Morgantown Metro Area, West Virginia 

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Population

137,475

+9.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$46,028

Median Home Price

$141,020

United States / West Virginia / Morgantown Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Morgantown Metro Area, West Virginia

College town - Extreme northern West Virginia. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in the Morgantown metro area, 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.


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Country: United States
State: West Virginia
County:
Metro Area: Morgantown Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Morgantown, Cheat Lake, 20 total
Zip Codes: 26505, 26508, 26501, 26525, 26537, 26764, 26444, 26541, 26547, 26542, 21 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 823 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Morgantown Metro Area is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Morgantown Metro Area jobs have increased by 2.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Morgantown Metro Area's cost of living is 15.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Morgantown Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
The Morgantown metro area voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Morgantown Metro Area's population is 137,475 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Morgantown Metro Area is Real Estate: $141,020. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.6%.

SCHOOLS
Morgantown Metro Area public schools spend $12,945 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in Morgantown Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Morgantown

It's a good time to buy in Morgantown. Home Appreciation is up 2.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Morgantown is $141,020.

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ZIP CODES IN MORGANTOWN METRO AREA, WEST VIRGINIA
26505, 26508, 26501, 26525, 26537, 26764, 26444, 26541, 26547, 26542, 21 total

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