17 26 12
2001 - Mining 1 2 1 2 0
2001 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 3 6 19 13 59
2001 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 6 7 6 12 9
2001 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 2 4 3 5 10
2001 - Retail Trade 14 16 34 40 52
2001 - Transportation & Warehousing 4 2 6 7 6
2001 - Unclassified 5 2 0 0 2
2001 - Utilities 0 0 2 0 1
2001 - Wholesale Trade 4 2 4 11 16
2001 - Total 72 68 163 177 239
2002 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2002 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 2 4 6 5 7
2002 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 1 2 2 1
2002 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 0 2 1 3
2002 - Construction 4 9 24 30 25
2002 - Educational Services 0 0 1 0 1
2002 - Finance & Insurance 5 2 8 8 14
2002 - Health Care & Social Assistance 8 10 18 20 20
2002 - Information 1 2 2 3 5
2002 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 1 0 1 0 1
2002 - Manufacturing 4 5 14 33 6
2002 - Mining 0 1 1 1 1
2002 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 7 9 23 15 48
2002 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 6 6 10 8 9
2002 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 1 4 7 8
2002 - Retail Trade 20 18 26 45 50
2002 - Transportation & Warehousing 2 3 10 4 6
2002 - Unclassified 2 3 0 0 0
2002 - Utilities 0 0 0 0 3
2002 - Wholesale Trade 0 3 10 7 16
2002 - Total 67 77 162 189 224
2003 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2003 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 2 4 8 4 6
2003 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 2 1 1
2003 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 0 0 1 4 2
2003 - Construction 10 11 30 21 20
2003 - Educational Services 0 0 1 1 1
2003 - Finance & Insurance 1 2 8 8 17
2003 - Health Care & Social Assistance 1 3 20 15 26
2003 - Information 1 1 2 3 5
2003 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 0 0 2
2003 - Manufacturing 1 0 23 25 10
2003 - Mining 1 0 2 0 1
2003 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 10 5 13 20 54
2003 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 1 0 6 4 25
2003 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 3 1 6 3 11
2003 - Retail Trade 8 15 41 46 36
2003 - Transportation & Warehousing 4 4 6 3 9
2003 - Unclassified 0 1 0 0 0
2003 - Utilities 0 0 1 1 1
2003 - Wholesale Trade 3 4 8 7 14
2003 - Total 46 51 178 166 241
2004 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2004 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 1 1 5 9 7
2004 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 0 0 1 2 1
2004 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 1 1 4 2 0
2004 - Construction 14 13 31 16 21
2004 - Educational Services 0 0 0 0 2
2004 - Finance & Insurance 0 0 11 4 19
2004 - Health Care & Social Assistance 1 3 28 12 22
2004 - Information 2 1 5 4 1
2004 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 0 1 1 0
2004 - Manufacturing 5 4 25 25 7
2004 - Mining 1 0 1 2 1
2004 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 6 9 25 11 49
2004 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 4 4 8 6 16
2004 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 4 2 4 3 14
2004 - Retail Trade 12 11 35 40 51
2004 - Transportation & Warehousing 4 1 5 6 9
2004 - Unclassified 2 0 0 0 0
2004 - Utilities 0 0 0 1 2
2004 - Wholesale Trade 0 1 7 5 16
2004 - Total 57 51 196 149 238
2005 - Accommodation & Food Services 0 0 0 0 0
2005 - Administrative & Support & Waste Management & remediation serv 2 3 6 5 8
2005 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting 1 2 0 2 0
2005 - Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation 3 3 1 2 1
2005 - Construction 12 4 29 29 20
2005 - Educational Services 0 0 1 0 1
2005 - Finance & Insurance 4 3 7 11 13
2005 - Health Care & Social Assistance 6 5 13 24 21
2005 - Information 0 3 1 3 5
2005 - Management Of Companies & Enterprises 0 1 0 0 1
2005 - Manufacturing 5 8 27 19 8
2005 - Mining 0 1 2 1 2
2005 - Other Services (Except Public Administration) 8 7 20 24 40
2005 - Professional, Scientific, & Technical Ssrvices 4 4 8 9 13
2005 - Real Estate & Rental & Leasing 2 3 3 6 13
2005 - Retail Trade 12 24 31 40 41
2005 - Transportation & Warehousing 3 3 4 4 13
2005 - Unclassified 0 2 0 0 0
2005 - Utilities 0 0 2 0 1
2005 - Wholesale Trade 2 0 9 7 12
2005 - Total 64 76 164 186 213

