Beckley, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 8,736 housing units in Beckley. This represents a 2% decline from 8,917 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 8,730 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 6 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Beckley is about 63.7%. Beckley's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.5%. Average household size is 2.21 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Beckley were built after 1957.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.30%
One Bedroom11.90%
Two Bedrooms31.60%
Three Bedrooms42.10%
Four Bedrooms11.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.14
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$72,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$48,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.32
Median year structure was built1959
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$377

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage3.40%
Home Equity Loan5.20%
Simple Mortgage43.60%
Debt Free47.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.1%