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Where is Raleigh County, West Virginia?

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Raleigh County is a county equivalent area found in West Virginia, USA. The county government of Raleigh is found in the county seat of Beckley.

With a total 1,578.2 sq. km of land and water area, Raleigh County, West Virginia is the 1713th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 78,241 people, Raleigh County has a total 35813 households earning 40758 on average per year.

Raleigh County, West Virginia - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 54081
Area Codes 304
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Beckley (population: 33,659), Beaver (population: 8,079), Mount Hope (population: 6,927), Shady Spring (population: 4,439), Daniels (population: 4,002), Crab Orchard (population: 2,493), Cool Ridge (population: 2,391), Coal City (population: 2,180), Sophia (population: 2,161), Lester (population: 1,478)
Land Area 30,209 sq miles
Water Area 605 sq miles
Household Income $40,758
Housing Units 35,813
Median Home Value $93,900
High School Grads 81% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 17% of population
Retail Spending $16,039 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $144,263 per capita
Universities and Colleges Appalachian Bible College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.