Wholesale Trade Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mcdowell County Public Benefits Information

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Mcdowell County Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 72,368 88.40%
 Below Poverty Level 9,496 11.60%

Mcdowell County Government Finances By Year


Year  Property Taxes  Other Taxes  Intergov. Revenue  Utility Revenue  Employee Retirement Revenue  Other Revenue Total Revenue Salaries & Wages Total Debt Total Cash & Securities
1970 $1,267 $7 $4,091 $0 $0 $708 $6,066 $3,264 $4,355 $3,516
1971 $1,306 $10 $4,820 $0 $0 $738 $6,864 $2,500 $4,290 $1,404
1972 $1,435 $292 $4,917 $0 $0 $617 $6,969 $3,960 $4,093 $639
1973 $1,361 $494 $5,773 $0 $0 $605 $7,739 $3,714 $4,006 $1,042
1974 $1,565 $557 $5,716 $0 $0 $593 $7,874 $5,025 $3,909 $1,316
1975 $1,741 $623 $6,366 $0 $0 $1,015 $9,122 $5,566 $3,726 $530
1976 $1,759 $682 $7,590 $0 $0 $927 $10,276 $5,680 $3,502 $268
1977 $2,030 $819 $8,172 $0 $0 $1,051 $11,253 $6,933 $3,279 $718
1978 $2,481 $635 $8,906 $0 $0 $952 $12,339 $7,600 $3,056 $720
1979 $2,598 $904 $8,391 $0 $0 $637 $11,626 $8,763 $2,833 $860
1980 $2,925 $1,096 $10,247 $0 $0 $1,125 $14,297 $8,817 $5,152 $689
1981 $3,200 $1,068 $10,559 $0 $0 $1,280 $15,039 $1,831 $5,898 $686
1982 $3,687 $1,115 $14,049 $0 $0 $1,294 $19,030 $11,779 $8,245 $748
1983 $3,994 $1,140 $14,554 $0 $0 $3,029 $21,577 $12,261 $14,500 $958
1984 $3,994 $1,169 $14,554 $0 $0 $5,176 $23,724 $15,283 $19,154 $1,000
1985 $4,344 $2,122 $18,183 $0 $0 $3,712 $26,239 $14,489 $20,028 $1,319
1986 $5,034 $2,285 $18,168 $0 $0 $5,384 $28,586 $16,458 $28,310 $2,760
1987 $5,791 $3,030 $19,055 $0 $0 $6,182 $31,028 $16,762 $25,096 $1,959
1988 $5,006 $3,626 $20,593 $0 $0 $4,288 $29,887 $18,978 $19,801 $16,336
1989 $5,215 $5,141 $24,074 $0 $0 $3,916 $33,205 $20,156 $21,139 $15,728
1990 $5,819 $4,469 $26,422 $0 $0 $3,653 $35,894 $21,796 $13,688 $14,150
1991 $7,348 $4,063 $26,443 $0 $0 $3,441 $37,232 $22,646 $10,389 $9,357
1992 $7,288 $4,623 $28,168 $0 $0 $4,348 $39,804 $23,175 $8,390 $8,409
1993 $7,437 $4,828 $24,484 $0 $0 $4,317 $36,238 $21,144 $8,278 $8,401
1994 $7,776 $5,429 $28,330 $0 $0 $4,054 $40,160 $4,962 $4,472 $5,028
1995 $9,017 $4,942 $30,667 $0 $0 $4,543 $44,227 $5,210 $3,272 $7,885
1996 $9,224 $5,199 $31,656 $0 $0 $4,261 $45,141 $5,363 $2,789 $5,036
1997 $9,801 $5,555 $35,183 $0 $0 $4,812 $49,796 $26,290 $2,459 $5,815
1998 $10,608 $5,946 $39,862 $0 $0 $4,703 $55,173 $32,749 $5,800 $11,042
1999 $10,870 $6,384 $36,661 $0 $0 $5,481 $53,012 $31,576 $5,256 $12,013
2000 $11,565 $6,676 $50,242 $0 $0 $5,827 $67,634 $39,260 $4,750 $12,508
2001 $11,985 $6,780 $54,487 $0 $0 $4,990 $71,462 $38,539 $6,517 $10,652
2002 $12,386 $6,769 $49,772 $0 $0 $7,313 $69,471 $37,988 $25,408 $16,762
2003 $12,479 $6,809 $47,599 $0 $0 $8,011 $68,089 $38,937 $20,688 $13,817
2004 $14,842 $8,585 $55,888 $0 $0 $7,507 $78,237 $37,034 $10,277 $12,016
2005 $15,113 $9,030 $53,154 $0 $0 $7,502 $75,769 $39,099 $10,944 $10,084
2006 $15,859 $9,638 $57,394 $0 $0 $9,679 $82,932 $39,135 $10,841 $13,012


