Best Places to Live in West Virginia

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in West Virginia by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in West Virginia is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. West Virginia has a population of 1,854,304 and a population density of 76.6. The capital city is Charleston and the largest city in West Virginia is Charleston. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Williamstown, WVPopulation: 2,91185A+A+A+ABCC
2Charleston, WVPopulation: 51,22485A+A+A+B+C+C+B
3Hurricane, WVPopulation: 6,30684B+A+A+B+BC+B
4Charles Town, WVPopulation: 5,25884AB+A+B+BBC+
5Westover, WVPopulation: 3,99783A+A+A+BCCC+
6Teays Valley, WVPopulation: 13,35783BBA+ABBB
7Shepherdstown, WVPopulation: 1,67483AD+A+AB+B+C+
8Harpers Ferry, WVPopulation: 20582BD+A+A+AAC+
9Cross Lanes, WVPopulation: 9,41982BA+A+B+C+C+B
10Ranson, WVPopulation: 4,48082AA+A+C+CC+C+
11White Hall, WVPopulation: 55282BBA+ABBC+
12Fayetteville, WVPopulation: 2,91082BA+A+B+CCB
13Pea Ridge, WVPopulation: 6,67481CA+A+AC+C+C+
14Lavalette, WVPopulation: 1,02081D+A+A+ACC+C+
15Bridgeport, WVPopulation: 8,17581ACAAB+BC+
16Ripley, WVPopulation: 3,26781B+A+A+BCCC+
17Green Bank, WVPopulation: 18081FA+A+AAB+C
18Madison, WVPopulation: 3,05080BA+A+BCCB
19Bath (Berkeley Springs), WVPopulation: 90480A+A+A+BCCC+
20Follansbee, WVPopulation: 2,97580B+A+A+BCD+C
21Ridgeley, WVPopulation: 71680A+A+A+C+D+D+C
22Chester, WVPopulation: 2,56980AA+A+BD+DC
23Pinch, WVPopulation: 2,88280DAA+B+BBB
24Mabscott, WVPopulation: 1,24180C+A+A+BC+CC+
25Winfield, WVPopulation: 2,63180FA+A+AC+C+B
26Pleasant Valley, WVPopulation: 3,15080CAA+B+CCC+
27Inwood, WVPopulation: 2,32480D+AA+B+BBC+
28Star City, WVPopulation: 1,91780BAA+BCC+C+
29Kingwood, WVPopulation: 2,95780B+A+A+CCCC+
30Vienna, WVPopulation: 10,72179B+A+AB+CCC
31Cheat Lake, WVPopulation: 7,97279CD+A+AB+B+C+
32Milton, WVPopulation: 2,46279C+A+A+C+CCB
33North Hills, WVPopulation: 90579DCA+A+B+BC
34Brookhaven, WVPopulation: 5,18179C+AA+BC+C+C+
35Crab Orchard, WVPopulation: 2,89079CA+A+BCCC+
36Buckhannon, WVPopulation: 5,62679A+A+A+CCCC
37Weirton, WVPopulation: 19,66479BA+A+B+CD+C
38Mitchell Heights, WVPopulation: 36979FB+A+ABBC+
39St. Marys, WVPopulation: 2,21979CA+A+B+CD+C+
40Eleanor, WVPopulation: 2,07878FA+A+ACCB
41Morgantown, WVPopulation: 29,95678A+B+C+B+DBC+
42Washington, WVPopulation: 1,51478FA+A+A+B+BC
43Carpendale, WVPopulation: 1,04178CA+A+BCCC
44Hedgesville, WVPopulation: 29278D+A+AAC+CC+
45Wellsburg, WVPopulation: 2,79178BA+A+B+CDC
46Culloden, WVPopulation: 2,97078FA+A+BC+CB
