Preston County, West Virginia 

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Population

33,760

+2.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

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Best Places to Live in Preston County, West Virginia

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

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

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

Country: United States
State: West Virginia
County: Preston County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Kingwood, Terra Alta, 11 total
Zip Codes: 26525, 26537, 26764, 26444, 26547, 26542, 26519, 26425, 26374, 26410, 13 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 823 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Preston County is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Preston County jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Preston County's cost of living is 19.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Preston County's Cost of Living

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

POPULATION
Preston County's population is 33,760 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 2.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Preston County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.2%.

SCHOOLS
Preston County public schools spend $13,030 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14 students per teacher in Preston County. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN PRESTON COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
26525, 26537, 26764, 26444, 26547, 26542, 26519, 26425, 26374, 26410, 13 total

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