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General Information

Location – Roane Co., West Virginia

Size of county – 486.2 Square Miles

Average Elevation – 840 Ft.

Population – 

1990 – 15,120

1997 – 15,313

2000 – 15,446

2010 - 14,926


Transportation

Highways serving the areas: - U.S. 33, US 119, US 36, SR 14

Distance to nearest interstates – 20 miles to I-77 at Ripley, I-79 at Amma – Roane County


Motor Freight Carriers

33 carriers serve the area

Waterways – Nearest navigable waterways – Ohio River, 36 miles


Airlines Service

Nearest Airport – Slate Run

Boggs Airport (4800’) - Spring Creek Road


Commercial Service

Yeager Airport, Charleston (55 miles)

US AIR, United Express, Delta


Demographics

2000 Population – 15,446

2010 Population - 14,926

Median Age – 43.5

Median Household Income - $31,813


Labor Forces

Year Work
2017
2016
2001
2000
Force
5,290
5,260
6,240
6,490
Unemployment
10.8 %
9.3 %
9.5 %
12.5 %


Population by Age Group

Total Pop. – 14,926

Sex & Age
Male - 7,384
Female - 7,542
Under 5 Years - 826
5 to 9 years - 904
10 to 14 years - 973
15 to 19 years - 876
20 to 24 years - 656
25 to 29 years - 753
30 to 34 years - 850
35 to 39 years - 956
40 to 44 years - 949
45 to 49 years - 1,120
50 to 54 years - 1,203
55 to 59 years - 1,212
60 to 64 years - 1,082
65 to 69 years - 818
70 to 74 years - 676
75 to 79 years - 488
80 to 84 years - 292
85 to 89 years - 184
90 to 94 years - 94
95 to 99 years - 11

Median Age (years)

Male - 7,384
Female - 7,542

18+ years - 13,802
21+ years - 8,085
62+ years - 2,629
65+ years - 1,141
100 %


49.6 %
50.4 %
5.5 %
6.1 %
6.5 %
5.9 %
4.4 %
5.0 %
5.7 %
6.4 %
6.4 %
7.5 %
8.1 %
8.1 %
7.2 %
5.5%
4.5%
3.3%
2.0%
1.2%
0.6%
0.1%

43.5

49.6 %
50.4 %

92.5 %
54.2 %
17.6 %
7.6 %

Ecomic Indicators

Median Household Income - $31,813


Employment & Wage covered by Unemployment Compensation Programs

Employment, Annual Average 2016 – 4,780

Total Wages, Annual Average 2015 - $33,332

Weekly Wages, Annual Average 2015 - $641


Tax Information (full year - 2016)

Spencer Corp.

Class II - .010470

Class IV - .020940

Reedy Corp.

Class II - .010272

Class IV - .020544

Rest of County

Class II - .007970

Class IV - .015940

*Class II - Residential/Farm Property

*Class III - Rental/ Vacant / Commercial Property in Districts, not in Corporations

*Class IV - Rental / Vacant / Commercial Property in Corporations

*Property tax calculated on 60% of assessed value.


Unemployment compensation Tax Rate

New Employers – 2.7% (First 36 months)

Experienced Employers – 1.5 - 8.5%

Wage Base – First $12,000


State Corporate Income Tax

Rate – 9.0% Multi-state corporations are required to allocate certain non-business income to West Virginia and apportion. Their remaining income based on a three-point factor formula which includes double weighed sales property and payroll factors.



Business & Industry Utilities

Electric Service

MonPower (A FirstEnergy Company)

American Electric Power

Natural Gas Suppliers

Consumer’s Gas

Mountaineer Gas

Water Service

Supplier - Spencer Waterworks

Storage Capacity - 2,295,000 gallons

Peak Load - 1,500,000 GPD Waste Water 

Treatment

Design Flow - 750,000 Gallons


Buildings & Sites


Roane/Spencer

Industrial Building #1

Total Sq. Ft. -

50,000

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Spencer

Veneer Plant #2

Total Sq. Ft. -

101,864

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