47Blennerhassett, WVPopulation: 3,19978FA+A+B+C+CC
48Man, WVPopulation: 1,99178CA+A+C+C+D+C+
49Poca, WVPopulation: 1,34178FA+A+B+BCB
50Huntington, WVPopulation: 49,13678A+A+BBDDC+
51Clearview, WVPopulation: 56578FA+A+A+C+CC
52Bethlehem, WVPopulation: 2,54178FA+A+ABCC
53Harrisville, WVPopulation: 2,24378CA+A+BCDC+
54White Sulphur Springs, WVPopulation: 2,69678BA+A+C+D+D+C
55Mineralwells, WVPopulation: 1,30678FB+A+ABC+C+
56Nitro, WVPopulation: 7,19878BA+BB+C+D+B
57Reedsville, WVPopulation: 53478DA+A+BCCC+
58Weston, WVPopulation: 4,12777BA+A+BD+DC
59Ravenswood, WVPopulation: 3,88977BA+ABD+D+C+
60Middleway, WVPopulation: 27277FA+A+ACBC+
61Stanaford, WVPopulation: 1,14377DA+A+BCC+C+
62Peterstown, WVPopulation: 58177CA+ABC+CC+
63Fort Ashby, WVPopulation: 1,57777FAA+ACBC
64New Haven, WVPopulation: 1,66077DA+A+B+D+DC+
65Belle, WVPopulation: 1,26777FA+A+ACD+B
66Elkview, WVPopulation: 1,28977FA+A+ACCB
67Fairmont, WVPopulation: 18,76377AA+BBD+D+C+
68Hooverson Heights, WVPopulation: 2,87577BA+A+BCFC
69St. Albans, WVPopulation: 11,00477B+A+CB+C+CB
70Moundsville, WVPopulation: 9,27777A+A+A+C+D+DC
71Oak Hill, WVPopulation: 7,69377AA+AC+CDC+
72Point Pleasant, WVPopulation: 4,35977AA+BC+CD+C+
73Bolivar, WVPopulation: 92077DAA+BCBC+
74Mason, WVPopulation: 1,12477BA+A+B+D+FC+
75Lewisburg, WVPopulation: 3,85077ABCACBC
76Petersburg, WVPopulation: 2,60577CA+A+CD+CC+
77South Charleston, WVPopulation: 13,40277AA+DACCB
78Dunbar, WVPopulation: 7,86476B+A+CB+CD+B
79Salt Rock, WVPopulation: 43876FA+A+AD+CB
80Nutter Fort, WVPopulation: 1,40376CA+A+C+D+DC+
81New Martinsville, WVPopulation: 5,37376BA+AC+CD+C
82Williamson, WVPopulation: 3,16576BA+AC+CDC+
83Shady Spring, WVPopulation: 2,69976FA+A+BD+CC+
84Mannington, WVPopulation: 2,14276CA+A+C+CDC+
85Falling Waters, WVPopulation: 74876FA+A+BC+CC+
86Crum, WVPopulation: 7076FA+A+C+C+BC+
87Big Chimney, WVPopulation: 33476DA+A+BDCB
88Barrackville, WVPopulation: 1,31076FA+A+BCCC+
89Bluefield, WVPopulation: 10,48676B+A+B+BD+DC+
90Prosperity, WVPopulation: 1,90976CA+A+CD+D+C+
91Shannondale, WVPopulation: 2,97176FC+A+B+BBC+
92Sissonville, WVPopulation: 5,46576FA+A+BC+CB
93Glasgow, WVPopulation: 82776FA+A+C+CD+B
94Pineville, WVPopulation: 1,01976D+A+A+CC+DC+
95Boomer, WVPopulation: 1,07475DA+A+B+BFB
96Kistler, WVPopulation: 40875D+A+AADCC+
97Bergoo, WVPopulation: 2475FA+A+BACC+
98West Liberty, WVPopulation: 1,36575FA+A+A+D+CC
99Wheeling, WVPopulation: 28,66275A+A+DB+D+D+C
100Shenandoah Junction, WVPopulation: 47575DA+A+DCBC+
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