Raleigh County, WV has a population of 78,051 people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $41,533. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Raleigh County, WV declined from 78,493 to 78,051, a 0.56% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,032 to $41,533, a 1.22% increase.
The population of Raleigh County, WV is 87.1% White, 7.96% Black, and 1.57% Two+. 3.45% 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, with 307 graduates, Valley College-Beckley, with 183 graduates, and Academy of Careers and Technology, with 95 graduates.
The median property value in Raleigh County, WV is $105,500, and the homeownership rate is 72.6%. 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.
Raleigh County, WV is the 6th most populated county in West Virginia and borders Boone County, WV; Fayette County, WV; Kanawha County, WV; Mercer County, WV; Summers County, WV; and Wyoming County, WV& 1 more.