Welcome to Beckley, WV! As of 2020, Beckley WV has the unique distinction of being the least expensive place in America to live and raise a family. Beckley WV's cost of living is so low that almost half of all houses here are valued under $100,000, and the majority of homeowners don't have a mortgage. Located in southern West Virginia along the beautiful Appalachian Mountains, the Beckley metro area is a prime spot for free outdoor activities ranging from 4-wheeling, hunting, fishing, rock climbing and hiking to whitewater rafting.
The Beckley area's current population is 117,272. Located in Raleigh County, Beckley WV is the hub of southern WV. Prime industries are healthcare, education, and social services representing almost 26% of all jobs in the Beckley Metro area. Beckley WV is home to 3 hospitals and 5 colleges so it is easy to see why they are among the areas largest employers.
The Beckley WV Real Estate market is on fire right now! During the first 3 months of 2021 Homes for Sale in Beckley for over $100,000 have been selling after just 116 days on the market down from 134 days during the same period last year. While at the same time, list price to sale price ratio 95% compared to 93% last year for the same period. All signs of the Beckley WV Real Estate market heating up while interest rates remain at historic lows. All of this means it is a great time to buy and sell Beckley WV Real Estate.