In 2019, Raleigh County, WV had a population of 75.3k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $43,748. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Raleigh County, WV declined from 76,232 to 75,252, a −1.29% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,296 to $43,748, a 3.43% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Raleigh County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.67%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.01%), White (Hispanic) (1.05%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.921%). 0% of the households in Raleigh County, WV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 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 (254 degrees awarded in 2019), West Virginia University Institute of Technology (162 degrees), and Academy of Careers and Technology (120 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Raleigh County, WV was $108,700, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%. Most people in Raleigh County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Raleigh County, WV was 2 cars per household.