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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... (Read More)

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  11/25/2012
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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... (Read More)

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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... (Read More)

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