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Morgan County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 229.1 square miles
Population Density 76.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 17,498
Population change -0.2%
Under 5 years of age 4.4%
Under 18 19.6%
65 and over 20.2%
Females 50.4%
White 97.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.2
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 0.8%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.8%
Veterans 1,356
Households and Housing
Households 7,343
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.8%
Median household income $36,046
The per capita income $22,312
Live below the poverty line. 15.3%
housing units 9,762
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $161,200
Residents owning their homes. 65%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,523
Women-owned firms 27.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $94,838
Retail sales per capita $5,744
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $5,694