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FAST FACTS ABOUT ROANE COUNTY


Founded: 1856
Land in square miles: 484
Population: 14,926
Percentage minorities: 1.6%
Percentage rural: 78.9%
Median age: 42.8
Percentage 65 or older: 17.2%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 84
Median household income: $27,428
High school graduate or higher: 76.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
Home ownership: 76.1%
Median home value: $75,000


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.