In 2017, McDowell County, WV had a population of 19.7k people with a median age of 44 and a median household income of $25,595. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of McDowell County, WV declined from 20,273 to 19,707, a -2.79% decrease and its median household income grew from $25,206 to $25,595, a 1.54% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in McDowell County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.21%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.38%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (0.924%), and White (Hispanic) (0.452%). N/A% of the people in McDowell County, WV speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in McDowell County, WV is $34,800, and the homeownership rate is 79.4%. Most people in McDowell County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in McDowell County, WV is 2 cars per household.