Beckley, West Virginia 

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Population

16,963

-3.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

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Best Places to Live in Beckley, West Virginia

Small town - In southern West Virginia, 200 miles west of Charlottesville, VA. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Beckley, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Beckley, WV Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Comfortable summers
Affordability
Low traffic
Cons
Weak growth
Poor health
Rainy days


What Bert Has To Say About Beckley Metro Area

The Beckley, WV metro area is located in southern West Virginia, 200 miles west of Charlottesville, VA. Beckley is one of the smaller metros in the United States and is comprised of Fayette and Raleigh counties.


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Country: United States
State: West Virginia
County: Raleigh County
Metro Area: Beckley Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Beckley
Zip Codes: 25801
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2421 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Beckley is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Beckley jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Beckley's cost of living is 30.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Beckley's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Raleigh county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 74.5% to 24.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Beckley's population is 16,963 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Beckley is Real Estate: $70,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%.

SCHOOLS
Beckley public schools spend $11,258 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.4 students per teacher in Beckley. More Education



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Housing Market in Beckley

It's a good time to buy in Beckley. Home Appreciation is up 6.2% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Beckley is $70,300.

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Reviews for Beckley   4 Reviews
A Hub for Outdoor Activities - 2/18/2021
I was born in Beckley, moved away and lived in a smaller town, and then two major cities. I have been back for 14 years. Beckley is not for everyone. If you are looking... Read More

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Don’t move here - 5/15/2019
Born and raised here. Moved to Florida for 17 years. The only reason I moved back was to care for parent. Though I love the seasons and wanted to leave Florida, this... Read More

Recreation - 12/20/2008
Beckley is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts. There is an easily accesible ski resort 30 minutes away. Biking, kayaking, canoeing, whitewater rafting in beautiful... Read More


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25801

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