In 2016 the Wild Ramp, a nonprofit local produce and artisan goods hub in Huntington, generated sales of $302,350 of locally-grown produce, food and arts products. With a mission to support and expand the local food and agriculture economy, all goods stocked at the Wild Ramp are grown or made within 250 miles of Huntington, …
The record of applications for West Virginia’s State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit provide an indicator of redevelopment of underutilized historic buildings in the state.
Less than half of respondents to a survey of young professionals in West Virginia say they plan to stay in the state for more than 12 years.
Of the 1,478 students who began university in West Virginia in 2011 focused on a STEM major, 337 graduated four years with that major, a retention rate of 22.8 percent.
Since 2013, West Virginia Department of Education’s Simulated Workplace program has grown by 11,300 students, 43 schools and 417 classrooms.
In 2016 Lumberport and Huntington became the latest communities in West Virginia to enact a Vacant Buildings Property Ordinance, bringing the total number of such communities in the state to 22.
In 2015, 38,979 trail uses passes were sold for the Hatfield-McCoy ATV trail network in southern West Virginia, an increase of 7.4 percent on the previous year.