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.
Beckley WV Select Real Estate Data Year Over Year For As Of The End Of Second Quarter 2021
|2nd Qtr 2021||2nd Qtr 2020||Percentage
|Number of Homes Sold||310||229||35%|
|Median Sold Price||$131,000||$120,000||9%|
|Average Sold Price||$176,405||$144,925||22%|
|Total Sold Dollar Volume||$54,685,637||$33,187,728||65%|
|Total New Listings During This Time Frame||429||282||52%|
|Beckley Average Rent 2021 For Apartments and Homes|