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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in West Virginia is $100,200, which is much lower than the national average of $175,700. The West Virginia median house value has grown by 37.64% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in West Virginia is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in West Virginia was built is 1973, which is older than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 541,607 Owner Occupied Houses in West Virginia, #51
West Virginia
100,200 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #44
West Virginia
37.64%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 West Virginia%U.S.
Total Housing Units883,197, see rank100%132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units742,35984.05%, see rank87.55%
Owner Occupied541,60761.32%, see rank56.34%
Renter Occupied200,75222.73%, see rank31.21%
Vacant Housing Units140,83815.95%, see rank12.45%
For Rent17,3041.96%, see rank2.34%
For Sale Only11,0311.25%, see rank1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied10,8901.23%, see rank0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use45,0445.10%, see rank3.97%
For Migrant Workers2390.03%, see rank0.03%
Other Vacant56,3306.38%, see rank4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #34
West VirginiaU.S.
19731976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 West Virginia%U.S.
Owner-Occupied Units541,607100%74,787,460
With a Mortgage263,04248.57%, see rank65.58%
Without a Mortgage278,56551.43%, see rank34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
West Virginia
971 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsWest Virginia%U.S.
$299 or Less1,5460.59%, see rank0.20%
$300 to $49914,7185.60%, see rank1.59%
$500 to $69942,56916.18%, see rank5.01%
$700 to $99979,95530.40%, see rank14.32%
$1,000 to $1,49975,83328.83%, see rank27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99928,68810.91%, see rank20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99915,8906.04%, see rank19.52%
$3,000 or More3,8431.46%, see rank11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
West Virginia
19.40% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 West Virginia%U.S.
10% or Less28,20110.72%, see rank5.86%
10% to 20%108,52241.26%, see rank31.95%
20% to 30%61,87023.52%, see rank27.64%
30% to 40%27,05010.28%, see rank13.74%
40% or More36,14613.74%, see rank20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
West Virginia
292 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsWest Virginia%U.S.
$199 or Less60,97221.89%, see rank7.76%
$200 to $29985,81030.80%, see rank14.70%
$300 to $499101,69236.51%, see rank34.63%
$500 to $69922,4338.05%, see rank21.16%
$700 or More7,6582.75%, see rank21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
West Virginia
10.00% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 West Virginia%U.S.
10% or Less143,86751.65%, see rank40.19%
10% to 20%80,29028.82%, see rank31.47%
20% to 30%27,0579.71%, see rank12.24%
30% to 40%9,9343.57%, see rank5.64%
40% or More13,9395.00%, see rank9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 West Virginia%U.S.
Total Housing Units883,197100%132,741,033
1-unit, Detached622,94070.53%, see rank61.65%
1-unit, Attached17,6342.00%, see rank5.82%
2 Units19,2362.18%, see rank3.75%
3 or 4 Units24,7192.80%, see rank4.43%
5 to 9 Units26,0162.95%, see rank4.78%
10 or More Units36,8634.17%, see rank13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.135,78915.37%, see rank6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 West Virginia%U.S.
Total Housing Units883,197100%132,741,033
1 Room13,0661.48%, see rank1.95%
2 Rooms12,4321.41%, see rank2.48%
3 Rooms49,3395.59%, see rank9.13%
4 Rooms139,59815.81%, see rank16.60%
5 Rooms196,60522.26%, see rank20.41%
6 Rooms180,67920.46%, see rank18.06%
7 Rooms123,07513.94%, see rank12.27%
8 Rooms79,5059.00%, see rank8.48%
9 Rooms or More88,89810.07%, see rank10.60%
Median Rooms5.70, see rank-5.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 West Virginia%U.S.
Total Housing Units883,197100%132,741,033
No Bedroom14,0081.59%, see rank2.17%
1 Bedroom65,2227.38%, see rank11.16%
2 Bedrooms253,07528.65%, see rank26.69%
3 Bedrooms410,37246.46%, see rank39.70%
4 Bedrooms113,66112.87%, see rank16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms26,8593.04%, see rank4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 West Virginia%U.S.
Total Housing Units742,359100%116,211,092
Utility Gas307,96241.48%, see rank48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas32,5164.38%, see rank4.86%
Electricity318,76542.94%, see rank36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.23,4573.16%, see rank5.86%
Coal or Coke4,8930.66%, see rank0.12%
Wood48,4586.53%, see rank2.12%
Solar Energy2010.03%, see rank0.05%
Other Fuel4,6800.63%, see rank0.47%
No Fuel Used1,4270.19%, see rank1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalWest Virginia%U.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent168,111100%39,201,928
$199 or Less5,4033.21%, see rank1.50%
$200 to $29911,0646.58%, see rank3.18%
$300 to $49931,91318.98%, see rank7.37%
$500 to $69953,90632.07%, see rank16.01%
$700 to $99945,78327.23%, see rank29.17%
$1,000 to $1,49916,7319.95%, see rank26.88%
$1,500 to $1,9992,2721.35%, see rank9.79%
$2,000 or More1,0390.62%, see rank6.10%
Median$630, see rank-$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 West Virginia%U.S.
Occupied Housing Units742,359100%116,211,092
No Vehicles Available64,3848.67%, see rank9.12%
1 Vehicles Available263,96335.56%, see rank33.80%
2 Vehicles Available277,79037.42%, see rank37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available136,22218.35%, see rank19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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