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County population in 2005: 7,476 (all rural)

County owner-occupied houses and condos: 2,312

Renter-occupied apartments: 533

% of renters here: 19%

State: 25%

Land area: 320 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile

(low).


Residents with income below the poverty level in 1999:

This county: 19.8%

Whole state: 17.9%


Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 1999:

This county: 8.3%

Whole state: 7.6%


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.3%), Manufacturing (11.4%), Retail trade (10.4%), Construction (10.2%).


Type of workers:


* Private wage or salary: 77%

* Government: 17%

* Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%

* Unpaid family work: 1%

Races in Doddridge County, West Virginia:


* White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)

* American Indian (0.9%)

* Two or more races (0.8%)

* Hispanic (0.6%)


(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)


Median resident age: 38.7 years

West Virginia median age: 38.9 years


Males: 3,736 (50.5%)

Females: 3,667 (49.5%)

Average wage per job in 2003: $22,419

County population in 2003: 7,468

Jobs in 2003: 1,304Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000: $288 (0.5%)


Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Doddridge County is $405 a month.

Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $478 a month.

Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $576 a month.


Cities in this county include: West Union