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Ritchie County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 452.0 square miles
Population Density 23.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 10,073
Population change -3.6%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 20.7%
65 and over 19.4%
Females 50.3%
White 98.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.8
Asian 0.1%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 0.3%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 79%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.6%
Veterans 1,051
Households and Housing
Households 4,032
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 92.4%
Median household income $35,769
The per capita income $17,843
Live below the poverty line. 21.1%
housing units 5,790
Multi-unit structures 4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $73,400
Residents owning their homes. 79%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,043
Women-owned firms 27.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $60,394
Retail sales per capita $5,843
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $23,299