Year  Education  Financial Control  Public Buildings  Public Health  Transportation  Parks & Recreation Total Expenses
 Protective Services  Welfare  Interest On General Debt  Utilities  Employee Retirement  Other
1970 $4,680 $135 $30 $91 $0 $3 $5,999
$93 $486 $214 $0 $0 $267
1971 $7,633 $170 $40 $103 $0 $11 $8,993
$83 $559 $205 $0 $0 $189
1972 $6,441 $119 $54 $159 $0 $7 $8,166
$142 $748 $196 $4 $0 $296
1973 $5,605 $125 $73 $157 $0 $0 $7,245
$128 $714 $190 $3 $0 $250
1974 $6,405 $122 $44 $161 $0 $20 $8,131
$194 $676 $188 $4 $0 $317
1975 $9,011 $169 $1,028 $123 $0 $47 $12,198
$220 $836 $181 $3 $0 $580
1976 $8,779 $171 $56 $123 $0 $46 $10,725
$220 $853 $84 $2 $0 $391
1977 $9,115 $180 $115 $115 $0 $150 $11,701
$251 $913 $165 $3 $0 $694
1978 $9,740 $217 $213 $558 $0 $136 $13,091
$306 $1,111 $155 $2 $0 $653
1979 $11,741 $314 $136 $427 $0 $72 $15,468
$286 $1,664 $146 $2 $0 $680
1980 $12,416 $210 $95 $459 $0 $165 $16,615
$481 $1,317 $383 $0 $0 $1,089
1981 $13,742 $294 $121 $504 $0 $304 $18,535
$558 $1,258 $271 $0 $0 $1,483
1982 $15,034 $364 $263 $489 $0 $161 $19,754
$547 $1,471 $366 $1 $0 $1,058
1983 $15,631 $523 $141 $177 $0 $163 $21,634
$584 $1,593 $1,396 $1 $0 $1,425
1984 $20,262 $576 $144 $182 $0 $154 $27,208
$726 $1,626 $1,549 $99 $0 $1,890
1985 $19,053 $610 $107 $218 $0 $143 $25,379
$782 $1,776 $939 $0 $0 $1,751
1986 $21,895 $900 $324 $713 $0 $91 $29,988
$834 $1,662 $1,732 $0 $0 $1,837
1987 $23,446 $701 $434 $766 $0 $95 $31,711
$886 $1,698 $1,768 $0 $0 $1,917
1988 $23,974 $752 $412 $831 $0 $121 $32,522
$989 $1,556 $1,797 $0 $0 $2,090
1989 $25,336 $858 $385 $862 $0 $125 $34,487
$1,052 $2,173 $1,449 $0 $0 $2,247
1990 $27,474 $915 $354 $991 $0 $152 $37,393
$1,170 $2,547 $1,201 $0 $0 $2,589
1991 $27,691 $1,123 $361 $966 $0 $155 $37,799
$1,304 $2,810 $1,030 $0 $0 $2,359
1992 $34,385 $1,273 $312 $1,024 $0 $158 $45,162
$1,161 $3,502 $679 $0 $0 $2,668
1993 $30,906 $1,321 $351 $1,358 $0 $199 $42,419
$1,279 $3,859 $570 $0 $0 $2,576
1994 $30,739 $1,755 $343 $1,120 $0 $290 $43,701
$1,317 $3,951 $532 $0 $0 $3,654
1995 $32,906 $1,601 $329 $1,301 $0 $244 $47,116
$1,727 $4,081 $313 $0 $0 $4,614
1996 $34,462 $1,367 $347 $1,938 $0 $262 $52,955
$1,872 $4,857 $430 $0 $0 $7,420
1997 $36,967 $1,490 $360 $2,077 $25 $345 $54,261
$1,502 $5,129 $195 $0 $0 $6,171
1998 $41,598 $1,498 $365 $1,220 $25 $334 $59,363
$1,543 $4,700 $125 $0 $0 $7,955
1999 $41,394 $1,643 $332 $1,228 $25 $294 $60,266
$1,775 $4,866 $398 $0 $0 $8,311
2000 $50,838 $1,786 $372 $1,331 $0 $287 $71,897
$1,712 $6,026 $362 $0 $0 $9,183
2001 $54,671 $2,394 $400 $1,458 $0 $286 $76,873
$2,028 $6,421 $256 $0 $0 $8,959
2002 $51,266 $2,354 $425 $1,588 $0 $226 $74,430
$2,126 $6,834 $357 $8 $0 $9,246
2003 $51,695 $2,291 $392 $1,570 $0 $232 $76,639
$2,002 $6,213 $938 $7 $0 $11,299
2004 $56,708 $2,228 $481 $1,784 $0 $331 $84,988
$2,172 $6,655 $681 $5 $0 $13,943
2005 $54,361 $2,183 $560 $1,674 $0 $933 $85,763
$2,397 $9,067 $703 $0 $0 $13,885
2006 $55,590 $2,033 $558 $1,766 $0 $523 $91,153
$2,314 $9,930 $722 $0 $0 $17,717

