Fast Facts

White House in Field

Photograph by Michael Johnston of Renick, WV

Valley Population & Per Capita Income

County

Population

Income

Greenbrier

34,423

$30,372

Monroe

13,200

$20,615

Pocahontas

9,110

$23,855

U.S. Census 2000, West Virginia Bureau of Employment Programs Personal Income Provisions

U.S. Census

Labor Force

Civilian Labor Force
Greenbrier 14,650
Monroe 5,490
Pocahontas 3,410
Total Employment/Unemployment
Greenbrier 13,440/1,210
Monroe 5,110/380
Pocahontas 3,040/380
Unemployment Rate
Greenbrier 8.3
Monroe 6.5
Pocahontas 10.4

WV Economic Summary, WV Bureau of Employment Programs, May 2010 Data .

Major State Business Taxes

Corporate Net Income Tax 9.0%
Basis: Federal taxable income with WV adjustments; three-factor apportionment formula (property, payroll and double-weighted sales factors) for multistate businesses.
Business Franchise Tax 0.75%
Basis: Net worth of corporation or partnership as determined for federal tax purposes; three factor apportionment formula (see above) for multistate businesses.
Sales and Use Tax 6.0%
Note: Materials and machinery used in direct manufacturing processes are exempt.
Personal Income Tax 6.5%
Basis: Federal adjusted gross income with WV adjustments; $2,000 personal exemption; top rate (shown) on incomes over $60,000.

Valley Climate

GREENBRIER COUNTY
Temperature (Degrees F) Mean Annual Average       Avg. 51

January Averages

High 39

Low 18

July Averages

High 83

Low 59

Long Term Precipitation (inches)

January 2.69

July 4.39

Annual 38.8

Mean Annual Snowfall Range (inches)

25-80

MONROE COUNTY
Temperature (Degrees F) Mean Annual Average       Avg. 52

January Averages

High 41

Low 20

July Averages

High 83

Low 58

Long Term Precipitation (inches)

January 2.26

July 3.84

Annual 35.7

Mean Annual Snowfall Range (inches)

25-35

POCAHONTAS COUNTY
Temperature (Degrees F) Mean Annual Average       Avg. 48

January Averages

High 37

Low 13

July Averages

High 82

Low 57

Long Term Precipitation (inches)

January 3.35

July 4.50

Annual 44.9

Mean Annual Snowfall Range (inches)

50-120

Note: Wide variation in snowfall in some counties due to mountainous terrain. Upper limits in higher elevations.

Communications

Telecommunications Television Stations
NoneCable Television Stations
Available in urban areasRadio Stations
WJLS AM 56-FM 99.5
WKCJ-FM 103.1
WRLB FM 95.3
WRON FM 97.7 AM 1400
WSLW-AM 1310
Faith Communications
Verizon
Citizens Communications
Charter Communications
Cellular Service:
CellularOne
US Cellular
Newspapers:
Mountain Messenger
Pocahontas Times
Monroe Watchman
West Virginia Daily News

Transportation – click here to see map.

Rail Service: CSX, NF&G, Amtrak
Highways, Interstates: I-64, providing access to I-77, I-79 and I-81
US Routes: 60,219,250
WV Routes: 3,12,20,28,39,55,63,66,84,92,122,150,311
Motor freight carriers: 10+
Overnight couriers/parcel services: yes
Bus service: Greyhound, Mountain Transit Authority
Navigable Waterways: None
Nearest Ocean Ports: Baltimore, Norfolk/Hampton Roads
Airport: Greenbrier Valley AirportElevation: 2,303 feet
Runway: 7,004 feet
Commercial Airlines:US AirServices Available: Restaurant, Taxi, Car Rental, Limousine, Charter aircraft, Aircraft servicing/maintenance, Hanger rental, Commerical air service is also available at Charleston (113 miles from Lewisburg)and Roanoke (85 miles)

 

Facility Type Greenbrier Monroe Pocahontas
Auditoriums

8

4

1

Baseball-Softball Fields

15

8

6

Indoor Basketball Courts

9

4

4

Outdoor Basketball Courts

8

1

5

Swimming Pools

5

2

2

Country Clubs

4

0

0

Golf Courses

3

1

2

Parks

10

1

7

Stadiums

3

2

1

Indoor Tennis Courts

3

0

0

Outdoor Tennis Courts

31

1

1

Indoor Theaters

4

0

0

Outdoor Theaters

0

0

0

Playgrounds

25

6

10

Libraries

Greenbrier

7

Total Volumes

133,627

Monroe

2

Total Volumes

86,052

Pocahontas

5

Total Volumes

60,040

Child Care

Licensed Care Centers
Greenbrier

10

Monroe

2

Pocahontas

3

Medical

Greenbrier County
Hospitals

1

Beds

122

Doctors

63

Dentists

17

Monroe County
Hospitals

0

Beds

0

Doctors

3

Dentists

1

Pocahontas County
Hospitals

1

Beds

27

Doctors

6

Dentists

2

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