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FAST FACTS ABOUT JEFFERSON COUNTY

Founded: 1801
Land in square miles: 211.6
Population: 53,498
Percentage minorities: 12.4%
Percentage rural: 68.1%
Median age: 38.4
Percentage 65 or older: 11.8%
Birth rate per 1,000 population: 45
Median household income: $65,603
High school graduate or higher: 85.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.7%
Home ownership: 77.8%
Median home value: $255,800

Source: This information is from the 2010 U.S. Census. 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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