Morgantown, WV

Census Place

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Population
30,539
1.46% 1-year growth
US Senator
Joe Manchin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Shelley Moore Capito
Republican Party
Median Property Value
$198,300
8.66% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Morgantown, WV speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Morgantown, WV are West Virginia University (6,640 degrees awarded in 2017), West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown (205 degrees), and Morgantown Beauty College Inc (64 degrees).

The median property value in Morgantown, WV is $198,300, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Morgantown, WV commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 15.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Morgantown, WV is N/A per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in West Virginia, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in West Virginia (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of West Virginia across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in West Virginia went to Donald J. Trump with 51.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (40.8%), followed by Other (8.09%). The most partisan county was Grant County, WV with 87.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing the state of West Virginia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Morgantown, WV is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for West Virginia
51.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in West Virginia
  1. 87.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 83.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in West Virginia was Grant County, WV with 87.7% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in West Virginia colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from West Virginia

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Joe Manchin
Senator from West Virginia1
Assumed office on November 15, 2010
Shelley Moore Capito
Senator from West Virginia2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito are the senators currently representing West Virginia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in West Virginia over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from West Virginia

West Virginia is currently represented by 3 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Morgantown, WV have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Morgantown, WV is home to a population of 30.5k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Morgantown, WV residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Morgantown, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

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Hispanic Population
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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Morgantown, WV than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Morgantown, WV are hispanic (N/A people).

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Age by Nativity

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,603 ± 1,252 people
  2. India
    2,547 ± 1,238 people
  3. China
    2,428 ± 1,209 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of West Virginia was Mexico, the natal country of 2,603 West Virginia residents, followed by India with 2,547 and China with 2,428.

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Citizenship

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Military

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Economy

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Males in West Virginia have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,552. The income inequality in West Virginia (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Morgantown, WV employs N/A people. The largest industries in Morgantown, WV are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$55,526
Average Male Salary in West Virginia
± $2,063
$39,552
Average Female Salary in West Virginia
± $1,541

In 2017, full-time male employees in West Virginia made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in West Virginia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in West Virginia
  1. Asian
    $63,277 ± $23,510
  2. American Indian
    $44,513 ± $30,224
  3. White
    $42,144 ± $1,238

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of West Virginia workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.42 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in West Virginia.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in West Virginia by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Morgantown, WV is from West Virginia.
0.444
2017 Wage GINI in West Virginia
0.444
2016 Wage GINI in West Virginia

In 2017, the income inequality in West Virginia was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.108% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for West Virginia was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in West Virginia in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in West Virginia across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
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In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Morgantown, WV was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Morgantown, WV (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

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Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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Most Common

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Highest Paying

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from West Virginia to other states, or from other states to West Virginia.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $17.4B
  2. $7.3B
  3. $6.62B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $17.4B, followed by Coal ($7.3B) and Pharmaceuticals ($6.62B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound West Virginia products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$68B
2015 Value in West Virginia
$86.9B
Projected 2045 Value in West Virginia
27.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound West Virginia trade was $68B. This is expected to increase 27.7% to $86.9B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound West Virginia trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from West Virginia to other states, or from other states to West Virginia.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $10.5B
  2. $6.95B
  3. $6.94B

In 2015, the top outbound West Virginia domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Pennsylvania with $10.5B, followed by Ohio with $6.95B and Virginia and $6.94B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that West Virginia shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in Morgantown, WV awarded 6,998 degrees. The student population of Morgantown, WV is skewed towards men, with 14,613 male students and 14,507 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Morgantown, WV are White (5,686 and 87.1%), followed by Black or African American (275 and 4.21%), Hispanic or Latino (220 and 3.37%), and Two or More Races (178 and 2.73%).

The largest universities in Morgantown, WV by number of degrees awarded are West Virginia University (6,640 and 94.9%), West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown (205 and 2.93%), and Morgantown Beauty College Inc (64 and 0.915%).

The most popular majors in Morgantown, WV are Journalism (296 and 4.23%), Registered Nursing (260 and 3.72%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (228 and 3.26%).

The median tuition costs in Morgantown, WV are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $8,376 and $23,616 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 215 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 285 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 228 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Morgantown, WV was Sociology with 215 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Morgantown, WV according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 6,640 degrees awarded
  2. 205 degrees awarded
  3. 64 degrees awarded
$8,376
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Morgantown, WV institution with the largest number of graduating students was West Virginia University with 6,640 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,269
Degrees Awarded to Men
3,729
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 3,269 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Morgantown, WV, which is 0.877 times less than the 3,729 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Morgantown, WV by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    5,686 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    275 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    220 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Morgantown, WV were to White students. These 5,686 degrees mean that there were 20.7 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 275 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$198,300
2018 Median
± $12,690
$182,500
2017 Median
± $9,128

The following charts display, first, the property values in Morgantown, WV compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Morgantown, WV the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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Number of Households
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Property Taxes

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Rent vs Own

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This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Morgantown, WV compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Morgantown, WV have a shorter commute time (15.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Morgantown, WV have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Morgantown, WV was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Average Number

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Health

N/A% of the population of Morgantown, WV has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in West Virginia was $9,462 in 2014. This is a 5.5% increase from the previous year ($8,969).

Primary care physicians in Monongalia County, WV see 808 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.859% decrease from the previous year (815 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 865 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 443 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.7%). Additionally, McDowell County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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808 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Monongalia County, WV

Primary care physicians in Monongalia County, WV see an average of 808 patients per year. This represents a 0.859% decrease from the previous year (815 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Monongalia County, WV in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,462
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in West Virginia
$3,917
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$6,557
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,268
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in West Virginia (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.5%, from $8,969 to $9,462.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

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Uninsured
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Employer Coverage
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Medicaid
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Medicare
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Non-Group
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Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Morgantown, WV changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 19.7% prevalence
  2. 19.1% prevalence
  3. 18.2% prevalence

McDowell County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia, at 19.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in West Virginia by county over multiple years.

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