The average West Virginian is taxed at a rate of 0.49% for property, a maximum of 6.50% for income and up to 6.00% for sales. Compared to the national averages West Virginia earns a score of good 👍 for property taxes, poor 👎 for income taxes and average for combined local and state sales tax. Quick links to regions of West Virginia with predicted increasing and decreasing valuations.
Review the Geographical, Political and Spiritual Attributes of West Virginia
West Virginia has approximately 1,828,637 residents. A common term for people in West Virginia is "Mountaineer". Within this population there are around 19,098 births and 22,227 deaths per year. Approximately 93.4% of this population speaks English exclusively. Conversely, 0.2% of this population has no verbal English skill. On average, real estate listings in West Virginia are on the market for 91 days. The Market Health Index for West Virginia is 4.51. Jefferson is the wealthiest of all counties in West Virginia. The least wealthy of all counties in West Virginia is Mc Dowell.
Daily state facts: West Virginia became a state at the onset of the Civil war when 48 of western counties of the original Virginia choose to leave and remain a free state.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, WestVirginia employment in December 2023 was 791,571, unemployment was 33,685 or 4.3% of total jobs.