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Raleigh County, West Virginia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 79,220
  • Males: 39,009
  • Females: 40,211

Ethnicity:

  • White: 70,511
  • Black/African American: 6,712
  • Hispanic: 671
  • Native American/Eskimo: 72
  • Asian: 656
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 62
  • Other: 68
  • 2 or more: 468

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (72,160)
  2. Spanish (1,160)
  3. French (290)
  4. German (235)
  5. Tagalog (125)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 945

  1. Philippines (156)
  2. Canada (131)
  3. India (109)
  4. Germany (73)
  5. Japan (72)
  6. United Kingdom (50)
  7. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (42)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. American Baptist Churches in the USA (2,438)
  2. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (2,430)
  3. Catholic Church (2,276)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (2,148)
  5. Southern Baptist Convention (1,737)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 39,886
    • Sensory: 4,134
    • Physical: 11,609
    • Mental: 6,205
    • Self-care: 3,686
    • Go outside home: 6,841
    • Employment: 7,281

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 759

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 31,793
    • Utility gas: 14,163
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,372
    • Electricity: 13,436
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,048
    • Coal or Coke: 523
    • Wood: 1,180
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 57
    • No fuel used: 14

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 60,936
    • No vehicle: 6,709
    • 1 or more vehicle: 54,227

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 390
    • No High School: 5,384
    • Some High School: 9,705
    • High School: 19,991
    • Some College: 10,228
    • Associate's Degree: 2,512
    • College Degree: 4,411
    • Master's Degree: 1,725
    • Professional Degree: 667
    • Doctoral Degree: 188

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 31,793
    • Owners with phone: 23,650
    • Owners without phone: 676
    • Renters with phone: 6,682
    • Renters without phone: 785

    10 closest counties:

    1. Fayette County, West Virginia
    2. Wyoming County, West Virginia
    3. Summers County, West Virginia
    4. Mercer County, West Virginia
    5. McDowell County, West Virginia
    6. Boone County, West Virginia
    7. Bland County, Virginia
    8. Giles County, Virginia
    9. Nicholas County, West Virginia
    10. Monroe County, West Virginia

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    25004, 25007, 25008, 25044, 25048, 25060, 25062, 25140, 25174, 25801, 25802, 25813, 25816, 25817, 25818, 25823, 25825, 25827, 25832, 25836, 25839, 25843, 25844, 25847, 25849, 25851, 25853, 25856, 25857, 25860, 25865, 25871, 25873, 25878, 25902, 25906, 25908, 25909, 25911, 25915, 25918, 25919, 25920, 25921, 25926, 25927, 25932, 25934, 25989

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM) BECKLEY, WV
    • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM) BEAVER, WV
    • WTNJ (105.9 FM) BECKLEY, WV
    • WJLS (560 AM) BECKLEY, WV
    • WWNR (620 AM) DANIELS, WV
    • WIWS (1070 AM) BEAVER, WV
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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