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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In West Virginia 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score67
  • Grafton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,156
64
  • Huntington, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 48,735
  • I lived in Huntington, WV for a short time after I graduated college. I found employment at St. Mary's Medical Center as a nurse, and enjoyed living a short drive away from my family in Cincinnati, OH.
55
  • Moundsville, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,858
54
  • Bluefield, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,366
59
  • Clarksburg, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,226
60
  • Parkersburg, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,962
69
  • New Martinsville, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,255
63
  • Oak Hill, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,722
60
  • Princeton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,056
59
  • Keyser, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,261
68
  • Elkins, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,232
63
  • Dunbar, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,714
71
  • Fairmont, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,699
  • The city of fairmont wv is the most stupid people I ever tried to deal with, the idiots in the offices are so stupid it is sad and they are cowards never answer calls and when they call you back they
66
  • Nitro, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,505
72
  • Weirton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,307
64
  • St. Albans, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,788
58
  • South Charleston, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,182
59
  • Wheeling, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,758
73
  • Vienna, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,566
50
  • Beckley, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,348
76
  • Pea Ridge, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,305
67
  • Buckhannon, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,645
73
  • Hurricane, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,460
67
  • Cross Lanes, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,899
64
  • Charleston, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 50,210
  • That's right. I was born in Charleston and moved away around 40 years ago after completing 6th grade. Still, I have distinct memories and the reviews I've read here are terribly depressing. Sounds like
63
  • Martinsburg, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,613
  • Not a place to raise children. Other than government jobs, mainly factory/warehouse jobs, you will not earn wages that could support a single person's rent. Rent is way overpriced. Home construction is
70
  • Brookhaven, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,300
75
  • Morgantown, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,364
76
  • Bridgeport, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,364
70
  • Charles Town, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,682
80
  • Teays Valley, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,706
76
  • Cheat Lake, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,671

Finding an affordable place to live in West Virginia is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in West Virginia that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in West Virginia. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of West Virginia.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in West Virginia with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in West Virginia, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in West Virginia, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.