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  The population of Berkeley county is estimated at 113,270. In 2017 there were 1,388 births and 1,013 deaths in Berkeley county. Berkeley county has 21,874 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 7,890 that are owned free and clear and 10,091 that are renter occupied.


  The good residents of Berkeley County filed 53,840 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 7.0% of all West Virginia filings and 0.036% of the entire nation. Berkeley had a combined total federal tax liability of $392,314,000 on earned income of $2,804,206,000. Other notable statistics from Berkeley County were 1,680 unemployment claims which collected a total of $6,796,000 and 10,520 charitable contributions valued at $39,845,000. 13,490 filings from Berkeley County paid a combined total of $22,084,000 in property taxes and 12,780 filings paid $95,029,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 Berkeley county had 118 religious congregations with an estimated 32,298 members.

20.7% of the Berkeley population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 11.8% have less than a highschool diploma level education.


Approximately 38% of Berkeley County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This represents an increase from the 2012 election by 5,966 votes.

At $59,071 the median income is 136.6% of the West Virginia average. An estimated 2,009 people claimed to be unemployed last year in Berkeley, the equivalant of around 3.7% of the county population. This represents a decrease in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 4.0%.


Top 15 Industries in Berkeley County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
5,667Health care and social assistance
3,879Retail trade
2,660Accommodation and food services
2,434Food services and drinking places
2,210Manufacturing
2,093Restaurants and other eating places
1,277Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services
1,053General merchandise stores
1,016Limited-service restaurants
973Full-service restaurants
963Professional, scientific, and technical services
953Employment services
840Wholesale trade
770Ambulatory health care services
733Food and beverage stores


In 2018 the average price reduction was 2.88% in Berkeley County (averaging across 7 zip codes a sample of which are; 25403, 25427, 25404 and 25419).

In 2018 10.89% of listings in Berkeley County (averaging across 8 zip codes a sample of which are; 25404, 25403, 25413 and 25405) dropped their price.


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