In 2020, Raleigh County, WV had a population of 74.5k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $43,283. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Raleigh County, WV declined from 75,252 to 74,452, a −1.06% decrease and its median household income declined from $43,748 to $43,283, a −1.06% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Raleigh County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.16%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.72%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.741%), and White (Hispanic) (0.723%).
None of the households in Raleigh 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.
99.2% of the residents in Raleigh County, WV are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Raleigh County, WV are New River Community and Technical College (249 degrees awarded in 2020), West Virginia University Institute of Technology (165 degrees), and Academy of Careers and Technology (80 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Raleigh County, WV was $110,600, and the homeownership rate was 74.1%. Most people in Raleigh County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Raleigh County, WV was 2 cars per household.