Martinsburg, West Virginia

Population 17,316

Martinsburg is located in Berkeley County, WV. The population is 17,316, making Martinsburg the largest city in Berkeley County and the 8th largest city in the state of West Virginia.

There are 21 public schools in Martinsburg with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Martinsburg is low , and there are 183 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Martinsburg is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Martinsburg property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Martinsburg include Hedgesville, Inwood and Gerrardstown.

Martinsburg Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 15.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.2%

Crime Rate

36.14% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 19
  • Violent Crimes: 151
  • Robbery: 19
  • Burglary: 208
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

89.01% Higher than national avg.
  • 183 offenders in Martinsburg
  • 105.68 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

178 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 14
  • Superfunds: 10
  • Tanks & Spills: 153


Moderate 3.3%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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21 Public Schools view public schools

There are 21 K-12 public schools in Martinsburg, WV and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Martinsburg's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.
3 Private Schools

Faith Christian Academy

Rocky Knoll School

St Joseph School

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183 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Martinsburg, WV

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8 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Martinsburg, WV issued 8 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Martinsburg, WV issued 17 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $798
  • 1 Bedroom: $806
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,012
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,328
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,730

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Environmental Hazards

178 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (385/400)
    Martinsburg, WV has 96.25% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Martinsburg, WV is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.44 Average
    Martinsburg, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32°
  • February 34.92°
  • March 44.8°
  • April 55.33°
  • May 63.54°
  • June 72.22°
  • July 76.38°
  • August 74°
  • September 66.42°
  • October 55.37°
  • November 44.52°
  • December 35.22°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Martinsburg, WV

Martinsburg, WV has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Martinsburg, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Martinsburg, WV has a high risk of hail storms.
Martinsburg, WV has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Martinsburg, WV: $36,976


Unemployment in Martinsburg is 3.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.58%
White Collar - 58.42%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Alex Mooney

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

16 FCC Towers view all

2 Hospitals view all

1 Library view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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