Terra Alta, West Virginia 

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Population

1,566

-16.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Best Places to Live in Terra Alta, West Virginia

College town - Extreme northern West Virginia. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Terra Alta, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-College-town amenities
-Low crime rates
-Steady employment
Cons
-Cloudy, wet weather
-Isolation
-Arts & culture

Local Listings in Terra Alta
 $313,400 
272 Betony Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3120 SqFt
 $119,000 
2018 Cranesville Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 2184 SqFt
 $220,700 
8 Birch Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1362 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Morgantown Metro Area

Morgantown, along the Monongahela River, is home to the 26,000-student West Virginia University. The area has a selection of typical West Virginia businesses including chemicals and forest products. It has emerged into a diversified business center with research and high tech industries and a strong employment base. There is plenty of recreation in the nearby mountains and rivers, and Pittsburgh is 70 miles to the north.


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City: Terra Alta
Zip Codes: 26764
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 823 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Terra Alta is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Terra Alta jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Terra Alta's cost of living is 19.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Terra Alta's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Terra Alta, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Preston county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Terra Alta's population is 1,566 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 16.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Terra Alta is $56,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Terra Alta public schools spend $13,007 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Terra Alta. More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN TERRA ALTA
$313,400
272 Betony Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$119,000
2018 Cranesville Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$220,700
8 Birch Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$334,427
983 Aster Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$228,000
625 Laurel Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$333,400
4 Maple Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$99,000
523 W State Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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