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Martinsburg, WV (West Virginia) Houses and Residents

Martinsburg,WV index of house prices

Total population: 17,743 (Urban population: 14,945, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 8,380 (7,063 occupied: 3,416 owner occupied, 3,523 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

51%
State:

28%

Housing density: 1,667 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $206,454.

Median contract rent in 2016: $407 (lower quartile is $626, upper quartile is $498)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $784


Median gross rent in Martinsburg, WV in 2016: $501

Housing units in Martinsburg with a mortgage: 2,292 (103 second mortgage, 188 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,090

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $74,254

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,153

Median monthly housing costs: $943


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Martinsburg, West Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $145,020 (it was $75,800 in 2000)
Martinsburg:

$145,020
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,883 - $192,535
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,339
  • In family households: 13,938 (1,713 male householders, 2,323 female householders)
    2,245 spouses, 5,201 children (4,791 natural, 145 adopted, 250 stepchildren), 583 grandchildren, 190 brothers or sisters, 150 parents, 686 other relatives, 1,090 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,425 (1,252 male householders (1,022 living alone)), 2,009 female householders (1,579 living alone)), 1,226 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 140

Size of family households: 1,512 2-persons, 823 3-persons, 768 4-persons, 387 5-persons, 513 6-persons, 69 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,622 1-person, 500 2-persons, 8 3-persons, 56 4-persons, 34 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

1,939 married couples with children.
1,904 single-parent households (233 men, 1,671 women).

90.3% of residents of Martinsburg speak English at home.
6.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,412 (7.7%)
(27.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Martinsburg, West Virginia:

  • 6no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 4562 bedrooms
  • 1,7863 bedrooms
  • 8044 bedrooms
  • 3505+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Martinsburg, West Virginia:

  • 346no bedroom
  • 7651 bedroom
  • 1,1552 bedrooms
  • 1,0423 bedrooms
  • 2864 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Martinsburg in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 195no vehicle
  • 1,4341 vehicle
  • 1,1722 vehicles
  • 4793 vehicles
  • 1054 vehicles
  • 775+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population

Cars and other vehicles available in Martinsburg in renter-occupied apartments

  • 616no vehicle
  • 1,7261 vehicle
  • 1,0072 vehicles
  • 923 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Martinsburg, West Virginia:

  • 41 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 1104 rooms
  • 5635 rooms
  • 7206 rooms
  • 6437 rooms
  • 7208 rooms
  • 6369+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Martinsburg, West Virginia:

  • 3461 room
  • 1762 rooms
  • 3833 rooms
  • 8534 rooms
  • 7635 rooms
  • 5426 rooms
  • 2807 rooms
  • 618 rooms
  • 829+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Martinsburg, WV household income distribution

  • Martinsburg, WV household income distribution
  • 676Less than $10,000
  • 459$10,000 to $14,999
  • 476$15,000 to $19,999
  • 296$20,000 to $24,999
  • 554$25,000 to $29,999
  • 600$30,000 to $34,999
  • 174$35,000 to $39,999
  • 260$40,000 to $44,999
  • 323$45,000 to $49,999
  • 440$50,000 to $59,999
  • 510$60,000 to $74,999
  • 962$75,000 to $99,999
  • 350$100,000 to $124,999
  • 189$125,000 to $149,999
  • 195$150,000 to $199,999
  • 186$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Martinsburg, WV

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Martinsburg, WV
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 15$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 42$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 47$40,000 to $49,999
  • 39$50,000 to $59,999
  • 42$60,000 to $69,999
  • 15$70,000 to $79,999
  • 104$80,000 to $89,999
  • 224$90,000 to $99,999
  • 410$100,000 to $124,999
  • 445$125,000 to $149,999
  • 400$150,000 to $174,999
  • 290$175,000 to $199,999
  • 426$200,000 to $249,999
  • 410$250,000 to $299,999
  • 118$300,000 to $399,999
  • 31$500,000 to $749,999
  • 22$750,000 to $999,999
  • 111$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Martinsburg, WV

