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Nicholas County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 646.8 square miles
Population Density 40.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 25,965
Population change -1%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 20.9%
65 and over 18.5%
Females 50.8%
White 98
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.7
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 0.3%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.1%
Veterans 1,916
Households and Housing
Households 10,657
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.6%
Median household income $40,064
The per capita income $23,209
Live below the poverty line. 19.2%
housing units 12,930
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $75,500
Residents owning their homes. 80.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,023
Women-owned firms 34.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $345,876
Retail sales per capita $13,299
Manufacturers shipments $192,587
Merchant wholesaler sales $136,668