Income/capita 23%
Household income 2%
Unemployment 21%
Income per capita$23,078$30,137$29,829
Median household income$54,323$54,895$55,322
Median income owner occupied$70,655$68,587$70,586
Median income renter occupied$50,625$31,605$35,192
Median earnings male$41,179$39,478$36,919
Median earnings female$19,688$26,440$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level0.8%13.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Morgantown is 23% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Morgantown is 2% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 21% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Morgantown is 95% lower than the national average

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      Morgantown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector30.3%3.3%
      Financial & insurance services6.0%20.1%
      Wholesale & retail services28.7%16.5%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services2.3%26.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Alleghenyville, PA1,057$116,250110%
      Jacksonwald, PA3,114$97,72177%
      Eagleview, PA1,644$94,06370%
      Pottsgrove, PA3,332$93,12568%
      Halfway House, PA2,662$89,23661%
      Morgantown, PA994$54,3232%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Avilla, AR994$72,91732%
      Frederica, DE994$54,3752%
      Yoe, PA994$42,31324%
      Twin Lakes, NM995$19,25065%
      Mount Hermon, CA993$75,80437%
      Morgantown, PA994$54,3232%
      Source: The Morgantown, PA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).