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FAST FACTS ABOUT WOOD COUNTY

Founded: 1798
Land in square miles: 377
Population: 86,956
Percentage minorities: 3.6%
Percentage rural: 27.0%
Median age: 41.7
Percentage 65 or older: 16.9%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 52
Median household income: $42,146
High school graduate or higher: 86.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
Home ownership: 73.4%
Median home value: $102,500

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.


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