West Virginia Employment Background Check Information and WV Criminal Data

West Virginia Employment Background CheckDid you know West Virginia broke away from Virginia to become its own state in 1861 during the American Civil War? This week we are discussing West Virginia employment background check information, WV crime data, and other general West Virginia state info in our weekly blog series, “Criminal Data and Employment Background Check Information for Your Favorite State”!

About West Virginia*

West Virginia Population and Age Distribution. West Virginia’s estimated population was 1.9 million. The median age was 41.5 years. 21% of the population was under the age of 18, and 17% was 65 years and over.

Median Household Income. The median income of households was $40,196. The total number of households was 741,544 with an average of 2.44 people.

West Virginia Employment and Unemployment Rate. 49.7% of the West Virginia population over the age of 15 were employed which ranks 51 st in the nation. The West Virginia unemployment rate is 8.0% which was ranked 33rd in the country.

Types of West Virginia Employers. The types of employers in West Virginia were as follows: 33,580 (4.5%) were self-employed, 141,793 (18.8%) were employed by the federal, state, or local government and 576,303 (76.6%) were employed by the private sector.

Top Five West Virginia Industries. The top five industries by percent in West Virginia were: Educational Services and Health Care (26%), Retail (13.3%), Accommodations/Food Service/Entertainment (9.2%), Manufacturing (8.2%), and Professional/Administrative/Scientific (7.8%).

West Virginia Occupations. Occupations for the population employed (over the age of 15) in West Virginia’s private sector were: Business, Science, and Arts (31.5%), Sales and Office (24.8%), Service (18.7%), Production, Transportation, and Material Moving (12.9%), and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance (12.2%).

West Virginia Health Insurance Coverage. 86% of the civilian non-institutionalized population had health insurance coverage (14% had no coverage). Of those with coverage, 63% had private coverage and 37% had public coverage.

Disability. 19% of the civilian non-institutionalized population of West Virginia reported a disability. The West Virginia disability claim rate was ranked 1st in the country.

For a list of West Virginia counties, cities, towns, and county court houses, click here.

West Virginia Crime Data*

Total Violent Crimes. West Virginia had 5,869 total violent crimes (which ranked 39th in the nation) and with a violent crime rate of 0.30% (which ranked it 31st among all the states including DC & PR). Of the total number of violent crimes, 72 were murders, 421 were forcible rapes, 838 were robberies, and 4,538 were aggravated assaults.

Property Crime. West Virginia had 43,878 total property crimes. Of the total number of property crimes, 11,291 were burglaries, 30,378 were larceny/thefts, and 2,209 were motor vehicle thefts.

Law Enforcement. West Virginia had the 47th most law enforcement employees per population. West Virginia ranked 41st in the nation for the most police officers per population.

For more West Virginia crime information, please see the West Virginia Judiciary court system and the Supreme Court of Appeals.

West Virginia Employment Background Check Products

InstantCriminalChecks.com offers two West Virginia employment background check products: a West Virginia county criminal background check and a West Virginia state criminal background check.

The West Virginia state criminal background check includes a West Virginia corrections background check, WV circuit court background check, a sex offender record search of West Virginia as well as the entire country, and a search of the Most Wanted List. The corrections background check pulls offender records from the West Virginia Department of Corrections. The West Virginia state criminal background check is “instant” and results are received within seconds of placing an order. The price of this product is only $24.95. For the full description, please visit our West Virginia criminal background check webpage.

The West Virginia county criminal background check will return felony and misdemeanor convictions and deferred judgments over the past seven years from the Magistrate courts and Circuit courts. The West Virginia county criminal check results are provided within one to three business days. The cost of this product is $24.95.

Other West Virginia employment background check products include an instant national criminal background check that searches 46 states and D.C. (this product is $59.95) and a 3-state criminal background check (this product is $39.90).

*Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and FBI. “About West Virginia” data is from 2011. “West Virginia Crime Data” data is from 2012.

Washington Employment Background Check Information and WA Criminal Data

Washington Employment Background CheckDid you know Washington is often referred to as “Washington state” but the official name is “The State of Washington? This state as well as the District of Columbia (Washington D.C.) are named after George Washington. This week we are discussing Washington employment background check information, WA crime data, and other general Washington state info in our weekly blog series, “Criminal Data and Employment Background Check Information for Your Favorite State”!

About Washington*

Washington Population and Age Distribution. Washington’s estimated population was 6.9 million. The median age was 37.5 years. 23% of the population was under the age of 18, and 13% was 65 years and over.

