In 2017, Raleigh County, WV had a population of 77.1k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $42,386. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Raleigh County, WV declined from 78,051 to 77,097, a -1.22% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,533 to $42,386, a 2.05% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Raleigh County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (87%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.78%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.59%), White (Hispanic) (1.11%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.99%). N/A% of the people in Raleigh County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Raleigh County, WV are New River Community and Technical College (447 degrees awarded in 2017), Valley College-Beckley (264 degrees), and West Virginia University Institute of Technology (156 degrees).
The median property value in Raleigh County, WV is $105,700, and the homeownership rate is 73.2%. Most people in Raleigh County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Raleigh County, WV is 2 cars per household.