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Taylor County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 172.8 square miles
Population Density 97.8 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,973
Population change 0.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.4%
Under 18 20.4%
65 and over 17.5%
Females 49.4%
White 97.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.9
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 1%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 86%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.5%
Veterans 1,656
Households and Housing
Households 6,878
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.8%
Median household income $39,536
The per capita income $20,848
Live below the poverty line. 19.3%
housing units 7,478
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $89,900
Residents owning their homes. 77.6%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 0
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 $91,746
Retail sales per capita $5,662
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0