Masontown (zip 26542), West Virginia 

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Population

2,520

+0.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$47,941

Median Home Price

$121,900

Median Age

38

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.4

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Masontown (zip 26542), West Virginia

College town - Extreme northern West Virginia. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 26542 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Masontown (zip 26542)
Cost of Living: -18.6% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 823 ft above sea level

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Masontown, 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 Masontown (zip 26542) is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Masontown (zip 26542) jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Masontown (zip 26542)'s cost of living is 18.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Masontown (zip 26542)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in the 26542 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
Masontown (zip 26542)'s population is 2,520 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth 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 Masontown (zip 26542) is Real Estate: $121,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.2%.

SCHOOLS
Masontown (zip 26542) 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 Masontown (zip 26542). More Education



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Housing Market in Masontown

It's a good time to buy in Masontown. Home Appreciation is up 7.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Masontown is $121,900.
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