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Morgantown
  • Town in West Virginia

Morgantown Residents

Morgantown Residents Overview

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
30,712
Unemployment Rate
4.6%
Poverty Rate
32.6%
Non-Citizens
5.6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 15 responses
  • Friendly
    67%
  • Busy
    20%
  • Family oriented
    7%
  • Progressive
    7%

Morgantown Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    85%
  • African American
    4%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • Asian
    3%
  • Two or more races
    3%
  • Other race
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Male
    54%
  • Female
    46%
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    5%
  • 18-24 years
    40%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    7%
  • 65+ years
    10%

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Income

Median Household Income
$42,966
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    36%
  • $25-$44k
    16%
  • $45-$74k
    17%
  • $75-$149k
    23%
  • $150k+
    9%
Median Individual Income
$15,657
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    49%
  • $15-$34k
    20%
  • $35-$64k
    16%
  • $65k+
    15%

Community

Poll
94%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 17 responses
Poll
63%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 16 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 12 responses
  • The students can be wild
    58%
  • Get involved in the community
    17%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    8%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    8%
  • Location is Great
    8%

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