Benwood, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 824 housing units in Benwood. This represents a 2.7% decline from 847 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 824 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Benwood is about 58.8%. Benwood's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 14.2%. Average household size is 2.22 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Benwood were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.50%
One Bedroom17.50%
Two Bedrooms35.10%
Three Bedrooms34.20%
Four Bedrooms9.30%
Five Bedrooms or more1.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.27
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$37,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$44,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.15
Median year structure was built1960
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$261

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.10%
Home Equity Loan2.40%
Simple Mortgage22.80%
Debt Free72.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs12%