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Monongalia County
  • County in West Virginia

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade A
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A
  5. Diversity
    grade B minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B+
  7. Weather
    grade C
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  11. Commute
    grade A

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Monongalia County is located in West Virginia with a population of 106,196. Monongalia County is one of the best places to live in West Virginia. In Monongalia County, most residents own their homes. In Monongalia County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Monongalia County and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Monongalia County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$212,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$845
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    42%
  • Own
    58%
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Monongalia County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    182.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    51.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    281.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,182.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    73.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    21%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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