In 2021, Ritchie County, WV had a population of 8.68k people with a median age of 46.7 and a median household income of $45,184. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Ritchie County, WV declined from 9,747 to 8,676, a −11% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,328 to $45,184, a 1.93% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ritchie County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.98%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.669%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.438%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.288%).
None of the households in Ritchie County, WV 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.
98.9% of the residents in Ritchie County, WV are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Ritchie County, WV was $97,100, and the homeownership rate was 83.9%.
Most people in Ritchie County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Ritchie County, WV was 2 cars per household.