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FAST FACTS ABOUT MONROE COUNTY

Founded: 1799
Land in square miles: 473.5
Population: 13,502
Percentage minorities: 2.5%
Percentage rural: 89.4%
Median age: 44.4
Percentage 65 or older: 19.6%
Birth rate per 1,000 population: 46
Median household income: $39,574
High school graduate or higher: 75.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
Home ownership: 84.9%
Median home value: $95,200

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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