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FAST FACTS ABOUT BOONE COUNTY

Founded: 1847
Land in square miles: 503.2
Population: 24,629
Percentage minorities: 1.5%
Percentage rural: 87.9%
Median age: 40.9
Percentage 65 or older: 14.1%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 35
Median household income: $39,783
High school graduate or higher: 71.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
Home ownership: 76.2%
Median home value: $76,400

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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