Morgantown SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

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Rankings for Morgantown in West Virginia

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Morgantown Info Snack

Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. With a permanent population of 31,073 per the 2015 U.S. Census estimates, Morgantown is the largest city in North-Central West Virginia. The Morgantown metropolitan area has a population of 138,176, and is the 3rd largest in West Virginia. West Virginia University adds several thousand seasonal residents to the city and surrounding area from September through May. Morgantown is best known as the home of West Virginia University and the Morgantown Personal Rapid Transit system.
Population
30,364
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
35.3%
Median Home
$178,500
Median Income
$35,502
Median Rent
$742

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Map Of Morgantown, WV

Population over time in Morgantown

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Morgantown Per 100k

Crime Morgantown WV USA
Violent Crime 286.1 358.1 386.3
Murder 6.4 4.4 5.3
Robbery 61.1 39.3 102.8
Aggravated Assault 180.0 278.5 248.5
Property Crime 2166.6 2047.2 2450.7
Burglary 414.7 507.9 468.9
Larceny 1661.9 1402.3 1745.0
Car Theft 90.0 137.0 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Morgantown

White
83.9% (25,489)
African American
6.2% (1,885)
American Indian
0.2% (50)
Asian
4.8% (1,460)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (59)
Two Or More
1.7% (527)
Hispanic
2.9% (894)
Race Morgantown WV USA
White 83.9% 92.4% 60.6%
African American 6.2% 3.4% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.8% 0.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.7% 2.5%
Hispanic 2.9% 1.4% 17.3%

Household Income For Morgantown, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
22.5% (6,831)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.5% (1,670)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (4,008)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.2% (2,489)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.6% (3,218)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.7% (4,159)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.7% (2,641)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (2,763)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (910)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (1,609)
Income Morgantown WV USA
Less than $10,000 22.5% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.5% 6.6% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 13.8% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.2% 11.8% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.6% 14.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.7% 17.7% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.7% 10.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 9.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 2.8% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 2.3% 5.7%

Gender in Morgantown

Female
44.1% (13,378)
Male
55.9% (16,985)
Gender Morgantown WV USA
Female 44.1% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 55.9% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Morgantown for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.1% (630)
9-12th Grade
5.1% (1,535)
High School / GED
20.9% (6,342)
Some College
17.6% (5,331)
Associate's Degree
5.7% (1,736)
Bachelor's Degree
24.9% (7,554)
Master's Degree
13.5% (4,090)
Professional Degree
4.6% (1,389)
Doctorate Degree
5.8% (1,752)
Education Morgantown WV USA
< 9th Grade 2.1% 4.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 5.1% 9.7% 7.4%
High School / GED 20.9% 40.5% 27.5%
Some College 17.6% 18.5% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.7% 6.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 24.9% 11.9% 18.8%
Master's Degree 13.5% 5.6% 8.2%
Professional Degree 4.6% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 5.8% 0.8% 1.3%

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