Tucker County

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Tucker County, West Virginia

215 1st St Suite 3
Parsons, WV 26287
Phone: (304) 478-2414
Fax: (304) 478-2217
www.canaanvalley.org

In eastern WV, southeast of Clarksburg; organized Mar 7, 1856 from Randolph County. Name Origin: For Capt. Henry Saint George Tucker (1780-1848), cavalry officer in the War of 1812, U.S. representative from VA (1815-19), and president of the VA court of appeals (1831-41)

Area (sq mi):: 421.11 (land 418.87; water 2.24) Population per square mile: 16.60
Population 2005: 6,943 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 -5.20%; 1990-2000 -5.30% Population 2000: 7,321 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 42.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,349; median household $26,250; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,738-$21,831
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 30.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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