Morgantown, West Virginia 

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Economy in Morgantown, West Virginia

Morgantown has an unemployment rate of 4.5%. The US average is 3.7%.

Morgantown has seen the job market increase by 2.2% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.3%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Morgantown
- The Sales Tax Rate for Morgantown is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Morgantown is 6.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Morgantown
- The average income of a Morgantown resident is $21,405 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Morgantown resident is $32,400 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYMorgantown, West VirginiaUnited States
  4.5%3.7%
  2.2%1.6%
  37.3%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  6.0%4.6%
  $24,120$31,177
  $37,900$57,652
  $73,025$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.2%1.3%
  1.4%0.6%
  2.7%6.2%
  4.9%10.4%
  1.7%2.7%
  10.0%11.6%
  0.4%4.1%
  0.3%0.9%
  2.7%2.1%
  1.4%4.7%
  1.2%1.9%
  8.0%6.7%
  0.1%0.1%
  2.8%4.3%
  25.7%9.3%
  15.3%13.8%
  2.3%2.2%
  12.7%7.4%
  2.8%4.9%
  3.5%4.8%
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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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