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FAST FACTS ABOUT WYOMING COUNTY

Founded: 1850
Land in square miles: 501.9
Population: 23,796
Percentage minorities: 1.8%
Percentage rural: 89.3%
Median age: 42.3
Percentage 65 or older: 15.1%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 23
Median household income: $36,343
High school graduate or higher: 72.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
Home ownership: 81.4%
Median home value: $59,300

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.


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