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West Virginia
Counties of
West Virginia
  The population of Raleigh county is estimated at 76,259. In 2017 there were 779 births and 1,055 deaths in Raleigh county. Raleigh county has 12,058 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 11,620 that are owned free and clear and 8,153 that are renter occupied.

  The upstanding residents of Raleigh County filed 30,020 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 3.9% of all West Virginia filings and 0.020% of the entire nation. Raleigh had a combined total federal tax liability of $221,713,000 on earned income of $1,490,909,000. Other notable statistics from Raleigh County were 1,970 unemployment claims which collected a total of $9,266,000 and 3,440 charitable contributions valued at $20,972,000. 4,050 filings from Raleigh County paid a combined total of $7,449,000 in property taxes and 3,430 filings paid $22,008,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 Raleigh county had 146 religious congregations with an estimated 24,166 members.

18.6% of the Raleigh population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 14.3% have less than a highschool diploma level education.

Approximately 38% of Raleigh County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This represents an increase from the 2012 election by 812 votes.

At $41,286 the median income is 95.5% of the West Virginia average. An estimated 1,584 people claimed to be unemployed last year in Raleigh, the equivalant of around 5.4% of the county population. This represents a decrease in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 7.0%.

Top 15 Industries in Raleigh County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
7,414Health care and social assistance
5,057Retail trade
3,189Accommodation and food services
2,593Food services and drinking places
2,557General medical and surgical hospitals
2,406Ambulatory health care services
2,364Restaurants and other eating places
1,870Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services
1,814Administrative and support services
1,320General merchandise stores
1,257Nursing and residential care facilities
1,194Social assistance
1,036Limited-service restaurants

In 2018 the average price reduction was 5.56% in Raleigh County.

In 2018 13.73% of listings in Raleigh County.

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