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Pocahontas County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 940.3 square miles
Population Density 9.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,669
Population change -0.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 17.5%
65 and over 21.6%
Females 48.5%
White 97.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 0.1%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 1%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.4%
Veterans 920
Households and Housing
Households 3,694
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.3%
Median household income $33,779
The per capita income $20,373
Live below the poverty line. 19.1%
housing units 8,798
Multi-unit structures 22%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $104,500
Residents owning their homes. 81.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 871
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $60,206
Retail sales per capita $7,012
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0