In 2017, Kanawha County, WV had a population of 188k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $46,859. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kanawha County, WV declined from 189,636 to 187,827, a -0.954% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,528 to $46,859, a 0.711% increase.
The population of Kanawha County, WV is 87.8% White Alone, 6.9% Black or African American Alone, and 3% Two or More Races. 2.25% of the people in Kanawha County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kanawha County, WV are BridgeValley Community & Technical College (536 degrees awarded in 2016), University of Charleston (506 degrees), and West Virginia State University (439 degrees).
The median property value in Kanawha County, WV is $111,200, and the homeownership rate is 69.1%. Most people in Kanawha County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Kanawha County, WV is 2 cars per household.