According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in West Virginia for February 2020 is $975. With an averge apartment size of 1,232 sqft, the average price per square foot in West Virginia is $0.791.
Compared to the national average of $1,650, West Virginia rent costs -40.9% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how West Virginia ranks.
Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:
As you would expect, the median price for rent in West Virginia increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in West Virginia clocking in at $850, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,400 per month.
We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $780 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $350/room/month.
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West Virginia has experienced a $-25 change in rent over the past month going from $1,000 to $975. That change comes out to -2.5%.
For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.
Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for West Virginia:
Over the past year, the average rent in West Virginia changed $25 from $950 to $975. A change of $25 means that rents changed 2.6% in a year.
That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.
Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for West Virginia: