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FAST FACTS ABOUT GRANT COUNTY

Founded: 1866
Land in square miles: 480.3
Population: 11,937
Percentage minorities: 2.3%
Percentage rural: 77.1%
Median age: 42.8
Percentage 65 or older: 17.3%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 65
Median household income: $35,593
High school graduate or higher: 79.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
Home ownership: 79.7%
Median home value: $105,300

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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