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Jackson County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 464.4 square miles
Population Density 62.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 29,178
Population change -0.1%
Under 5 years of age 5.4%
Under 18 21.7%
65 and over 18.7%
Females 50.8%
White 98
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.7
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.5%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.8%
Veterans 2,839
Households and Housing
Households 11,459
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.4%
Median household income $40,376
The per capita income $22,527
Live below the poverty line. 19%
housing units 13,192
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $101,800
Residents owning their homes. 77.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,967
Women-owned firms 20.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $325,186
Retail sales per capita $11,504
Manufacturers shipments $1,296,649
Merchant wholesaler sales $77,382