Lewis County, WV has a population of 16,422 people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $37,827. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Lewis County, WV declined from 16,434 to 16,422, a 0.07% decrease and its median household income declined from $37,849 to $37,827, a 0.06% decrease.
The population of Lewis County, WV is 96.7% White, 1.35% Two+, and 0.8% Hispanic. 1.85% of the people in Lewis County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Lewis County, WV are West Virginia Wesleyan College, with 315 graduates, Davis & Elkins College, with 175 graduates, and Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College, with 158 graduates.
The median property value in Lewis County, WV is $93,100, and the homeownership rate is 71%. Most people in Lewis County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Lewis County, WV is 2 cars per household.
Lewis County, WV is the 36th most populated county in West Virginia and borders Braxton County, WV; Doddridge County, WV; Gilmer County, WV; Harrison County, WV; Upshur County, WV; and Webster County, WV& 1 more.