Building Departments in West Virginia

There are 43 Building Departments in West Virginia, serving a population of 1,836,843 people in an area of 24,035 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 42,717 people, and 1 Building Department per 558 square miles.

The state of West Virginia is ranked 13th in Building Departments per capita, and 24th in Building Departments per square mile.

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West Virginia Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find West Virginia Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

West Virginia Residential Housing Units
 West VirginiaUnited States
Total Housing Units889,277135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units737,671 (83.0%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
West Virginia Occupied Residential Buildings
 West VirginiaUnited States
Single-Family Detached Homes530,732 (71.9%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes17,137 (2.3%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments13,125 (1.8%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments19,039 (2.6%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments19,686 (2.7%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments31,728 (4.3%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing106,224 (14.4%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
West Virginia Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 West VirginiaUnited States
2014 or Later3,551 (0.5%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 201314,644 (2.0%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 200991,465 (12.4%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 1999192,593 (26.1%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 1979191,887 (26.0%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 1959133,314 (18.1%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier110,217 (14.9%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
West Virginia Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 West VirginiaUnited States
1 Room8,859 (1.2%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms44,088 (6.0%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms259,516 (35.2%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms268,097 (36.3%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms157,111 (21.3%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
West Virginia Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 West VirginiaUnited States
No Bedroom9,458 (1.3%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom44,987 (6.1%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms552,841 (74.9%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms130,385 (17.7%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
West Virginia Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 West VirginiaUnited States
With Complete Plumbing Facilities733,905 (99.5%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities733,077 (99.4%)117,845,683 (99.2%)