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Places With The Best Employment In West Virginia 2018

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  • Cheat Lake, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,671
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  • Bridgeport, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,364
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  • Teays Valley, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,706
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  • Nitro, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,505
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  • Hurricane, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,460
67
  • Cross Lanes, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,899
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  • South Charleston, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,182
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  • Vienna, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,566
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  • Brookhaven, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,300
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  • Pea Ridge, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,305
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  • Weirton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,307
  • As a former resident, living in Wierton, West Virginia had its perks as well as some things that were not so good. I'm gonna be honest, it was one of the safer cities that I have lived in, as I have
68
  • Dunbar, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,714
69
  • St. Albans, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,788
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  • Bluefield, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,366
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  • New Martinsville, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,255
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  • Wheeling, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,758
  • My family and I have enjoyed living in Wheeling, West Virginia over the last year-and-a-half. There is a lot to do in Wheeling for it to be such a small city. The city is home to the Capitol Music Hall,
65
  • 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
73
  • Fairmont, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,699
  • Fairmont, WV is on the Monongahela River. Its motto is "Spend a Day ... Spend a Lifetime." The total area is 9 square miles. It is formed by the conjunction of the Tygart Valley River and West Fork
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  • Princeton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,056
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  • Buckhannon, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,645
69
  • Elkins, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,232
76
  • Morgantown, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,364
  • Just south of the Pennsylvania border along Interstate 79 lies Morgantown, West Virginia, a city that has been on the rise over the course of the past few years. I absolutely love living in Morgantown.
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  • Charles Town, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,682
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  • Clarksburg, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,226
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  • Beckley, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,348
  • Living in Beckley, WV, you will quickly find that the phrase "blue-collar" is something the town takes great pride in. The town started out as an old coal mining town and even has a museum with a
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  • 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.
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  • Oak Hill, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,722
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  • Moundsville, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,858
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  • Parkersburg, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,962
  • I am a resident of Parkersburg, VA. The living conditions here are not the greatest. The population is a little over 30, OO0 with 25% living in poverty. The advantage of the area is it's small and quaint
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  • Grafton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,156
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  • Keyser, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,261
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  • 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

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in West Virginia. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in West Virginia for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are West Virginia cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

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