Morgantown, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Morgantown, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
30,712
Unemployment
9.7%
Poverty
32.7%
Median Home
$210,300
Median Income
$42,966
Median Rent
$851

Morgantown SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
7
Safety
7
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

Morgantown, WV Crime Report

556
Total Crimes
1,777.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-28.23%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Morgantown
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 556 1,777.4 1,900.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 67 214.2 316.6 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 5 16.0 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 53 169.4 249.1 250.2
Property Crime 489 1,563.2 1,583.4 2,109.9
Burglary 71 227.0 328.7 340.5
Larceny 383 1,224.4 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 35 111.9 135.0 219.9

Morgantown, WV Cost Of Living

93
Morgantown's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Morgantown West Virginia National Average
Overall 93 84 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 91 91 100
Health 88 88 100
Housing 91 62 100
Transportation 87 87 100
Utilities 89 89 100

Morgantown, WV Photos

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Rankings for Morgantown in West Virginia

Map Of Morgantown, WV

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Population over time in Morgantown

Year Population % Change
2019 30,712 0.6%
2018 30,539 1.5%
2017 30,099 -0.9%
2016 30,364 0.7%
2015 30,164 0.1%
2014 30,133 1.0%
2013 29,838 -0.4%
2012 29,956 1.8%
2011 29,418 1.2%
2010 29,076 -

Race / Ethnicity in Morgantown

White
85.4% (26,213)
African American
4.1% (1,263)
American Indian
0.1% (34)
Asian
3.4% (1,058)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.8% (234)
Two Or More
2.6% (799)
Hispanic
3.6% (1,111)
Race Morgantown WV USA
White 85.4% 92.0% 60.7%
African American 4.1% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.4% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.6% 1.6% 18.0%

Gender in Morgantown

Female
46.1% (14,154)
Male
53.9% (16,558)
Gender Morgantown WV USA
Female 46.1% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 53.9% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Morgantown for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (614)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,535)
High School / GED
18.0% (5,528)
Some College
15.0% (4,606)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (1,535)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (7,985)
Master's Degree
19.0% (5,835)
Professional Degree
4.0% (1,228)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (1,842)
Education Morgantown WV USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 12.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 19.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Morgantown, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
18.1% (555,519)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (188,164)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.0% (367,355)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.9% (272,291)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.6% (324,169)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.7% (389,228)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.9% (272,571)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.6% (418,952)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (94,783)
$200,000 or more
6.1% (188,164)
Income Morgantown WV USA
Less than $10,000 18.1% 8.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.0% 12.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.9% 11.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.6% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.7% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.9% 11.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.6% 11.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.1% 3.0% 7.7%

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