Raleigh County, West Virginia 

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Population

72,920

-1.8% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.4%

Median Age

42

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 4.9

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Raleigh County, West Virginia

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

raleigh, 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.


QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: West Virginia
County: Raleigh County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Very conservative
City: Beckley, Shady Spring, 20 total
Zip Codes: 25801, 25813, 25918, 25832, 25823, 25825, 25827, 25921, 25844, 25865, 38 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 2421 ft above sea level

Highlights

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

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Raleigh County's cost of living is 25.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Raleigh County'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
Raleigh County's population is 72,920 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 1.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Raleigh County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%.

SCHOOLS
Raleigh County public schools spend $11,258 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Raleigh County. More Education



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Housing Market in raleigh

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

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ZIP CODES IN RALEIGH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
25801, 25813, 25918, 25832, 25823, 25825, 25827, 25921, 25844, 25865, 38 total

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