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Grant County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 477.4 square miles
Population Density 25 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 11,759
Population change -1.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.1%
Under 18 20%
65 and over 21.1%
Females 50.4%
White 97.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.3
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 0.9%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.9%
Veterans 917
Households and Housing
Households 4,449
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.6%
Median household income $41,368
The per capita income $20,193
Live below the poverty line. 14.6%
housing units 6,396
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $112,900
Residents owning their homes. 79.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 637
Women-owned firms 27.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 4.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $118,345
Retail sales per capita $9,974
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0