Raleigh County Population 2017

Raleigh County's estimated population is 76,601 with a growth rate of -1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Raleigh County is the 6th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201676,601-832-1.07%
201577,433-805-1.03%
201478,238-542-0.69%
201378,780-421-0.53%
201279,201-32-0.04%
201179,2333320.42%
201078,9012,0822.71%
199076,819-10,002-11.52%
198086,82116,74123.89%
197070,080-7,746-9.95%
196077,826-18,447-19.16%
195096,2739,58611.06%
194086,68718,61527.35%
193068,07225,59060.24%
192042,48216,84965.73%
191025,63313,197106.12%
190012,4362,83929.58%
18909,5972,23030.27%
18807,3673,694100.57%
18703,6733069.09%
18603,3671,60290.76%
18501,7650.00%

Raleigh County Population Growth

Population Data via

Raleigh County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White68,66689.64%
Black or African American6,4078.36%
Two or More Races1,3851.81%
Asian7490.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native2010.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.03%

Raleigh County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Raleigh County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Beckley1761216972-640-3.63%
Mabscott14071350-57-4.05%
Sophia13441311-33-2.46%
Lester344322-22-6.40%
Rhodell173167-6-3.47%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990