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FAST FACTS ABOUT POCAHONTAS COUNTY


Founded: 1821
Land in square miles: 941.6
Population: 8,719
Percentage minorities: 2.2%
Percentage rural: 100%
Median age: 45.8
Percentage 65 or older: 19.3%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 42
Median household income: $32,161
High school graduate or higher: 79.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
Home ownership: 80.4%
Median home value: $100,00


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.