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FAST FACTS ABOUT JACKSON COUNTY


Founded: 1831
Land in square miles: 471.2
Population: 29,211
Percentage minorities: 1.8%
Percentage rural: 73.6%
Median age: 41.6
Percentage 65 or older: 17.7%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 44
Median household income: $41,406
High school graduate or higher: 82.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
Home ownership: 79.6%
Median home value: $102,100


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.