West Virginia

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West Virginia

Noted for its mountains, rolling hills and many state parks, West Virginia offers a variety of outdoor recreational options that include hiking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing, hunting and whitewater rafting. Best places to live in West Virginia include Charleston, Huntington, Wheeling and Morgantown, and the state’s strong economy is led by aerospace, chemical research, plastics, biometrics and medicine. West Virginia is also a leading energy-producing state with rich natural resources.

Quick Facts

Average Household Income
$43,672
Average Property Tax
$966
State Population
1,895,632
Sales Tax
6%
State Income Tax
3%-6.50%

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