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Wood County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 366.3 square miles
Population Density 237.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 86,569
Population change -0.4%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 21.4%
65 and over 18.1%
Females 51.7%
White 96.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.9
Asian 0.6%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 1.2%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 18.4%
Veterans 8,194
Households and Housing
Households 35,569
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.9%
Median household income $42,287
The per capita income $24,042
Live below the poverty line. 16.2%
housing units 40,112
Multi-unit structures 15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $106,400
Residents owning their homes. 73.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,173
Women-owned firms 26.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.7%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,712,248
Retail sales per capita $19,847
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $330,697