search within
search within
include
population
score by
home / rent price

Best Places To Live In Charleston, WV

65
  • Charleston, WV
  • Your matching location
  • 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
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score82
  • Teays Valley, WV
  • 17.2 miles away (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
79
  • Winfield, WV
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,300
78
  • Pinch, WV
  • 9.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,826
77
  • Tornado, WV
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,294
76
  • Eleanor, WV
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,691
73
  • Coal Fork, WV
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,061
72
  • Bancroft, WV
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 963
72
  • Belle, WV
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,213
71
  • Poca, WV
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,019
71
  • Nitro, WV
  • 10.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,505
70
  • Big Chimney, WV
  • 7.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 379
70
  • Mount Carbon, WV
  • 23.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 398
70
  • Madison, WV
  • 21.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,959
69
  • Alum Creek, WV
  • 11.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,949
69
  • Chesapeake, WV
  • 10.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,570
69
  • St. Albans, WV
  • 10.3 miles away (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
68
  • Sissonville, WV
  • 10.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,523
68
  • Montgomery, WV
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,831
68
  • Dunbar, WV
  • 5.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,714
68
  • Marmet, WV
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,370
67
  • Cross Lanes, WV
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,899
67
  • Buffalo, WV
  • 26.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,300
67
  • Hometown, WV
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 487
67
  • Glasgow, WV
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 771
67
  • Clendenin, WV
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,027
66
  • South Charleston, WV
  • 4 miles away (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
64
  • Pratt, WV
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 469
64
  • Rand, WV
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,376
64
  • Elkview, WV
  • 10.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,554
63
  • Cedar Grove, WV
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 808
63
  • Danville, WV
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 788
62
  • Boomer, WV
  • 23.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 974
61
  • Handley, WV
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 233
60
  • East Bank, WV
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 757
59
  • Shrewsbury, WV
  • 13.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 798
59
  • Smithers, WV
  • 21.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 897
59
  • Kimberly, WV
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 173
59
  • Racine, WV
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 253
58
  • Comfort, WV
  • 15 miles away (City)
  • Population: 242
57
  • Powellton, WV
  • 24.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 524
57
  • Jefferson, WV
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 822
54
  • Chelyan, WV
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 898

Listed above are the best places to live in Charleston, WV for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Charleston, WV, followed by the best places to live near Charleston, WV, sorted by Livability Score.

To customize the list of best places to live in and around Charleston, WV, you are able to first select the search radius, which is the maximum distance you'd like to search for nearby cities or neighborhoods. Next, you can choose to display cities only, neighborhoods only or both cities and neighborhoods. The population dropdown will allow you to customize the size of the cities that you would like to appear in the list. You can then set the importance of each category based on what's most important to you. Finally, you can set your home/rent budget based on what you're comfortable spending on housing or rent. Once your search preferences have been set, you will have your personalized list of the best places to live in Charleston, WV.