Terra Alta, West Virginia 

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Population

1,566

-16.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

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
 $19,000 
203 E High St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1724 SqFt
 $265,900 
62 Oak Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1765 SqFt
 $109,500 
106 Richfield Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1295 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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QUICK FACTS

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 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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 27.1% 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 24.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Terra Alta is $57,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.3%. 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
$19,000
203 E High St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$265,900
62 Oak Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$109,500
106 Richfield Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$265,900
533 Windflower Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$99,000
505 Lakeford Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$297,700
272 Betony Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$269,900
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