Beckley, West Virginia 

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Population

16,963

-3.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

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.

Pros
Comfortable summers
Affordability
Low traffic
Cons
Weak growth
Poor health
Rainy days
 $1,500 
126 Harper Ct
Bed N/A | Bath 0 | 2500 SqFt
 $2,268 
328 Neville St
Bed N/A | Bath 0 | N/A SqFt
 $275,000 
127 Orlando St
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 2682 SqFt

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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QUICK FACTS

City: Beckley
Zip Codes: 25801
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2421 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Beckley is 5.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in Beckley, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Raleigh county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. 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 $70,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.2%. Check out the homes in the area

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. Browse Beckley Real Estate

The median home price in Beckley is $70,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Beckley   3 Reviews
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

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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

Things To Do - 6/7/2005
Well, if you're a high school student(I am) there is nothing to do except go the the mall(really small after you walk around 9000000 times) and go to super walmart.... Read More


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25801

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$1,500
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Bed N/A | Bath 0

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328 Neville St
Bed N/A | Bath 0

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