Morgantown employment information

IndexMorgantownWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$21,405$23,237$28,555
Median household income$32,400$41,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,023$49,643$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,039$22,634$33,219
Median earnings male$10,337$34,030$36,116
Median earnings female$9,423$21,583$25,692
Unemployment rate4.4%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level37.7%18.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Morgantown is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Morgantown is 39% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Morgantown is 142% higher than the national average.

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Morgantown median earnings by income bracket

Morgantown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry4.6%0.6%
Manufacturing sector4.7%0.2%
Financial & insurance services1.0%2.2%
Wholesale & retail services12.6%9.3%
Public administration3.2%1.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%0.4%
Education, health & social services30.0%52.3%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cheat Lake, WV9,220$90,78170%
White Hall, WV624$67,01925%
Brookhaven, WV5,412$57,1437%
Mapletown, PA158$53,7501%
Mount Morris, PA837$53,7501%
Morgantown, WV30,133$32,40039%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
LaGrange, GA30,138$34,05636%
San Luis, AZ30,139$31,06442%
Springfield, VA30,154$89,51667%
Los Gatos, CA30,163$122,860130%
New Bern, NC30,171$41,23823%
Morgantown, WV30,133$32,40039%
Source: The Morgantown, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.