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Martinsburg, WV
  • 42Less than $100
  • 24$100 to $149
  • 68$150 to $199
  • 119$200 to $249
  • 219$250 to $299
  • 14$300 to $349
  • 61$350 to $399
  • 135$400 to $449
  • 219$450 to $499
  • 242$500 to $549
  • 224$550 to $599
  • 281$600 to $649
  • 389$650 to $699
  • 293$700 to $749
  • 621$750 to $799
  • 415$800 to $899
  • 243$900 to $999
  • 161$1,000 to $1,249
  • 62$1,250 to $1,499
  • 59$1,500 to $1,999
  • 66No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1252010 or later
  • 4102000 to 2009
  • 2441990 to 1999
  • 1031980 to 1989
  • 1191970 to 1979
  • 111Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population
Martinsburg commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 151
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 951
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 973
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,362
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 847
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 455
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 701
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 95
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 142
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 223
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 169
  • 90 or more minutes: 484
Martinsburg, WV Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 64.3%
Number of people working at home: 330 (4.9% of all workers)

Martinsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 11,219 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 1,373 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 70 (1%)
  • Taxi: 24 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 323 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 330 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,172
 German: 938
 English: 482
 Irish: 363
 Italian: 284
 Haitian: 224
 Liberian: 140
 Scottish: 128
 Nigerian: 93
 Scotch-Irish: 91
 European: 88
 French (except Basque): 41
 Swedish: 39
 Jamaican: 39
 African: 38
 Dutch: 25
 Brazilian: 23
 British: 21
 Swiss: 21
 French Canadian: 18
 Hungarian: 18
 Croatian: 17
 Danish: 15
 Polish: 15
 Welsh: 12
 Pennsylvania German: 10
 Afghan: 9
 Ukrainian: 8
 West Indian: 7
 Canadian: 6
 Austrian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 33%Mexico
  • 18%Honduras
  • 11%Haiti
  • 8%Nigeria
  • 7%Liberia
  • 4%Philippines
  • 3%El Salvador

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,848
  • Other state: 10,056
  • Northeast: 1,351
  • Midwest: 853
  • South: 7,167
  • West: 738

76% of Martinsburg residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in West Virginia.

Martinsburg:

76.0%
State average:

87.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 72
  • 5th and 6th grade: 27
  • 7th and 8th grade: 83
  • 9th grade: 212
  • 10th grade: 228
  • 11th grade: 260
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 125
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,714
  • Less than 1 year of college: 415
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 878
  • Associate degree: 244
  • Bachelor's degree: 527
  • Master's degree: 419
  • Professional school degree: 172
  • Doctorate degree: 54

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 20
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 88
  • 5th and 6th grade: 67
  • 7th and 8th grade: 159
  • 9th grade: 296
  • 10th grade: 203
  • 11th grade: 204
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 215
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,631
  • Less than 1 year of college: 556
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 674
  • Associate degree: 470
  • Bachelor's degree: 648
  • Master's degree: 395
  • Professional school degree: 63
  • Doctorate degree: 34

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 10.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 24.5%Males
  • 14.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 13.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 31.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 27.5%Males
Martinsburg marital status for males
Martinsburg marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,257
  • One, attached: 1,282
  • Two: 473
  • 3 or 4: 814
  • 5 to 9: 481
  • 10 to 19: 706
  • 20 to 49: 175
  • 50 or more: 128
  • Mobile homes: 88

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,749

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Martinsburg:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Martinsburg
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (39.3%)
  • Electricity (37.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Electricity (76.1%)
  • Utility gas (19.9%)
  • No fuel used (2.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 103
Here:

4.9%
West Virginia:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 33
Here:

3.4%
West Virginia:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 123
Here:

9.4%
West Virginia:

15.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)