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
1Charleston, WVPopulation: 51,22485A+A+A+B+C+C+B
2Teays Valley, WVPopulation: 13,35783BBA+ABBB
3Shepherdstown, WVPopulation: 1,67483AD+A+AB+B+C+
4Williamstown, WVPopulation: 2,91183BA+A+ABCC
5Charles Town, WVPopulation: 5,25883B+B+A+B+BBC+
6Hurricane, WVPopulation: 6,30682C+A+A+B+BC+B
7Harpers Ferry, WVPopulation: 20582BD+A+A+AAC+
8Westover, WVPopulation: 3,99782A+A+A+BCCC+
9Ranson, WVPopulation: 4,48082AA+A+C+CC+C+
10White Hall, WVPopulation: 55282BBA+ABBC+
11Lavalette, WVPopulation: 1,02081D+A+A+ACC+C+
12Green Bank, WVPopulation: 18081FA+A+AAB+C
13Bath (Berkeley Springs), WVPopulation: 90480A+A+A+BCCC+
14Fayetteville, WVPopulation: 2,91080C+A+A+B+CCB
15Ridgeley, WVPopulation: 71680A+A+A+C+D+D+C
16Pea Ridge, WVPopulation: 6,67480D+A+A+AC+C+C+
17Chester, WVPopulation: 2,56980AA+A+BD+DC
18Mabscott, WVPopulation: 1,24180C+A+A+BC+CC+
19Winfield, WVPopulation: 2,63180FA+A+AC+C+B
20Inwood, WVPopulation: 2,32480D+AA+B+BBC+
21Star City, WVPopulation: 1,91780BAA+BCC+C+
22Milton, WVPopulation: 2,46279C+A+A+C+CCB
23North Hills, WVPopulation: 90579DCA+A+B+BC
24Weirton, WVPopulation: 19,66479BA+A+B+CD+C
25Cross Lanes, WVPopulation: 9,41979DA+A+B+C+C+B
26Ripley, WVPopulation: 3,26779C+A+A+BCCC+
27Mitchell Heights, WVPopulation: 36979FB+A+ABBC+
28Madison, WVPopulation: 3,05079CA+A+BCCB
29St. Marys, WVPopulation: 2,21979CA+A+B+CD+C+
30Pleasant Valley, WVPopulation: 3,15079D+AA+B+CCC+
31Eleanor, WVPopulation: 2,07878FA+A+ACCB
32Washington, WVPopulation: 1,51478FA+A+A+B+BC
33Carpendale, WVPopulation: 1,04178CA+A+BCCC
34Hedgesville, WVPopulation: 29278D+A+AAC+CC+
35Culloden, WVPopulation: 2,97078FA+A+BC+CB
36Morgantown, WVPopulation: 29,95678A+B+C+B+DBC+
37Man, WVPopulation: 1,99178CA+A+C+C+D+C+
38Poca, WVPopulation: 1,34178FA+A+B+BCB
39Clearview, WVPopulation: 56578FA+A+A+C+CC
40Bethlehem, WVPopulation: 2,54178FA+A+ABCC
41Harrisville, WVPopulation: 2,24378CA+A+BCDC+
42Mineralwells, WVPopulation: 1,30678FB+A+ABC+C+
43Reedsville, WVPopulation: 53478DA+A+BCCC+
44Crab Orchard, WVPopulation: 2,89078DA+A+BCCC+
45Vienna, WVPopulation: 10,72177CA+AB+CCC
46Middleway, WVPopulation: 27277FA+A+ACBC+
47Stanaford, WVPopulation: 1,14377DA+A+BCC+C+
48Peterstown, WVPopulation: 58177CA+ABC+CC+
49Fort Ashby, WVPopulation: 1,57777FAA+ACBC
50New Haven, WVPopulation: 1,66077DA+A+B+D+DC+
51Belle, WVPopulation: 1,26777FA+A+ACD+B
52Elkview, WVPopulation: 1,28977FA+A+ACCB
53Pinch, WVPopulation: 2,88277FAA+B+BBB
54Bridgeport, WVPopulation: 8,17577D+CAAB+BC+
55Huntington, WVPopulation: 49,13677A+A+BBDDC+
56Buckhannon, WVPopulation: 5,62677BA+A+CCCC
57Follansbee, WVPopulation: 2,97577DA+A+BCD+C
58Bolivar, WVPopulation: 92077DAA+BCBC+
59Mason, WVPopulation: 1,12477BA+A+B+D+FC+
60Petersburg, WVPopulation: 2,60577CA+A+CD+CC+
61Cheat Lake, WVPopulation: 7,97277FD+A+AB+B+C+
62Fairmont, WVPopulation: 18,76377B+A+BBD+D+C+
63Williamson, WVPopulation: 3,16576BA+AC+CDC+
64Moundsville, WVPopulation: 9,27776AA+A+C+D+DC
65Blennerhassett, WVPopulation: 3,19976FA+A+B+C+CC
66St. Albans, WVPopulation: 11,00476BA+CB+C+CB
67Salt Rock, WVPopulation: 43876FA+A+AD+CB
68Nutter Fort, WVPopulation: 1,40376CA+A+C+D+DC+
69Mannington, WVPopulation: 2,14276CA+A+C+CDC+
70Ravenswood, WVPopulation: 3,88976CA+ABD+D+C+
71Kingwood, WVPopulation: 2,95776DA+A+CCCC+
72Falling Waters, WVPopulation: 74876FA+A+BC+CC+
73Crum, WVPopulation: 7076FA+A+C+C+BC+
74Big Chimney, WVPopulation: 33476DA+A+BDCB
75Wellsburg, WVPopulation: 2,79176DA+A+B+CDC
76Barrackville, WVPopulation: 1,31076FA+A+BCCC+
77Brookhaven, WVPopulation: 5,18176FAA+BC+C+C+
78Prosperity, WVPopulation: 1,90976CA+A+CD+D+C+
79Shannondale, WVPopulation: 2,97176FC+A+B+BBC+
80Glasgow, WVPopulation: 82776FA+A+C+CD+B
81Pineville, WVPopulation: 1,01976D+A+A+CC+DC+
82Boomer, WVPopulation: 1,07475DA+A+B+BFB
83Kistler, WVPopulation: 40875D+A+AADCC+
84West Liberty, WVPopulation: 1,36575FA+A+A+D+CC
85Weston, WVPopulation: 4,12775CA+A+BD+DC
86Shenandoah Junction, WVPopulation: 47575DA+A+DCBC+
87Ronceverte, WVPopulation: 1,81075D+A+A+C+CDC
88White Sulphur Springs, WVPopulation: 2,69675D+A+A+C+D+D+C
89Benwood, WVPopulation: 1,29875BA+A+BDFC
90Bradley, WVPopulation: 1,72475FA+A+BC+D+C+
91Bluefield, WVPopulation: 10,48675BA+B+BD+DC+
92Boaz, WVPopulation: 1,68775FA+A+ABC+C
93Nitro, WVPopulation: 7,19875DA+BB+C+D+B
94Franklin, WVPopulation: 72675CA+ACD+CC+
95Dunbar, WVPopulation: 7,86475BA+CB+CD+B
96Lewisburg, WVPopulation: 3,85075BBCACBC
97Hico, WVPopulation: 25575FB+A+A+C+DB
98Sissonville, WVPopulation: 5,46575FA+A+BC+CB
99Rivesville, WVPopulation: 1,27575DA+A+BD+D+C+
100Buffalo, WVPopulation: 1,26475FA+A+C+CD+C+
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