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Raleigh County, West Virginia Facts

Facts
State West Virginia
Land area 605.4 square miles
Population Density 130.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 78,833
Population change 0%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 21.1%
65 and over 17.5%
Females 50%
White 88.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 8.2%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 81%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17%
Veterans 7,849
Households and Housing
Households 31,364
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.8%
Median household income $40,758
The per capita income $21,837
Live below the poverty line. 17.1%
housing units 35,813
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $93,900
Residents owning their homes. 73.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,522
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 2.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 1.8%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,260,806
Retail sales per capita $16,039
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0