In 2021, Kanawha County, WV had a population of 182k people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $50,574. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Kanawha County, WV grew from 181,014 to 181,953, a 0.519% increase and its median household income grew from $47,122 to $50,574, a 7.33% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kanawha County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.72%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.52%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.16%), and White (Hispanic) (0.567%).
None of the households in Kanawha 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 Kanawha County, WV are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kanawha County, WV are University of Charleston (985 degrees awarded in 2021), West Virginia State University (420 degrees), and BridgeValley Community & Technical College (344 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Kanawha County, WV was $118,200, and the homeownership rate was 69.9%.
Most people in Kanawha County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Kanawha County, WV was 2 cars per household.