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FAST FACTS ABOUT TAYLOR COUNTY

Founded: 1844
Land in square miles: 175.6
Population: 16,895
Percentage minorities: 2.5%
Percentage rural: 60.9%
Median age: 42.1
Percentage 65 or older: 16.2%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 75
Median household income: $36,956
High school graduate or higher: 83.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
Home ownership: 78.5%
Median home value: $77,000

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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