Independence (zip 26374), West Virginia 

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Population

1,143

-16.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$41,033

Median Home Price

$135,600

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.

Independence, 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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Country: United States
State: West Virginia
County: Preston County
Metro Area: Morgantown Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: No City
Zip Codes: Independence (zip 26374)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 823 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Independence (zip 26374) is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). 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 14.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Independence (zip 26374)'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
Independence (zip 26374)'s population is 1,143 people. Since 2010, 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: $135,600. 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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The median home price in Independence is $135,600.

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