Doddridge County

Doddridge County, West Virginia

118 E Court St Rm 102
West Union, WV 26456
Phone: (304) 873-2631
Fax: (304) 873-1840

In northern WV, west of Clarksburg; organized Feb 4, 1845 from Harrison, Tyler, Ritchie, and Lewis counties. Name Origin: For Philip Doddridge (1773-1832), VA house of delegates (1815-16; 1822-23; 1828-29) and U.S. representative (1829-32)

Area (sq mi):: 320.48 (land 320.43; water 0.05) Population per square mile: 23.30
Population 2005: 7,476 State rank: 50 Population change: 2000-20005 1.00%; 1990-2000 5.80% Population 2000: 7,403 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,507; median household $26,744; Population below poverty level: 19.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,724-$17,731
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 38.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 68.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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