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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C+
West Union is a town in West Virginia with a population of 979. West Union is in Doddridge County. Living in West Union offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in West Union and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in West Union are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$66,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$527
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    33%
  • Own
    67%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    5%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    19%
    13%

Working in West Union

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,250
National
$55,322
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West Union Reviews

1 review
West Union is a very small town with little to do. It makes family outings more difficult as you have to travel to do so. However, it is a family based community. Everyone knows everyone and most would do anything to help others.
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