Moving to West Virginia

Written by Alyssa Howard, Moveboxer.com

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.

Source: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/30000.html

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

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