Morgantown, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 30,666 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.4%
 
Males: 16,629  (54.2%)
Females: 14,037  (45.8%)
Median resident age:  22.6 years
West Virginia median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 26505.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,533 (it was $20,649 in 2000)
Morgantown:

$26,533
WV:

$40,196
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,500 (it was $14,459 in 2000)

Morgantown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $176,769 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Morgantown:

$176,769
WV:

$100,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $194,423; Detached houses: $203,372; Townhouses or other attached units: $110,714; In 2-unit structures: $160,753; In 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $32,893

Median gross rent in 2012: $633.

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Morgantown races chart
  • White alone - 25,376 (84.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,792 (6.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1,036 (3.5%)
  • Hispanic - 826 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 775 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 57 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 67 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 27 (0.09%)

Races in Morgantown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morgantown: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.1%), Irish (16.3%), English (9.3%), Italian (8.2%), Polish (4.3%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 947 feet

Land area: 9.80 square miles.

Population density: 3,130 people per square mile   (average).

Morgantown,WV real estate house value index trend

Morgantown, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Morgantown:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 24.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morgantown city:

  • Never married: 69.4%
  • Now married: 20.7%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

1,553 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:  5.0%
West Virginia:  1.4%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 76 registered sex offenders living in Morgantown, West Virginia as of April 21, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Morgantown to the number of sex offenders is 408 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $911 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $668 (0.4%)

Morgantown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (55.9 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (256.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Westover, WV (1.1 miles ), Granville, WV (1.4 miles ), Star City, WV (1.6 miles ), Brookhaven, WV (1.8 miles ), Cassville, WV (2.4 miles ), Cheat Lake, WV (2.4 miles ), Point Marion borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Bobtown, PA (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $68,900
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $91,900
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $231,300
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $241,100
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $266,700
  • 2012: 21 buildings, average cost: $162,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.63 N, Longitude: 79.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +20,459 (+65.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,709 (65.6%)

Area code: 304

Morgantown household income distribution Morgantown home values distribution

Crime rates in Morgantown by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2012
Murders 011111
per 100,000 0.03.53.53.33.23.3
Rapes 2126271094
per 100,000 74.591.893.333.328.813.2
Robberies 302929232226
per 100,000 106.4102.4100.276.770.485.8
Assaults 585742966876
per 100,000 205.8201.3145.1320.1217.6250.9
Burglaries 251233248196187175
per 100,000 890.6822.8856.6653.6598.5577.7
Thefts 758739745604N/A632
per 100,000 2689.62609.72573.32014.1N/A2086.2
Auto thefts 214132182216
per 100,000 74.5144.8110.560.070.452.8
Arson 633539
per 100,000 21.310.610.416.79.629.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.9) 260.8274.7263.9212.5N/A186.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Morgantown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 77 (66 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
West Virginia average:

1.91
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,471 (-5.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Morgantown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Morgantown, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morgantown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above West Virginia state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.7 miles away from the Morgantown city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.3 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morgantown-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 130.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 150.2 miles away from Morgantown center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 236.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 165.8 miles away from Morgantown center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 212.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monongalia County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morgantown topographic map

Birthplace of: Bob Huggins - NCAA men's basketball coach, Necro Butcher - Professional wrestler, Don Knotts - (born 1924), actor, Earl E. Anderson - Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps, Paul Mainieri - Baseball player and coach, David Selby - Film actor, Francis Harrison Pierpont - Politician, Jeff Bowden - Football player and coach, Kim Weaver - Astrophysicist astronomer, Linda Goodman - Radio personality.

Main business address for: CENTRA FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Morgantown:

  • CHESTNUT RIDGE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 930 CHESTNUT RIDGE ROAD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH MOUNTAINVIEW REGIONAL REHAB HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 1160 VAN VOORHIS ROAD)
  • MONONGALIA COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1200 JD ANDERSON DR)
  • MORGANTOWN HOSPICE, INC. (P O BOX 4222)
  • REM-WV, INC., BROOKHAVEN ROAD (843 BROOKHAVEN ROAD)
  • REM-WV, INC., CURTIS AVENUE (904 CURTIS AVENUE)
  • REM-WV, INC., WHITE AVENUE (1040 WHITE AVENUE)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS (Voluntary non-profit - Private, MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)

Dialysis Facilities in Morgantown:

  • BMA - MORGANTOWN (11 COMMERCE DR)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS INC (RENAL DIALYSIS CENTER)

