Welch, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,494 housing units in Welch. This represents a 8.2% decline from 1,628 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 1,407 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 87 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Welch is about 64.3%. Welch's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 18.9%. Average household size is 2.14 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Welch were built after 1949.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.40%
One Bedroom18.50%
Two Bedrooms29.50%
Three Bedrooms40%
Four Bedrooms10.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.28
Median year structure was built1949
Median Value of occupied units$38,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$15,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.9
Median year structure was built1952
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$243

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.20%
Home Equity Loan0.30%
Simple Mortgage38.40%
Debt Free60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs12.4%