Mcdowell County Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mcdowell County Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 851
Mcdowell County Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Mcdowell County Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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People With A Disability (2000): 52,000

Mcdowell County Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 5,257 12.47%
10-19 Years 5,302 12.58%
20-29 Years 5,605 13.30%
30-39 Years 6,227 14.77%
40-49 Years 6,378 15.13%
50-59 Years 5,237 12.42%
60-69 Years 3,931 9.33%
70-79 Years 2,785 6.61%
80-89 Years 1,229 2.92%
90+ Years 200 0.47%

Mcdowell County Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 21,002 49.83%
 Female 21,149 50.17%

Mcdowell County Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 38,373 91.04%
 African-American 1,716 4.07%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,214 2.88%
 Asian 387 0.92%
 Multiracial 306 0.73%
 Amerindian 112 0.27%
 Other Race 38 0.09%
 Pacific Islander 5 0.01%

Mcdowell County Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 22,742 43.63%
2. English 6,487 12.45%
3. Irish 6,230 11.95%
4. German 5,562 10.67%
5. Scotch Irish 3,331 6.39%
6. Dutch 1,664 3.19%
7. Scottish 1,473 2.83%
8. Italian 838 1.61%
9. French Non-Basque 650 1.25%
10. European 614 1.18%

Mcdowell County Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 76,042 95.56%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 2,268 2.85%
3. Miao / Hmong 346 0.43%
4. German 228 0.29%
5. Vietnamese 168 0.21%
6. Tagalog 98 0.12%
7. French 80 0.10%
8. Japanese 58 0.07%
9. Laotian 52 0.07%
10. Other West Germanic 50 0.06%

Mcdowell County Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 82,405 97.28%
 Naturalized immigrant 604 0.71%
 Not a citizen 1,703 2.01%

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