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|People QuickFacts||Lewis County||West Virginia|
|Population, 2013 estimate||16,452||1,854,304|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||16,372||1,852,999|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||0.5%||0.1%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.8%||5.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||20.6%||20.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||18.9%||17.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.4%||50.6%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||97.6%||93.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.6%||3.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.2%||0.2%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.4%||0.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||Z||Z|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.1%||1.5%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||0.9%||1.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||96.9%||92.7%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||88.9%||87.9%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||0.8%||1.4%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||1.1%||2.4%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||83.4%||83.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||14.5%||17.9%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||25.1||25.4|
|Housing units, 2013||7,882||879,449|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||70.6%||73.7%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||7.4%||12.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$90,000||$97,300|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.45||2.43|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$20,920||$22,482|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$35,179||$40,400|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||22.3%||17.6%|
|Business QuickFacts||Lewis County||West Virginia|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||392||37,9062|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||5,167||579,5832|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||0.7%||2.0%2|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||924||89,213|
|Total number of firms, 2007||1,144||120,381|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||S|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||S|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||17.0%||28.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||25,080,573|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||54,766||11,036,467|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||212,862||20,538,829|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$12,426||$11,340|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||27,332||2,553,258|
|Building permits, 2012||0||2,718|
|Geography QuickFacts||Lewis County||West Virginia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||384.90||24,038.21|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||42.5||77.1|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|