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Morgantown, West Virginia   Add Favorite    15 Reviews | Review This Place

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


-Cloudy, wet weather
-Arts & culture

What Bert Has To Say About Morgantown Metro Area

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

    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.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Morgantown's cost of living is 4.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Morgantown's population is 30,708 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.66 percent.
    Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Morgantown is $170,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 27.79%.
    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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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)




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)



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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