Berkeley County, WV Real Estate
Based on the last census conducted in 2020 the Berkeley County’s population was recorded at 122,076, making it the second highest populated county in West Virginia. The City of Martinsburg holds the county seat. Berkeley County encompasses 322 square miles, 321 square miles of it being land and 0.4 containing water.
5,133 acres, 53 Farmland easements are under permanent restrictions for development according to the Berkeley County Farmland Protection Board.
Business markets that are highly populated and within 500 miles of Berkeley County include Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Richmond, Virginia, and New York, New York. These popular areas are readily accessible by Interstate 81 which intersects with Berkeley County. This allows the community to stay connected with outside resources but retain a small town feel.
Notable geographical areas in Berkeley County include Third Hill Mountain which has the highest peak, Sleepy Creek Mountain, North Mountain, Potomac River, Back Creek, Tihance Creek, Cherry Run, Meadow Branch, Opequon Creek, Middle Creek, Mill Creek, Tuscarora Creek.
The current market reflects Berkeley County’s median list price of a house is close to $250,000 and $147 per square foot. Previous studies state the median household income is around $62,515.
Cities that are included in Berkeley County:
- Bakers Heights
- Bunker Hill
- Douglas Grove
- Falling Waters*
- Files Crossroad
- Grubbs Corner
- Jones Springs
- Little Georgetown
- North Mountain
- Spring Mills
- Swan Pond
- Tablers Station
- Tarico Heights