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Places With The Best Employment In West Virginia 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score78
  • 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
  • Living in the highest rated city in West Virginia has been nothing short of a pleasant experience. Teays Valley is the place we call home, nature surrounds us and keeps things fresh every time the
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  • Hurricane, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,460
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  • Nitro, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,505
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  • Cross Lanes, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,899
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  • Vienna, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,566
  • Known as the Pride of the Valley, Vienna is an idyllic city located in the heart of West Virginia in the Mid-Ohio Valley. I love living in Vienna because of the tight-knit community and plentiful
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  • South Charleston, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,182
  • This is my hometown. It’s a city that is calm, peaceful and filled with lovely people. It has a population of about 13,450. Its small town is full of friendly and genuine people. It’s a city where
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  • Pea Ridge, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,305
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  • Brookhaven, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,300
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  • 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
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  • St. Albans, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,788
  • Oh boy did I hate to even make a reference to such an awesome John Denver song in my title regarding St Albans, West Virginia, but I just couldn't help myself! Holy cow, this place is terrible with a
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  • Dunbar, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,714
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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
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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,
69
  • Charles Town, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,682
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  • New Martinsville, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,255
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  • Bluefield, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,366
  • Villas, Florida is one of those places that I'm sad to say has absolutely nothing to recommend it. After living in Villas for three years I couldn't take it anymore. I packed up my family and moved away
71
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Princeton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,056
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  • Elkins, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,232
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  • Buckhannon, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,645
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  • Clarksburg, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,226
  • The east coast has been an enjoyable place to call home. I am living in Clarksburg, West Virginia, which is not far from the Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Maryland borders. Such proximity has allowed me to
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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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  • 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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  • Oak Hill, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,722
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  • Moundsville, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,858
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  • Grafton, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,156
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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
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  • Keyser, WV
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,261

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.

To narrow down the list of the best cities with the strongest job market in West Virginia, you can modify the filters at the top of the page. Start by selecting cities or neighborhoods, city size (population) and home/rental prices. You can also filter using additional categories like: amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and weather to ensure that the matching cities meet all of your needs.