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Morgantown INFORMATION

Population: 30,260

Male 52% Female 47%
Married 30%
Single 69%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

9/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

7/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Morgantown has a very low population density. Morgantown is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

3,088 Morgantown
27,441 New York

City Info

Morgantown, WV is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Morgantown has a population density of 3,088, with 30,260 current residents.

Out of the 30,260 current residents, 52% are male and 47% are female. 30% of the residents are married and 69% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Average air quality

Weather

  • 42% Sun
  • 41% Rain
  • 15% Snow

Condition

52°F average temperature

  • 49 years Median home age
  • $94,840 Median home price
  • -0.33% Home appreciation rate
  • 5.17% Annual property tax
  • 39.2%
    Homes owned
  • 54.7%
    Homes rented
  • 6.1%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Morgantown, the air quality is 54% and the weather, on average, is 42% sunny, 41% rainy, and 15% snowy. The average temperature is 52°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Morgantown, you should know that 39.2% of homes are owned while 54.7% of homes are rented, and 6.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $94,840, the median age of homes is 49 years, the annual home appreciation is -0.33% and the annual property tax is 5.17%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    5
  • Average age

    24
  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat

Community

When looking at the community of Morgantown, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Morgantown’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Morgantown is 24 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 51.11% Democratic, 47.26% Republican, and 1.63% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

7%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:16

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    8.7%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    26.8%
  • Service Occupations
    20.4%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    5.7%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    4.9%
  • 89%
    High school diploma
  • 3%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 21%
    Bachelors degree
  • 26%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Morgantown, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.30% of residents are unemployed in Morgantown (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Morgantown residents: 8.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 33.27% are in the arts and sciences field, 20.4% are in the customer service field, 26.8% are in the sales field, 0.34% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 4.9% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 5.7% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:16. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 88.98%, 3.05% of residents have an associate’s degree, 21.34% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 26.23% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Morgantown, you should be aware that the average commute time is 18 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Morgantown have a few different options. 64% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.

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