Smithers, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 555 housing units in Smithers. This represents a 3.5% decline from 575 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 548 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 7 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Smithers is about 58.3%. Smithers's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 18.4%. Average household size is 2.05 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Smithers were built after 1953.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom13.90%
Two Bedrooms48.30%
Three Bedrooms32.10%
Four Bedrooms5%
Five Bedrooms or more0.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.93
Median year structure was built1950
Median Value of occupied units$56,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$43,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.22
Median year structure was built1957
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$306

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0.90%
Home Equity Loan2.80%
Simple Mortgage28.50%
Debt Free67.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.3%