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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Kanawha County, West Virginia

Kanawha County (pronounced ka-NAW-ah') is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia taking its name from the Native term, Kanawha: "place of white stone". As of 2000, the population was 200,073. Its county seat is Charleston. Kanawha County is the most populous county in the state of West Virginia. During 1974, Kanawha County became known for its textbook controversy. Conservatives wanted to purge material they considered unsuitable from school textbooks, leading to John D. Maurice writing his Pulitzer Prize winning editorials. Kanawha County is part of the Charleston, WV metropolitan area, with a 2006 Census population estimate of 305,526 people. (from wikipedia)

General Information
West Virginia State$69,200 Average House Value (as of 2000)
204,731 Population (as of 2000)$30,537 Average House Income (as of 2000)
188,520 Population (current)932.8 Square Miles of Land
2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)0.5 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
5,859 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$688,453,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
95,119 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$2,818,331,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

Gender (as of 2000)
Ethnicity (as of 2000)
Median Ages (as of 2000)
No employer information available.