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  ECONOMY OVERVIEW
  

The unemployment rate in Morgantown, West Virginia, is 6.00%, with job growth of 0.72%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 35.44%.

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 $21,405, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $32,400.

  ECONOMYMorgantown, West VirginiaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.00%5.20%
  Recent Job Growth  0.72%1.59%
  Future Job Growth  35.44%37.98%
  Sales Taxes  6.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  6.00%4.60%
  Income per Cap.  $21,405$28,555
  Household Income  $32,400$53,482
  Family Median Income  $70,830$65,443
  ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLDS BY HOUSEHOLD INCOME
  Income Less Than 15K  32.20%12.55%
  Income between 15K and 20K  5.90%5.36%
  Income between 20K and 30K  10.82%10.42%
  Income between 30K and 40K  7.40%9.80%
  Income between 40K and 50K  5.87%8.80%
  Income between 50K and 60K  5.13%7.90%
  Income between 60K and 75K  8.12%9.93%
  Income between 75K and 100K  8.46%12.16%
  Income between 100K and 150K  9.53%13.01%
  Income between 150K and 200K  3.07%5.04%
  Income greater than 200K  3.50%5.03%
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Management, business, finance  14.93%14.54%
  Engineering, computers, science  0.00%5.34%
  Community, social services  0.00%1.67%
  Legal  0.00%1.16%
  Education, library  4.31%6.13%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  0.33%1.91%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  2.99%5.67%
  Healthcare support  0.50%2.51%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.33%2.23%
  Food preparation, serving  4.98%5.76%
  Building maintenance  5.31%4.01%
  Personal care  3.15%3.65%
  Sales, office, administrative support  24.05%24.36%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  1.82%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  10.61%8.24%
  Production, transportation, material moving  25.71%12.09%

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  6/15/2015
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...

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  11/25/2012
morgantown

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...

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  7/31/2012
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...

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