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FAST FACTS ABOUT MORGAN COUNTY


Founded: 1820
Land in square miles: 229.6
Population: 17,541
Percentage minorities: 2.6%
Percentage rural: 100%
Median age: 43.5
Percentage 65 or older: 18.3%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 64
Median household income: $37,281
High school graduate or higher: 84.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
Home ownership: 71.2%
Median home value: $167,100


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.