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FAST FACTS ABOUT LEWIS COUNTY


Founded: 1816
Land in square miles: 389.5
Population: 16,372
Percentage minorities: 2.1%
Percentage rural: 70.6%
Median age: 43.1
Percentage 65 or older: 17.9%
Birth rate per 1,000 population: 41
Median household income: $33,293
High school graduate or higher: 79.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
Home ownership: 72.5%
Median home value: $87,400


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.