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The unemployment rate in Morgantown, West Virginia, is 4.00%, with job growth of 2.35%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.70%.

Morgantown, West Virginia Taxes
Morgantown, West Virginia,sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Morgantown, West Virginia Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $19,437, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $27,737.

  ECONOMYMorgantown, West VirginiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  4.00%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  2.35%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  40.70%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  6.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $19,437$28,051
  Household Income  $27,737$53,046
  Family Median Income  $72,213$64,585
  Income Less Than 15K  35.71%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  6.91%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  8.92%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  7.37%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  6.14%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  6.23%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  5.84%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  9.15%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  8.39%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  2.57%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  2.78%4.64%
  Management, business, finance  9.28%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  7.69%5.24%
  Community, social services  1.16%1.66%
  Legal  1.33%1.17%
  Education, library  14.11%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  3.51%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.50%5.49%
  Healthcare support  2.33%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  2.48%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  11.98%5.61%
  Building maintenance  1.84%3.97%
  Personal care  5.60%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  21.29%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.05%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  6.32%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  4.53%12.10%


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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
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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
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