West Liberty, WV

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West Liberty Profile


Overview

West Liberty is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 1,447 people and just one neighborhood, West Liberty is the 115th largest community in West Virginia. Much of the housing stock in West Liberty was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

West Liberty real estate is some of the most expensive in West Virginia, although West Liberty house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

West Liberty is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, West Liberty is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in West Liberty who work in food service (21.49%), sales jobs (13.91%), and personal care services (11.03%).

Of important note, West Liberty is also a town of artists. West Liberty has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape West Liberty’s character.

A relatively large number of people in West Liberty telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.80% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, West Liberty’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

West Liberty Demographics

In terms of college education, West Liberty is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.62% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in West Liberty in 2018 was $11,502, which is low income relative to West Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $46,008 for a family of four. However, West Liberty contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call West Liberty home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of West Liberty residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in West Liberty include German, Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in West Liberty is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF West Liberty, WV HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WV* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Bridge Street Middle School
19 Junior Ave
Wheeling, WV 26003
06-08
Middle Creek Elementary School
579 Middle Creek Road
Triadelphia, WV 26059
PK-05
Warwood School
150 Viking Dr
Wheeling, WV 26003
PK-08
West Liberty Elementary School
745 Van Meter Way
Wheeling, WV 26003
PK-05
Wheeling Park High School
1976 Park View Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

OHIO COUNTY SCHOOLS


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District Quality Compared to West Virginia

(10 is best)

Better than of WV school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%

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