Mount Carbon 60 Below average
Mount Carbon Livability #207 ranked city in West Virginia#18,611 ranked city in the USARanks better than 36% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Mount Carbon

  • Cost Of Living

    Residents in this area benefit from an affordable cost of living. This includes goods and services, transportation, housing, utilities, groceries and healthcare.

  • Crime

    This area is characterized by a crime rate, per 100,000 individuals, that falls well below the national average, indicating its potential as a very safe place to live.

  • Housing

    The housing category in this area boasts higher than average scores, likely influenced by a positive home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    It appears that many amenities may not be conveniently situated within walking distance, potentially necessitating the use of a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    Commuters in this area may experience longer-than-average work commute times due to limited public transportation access.

  • Employment

    The combination of low income levels and high unemployment rates contributes to a low score in the employment category, which could make it challenging to secure well-paying jobs.

  • Health & Safety

    Factors like poor air quality and the absence of essential health-related facilities like hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and pharmacies could have played a role in the low score in this category.

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      Mount Carbon transportation information

      Statistic Mount Carbon West Virginia National
      Average one way commute29min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.3%82.0%76.4%
      Workers who carpool0.0%9.9%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%2.9%2.8%
      Working from home17.7%3.1%4.6%
      Source: The Mount Carbon, WV data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).