War 51 Poor
War Livability #322 ranked city in West Virginia#25,268 ranked city in the USARanks better than 13% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in War

  • Cost Of Living

    Everyday cost of living expenses like goods and services, housing, groceries, transportation, health care and utilities are far below the national average.

  • Crime

    This area boasts a crime rate that is far below the national average, making it a very safe place to live. These crime statistics encompass both property and violent offenses.

  • Housing

    Impressive scores in the housing category characterize this area, potentially attributed to the availability of affordable housing, strong appreciation rates and high home values.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities will be difficult to reach within a short walk, often requiring residents to use a vehicle or public transportation for access.

  • Commute

    Low commute scores could be due to limited access to public transit in this area, as well as longer-than-average work commute times for residents.

  • Employment

    This area earns a low score in the employment category due to low household income levels and high unemployment rates, which may pose challenges in seeking job opportunities.

  • Schools

    The low schools score might be a result of factors like lower than average education levels, lackluster reading and math scores and the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools.

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      War transportation information

      Statistic War West Virginia National
      Average one way commute39min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work59.5%82.0%76.4%
      Workers who carpool18.9%9.9%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.9%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk10.8%2.9%2.8%
      Working from home10.8%3.1%4.6%
      Source: The War, WV data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).