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Kanawha County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 901.6 square miles
Population Density 214.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 191,275
Population change -0.9%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 20.4%
65 and over 17.7%
Females 51.9%
White 88.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1
Asian 1.1%
Two or more races 2.1%
Black or African American 7.6%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 88%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25%
Veterans 16,579
Households and Housing
Households 82,756
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.5%
Median household income $46,085
The per capita income $28,174
Live below the poverty line. 14.1%
housing units 91,953
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $101,600
Residents owning their homes. 71%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 14,196
Women-owned firms 26.3%
Asian-owned firms 1.6%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 2.5%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,947,318
Retail sales per capita $15,429
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,726,956