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Economy in Morgantown, West Virginia

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EconomyMorgantown, WVUnited States
Unemployment Rate4.60%8.60%
Recent Job Growth0.27%0.35%
Future Job Growth35.94%32.10%
Sales Taxes6.00%5.00%
Income Taxes6.00%4.70%
Income per Cap.$20,825$26,154
Household Income$27,485$50,935
Income Less Than 15K32.69%12.37%
Income between 15K and 25K14.47%10.53%
Income between 25K and 35K11.27%10.88%
Income between 35K and 50K13.56%15.37%
Income between 50K and 75K12.43%20.14%
Income between 75K and 100K6.80%12.41%
Income between 100K and 150K6.13%11.27%
Income between 150K and 250K1.79%5.01%
Income between 250K and 500K0.82%1.86%
Income greater than 500K0.06%0.16%
Management, Business, and Financial Operations9.03%14.04%
Professional and Related Occupations34.23%20.61%
Sales and Office25.49%26.75%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.09%0.70%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance4.72%9.42%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving5.95%14.05%

Median Household Income

The unemployment rate in Morgantown, WV, is 4.60%, with job growth of 0.27%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.94%.

Morgantown, WV Taxes

Morgantown, WV,sales tax rate is 6.00%. Income tax is 6.00%.

Morgantown, WV Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $20,825, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $27,485.

Morgantown Economy SperlingViews

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)Pleasant.: Summers aren't too terribly hot (for too terribly long) and winters aren't as rough as one might imagine. Nearby towns at higher elevations see much more snow than... (read more)Have an opinion about Morgantown? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Morgantown Click Here