According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Morgantown has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only West Virginia, Morgantown has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than West Virginia's index of 84.
The standard of living in Morgantown ranks as #2,224 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in West Virginia. By definition, that implies Morgantown ranks as the #4,182 most expensive place in the Mountain State.
|Living Expense||Morgantown||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. Morgantown|
|West Mifflin, PA||19,834||88||0.9x|
|Upper St. Clair, PA||19,737||121||1.3x|
|Jefferson Hills, PA||11,200||102||1.1x|
|Cheat Lake, WV||9,251||104||1.1x|
|Pleasant Hills, PA||8,113||97||1.0x|
|White Oak, PA||7,540||90||1.0x|