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About Beckley

Beckley is a suburb in the Beckley Metro Area and in the Raleigh County. It has a population of 16,240 and a population density of 1,757, which is 95% above the national average. It has a median age of 42, which is 1 year below the Beckley Metro median age and 4 years above the national average.


Beckley has a median home value of $120,500, which is 21% above the Metro average.The average rent of $1,079 is 38% above the metro average rent and 2% above the national average rent. The average household income in Beckley is $42,972 , which is 1% below the Metro average household income and 34% below the national average of household income.


The average school rating in Beckley is 5. Beckley also has a crime index 241 that is above the Metro average and above the National average, making it one of the best places to raise a family in Beckley.


$141,100Median Home Value
$120,968 Beckley Metro Area
$1,079Median Rent
$671 Beckley Metro Area
2 /10 - 8 /10
School Rating
241
Crime Index
100
National Crime Index
2 hr 30 mins To Beckley Metro Area
19 mins Average Travel Time To Work

Beckley Zip Code

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Beckley's population is made up of 39% married, 34% single, 18% divorced and 9% widowed. Baby Boomers make up the largest percentage of the population at 39%, while Millennials have the second largest segment at 25%. Homeowners make up 59% of the population in Beckley.

17,132Population
112,369 Beckley Metro Area
1,817Population Density
  • 50% Male
  • 50% Female
41 Median Age
43 Beckley Metro Area
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The Per Capita income in Beckley is $29,877. The Median Household Income is $41,277 and the Beckley Unemployment Rate is 5%.

$29,877Income Per Capita
$29,265 Beckley Metro Area
$41,277Median Household Income
$52,633 Beckley Metro Area
22% Poverty Rate
20% Beckley Metro Area
5% Unemployment Rate
6% Beckley Metro Area
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$141,100Median Home Value
$120,968 Beckley Metro Area
$1,079Median Rent
$671 Beckley Metro Area
2Average Household Size
2 Beckley Metro Area

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41%
Home Owners
59%
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2 /10 - 8 /10
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Top Schools in Beckley

Raleigh County Schools School District
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412 Old Mill Road, Beckley, WV, 25801
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Raleigh County Schools School District
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205 Crescent Road, Beckley, WV, 25801
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Raleigh County Schools School District
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351 4-H LAKE ROAD, DANIELS, WV, 25832
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Raleigh County Schools School District
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950 Stanaford Road, Beckley, WV, 25801
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Raleigh County Schools School District
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1001 Maxwell Hill Road, Beckley, WV, 25801
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2 hr 30 mins
Beckley Metro Area
19 mins Average Travel Time To Work
Commute To
GSO Airport
3 hr 38 mins
Winston Township, NC
2 hr 52 mins
Jefferson College of Health Sciences
2 hr 34 mins
West Virginia University Institue of Technology
49 mins
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Beckley crime index is 241 which is higher than the national average. Click here to see the Safest Places to Live in Beckley.

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Crime Index
100
National Crime Index

Crime Index represents the risk of crime occurring in a area and is measured against national index of 100. If the Crime Index of an area is above 100 the crime in that area is relatively higher when compared to US. If the Crime Index of an area is below 100 the crime in that area is lower when compared to US.

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