Independence (zip 26374), West Virginia 

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Population

1,127

-16.9% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$41,033

Median Home Price

$140,700

Median Age

44.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.8

summer / winter

United States / West Virginia / Morgantown Metro Area / Preston County / No City / Independence (zip 26374)

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Best Places to Live in Independence (zip 26374), West Virginia

College town - Extreme northern West Virginia. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in the 26374 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
State: West Virginia
County: Preston County
Metro Area: Morgantown Metro Area
City: No City
Zip Codes: Independence (zip 26374)
Cost of Living: -14.8% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 823 ft above sea level

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Independence, Wv Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Independence (zip 26374) is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Independence (zip 26374) jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Independence (zip 26374)'s cost of living is 14.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Independence (zip 26374)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and September are the most pleasant months in the 26374 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Preston county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 76.8% to 21.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Independence (zip 26374)'s population is 1,127 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 16.9%. 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 Independence (zip 26374) is Real Estate: $140,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.2%.

SCHOOLS
Independence (zip 26374) 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 Independence (zip 26374). More Education



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Housing Market in Independence

It's a good time to buy in Independence. Home Appreciation is up 10.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Independence is $140,700.
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