Median Household Income. The median income of households was $57,573. The total number of households was 2,636,817 with an average of 2.56 people.

Washington Employment and Unemployment Rate. 58.4% of the Washington population over the age of 15 were employed which ranks 27th in the nation. The Washington unemployment rate is 8.7% which was ranked 26th in the country.

Types of Washington Employers. The types of employers in Washington were as follows: 201,619 (6.3%) were self-employed, 520,804 (16.3%) were employed by the federal, state, or local government and 2,477,275 (77.3%) were employed by the private sector.

Top Five Washington Industries. The top five industries by percent in Washington were: Educational Services and Health Care (21.3%), Professional/Administrative/Scientific (12.4%), Retail (11.5%), Manufacturing (10.8%), and Accommodations/Food Service/Entertainment (9.2%).

Washington Occupations. Occupations for the population employed (over the age of 15) in Washington’s private sector were: Business, Science, and Arts (38.1%), Sales and Office (22.8%), Service (18%), Production, Transportation, and Material Moving (11.4%), and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance (9.7%).

Washington Health Insurance Coverage. 86% of the civilian non-institutionalized population had health insurance coverage (14% had no coverage). Of those with coverage, 69% had private coverage and 29% had public coverage.

Disability. 12% of the civilian non-institutionalized population of Washington reported a disability. The Washington disability claim rate was ranked 29th in the country.

For a list of Washington counties, cities, towns, and county court houses, click here.

Washington Crime Data*

Total Violent Crimes. Washington had 20,386 total violent crimes (which ranked 21st in the nation) and with a violent crime rate of 0.19% (which ranked it 49th among all the states including DC & PR). Of the total number of violent crimes, 206 were murders, 2,193 were forcible rapes, 5,745 were robberies, and 12,242 were aggravated assaults.

Property Crime. Washington had 252,333 total property crimes. Of the total number of property crimes, 60,725 were burglaries, 165,206 were larceny/thefts, and 26,402 were motor vehicle thefts.

Law Enforcement. Washington had the 51st most law enforcement employees per population. Washington ranked 51st in the nation for the most police officers per population.

For more Washington crime information, please see the Washington Courts – Search Case Records.

Washington Employment Background Check Products

InstantCriminalChecks.com offers two Washington employment background check products: a Washington county criminal background check and a Washington state criminal background check.

The Washington state criminal background check includes a Washington courts background check, a sex offender record search of Washington as well as the entire country, and a search of the Most Wanted List. The Washington courts background check pulls from the superior courts for misdemeanor and felony records. The Washington state criminal background check is “instant” and results are received within seconds of placing an order. The price of this product is only $24.95. For the full description, please visit our Washington criminal background check webpage.

The Washington county criminal background check will return felony and misdemeanor convictions and deferred judgments over the past seven years from the district courts and superior courts. The Washington county criminal check results are provided within one to three business days. The cost of this product is $24.95.

Other Washington employment background check products include an instant national criminal background check that searches 46 states and D.C. (this product is $59.95) and a 3-state criminal background check (this product is $39.90).

*Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and FBI. “About Washington” data is from 2011. “Washington Crime Data” data is from 2012.

Virginia Employment Background Check Information and Virginia (VA) Criminal Data

Virginia Employment Background CheckDid you know Virginia is officially called the Commonwealth of Virginia? The three other states in the U.S. that are titled commonwealths are: Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania. This week we are discussing Virginia employment background check information, VA crime data, and other general Virginia state info in our weekly blog series, “Criminal Data and Employment Background Check Information for Your Favorite State”!

About Virginia*

Virginia Population and Age Distribution. Virginia’s estimated population was 8.2 million. The median age was 37.5 years. 23% of the population was under the age of 18, and 13% was 65 years and over.

Median Household Income. The median income of households was $61,741. The total number of households was 3,038,967 with an average of 2.61 people.

Virginia Employment and Unemployment Rate. 60.2% of the Virginia population over the age of 15 were employed which ranks 18th in the nation. The Virginia unemployment rate is 6.9% which was ranked 40th in the country.

Types of Virginia Employers. The types of employers in Virginia were as follows: 206,471 (5.2%) were self-employed, 805,644 (20.5%) were employed by the federal, state, or local government and 2,921,835 (74.2%) were employed by the private sector.

Top Five Virginia Industries. The top five industries by percent in Virginia were: Educational Services and Health Care (21.4%), Professional/Administrative/Scientific (14.8%), Retail (11.1%), Public Administration (9.3%), and Accommodations/Food Service/Entertainment (8.9%).

