West Virginia State Facts
There are fewer men than woman in West Virginia. The overall gender ratio is 98 men to 100 women.
The West Virginia flag was adopted on November 6, 1929. The flag has been ranked the 36th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.
The West Virginia quarter was the 35th quarter released overall. The quarter was released on October 14, 2005.
Recent estimates put West Virginia's population at around 1,850,000 people (39th out of 56).The population density is 77.0 people per square mile (35th out of 56).
Someone from West Virginia is known as a West Virginian. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.
West Virginia was the 35th state when it joined the United States on June 20, 1863. Prior to 1863, West Virginia was known as "Part of Virginia, seceded with approval of the pro-Union Virginia government, but not the Virginia government in rebellion."
Essential West Virginia Facts
Postal CodeThe West Virginia postal code is WV. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 98 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 913,915 men
Female Population: 936,411 women
State FlagThe 6 main colors in the West Virginia flag are #FFFFFF, #003776, #06884F, #FF3516, #FFB30F, and #000000
Population and AreaPopulation: 1,850,326 people
Land Area: 24,038 square miles
Population Density: 1,850,326 people per square mile
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