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Independent Living in West Virginia

There are 254 senior housing providers in the state of West Virginia, including 47 independent living communities. With costs of independent living communities in West Virginia generally ranging between $880 and $3,366 per month, the median annual cost comes in around $22,869. The nationwide average cost for all states is approximately $1,925 per month.

The metropolitan area of Morgantown has the highest independent living expenses in the state of West Virginia, with prices ranging from $1,980 per month up to $2,692 per month and a median yearly cost of around $26,400. The lowest independent living costs in West Virginia are in and around the Beckley area, where they range between $1,238 and $2,627 per month. Here, the median yearly cost runs about $18,068.

The SeniorScore™ for West Virginia is 74. With a combined population of around 1,852,774, the state ranks as the 37th largest state in the country. Among this population, around 32% are seniors. On average, residents have a life span of around 75.4 years.

The average household income in West Virginia is $52,919, with a median income of about $40,579, and per capita income of about $21,998 on an annual basis. The state has a low general cost of living. Currently, it has an unemployment rate of approximately 7.57%.

Average temperatures in West Virginia generally range between 40.4 and 62.9 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, it has a cooler climate, with an average annual temperature of around 52.2 degrees.

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