According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Martinsburg has an overall cost of living index of 94 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only West Virginia, Martinsburg has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than West Virginia's index of 84.
The standard of living in Martinsburg ranks as #2,371 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in West Virginia. By definition, that implies Martinsburg ranks as the #4,035 most expensive place in the Mountain State.
|Living Expense||Martinsburg||West Virginia||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in West Virginia, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Martinsburg|
|North Potomac, MD||23,914||169||1.8x|
|Franklin Farm, VA||18,321||169||1.8x|
|Lowes Island, VA||10,860||164||1.7x|