In 2020, West Virginia had a population of 1.81M people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $48,037. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of West Virginia declined from 1.82M to 1.81M, a −0.544% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,711 to $48,037, a 2.84% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in West Virginia are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.49%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.17%), White (Hispanic) (0.972%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.772%).
2.5% 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 2020, the median property value in West Virginia was $123,200, and the homeownership rate was 73.7%. Most people in West Virginia drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in West Virginia was 2 cars per household.