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2000 Census Information:
2000 Census reported
West Virginia's population as 1,808,344. Although
the national ratio for male-to-female is within 1.8%, West Virginia has a
slightly higher number of women (51.4% female to 48.6% men). In West
57.2% of the people (at least 15 years old) are married. Nationally,
the figure is 54.4%.
The media age for West Virginia is 38.9 years
whereas the national figure is 35.3.
Racially, the state's Caucasian population is much higher
than the national average. West Virginia is 95.0% White while the
country is 75.1%. The Black population is 3.2% in the state whereas the
national figure is 12.3%.
West Virginia's median household income is far below the
national average. West Virginia's is $29,696 whereas the country's is
$41,994. On the other hand, housing appears to be much more
affordable. The median house is $72,800 in West Virginia while the
national average is $119,600.