In 2017, Beckley, WV had a population of 17k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $39,695. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Beckley, WV declined from 17,348 to 16,963, a -2.22% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,284 to $39,695, a 6.47% increase.
The population of Beckley, WV is 70.4% White Alone, 22.1% Black or African American Alone, and 2.9% Asian Alone. 5.75% of the people in Beckley, WV speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Beckley, WV is $114,300, and the homeownership rate is 59.4%. Most people in Beckley, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Beckley, WV is 2 cars per household.