In 2017, Raleigh County, WV had a population of 77.1k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $42,386. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Raleigh County, WV declined from 78,051 to 77,097, a -1.22% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,533 to $42,386, a 2.05% increase.
The population of Raleigh County, WV is 87% White Alone, 7.78% Black or African American Alone, and 1.59% Two or More Races. 3.84% of the people in Raleigh County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Raleigh County, WV are New River Community and Technical College (318 degrees awarded in 2016), Valley College-Beckley (230 degrees), and Academy of Careers and Technology (98 degrees).
The median property value in Raleigh County, WV is $105,700, and the homeownership rate is 73.2%. Most people in Raleigh County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Raleigh County, WV is 2 cars per household.