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Autos Drive West Virginia Forward

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27,617
27,617 Total Auto Jobs in West Virginia
3.05%
3.05% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$1.33B
Total Labor Income Annually
$2.58B
Total Car Sales in 2018
81.6K
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$264.4M
Total State Tax revenue
4.9%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$167.8M
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$95.1M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$37.2M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$584.1M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$1.8M
Corporate Profits Tax
$29.9M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

1,584,252

Registered

By Body Style

By Powertrain

The West Virginia average age of vehicles is 12.39 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

81,580

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

By Powertrain

$3.8M
$3.8 Million Total Imports
$3.7K
$3.7 Thousand Total Exports
$3.1K
$3.1 Thousand Total Imports
$0
$0 Total Exports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.
Gasoline Stations 1162
Electric Charging Stations 85
Biodiesel Stations 0
Compressed Natural Gas Stations 2
Hydrogen Stations 0
Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 10

$31,630

$31,630 Average MSRP Per New Car

$43,469

$43,469 Median Household Income

$3,622

$3,622 Median Monthly Household Income

$482

$482 Median Monthly New Car Payment

13.30%

13.30% Monthly Car Payment As A Percent Of Monthly Income (%)

Commuting to Work

Automakers' Facilities

General Motors

Location Employees
Customer Care & Aftersales -- Parts Distribution Center -- Martinsburg Martinsburg 5,059

Toyota

Location Employees
TMMWV Buffalo 1,700