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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: 8,597 (7,254 occupied: 3,379 owner occupied, 3,766 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

53%
State:

28%

Housing density: 1,710 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $204,957.

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


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $787


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

Housing units in Martinsburg with a mortgage: 2,289 (81 second mortgage, 141 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,063

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,181

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,028

Median monthly housing costs: $959


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Martinsburg, West Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $151,461 (it was $75,800 in 2000)
Martinsburg:

$151,461
West Virginia:

$117,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $114,831 - $208,596

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $176,420
Here:

$176,420
State:

$150,631

Townhouses or other attached units: $127,022
Here:

$127,022
State:

$147,998

Mobile homes: $22,150
Here:

$22,150
State:

$51,134
Median year house/condo built: 1965

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,148
  • In family households: 13,520 (1,676 male householders, 2,321 female householders)
    2,049 spouses, 5,099 children (4,610 natural, 156 adopted, 324 stepchildren), 433 grandchildren, 163 brothers or sisters, 125 parents, 635 other relatives, 1,240 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,625 (1,440 male householders (1,230 living alone)), 2,044 female householders (1,625 living alone)), 1,176 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 186

Size of family households: 1,510 2-persons, 911 3-persons, 639 4-persons, 454 5-persons, 357 6-persons, 57 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,865 1-person, 445 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 36 4-persons, 19 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

1,620 married couples with children.
2,049 single-parent households (323 men, 1,726 women).

91.2% of residents of Martinsburg speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,254 (6.9%)
(39.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.6

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 6no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 5682 bedrooms
  • 1,6653 bedrooms
  • 8004 bedrooms
  • 3205+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population

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

  • 406no bedroom
  • 7101 bedroom
  • 1,2452 bedrooms
  • 1,1263 bedrooms
  • 3704 bedrooms
  • 425+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 245no vehicle
  • 1,4241 vehicle
  • 1,1872 vehicles
  • 4833 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 615+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population

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

  • 610no vehicle
  • 2,0141 vehicle
  • 1,0172 vehicles
  • 853 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 25+ 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
  • 123 rooms
  • 1604 rooms
  • 5055 rooms
  • 6476 rooms
  • 6157 rooms
  • 8018 rooms
  • 6289+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population

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

  • 4061 room
  • 1432 rooms
  • 3603 rooms
  • 9014 rooms
  • 9025 rooms
  • 6016 rooms
  • 2737 rooms
  • 698 rooms
  • 1059+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Martinsburg population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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
  • 692Less than $10,000
  • 566$10,000 to $14,999
  • 553$15,000 to $19,999
  • 242$20,000 to $24,999
  • 606$25,000 to $29,999
  • 649$30,000 to $34,999
  • 286$35,000 to $39,999
  • 319$40,000 to $44,999
  • 492$45,000 to $49,999
  • 453$50,000 to $59,999
  • 409$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,039$75,000 to $99,999
  • 312$100,000 to $124,999
  • 154$125,000 to $149,999
  • 117$150,000 to $199,999
  • 222$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
  • 27Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 44$15,000 to $19,999
  • 10$20,000 to $24,999
  • 53$30,000 to $34,999
  • 20$35,000 to $39,999
  • 34$40,000 to $49,999
  • 48$50,000 to $59,999
  • 27$60,000 to $69,999
  • 16$70,000 to $79,999
  • 58$80,000 to $89,999
  • 250$90,000 to $99,999
  • 448$100,000 to $124,999
  • 479$125,000 to $149,999
  • 442$150,000 to $174,999
  • 287$175,000 to $199,999
  • 352$200,000 to $249,999
  • 338$250,000 to $299,999
  • 133$300,000 to $399,999
  • 26$500,000 to $749,999
  • 21$750,000 to $999,999
  • 17$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
  • 66Less than $100
  • 45$100 to $149
  • 73$150 to $199
  • 48$200 to $249
  • 160$250 to $299
  • 38$300 to $349
  • 38$350 to $399
  • 101$400 to $449
  • 80$450 to $499
  • 187$500 to $549
  • 258$550 to $599
  • 242$600 to $649
  • 505$650 to $699
  • 421$700 to $749
  • 576$750 to $799
  • 545$800 to $899
  • 396$900 to $999
  • 277$1,000 to $1,249
  • 70$1,250 to $1,499
  • 39$1,500 to $1,999
  • 116No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1282010 or later
  • 3612000 to 2009
  • 901990 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: 162
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,116
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,077
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,507
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 681
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 388
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 732
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 128
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 86
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 258
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 181
  • 90 or more minutes: 379
Martinsburg, WV Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 68.6%
Number of people working at home: 419 (6.1% of all workers)

Martinsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 11,102 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 1,432 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 31 (0%)
  • Taxi: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 289 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 419 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,240
 German: 853
 English: 426
 Irish: 335
 Italian: 236
 Haitian: 230
 Scotch-Irish: 138
 Scottish: 137
 Welsh: 87
 European: 77
 Liberian: 65
 West Indian: 65
 Nigerian: 60
 Jamaican: 58
 French (except Basque): 43
 Ghanaian: 41
 Dutch: 37
 Hungarian: 35
 African: 35
 French Canadian: 25
 British: 21
 Swiss: 20
 Brazilian: 19
 Polish: 17
 Egyptian: 16
 Danish: 16
 Afghan: 12
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Croatian: 6
 Canadian: 5
 Austrian: 4

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

  • 25%Mexico
  • 15%Haiti
  • 9%Honduras
  • 7%Trinidad and Tobago
  • 6%Nigeria
  • 5%Ghana
  • 4%Korea

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

  • This state: 7,222
  • Other state: 9,597
  • Northeast: 1,353
  • Midwest: 623
  • South: 6,958
  • West: 624

78% of Martinsburg residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in West Virginia.

Martinsburg:

77.7%
State average:

87.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 74
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 171
  • 10th grade: 209
  • 11th grade: 339
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 119
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,693
  • Less than 1 year of college: 460
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 962
  • Associate degree: 245
  • Bachelor's degree: 552
  • Master's degree: 374
  • Professional school degree: 117
  • Doctorate degree: 43

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 19
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 49
  • 5th and 6th grade: 12
  • 7th and 8th grade: 183
  • 9th grade: 227
  • 10th grade: 146
  • 11th grade: 132
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 198
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,993
  • Less than 1 year of college: 474
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 841
  • Associate degree: 458
  • Bachelor's degree: 670
  • Master's degree: 306
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 33

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.1%Males
  • 8.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 26.6%Males
  • 10.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 24.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 54.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 47.2%Males
Martinsburg marital status for males
Martinsburg marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,485
  • One, attached: 1,206
  • Two: 493
  • 3 or 4: 808
  • 5 to 9: 428
  • 10 to 19: 881
  • 20 to 49: 175
  • 50 or more: 115
  • Mobile homes: 104

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,641

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Martinsburg:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Martinsburg
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (36.9%)
  • Electricity (36.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.0%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Electricity (73.1%)
  • Utility gas (22.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 85
Here:

3.7%
West Virginia:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 22
Here:

2.6%
West Virginia:

7.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 95
Here:

7.2%
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)