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Economy in Morgantown, West Virginia

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EconomyMorgantown, WVUnited States
Unemployment Rate4.00%6.30%
Recent Job Growth2.35%1.18%
Future Job Growth40.70%36.10%
Sales Taxes6.00%6.00%
Income Taxes6.00%4.72%
Income per Cap.$19,437$28,051
Household Income$27,737$53,046
Family Median Income$72,213$64,585
ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Income Less Than 15K35.71%12.61%
Income between 15K and 20K6.91%5.33%
Income between 20K and 30K8.92%10.57%
Income between 30K and 40K7.37%9.90%
Income between 40K and 50K6.14%8.95%
Income between 50K and 60K6.23%8.08%
Income between 60K and 75K5.84%10.09%
Income between 75K and 100K9.15%12.25%
Income between 100K and 150K8.39%12.82%
Income between 150K and 200K2.57%4.78%
Income greater than 200K2.78%4.64%
POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
Management, business, finance9.28%14.36%
Engineering, computers, science7.69%5.24%
Community, social services1.16%1.66%
Legal1.33%1.17%
Education, library14.11%6.10%
Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment3.51%1.88%
Healthcare practitioners and technology6.50%5.49%
Healthcare support2.33%2.47%
Firefighters, law enforcement2.48%2.24%
Food preparation, serving11.98%5.61%
Building maintenance1.84%3.97%
Personal care5.60%3.54%
Sales, office, administrative support21.29%24.89%
Farming, fishing, forestry0.05%0.73%
Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair6.32%8.56%
Production, transportation, material moving4.53%12.10%

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

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


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