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Brooke County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 89.2 square miles
Population Density 269.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 23,737
Population change -1.4%
Under 5 years of age 4%
Under 18 18.3%
65 and over 20.6%
Females 51.2%
White 96.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.8
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 1.4%
Native American 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17%
Veterans 2,045
Households and Housing
Households 9,968
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 90%
Median household income $42,493
The per capita income $22,815
Live below the poverty line. 13.1%
housing units 10,871
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $82,300
Residents owning their homes. 75.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,404
Women-owned firms 25.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $158,111
Retail sales per capita $6,673
Manufacturers shipments $2,645,118
Merchant wholesaler sales $0