Morgantown employment information

IndexMorgantownWest VirginiaNational
Income per capita$23,209$24,002$29,829
Median household income$35,502$42,644$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,771$51,051$70,586
Median income renter occupied$18,426$24,321$35,192
Median earnings male$12,866$34,780$36,919
Median earnings female$10,488$22,329$26,250
Unemployment rate4.6%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level35.3%17.7%15.1%
The Morgantown, WV employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Morgantown is $23,209, which is 3% lower than than the West Virginia average and 22% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $35,502, which is 17% lower than than the West Virginia average and 36% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 5%, which is 2% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Morgantown is 35% which is 134% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$23,665$35,502$71,004
City
$28,426$42,644$85,288
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Morgantown is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Morgantown is 36% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Morgantown is 134% higher than the national average.

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Morgantown median earnings by income bracket

Morgantown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%0.8%
Manufacturing sector6.4%0.4%
Financial & insurance services1.8%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services13.1%10.1%
Public administration4.2%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.6%0.2%
Education, health & social services29.6%48.7%
Other35.8%29.1%

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White Hall, WV647$60,62510%
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Morgantown, WV30,364$35,50236%

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Manchester, CT30,364$55,8751%
Lake Stevens, WA30,352$79,97545%
Chicago Heights, IL30,349$40,61127%
Jamestown, NY30,345$30,93544%
Aiken, SC30,403$54,4422%
Morgantown, WV30,364$35,50236%
Source: The Morgantown, WV employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).