Curious to know if you live in one of the richest or poorest places in West Virginia? Here’s a list of the 10 richest counties in the state, according to the latest U.S. Census Data available (from the 2010 census). This list shows the counties with the 10 highest per capita income, meaning it’s the number you get if you add everyone’s income together and divide it by the number of people.
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Were you surprised at all that these are the counties with the highest incomes? Which ones and why?