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FAST FACTS ABOUT MINERAL COUNTY


Founded: 1866
Land in square miles: 329.3
Population: 28,212
Percentage minorities: 4.7%
Percentage rural: 61.8%
Median age: 41.3
Percentage 65 or older: 17.3%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 41
Median household income: $36,571
High school graduate or higher: 86.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 13%
Home ownership: 76.9%
Median home value: $114,700


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.