Raleigh, West Virginia Population 2024

244

Raleigh is a city located in Raleigh County West Virginia. Raleigh has a 2024 population of 244. Raleigh is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually but its population has increased by 23.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 198 in 2020.

The average household income in Raleigh is $42,003 with a poverty rate of 28.63%. The median age in Raleigh is 36.7 years: 22.7 years for males, and 84 years for females.

Raleigh Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Raleigh was:

  • Black or African American: 78.63%
  • White: 21.37%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,316.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
23.23% (46)
The current population of Raleigh, West Virginia is 244 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 198.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American19578.63%
White5321.37%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

Black or African American

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Raleigh Population by Race

Raleigh Population Pyramid 2024

Raleigh Median Age

36.7

Total

22.7

Male

84

Female

Raleigh Adults

There are 213 adults, (60 of whom are seniors) in Raleigh.

Raleigh Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Raleigh Sex Ratio

Female11345.56%
Male13554.44%

Raleigh Population by Age

Raleigh Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1092.171000
Non Family8501000
Married154.131000
Male9101000
Female0000

6.33

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Raleigh Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree2821.21%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate10176.52%
Less Than 9th Grade32.27%
Some College00%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Raleigh Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Raleigh Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black79790
White53500

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 0%.

Raleigh Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$19,276$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$0$0$0
Some College$0$0$0

$0

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Raleigh Earnings by Educational Attainment

Raleigh Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Raleigh Language

100% of Raleigh residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Raleigh Language

Raleigh Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1954824.62%
White532343.4%

28.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.41%

Male Poverty Rate

30.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Raleigh

The race most likely to be in poverty in Raleigh is White, with 43.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Raleigh is Black, with 24.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 91.3%.

Raleigh Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School32.67%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Raleigh Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed29.27%
Female Employed15.96%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Raleigh Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Raleigh Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$-999,999,999
Households$39,232$42,003
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Raleigh Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

11.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

8.9%

Male Marriage Rate

16.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Raleigh Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Raleigh Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Raleigh Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Raleigh Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Raleigh Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Raleigh Veterans by Age

count

Raleigh Veterans by Race

Raleigh Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Raleigh Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

94.8%

Labor Force Participation

75.6%

Employment Rate

20.3%

Unemployment Rate

Raleigh Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Raleigh Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Raleigh Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

37.1%

Born in Raleigh

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Raleigh residents were born in the United States, with 37.1% having been born in West Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Raleigh Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024244-2-0.81%
2023246-2-0.81%
2022248-2-0.8%
20212505226.26%
202019800%

Raleigh Population by Year