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Brooke County, West Virginia

632 Main St
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Phone: (304) 737-3661
Fax: (304) 737-4023

In northern panhandle of WV, east of Steubenville, OH; organized Nov 30, 1796 from Ohio County. Name Origin: For Robert Brooke (1751-99), governor of VA (1794-96) and attorney general (1798)

Area (sq mi):: 92.26 (land 88.85; water 3.41) Population per square mile: 275.90
Population 2005: 24,515 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -5.70% Population 2000: 25,447 (White 97.60%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 41.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,131; median household $32,981; Population below poverty level: 11.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,384-$24,418
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.80% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.90%

Cities with population over 10,000: None

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