In 2021, West Virginia had a population of 1.8M people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $50,884. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of West Virginia declined from 1.81M to 1.8M, a −0.353% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,037 to $50,884, a 5.93% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Virginia are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.35%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.6%), White (Hispanic) (0.853%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.764%).
2.47% of the households in West Virginia reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.2% of the residents in West Virginia are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in West Virginia was $128,800, and the homeownership rate was 73.9%.
Most people in West Virginia drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26 minutes. The average car ownership in West Virginia was 2 cars per household.