Monongalia County, West Virginia 

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Population

103,715

+11.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$46,166

Median Home Price

$183,400

United States / West Virginia / No Metro Area / Monongalia County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Monongalia County, West Virginia

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

Monongalia, 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.


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QUICK FACTS

Country: United States
State: West Virginia
County: Monongalia County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Morgantown, Cheat Lake, 9 total
Zip Codes: 26505 26508 26501 26541 26534 26590 26543 26521
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 823 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Monongalia County is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Monongalia County jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Monongalia County's cost of living is 9.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Monongalia County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Monongalia county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Monongalia County's population is 103,715 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Monongalia County is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.2%.

SCHOOLS
Monongalia County public schools spend $12,910 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Monongalia County. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN MONONGALIA COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
26505 26508 26501 26541 26534 26590 26543 26521

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