Point Pleasant micropolitan area

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The Point Pleasant Micropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties – one in West Virginia and one in Ohio – anchored by the city of Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

As of the 2000 census, the Point Pleasant MSA had a population of 57,026 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 56,252).[1]




As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 57,026 people, 22,647 households, and 16,155 families residing within the μSA. The racial makeup of the μSA was 96.67% White, 1.70% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.004% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

The median income for a household in the μSA was $28,663, and the median income for a family was $34,446. Males had a median income of $32,083 versus $19,952 for females. The per capita income for the μSA was $14,994.

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