Kanawha County, West Virginia's estimated population is 171,266 with a growth rate of -1.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Kanawha County, West Virginia is the 2nd largest county in West Virginia. The 2010 Population was 192,917 and has seen a growth of -11.22% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 94.98%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.20%.
97.64% of Kanawha County, West Virginia residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.78% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Kanawha County, West Virginia is Native, with 43.24% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Kanawha County, West Virginia is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.00%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Kanawha County, West Virginia
98.10% of Kanawha County, West Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 80.38% having been born in West Virginia. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.