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 1,850,481 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: 2,91184A+AA+ABCC
2Charleston, WVPopulation: 51,22483A+A+AB+C+C+B
3Teays Valley, WVPopulation: 13,35782BB+A+ABBB
4Hurricane, WVPopulation: 6,30682B+A+AB+BC+B
5Shepherdstown, WVPopulation: 1,67481ADA+AB+B+C+
6Westover, WVPopulation: 3,99781A+AABCCC+
7Lavalette, WVPopulation: 1,02080D+A+A+ACC+C+
8Cross Lanes, WVPopulation: 9,41980BA+AB+C+C+B
9Harpers Ferry, WVPopulation: 20580BDAA+AAC+
10Fayetteville, WVPopulation: 2,91080BA+AB+CCB
11Ripley, WVPopulation: 3,26780B+A+A+BCCC+
12Pea Ridge, WVPopulation: 6,67479CA+AAC+C+C+
13Bridgeport, WVPopulation: 8,17579ACBAB+BC+
14Pinch, WVPopulation: 2,88279DAA+B+BBB
15Ranson, WVPopulation: 4,48079AAAC+CC+C+
16Charles Town, WVPopulation: 5,25879ACB+B+BBC+
17Madison, WVPopulation: 3,05079BA+A+BCCB
18Mabscott, WVPopulation: 1,24178C+A+A+BC+CC+
19Follansbee, WVPopulation: 2,97578B+A+A+BCD+C
20Lewisburg, WVPopulation: 3,85078AB+BACBC
21Ravenswood, WVPopulation: 3,88978BA+A+BD+D+C+
22Point Pleasant, WVPopulation: 4,35978AA+AC+CD+C+
23Bath (Berkeley Springs), WVPopulation: 90478A+A+BBCCC+
24Vienna, WVPopulation: 10,72178B+A+BB+CCC
25Morgantown, WVPopulation: 29,95678A+BC+B+DBC+
26Washington, WVPopulation: 1,51478FA+A+A+B+BC
27Chester, WVPopulation: 2,56978AA+ABD+DC
28Pleasant Valley, WVPopulation: 3,15078CAAB+CCC+
29Kingwood, WVPopulation: 2,95778B+A+A+CCCC+
30Nitro, WVPopulation: 7,19878BA+BB+C+D+B
31Barboursville, WVPopulation: 3,93978BA+BBC+CC+
32Winfield, WVPopulation: 2,63178FA+AAC+C+B
33Cheat Lake, WVPopulation: 7,97278CD+A+AB+B+C+
34Mitchell Heights, WVPopulation: 36978FAAABBC+
35Crab Orchard, WVPopulation: 2,89078CA+A+BCCC+
36Dunbar, WVPopulation: 7,86477B+A+C+B+CD+B
37Clearview, WVPopulation: 56577FAA+A+C+CC
38Reedsville, WVPopulation: 53477DA+A+BCCC+
39North Hills, WVPopulation: 90577DCAA+B+BC
40White Sulphur Springs, WVPopulation: 2,69677BA+A+C+D+D+C
41Wheeling, WVPopulation: 28,66277A+A+C+B+D+D+C
42Brookhaven, WVPopulation: 5,18177C+AABC+C+C+
43Eleanor, WVPopulation: 2,07877FA+A+ACCB
44Inwood, WVPopulation: 2,32477D+BA+B+BBC+
45St. Albans, WVPopulation: 11,00477B+A+CB+C+CB
46Huntington, WVPopulation: 49,13677A+A+C+BDDC+
47St. Marys, WVPopulation: 2,21977CA+AB+CD+C+
48Wellsburg, WVPopulation: 2,79177BA+A+B+CDC
49Poca, WVPopulation: 1,34177FA+A+B+BCB
50Fort Ashby, WVPopulation: 1,57777FAA+ACBC
51Culloden, WVPopulation: 2,97077FA+A+BC+CB
52Weston, WVPopulation: 4,12777BA+A+BD+DC
53Beckley, WVPopulation: 17,59677AA+BBD+D+C+
54Blennerhassett, WVPopulation: 3,19977FA+A+B+C+CC
55Man, WVPopulation: 1,99176CA+A+C+C+D+C+
56Carpendale, WVPopulation: 1,04176CA+A+BCCC
57Mineralwells, WVPopulation: 1,30676FB+A+ABC+C+
58South Charleston, WVPopulation: 13,40276AA+DACCB
59Stanaford, WVPopulation: 1,14376DA+A+BCC+C+
60Fairmont, WVPopulation: 18,76376AA+C+BD+D+C+
61Bethlehem, WVPopulation: 2,54176FA+A+ABCC
62Bolivar, WVPopulation: 92076DB+A+BCBC+
63Hedgesville, WVPopulation: 29276D+ABAC+CC+
64Peterstown, WVPopulation: 58176CA+BBC+CC+
65Buckhannon, WVPopulation: 5,62676A+A+C+CCCC
66Elkview, WVPopulation: 1,28976FA+A+ACCB
67Belle, WVPopulation: 1,26776FA+A+ACD+B
68Star City, WVPopulation: 1,91776BABBCC+C+
69Milton, WVPopulation: 2,46276C+A+BC+CCB
70White Hall, WVPopulation: 55276BC+CABBC+
71New Haven, WVPopulation: 1,66076DA+AB+D+DC+
72Mason, WVPopulation: 1,12475BA+B+B+D+FC+
73Ridgeley, WVPopulation: 71675A+A+C+C+D+D+C
74Moundsville, WVPopulation: 9,27775A+A+BC+D+DC
75Hico, WVPopulation: 25575FA+BA+C+DB
76Harrisville, WVPopulation: 2,24375CA+ABCDC+
77Salt Rock, WVPopulation: 43875FA+AAD+CB
78Hooverson Heights, WVPopulation: 2,87575BA+ABCFC
79West Liberty, WVPopulation: 1,36575FA+A+A+D+CC
80Grafton, WVPopulation: 5,19175BA+A+CDFC+
81Petersburg, WVPopulation: 2,60575CA+ACD+CC+
82Williamson, WVPopulation: 3,16575BA+BC+CDC+
83Weirton, WVPopulation: 19,66475BA+BB+CD+C
84Clarksburg, WVPopulation: 16,50775AA+C+C+D+DC+
85Shady Spring, WVPopulation: 2,69974FA+A+BD+CC+
86Nutter Fort, WVPopulation: 1,40374CA+A+C+D+DC+
87New Martinsville, WVPopulation: 5,37374BA+BC+CD+C
88Mount Carbon, WVPopulation: 30574DA+B+BBD+B
89Martinsburg, WVPopulation: 17,31674AAD+C+CC+C+
90Green Bank, WVPopulation: 18074FD+AAAB+C
91Daniels, WVPopulation: 1,61374DA+A+C+CCC+
92Bolt, WVPopulation: 50574FA+C+A+BD+C+
93Parkersburg, WVPopulation: 31,48274A+A+D+BD+D+C
94Kistler, WVPopulation: 40874D+A+BADCC+
95Barrackville, WVPopulation: 1,31074FA+A+BCCC+
96Big Chimney, WVPopulation: 33474DA+B+BDCB
97Mannington, WVPopulation: 2,14274CA+AC+CDC+
98Prosperity, WVPopulation: 1,90974CA+A+CD+D+C+
99Rachel, WVPopulation: 29974FA+BB+BD+C+
100Shannondale, WVPopulation: 2,97174FCA+B+BBC+
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