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Pros

-College-town amenities
-Low crime rates
-Steady employment

Cons

-Cloudy, wet weather
-Isolation
-Arts & culture


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Morgantown, along the Monongahela River, is home to the 26,000-student West Virginia University. The area has a selection of typical West Virginia businesses including chemicals and forest products. It has emerged into a diversified business center with research and high tech industries and a strong employment base. There is plenty of recreation in the nearby mountains and rivers, and Pittsburgh is 70 miles to the north.


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Quick Facts About Morgantown


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 6.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Morgantown jobs have Increased by 0.72 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Morgantown's cost of living is 4.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Morgantown's population is 30,708 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.66 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Morgantown is $170,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 27.79%.
    SCHOOLS
    Morgantown public schools spend $12,722 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Morgantown.

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  6/15/2015
Retiree view of Morgantown WV

Morgantown is a college town with many wonderful qualities, but for a retiree or someone on a fixed income, it is getting very expensive and crowded. The housing market... (Read More)

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  11/25/2012
morgantown

its a good small university town, however the cost of living varies especially rents on whether you live near to the campus or far away from wvu. there are only couple... (Read More)

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  7/31/2012
Morgantown-Native Opinion

I wholeheartedly agree. I am a WV native, born and raised. I have to say this use to be an okay place to live, but over the past ten years the college town mentality has... (Read More)

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