West Virginia Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 844,623 housing units in West Virginia.
This represents a 8.1% from 781,295 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 391,409 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 453,214 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in West Virginia is about 75.2%.
West Virginia's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.8%.
Average household size is 2.4 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in West Virginia were built after 1969.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||2.4%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.47|
|Median year structure was built||1970|
|Median Value of occupied units||$72,800|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$46,300|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.18|
|Median year structure was built||1966|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$320|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.1%|
|Home Equity Loan||5.6%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||14.6%|
Cities & Towns