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FAST FACTS ABOUT BARBOUR COUNTY


Founded: 1843
Land in square miles: 342.9
Population: 16,589
Percentages minorities: 3.2%
Percentage rural: 82.5%
Median age: 41.5
Percentage 65 and older: 16.6%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 34.0
Median household income: $31,212
High school graduate or higher: 80.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
Home ownership: 76.5%
Median home value: $80,300


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.