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FAST FACTS ABOUT GILMER COUNTY

Founded: 1845
Land in square miles: 339.7
Population: 8,693
Percentage minorities: 17.5%
Percentage rural: 100%
Median age: 38.6
Percentage 65 or older: 14.2%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 42
Median household income: $29,706
High school graduate or higher: 74.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
Home ownership: 71.5%
Median home value: $69,000

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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