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|People QuickFacts||Nicholas County||West Virginia|
|Population, 2013 estimate||25,965||1,854,304|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||26,233||1,852,999|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-1.0%||0.1%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||5.8%||5.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||20.9%||20.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||18.5%||17.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||50.8%||50.6%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||98.0%||93.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||3.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.4%||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||0.9%||1.5%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||0.7%||1.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||97.4%||92.7%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||89.6%||87.9%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||1.3%||1.4%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||0.7%||2.4%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||82.1%||83.4%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||13.8%||17.9%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||26.1||25.4|
|Housing units, 2013||12,930||879,449|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||81.3%||73.7%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||5.6%||12.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$75,300||$97,300|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.51||2.43|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$22,718||$22,482|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$38,780||$40,400|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||19.2%||17.6%|
|Business QuickFacts||Nicholas County||West Virginia|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||578||37,9061|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||7,999||579,5831|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||0.5%||2.0%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||1,183||89,213|
|Total number of firms, 2007||2,023||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||S||0.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||34.2%||28.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||192,587||25,080,573|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||136,668||11,036,467|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||345,876||20,538,829|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$13,299||$11,340|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||30,507||2,553,258|
|Building permits, 2012||0||2,718|
|Geography QuickFacts||Nicholas County||West Virginia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||646.82||24,038.21|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||40.6||77.1|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|