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Roane County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 483.6 square miles
Population Density 30.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 14,656
Population change -1.8%
Under 5 years of age 5.4%
Under 18 21.5%
65 and over 19%
Females 50.5%
White 98.1
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.9
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 0.4%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 75%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.3%
Veterans 1,206
Households and Housing
Households 5,975
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.7%
Median household income $28,513
The per capita income $17,341
Live below the poverty line. 24.8%
housing units 7,346
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $81,900
Residents owning their homes. 75.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,510
Women-owned firms 21.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $142,023
Retail sales per capita $9,392
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $40,674