Skip Navigation

Sign In or Register

West-virginia-encyclopedia-text

SharePrint Sidebar

FAST FACTS ABOUT LEWIS COUNTY

Founded: 1816
Land in square miles: 389.5
Population: 16,372
Percentage minorities: 2.1%
Percentage rural: 70.6%
Median age: 43.1
Percentage 65 or older: 17.9%
Birth rate per 1,000 population: 41
Median household income: $33,293
High school graduate or higher: 79.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
Home ownership: 72.5%
Median home value: $87,400

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.


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.