Clarksburg micropolitan area

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Location of the components of the Fairmont-Clarksburg Combined Statistical Area:
  Clarksburg Micropolitan Statistical Area
  Fairmont Micropolitan Statistical Area

The Clarksburg Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of three counties in North-Central West Virginia, anchored by the city of Clarksburg.

As of the 2000 census, the μSA had a population of 92,144 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 92,441).[1]



  • Places with 10,000 or more inhabitants


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 92,144 people, 37,032 households, and 25,677 families residing within the μSA. The racial makeup of the μSA was 96.96% White, 1.37% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.18% from other races, and 0.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.86% of the population.

The median income for a household in the μSA was $28,143, and the median income for a family was $33,198. Males had a median income of $28,991 versus $20,825 for females. The per capita income for the μSA was $14,666.

Combined Statistical Area[edit]

The Clarksburg μSA is combined with the Fairmont μSA to form the Fairmont-Clarksburg Combined Statistical Area (CSA), which had a population of 148,742 at the 2000 census. In addition to the three counties of the Clarksburg μSA, the CSA comprises the city of Fairmont (2000 population 19,097) and the rest of Marion County, which lies immediately to the north of the counties of the Clarksburg μSA.[3][4]

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