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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Morgantown, West Virginia is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Morgantown, West Virginia is more expensive.

Overall, Morgantown, West Virginia cost of living is 97.20.

  COST OF LIVINGMorgantown, West VirginiaUnited States
  Overall  97100
  Grocery  92.7100
  Health  93100
  Housing  96100
  Utilities  93100
  Transportation  100100
  Miscellaneous  102100


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re: Morgantown-Native Opinion - 7/31/2012
Although I realize your post is a couple years old, please permit me to respond. I don't know where you've been hanging out, but your post is way off base. There are... (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)
Only move here if you like clouds.
I grew up and went to college in Morgantown. Although there are many things about the city (big town) that I liked (schools were great, crime was minimal); the weather... (read more)
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re: Parochial - 3/27/2008
That review is more than 6 years old and it is way off target. Our growing city is quite "diverse", but more importantly people from all backgrounds are made to feel... (read more)
re: Parochial - 3/27/2008
I have to agree with this review. The people are very local. The university provides some diversity, but that diversity never makes it into permanent residency. ... (read more)
morgantown is a fantastic small city
just thought that anyone looking to move to morgantown might be interested in a review, so here goes... i grew up in morgantown and i am an alumni of wvu. morgantown... (read more)
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