Virginia Occupations. Occupations for the population employed (over the age of 15) in Virginia’s private sector were: Business, Science, and Arts (41.9%), Sales and Office (23.1%), Service (16.9%), Production, Transportation, and Material Moving (9.5%), and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance (8.5%).

Virginia Health Insurance Coverage. 88% of the civilian non-institutionalized population had health insurance coverage (13% had no coverage). Of those with coverage, 74% had private coverage and 25% had public coverage.

Disability. 11% of the civilian non-institutionalized population of Virginia reported a disability. The Virginia disability claim rate was ranked 41st in the country.

For a list of Virginia counties, cities, towns, and county court houses, click here.

Virginia Crime Data*

Total Violent Crimes. Virginia had 15,564 total violent crimes (which ranked 26th in the nation) and with a violent crime rate of 0.14% (which ranked it 51st among all the states including DC & PR). Of the total number of violent crimes, 314 were murders, 1,452 were forcible rapes, 4,706 were robberies, and 9,092 were aggravated assaults.

Property Crime. Virginia had 176,985 total property crimes. Of the total number of property crimes, 29,511 were burglaries, 138,398 were larceny/thefts, and 9,076 were motor vehicle thefts.

Law Enforcement. Virginia had the 32nd most law enforcement employees per population. Virginia ranked 24th in the nation for the most police officers per population.

For more Virginia crime information, please see the Virginia’s Judicial System.

Virginia Employment Background Check Products

InstantCriminalChecks.com offers two Virginia employment background check products: a Virginia county criminal background check and a Virginia state criminal background check.

The Virginia state criminal background check includes a Virginia courts background check, a sex offender record search of Virginia as well as the entire country, and a search of the Most Wanted List. The Virginia courts background check pulls court and parolee records from misdemeanor conviction and felony records. The Virginia state criminal background check is “instant” and results are received within seconds of placing an order. The price of this product is only $24.95. For the full description, please visit our Virginia criminal background check webpage.

The Virginia county criminal background check will return felony and misdemeanor convictions and deferred judgments over the past seven years from the General-District and Circuit courts. The Virginia county criminal check results are provided within one to three business days. The cost of this product is $24.95.

Other Virginia employment background check products include an instant national criminal background check that searches 46 states and D.C. (this product is $59.95) and a 3-state criminal background check (this product is $39.90).

*Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and FBI. “About Virginia” data is from 2011. “Virginia Crime Data” data is from 2012.

Vermont Employment Background Check Information and Vermont (VT) Criminal Data

Vermont Employment Background CheckDid you know Vermont is the second least populous state in the USA? This week we are discussing Vermont employment background check information, VT crime data, and other general Vermont state info in our weekly blog series, “Criminal Data and Employment Background Check Information for Your Favorite State”!

About Vermont*

Vermont Population and Age Distribution. Vermont’s estimated population was 0.6 million. The median age was 42.4 years. 20% of the population was under the age of 18, and 16% was 65 years and over.

Median Household Income. The median income of households was $52,977. The total number of households was 258,520 with an average of 2.32 people.

Vermont Employment and Unemployment Rate. 62.9% of the Vermont population over the age of 15 were employed which ranks 9th in the nation. The Vermont unemployment rate is 6.4% which was ranked 45th in the country.

Types of Vermont Employers. The types of employers in Vermont were as follows: 31,024 (9.5%) were self-employed, 45,645 (14%) were employed by the federal, state, or local government and 248,515 (76.2%) were employed by the private sector.

Top Five Vermont Industries. The top five industries by percent in Vermont were: Educational Services and Health Care (27.5%), Retail (11.8%), Manufacturing (10.9%), Accommodations/Food Service/Entertainment (9.2%), and Professional/Administrative/Scientific (9%).

Vermont Occupations. Occupations for the population employed (over the age of 15) in Vermont’s private sector were: Business, Science, and Arts (40.6%), Sales and Office (21.7%), Service (17.1%), Production, Transportation, and Material Moving (10.6%), and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance (10%).

Vermont Health Insurance Coverage. 94% of the civilian non-institutionalized population had health insurance coverage (7% had no coverage). Of those with coverage, 69% had private coverage and 39% had public coverage.

Disability. 13% of the civilian non-institutionalized population of Vermont reported a disability. The Vermont disability claim rate was ranked 17th in the country.

For a list of Vermont counties, cities, towns, and county court houses, click here.

