Morgantown, West Virginia 

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Population

30,099

+3.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$32,400

Median Home Price

$188,700

West Virginia Gifts

Best Places to Live in Morgantown, West Virginia

College town - Extreme northern West Virginia. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Morgantown, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Morgantown, WV Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
College-town amenities
Low crime rates
Steady employment
Cons
Cloudy, wet weather
Isolation
Arts & culture


What Bert Has To Say About Morgantown Metro Area

Morgantown, along the Monongahela River, is home to the 26,000-student West Virginia University. The area has a selection of typical West Virginia businesses including chemicals and forest products. It has emerged into a diversified business center with research and high tech industries and a strong employment base. There is plenty of recreation in the nearby mountains and rivers, and Pittsburgh is 70 miles to the north.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: West Virginia
County: Monongalia County
Metro Area: Morgantown Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Morgantown
Zip Codes: 26505 26501
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 823 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Morgantown jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Morgantown's cost of living is 10.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Morgantown's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Monongalia county remained narrowly Republican, 49.4% to 48.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Morgantown's population is 30,099 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 3.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 16.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Morgantown is Real Estate: $188,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.5%.

SCHOOLS
Morgantown public schools spend $12,722 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Morgantown. More Education



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Housing Market in Morgantown

It's a good time to buy in Morgantown. Home Appreciation is up 1.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Morgantown is $188,700.

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Reviews for Morgantown   15 Reviews
Retiree view of Morgantown WV - 6/15/2015
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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morgantown - 11/25/2012
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

Morgantown-Native Opinion - 7/31/2012
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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ZIP CODES IN MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA
26505 26501

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