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FAST FACTS ABOUT PLEASANTS COUNTY

Founded: 1851
Land in square miles: 134.6
Population: 7,605
Percentage minorities: 2.7%
Percentage rural: 58.1%
Median age: 42.2
Percentage 65 or older: 16.1%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 40
Median household income: $38,882
High school graduate or higher: 87.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
Home ownership: 79.7%
Median home value: $89,400

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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