Mingo County

Mingo County, West Virginia

PO Box 1197
Williamson, WV 25661
Phone: (304) 235-0381
Fax: (304) 235-0365

On southwestern border of WV, southeast of Huntington; organized Jan 30, 1895 from Logan County. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe of Iroquoian linguistic stock. The name derives from Algonquian Mingwe, probably 'stealthy, treacherous.'

Area (sq mi):: 423.64 (land 422.61; water 1.03) Population per square mile: 64.40
Population 2005: 27,210 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -3.70%; 1990-2000 -16.30% Population 2000: 28,253 (White 96.00%; Black or African American 2.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,445; median household $21,347; Population below poverty level: 29.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,381-$20,344
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 29.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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