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West Virginia Cost of Living (WV)

The cost of living in West Virginia (WV) is lower than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in West Virginia is $40,201.00, which is lower than the U.S. average annual salary by $9,607.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 213 in West Virginia is 8.58% lower than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 6.00%.

The CPI calculation is based on a statistical model that takes into account some of the major personal consumption categories such as healthcare, transportation, housing, education and food, in addition to the average West Virginia annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


West Virginia Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
West Virginia
213
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
West Virginia
$40,201
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in West Virginia versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education -30.62%
54.68%
0%
Healthcare 12.50%
0%
22.32%
Groceries -2.15%
3.84%
0%
Rent -17.86%
31.89%
0%
Mortgage -50.91%
90.91%
0%
Electricity 13.41%
0%
23.95%
Gasoline 2.43%
0%
4.34%



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