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Wayne County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 506.0 square miles
Population Density 84 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 41,437
Population change -2.5%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 21.4%
65 and over 17.9%
Females 51.2%
White 98.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.6
Asian 0.2%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 0.4%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.5%
Veterans 3,522
Households and Housing
Households 16,555
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 93.1%
Median household income $36,964
The per capita income $19,497
Live below the poverty line. 20%
housing units 19,151
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $79,500
Residents owning their homes. 78%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,461
Women-owned firms 29.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $232,794
Retail sales per capita $5,612
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $77,395