Morgantown, WV: What you need to know

Best known as home to West Virginia University and its 30,000 students, Morgantown is situated along the Monongahela River and made up of multiple neighborhoods. Several of the neighborhoods were once small towns that the city annexed as it grew. Quality of life amenities include Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park and the Monongalia Arts Center, and multiple entertainment and nightspots are available to college students and residents.


Morgantown, WV City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 30,164
Median Age 24
Median Household Income $34,090
Median Home Price $172,900
Walkscore 53

Morgantown, WV Rankings

Morgantown, WV Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 56.2%
  Female 43.8%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 11
In Morgantown , WV

 
4.7% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Morgantown , WV

Median Population

Median Age 24.4%
Age 18 Over 91%
Age 21 Over 66.7%
Age 62 Over 11.4%
Age 65 Over 9.3%

Race

  Ethnicity White 87.2%
  Ethnicity Black 6%
  Ethnicity Asian 4.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 2.5%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Other 0.4%

Economics

  Median Household Income $34,090
  Median Home Price $172,900
  Homes Owned 57%
  Homes Rent 43%
  Median Property Rent $699

Language

  English Only 92.3%
  English Other 7.7%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 17 MINUTES
in Morgantown , WV

Commute Types

  Walked 17.8%
  Worked at Home 7.7%
  Public Transportation 3.4%
  Other Means 1.5%
  Drove Alone 61.4%
  Carpooled 8.2%

53/100
WALK SCORE
for Morgantown , WV