Skip Navigation

Sign In or Register

West-virginia-encyclopedia-text

SharePrint Sidebar

FAST FACTS ABOUT WETZEL COUNTY

Founded: 1846
Land in square miles: 361.3
Population: 16,583
Percentage minorities: 1.3%
Percentage rural: 53.3%
Median age: 44.1
Percentage 65 or older: 19.5%
Birth rate per 1,000 women: 66
Median household income: $36,636
High school graduate or higher: 82.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
Home ownership: 80%
Median home value: $82,200

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.


Related Articles

West Virginia Humanities Council | 1310 Kanawha Blvd E | Charleston, WV 25301 Ph. 304-346-8500 | © 2017 All Rights Reserved

About e-WV | Our Sponsors | Help & Support | Contact Us The essential guide to the Mountain State can be yours today! Click here to order.