Vermont Crime Data*

Total Violent Crimes. Vermont had 893 total violent crimes (which ranked 52nd in the nation) and with a violent crime rate of 0.21% (which ranked it 47th among all the states including DC & PR). Of the total number of violent crimes, 8 were murders, 121 were forcible rapes, 112 were robberies, and 652 were aggravated assaults.

Property Crime. Vermont had 15,016 total property crimes. Of the total number of property crimes, 3,965 were burglaries, 10,616 were larceny/thefts, and 435 were motor vehicle thefts.

Law Enforcement. Vermont had the 4th most law enforcement employees per population. Vermont ranked 4th in the nation for the most police officers per population.

For more Vermont crime information, please see the Vermont Crime Information Center (VCIC).

Vermont Employment Background Check Products

InstantCriminalChecks.com offers two Vermont employment background check products: a Vermont county criminal background check and a Vermont state criminal background check.

The Vermont county criminal background check will return felony and misdemeanor convictions and deferred judgments over the past seven years. The Vermont county criminal check results are provided within five to seven business days. The cost of this product is $24.95.

The Vermont state criminal background check includes a Vermont corrections background check, a sex offender record search of Vermont as well as the entire country, and a search of the Most Wanted List. The corrections background check pulls from records of recent and current incarcerated inmates. The Vermont state criminal background check is “instant” and results are received within seconds of placing an order. The price of this product is only $24.95. For the full description, please visit our Vermont criminal background check webpage.

Other Vermont employment background check products include an instant national criminal background check that searches 46 states and D.C. (this product is $59.95) and a 3-state criminal background check (this product is $39.90).

*Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and FBI. “About Vermont” data is from 2011. “Vermont Crime Data” data is from 2012.

Utah Employment Background Check Information and Utah (UT) Criminal Data

Utah Employment Background CheckDid you know Utah is the second fastest-growing state in the USA? This week we are discussing Utah employment background check information, UT crime data, and other general Utah state info in our weekly blog series, “Criminal Data and Employment Background Check Information for Your Favorite State”!

About Utah*

Utah Population and Age Distribution. Utah’s estimated population was 2.9 million. The median age was 29.9 years. 31% of the population was under the age of 18, and 10% was 65 years and over.

Median Household Income. The median income of households was $57,049. The total number of households was 895,691 with an average of 3.14 people.

Utah Employment and Unemployment Rate. 63.9% of the Utah population over the age of 15 were employed which ranks 7th in the nation. The Utah unemployment rate is 6.8% which was ranked 42nd in the country.

Types of Utah Employers. The types of employers in Utah were as follows: 60,769 (4.6%) were self-employed, 203,022 (15.5%) were employed by the federal, state, or local government and 1,047,264 (79.8%) were employed by the private sector.

Top Five Utah Industries. The top five industries by percent in Utah were: Educational Services and Health Care (22.3%), Retail (12.2%), Professional/Administrative/Scientific (12.1%), Manufacturing (10.7%), and Accommodations/Food Service/Entertainment (8.8%).

Utah Occupations. Occupations for the population employed (over the age of 15) in Utah’s private sector were: Business, Science, and Arts (36.8%), Sales and Office (26.5%), Service (15.6%), Production, Transportation, and Material Moving (12%), and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance (9.1%).

Utah Health Insurance Coverage. 86% of the civilian non-institutionalized population had health insurance coverage (15% had no coverage). Of those with coverage, 73% had private coverage and 21% had public coverage.

Disability. 9% of the civilian non-institutionalized population of Utah reported a disability. The Utah disability claim rate was ranked 51st in the country.

For a list of Utah counties, cities, towns, and county court houses, click here.

Utah Crime Data*

Total Violent Crimes. Utah had 5,876 total violent crimes (which ranked 38th in the nation) and with a violent crime rate of 0.41% (which ranked it 19th among all the states including DC & PR). Of the total number of violent crimes, 50 were murders, 943 were forcible rapes, 1,100 were robberies, and 3,783 were aggravated assaults.

Property Crime. Utah had 85,424 total property crimes. Of the total number of property crimes, 12,943 were burglaries, 66,482 were larceny/thefts, and 5,999 were motor vehicle thefts.

Law Enforcement. Utah had the 46th most law enforcement employees per population. Utah ranked 46th in the nation for the most police officers per population.

For more Utah crime information, please see the Utah Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI).

Utah Employment Background Check Products

InstantCriminalChecks.com offers two Utah employment background check products: a Utah county criminal background check and a Utah state criminal background check.

