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Lincoln County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 437.0 square miles
Population Density 49.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 21,559
Population change -0.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 22.4%
65 and over 16.6%
Females 50.3%
White 98.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.6
Asian 0.1%
Two or more races 0.7%
Black or African American 0.2%
Native American 0.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 74%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 8.2%
Veterans 1,771
Households and Housing
Households 8,416
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.2%
Median household income $35,487
The per capita income $18,458
Live below the poverty line. 27.3%
housing units 9,760
Multi-unit structures 3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $76,700
Residents owning their homes. 78.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 998
Women-owned firms 25.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $73,416
Retail sales per capita $3,309
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0