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Preston County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 648.8 square miles
Population Density 51.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 33,859
Population change 1%
Under 5 years of age 5.2%
Under 18 19.6%
65 and over 17%
Females 48.5%
White 97.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.8
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.8%
Black or African American 1.3%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.6%
Veterans 3,098
Households and Housing
Households 12,697
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.2%
Median household income $45,413
The per capita income $21,457
Live below the poverty line. 13.2%
housing units 14,975
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $106,300
Residents owning their homes. 80.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,833
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 $221,141
Retail sales per capita $7,285
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0