The Utah state criminal background check includes a Utah courts background check, Utah corrections background check, a sex offender record search of Utah as well as the entire country, and a search of the Most Wanted List. The corrections background check pulls from records of currently incarcerated inmates of the Utah Department of Corrections (DOC). The Utah state criminal background check is “instant” and results are received within seconds of placing an order. The price of this product is only $24.95. For the full description, please visit our Utah criminal background check webpage.

The Utah county criminal background check will return felony and misdemeanor convictions and deferred judgments over the past seven years from the justice and district courts. The Utah county criminal check results are provided within one to three business days. The cost of this product is $24.95.

Other Utah employment background check products include an instant national criminal background check that searches 46 states and D.C. (this product is $59.95) and a 3-state criminal background check (this product is $39.90).

*Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and FBI. “About Utah” data is from 2011. “Utah Crime Data” data is from 2012.

Texas Employment Background Check Information and Texas (TX) Criminal Data

Texas Employment Background CheckDid you know Texas is the second largest and second most populous state in the United States of America? This week we are discussing Texas employment background check information, TX crime data, and other general Texas state info in our weekly blog series, “Criminal Data and Employment Background Check Information for Your Favorite State”!

About Texas*

Texas Population and Age Distribution. Texas’ estimated population was 26.1 million. The median age was 33.9 years. 27% of the population was under the age of 18, and 11% was 65 years and over.

Median Household Income. The median income of households was $50,740. The total number of households was 8,970,959 with an average of 2.84 people.

Texas Employment and Unemployment Rate. 59.2% of the Texas population over the age of 15 were employed which ranks 23rd in the nation. The Texas unemployment rate is 8.0% which was ranked 32nd in the country.

Types of Employers. The types of employers in Texas were as follows: 790,028 (6.7%) were self-employed, 1,667,483 (14.2%) were employed by the federal, state, or local government and 9,255,144 (78.9%) were employed by the private sector.

Top Five Texas Industries. The top five industries by percent in Texas were: Educational Services and Health Care (21.6%), Retail (11.7%), Professional/Administrative/Scientific (10.9%), Manufacturing (9.3%), and Accommodations/Food Service/Entertainment (8.9%).

Texas Occupations. Occupations for the population employed (over the age of 15) in Texas’ private sector were: Business, Science, and Arts (34.2%), Sales and Office (24.6%), Service (18.1%), Production, Transportation, and Material Moving (11.9%), and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance (11.1%).

Texas Health Insurance Coverage. 78% of the civilian non-institutionalized population had health insurance coverage (23% had no coverage). Of those with coverage, 57% had private coverage and 28% had public coverage.

Disability. 12% of the civilian non-institutionalized population of Texas reported a disability. The Texas disability claim rate was ranked 33rd in the country.

For a list of Texas counties, cities, towns, and county court houses, click here.

Texas Crime Data*

Total Violent Crimes. Texas had 106,476 total violent crimes (which ranked 2nd in the nation) and with a violent crime rate of 0.64% (which ranked it 2nd among all the states including DC & PR). Of the total number of violent crimes, 1,144 were murders, 7,711 were forcible rapes, 30,382 were robberies, and 67,239 were aggravated assaults.

Property Crime. Texas had 876,059 total property crimes. Of the total number of property crimes, 204,810 were burglaries, 606,253 were larceny/thefts, and 64,996 were motor vehicle thefts.

Law Enforcement. Texas had the 28th most law enforcement employees per population. Texas ranked 39th in the nation for the most police officers per population.

For more Texas crime information, please see the Texas Department of Public Safety (TxDPS) Crime Records Service.

Texas Employment Background Check Products

InstantCriminalChecks.com offers two Texas employment background check products: a Texas county criminal background check and a Texas state criminal background check.

The Texas state criminal background check includes a Texas corrections background check, a sex offender record search of Texas as well as the entire country, and a search of the Most Wanted List. The corrections background check pulls from records from the Texas DOC. The Texas state criminal background check is “instant” and results are received within seconds of placing an order. The price of this product is only $24.95. For the full description, please visit our Texas criminal background check webpage.

The Texas county criminal background check will return felony and misdemeanor convictions and deferred judgments over the past seven years from the County and District Courts. The Texas county criminal check results are provided within five to seven business days. The cost of this product is $24.95.

Other Texas employment background check products include an instant national criminal background check that searches 46 states and D.C. (this product is $59.95) and a 3-state criminal background check (this product is $39.90).

*Sources: U.S. Census Bureau and FBI. “About Texas” data is from 2011. “Texas Crime Data” data is from 2012.