Terra Alta, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 684 housing units in Terra Alta. This represents a 8.4% decline from 747 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 684 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Terra Alta is about 74.7%. Terra Alta's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.7%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Terra Alta were built after 1958.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom9.40%
Two Bedrooms26%
Three Bedrooms49.60%
Four Bedrooms10.40%
Five Bedrooms or more4.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1956
Median Value of occupied units$46,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$32,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$261

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage3.30%
Home Equity Loan4.70%
Simple Mortgage44.10%
Debt Free47.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15%