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FAST FACTS ABOUT BROOKE COUNTY

Founded: 1797
Land in square miles: 92.8
Population: 24,069
Percentage minorities: 3%
Percentage rural: 42.4%
Median age: 44.5
Percentage 65 or older: 19.1%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 58
Median household income: $39,475
High school graduate or higher: 87.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
Home ownership: 79.2%
Median home value: $85,300

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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