Moving to West Virginia

Written by Alyssa Howard,

West Virginia offers a respite from metropolitan living in favor of a more relaxed pace and style. The state has a variety of national and state parks as well as natural resources where the whole family can experience whitewater adventures, hiking, skiing, and camping opportunities.

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West Virginia Compared to USA Averages
USA West Virginia
Population: 311,591,917 1,816,856
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 74.6%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 81.9%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 17.3%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.42
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 77.1
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 25.4
Average Home Price: $188,400 $94,500
Median Household Income: $51,914 $38,380
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 17.4%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 20/40/10

* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.


Key Facts About West Virginia
State Capital: Charleston
Top 5 Cities: Charleston
Major Newspapers: Charleston Daily Mail
Dominion Post
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Braxton Citizens' News
Professional Sports Teams: None

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