Morgantown, West Virginia 

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Population

30,708

19% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$32,400

Avg. Home Price

$182,800

Best Places to Live in Morgantown, West Virginia

College town - Extreme northern West Virginia
Pros
-College-town amenities
-Low crime rates
-Steady employment
Cons
-Cloudy, wet weather
-Isolation
-Arts & culture

Local Listings in Morgantown, WV
 $380,000 
4 Highline Pass Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2988 SqFt
 $380,000 
4 Highline Pass Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2988 SqFt
 $679,500 
58 Brookside Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0 | 4472 SqFt
 $150,000 
1034 Ridgeway Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 960 SqFt

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: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: West Virginia
County: Monongalia County
Metro Area: Morgantown Metro Area
City: Morgantown
Zip Codes: 26505 26501
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 823 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Morgantown jobs have increased by 0.72%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Morgantown's cost of living is 3.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Morgantown's Cost of Living

POPULATION
Morgantown's population is 30,708 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.66%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Morgantown is $182,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.92%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Morgantown

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. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Morgantown

It's not a good time to buy in Morgantown. Home Appreciation is down -0.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Morgantown Real Estate or Find top agents in Morgantown

The median home price in Morgantown is $182,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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

NEW LISTINGS IN MORGANTOWN WV
$373,000
2204 Maple St
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0

$1,000,000
897 Riverview Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 3.0

$625,000
112 Canyon Ridge Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4.0

$359,500
279 Buckhannon Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0

$284,900
784 Briarwood St
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0

$345,000
110 Mountain Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

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