West Virginia 

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Population

1,784,787

-0.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$41,576

Median Home Price

$114,600

Median Age

42.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 5.1

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in West Virginia

September, June and August are the most pleasant months in the state of West Virginia, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

State: West Virginia
County: Kanawha, Berkeley, 55 total
Metro Area: Huntington-Ashland, Charleston, 13 total
City: Charleston, Huntington, 399 total
Zip Codes: 26554, 26003, 26505, 26508, 25801, 24740, 26101, 26301, 25404, 25526, 706 total
Cost of Living: -21.9% lower

West Virginia, wa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in West Virginia is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. West Virginia jobs have increased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, West Virginia's cost of living is 21.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare West Virginia's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in the state of West Virginia, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, West Virginia remained overwhelmingly Republican, 68.6% to 29.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
West Virginia's population is 1,784,787 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 0.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in West Virginia is Real Estate: $114,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%.

SCHOOLS
West Virginia public schools spend $12,183 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.1 students per teacher in West Virginia. More Education



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Housing Market in West Virginia

It's a good time to buy in West Virginia. Home Appreciation is up 7.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in West Virginia is $114,600.
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Browsing DIFFERENT locations in US - 6/20/2015
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Really Almost Heaven. - 1/2/2015
I have lived in the Eastern Panhandle area of WV for a little less than 3 years and I fell in love with the place. I have lived in urban areas all of my life, and I... Read More


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West Virginia
ZIP CODES IN WEST VIRGINIA
26554, 26003, 26505, 26508, 25801, 24740, 26101, 26301, 25404, 25526, 706 total

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