Hardy County

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Hardy County, West Virginia

204 Washington St Rm 111
Moorefield, WV 26836
Phone: (304) 530-0250
Fax: (304) 530-0251
hardycountywv.com

In eastern panhandle of WV, south of Cumberland, MD; organized Oct 17, 1786 from Hampshire County. Name Origin: For Samuel Hardy (1758-85), member of VA house of delegates (1780) and a member of the Continental Congress (1783-85)

Area (sq mi):: 584.48 (land 583.39; water 1.09) Population per square mile: 22.80
Population 2005: 13,287 State rank: 42 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 12,669 (White 96.50%; Black or African American 1.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,859; median household $31,846; Population below poverty level: 13.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,159-$21,236
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 31.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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