West Virginia

State in United States of America, North America

West Virginia, a state in the Appalachian region of the United States, had a population of 1,775,156 in 2022. The median age in 2021 was 42.6 years, with a median income of $27,302. The unemployment rate in West Virginia stood at 3.6% in 2023. Life expectancy in the state was 72.8 years in 2020. Additionally, in 2021, 40.64% of the population was classified as obese, 13.94% reported binge drinking, and 21.88% were smokers.