In 2021, McDowell County, WV had a population of 19.3k people with a median age of 46.1 and a median household income of $30,127. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of McDowell County, WV grew from 18,083 to 19,334, a 6.92% increase and its median household income grew from $26,072 to $30,127, a 15.6% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in McDowell County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.14%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.59%), White (Hispanic) (1%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.248%).
None of the households in McDowell County, WV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.3% of the residents in McDowell County, WV are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in McDowell County, WV was $43,700, and the homeownership rate was 80.4%.
Most people in McDowell County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.2 minutes. The average car ownership in McDowell County, WV was 2 cars per household.