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FAST FACTS ABOUT HAMPSHIRE COUNTY


Founded: 1754
Land in square miles: 644.5
Population: 23,964
Percentage minorities: 2.8%
Percentage rural: 100%
Median age: 41.4
Percentage 65 or older: 15.4%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 40
Median household income: $31,792
High school graduate or higher: 78.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
Home ownership: 67.6%
Median home value: $134,100


Source: This information is from the 2010 U.S. Census and the U.S. Geological Survey. In 2010, West Virginia as a whole had 6.1 percent minorities, a median age of 41.1, median household income of $38,380, and a 74.6 percent homeownership rate.