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Upshur County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 354.6 square miles
Population Density 68.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 24,665
Population change 1.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 20.5%
65 and over 17.8%
Females 50.6%
White 97.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 1%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 83%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 15.4%
Veterans 1,966
Households and Housing
Households 9,011
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.9%
Median household income $39,381
The per capita income $19,498
Live below the poverty line. 18.4%
housing units 11,074
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $100,500
Residents owning their homes. 77.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,906
Women-owned firms 25%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $297,123
Retail sales per capita $12,617
Manufacturers shipments $264,775
Merchant wholesaler sales $179,318