Home Health Centers in Morgantown:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH CARE (246 CHEAT ROAD, SUITE 2)
  • CARE PARTNERS HOME HEALTH (4000 HAMPTON CENTER, SUITE A)
  • INTERIM HEALTH CARE OF MORGANTOWN (1111 VAN VOORHIS ROAD, SUITE 2)
  • MONONGALIA COUNTY HEALTH DEPT HOME HEALTH (453 VAN VOORHIS ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Morgantown:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - MORGANTOWN (1379 VAN VOORHIS RD)
  • MADISON, THE (161 BAKERS RIDGE ROAD)
  • MAPLESHIRE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (30 VANDERVORT DRIVE)
  • MONONGALIA GENERAL HOSPITAL D/P (1200 J D ANDERSON DRIVE)
  • SUNDALE NURSING HOME (800 J D ANDERSON DRIVE)
  • WV UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS , D/P (MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Morgantown:

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Colleges/Universities in Morgantown:

  • West Virginia University (Full-time enrollment: 27,429; Location: Stewart Hall, 1500 University Avenue; Public; Website: www.wvu.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • West Virginia Junior College-Morgantown (FT enrollment: 278; Location: 148 Willey St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wvjc.edu)
  • Ross Medical Education Center-Morgantown (FT enrollment: 152; Location: 1064 Suncrest Towne Centre Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rosseducation.edu)
  • Monongalia County Technical Education Center (FT enrollment: 84; Location: 1000 Mississippi Street; Public; Website: www.mtecwv.edu)
  • Morgantown Beauty College Inc (FT enrollment: 64; Location: 276 Walnut St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.MorgantownBeautyCollege.com)
  • West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition (FT enrollment: 47; Location: Medical Ctr Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wvuhradtech.com)
  • Human Resource Development and Employment Inc (Location: 1644 Mileground; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hrdfwv.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Morgantown:

  • Fairmont State University (about 16 miles; Fairmont, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,714)
  • Waynesburg University (about 23 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,773)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 47 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • West Liberty University (about 51 miles; West Liberty, WV; FT enrollment: 2,728)
  • Seton Hill University (about 52 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Frostburg State University (about 55 miles; Frostburg, MD; FT enrollment: 4,944)

Public high schools in Morgantown:

Private high schools in Morgantown:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 200 TRINITY WAY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MORGANTOWN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 809 GREENBAG RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Morgantown:

Private elementary/middle schools in Morgantown:

  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES CENTRAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 450; Location: 41 GUTHRIE LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES CENTRAL (Students: 391; Location: 41 GUTHRIE LN; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MORGANTOWN LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 100; Location: 123 DISCOVERY PL; Grades: PK - 7)
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 802 GREENBAG RD; Grades: PK - 7)
See full list of schools located in Morgantown

Library in Morgantown:

  • MORGANTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,249,012; Location: 373 SPRUCE STREET; 162,524 books; 13,996 audio materials; 18,497 video materials; 12 state licensed databases; 126 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add Morgantown Learning Academy, Private schools K-8, 296-9554

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Notable locations in Morgantown: Core Arboretum (A), Madisons Landing (B), Monongalia County Courthouse (C), Monongalia County Home (D), Monongalia County Jail (E), Morgantown City Hall (F), Morgantown Public Library (G), HealthSouth Mountainview Rehabilitation Hospital (H), Oglebay Hall (I), Purinton House (J), Stalnaker Hall (K), Stewart Hall (L), Morgantown Fire Department Station 1 Southside (M), Morgantown Fire Department Station 3 Wiles Hill (N), Morgantown Fire Department Station 2 Norwood (O), Creative Arts Center (P), Erickson Alumni Center (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Morgantown Plaza Shopping Center (1), Mountaineer Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Morgantown: CENTRA FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Morgantown include: Tree of Life Synagogue (A), Morgantown Free Methodist Church (B), Morgantown Church of God (C), Morgantown Chinese Missionary Alliance (D), Christian and Missionary Alliance (E), Wesley United Methodist Church (F), Unitarian Fellowship Church (G), Trinity Episcopal Church (H), Spruce Street United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pool Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Lawnwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Morgantown Pool (A), Morgantown Water Supply Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Knocking Run (A), Hartman Run (B), Falling Run (C), Deckers Creek (D), Cobun Creek (E), Aaron Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Morgantown include: Milan Puskar Stadium (1), Marilla Recreation Center (2), South Park Historic District (3), Suncrest Park (4), Whitmore Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: City of Morgantown (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 389 Spruce Street), Aull Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 351 Spruce St), Saratoga Hot Spot Llc (Arcades & Amusements; 268 Wildwood St).

Hotels: Holiday Motel (1712 Mileground Road), Radisson Htl Waterfront Place (2 Waterfront Place), Super 8 Morgantown WV (603 Venture Drive), Elevation 127 (127 High Street), Morgantown Motel (2 Smithtown Road), Econo Lodge Coliseum (3506 Monongahela Boulevard), Econo Lodge Morgantown (15 Commerce Drive), Comfort Inn Morgantown (225 Comfort Inn Drive), Hampton Inn Morgantown (1053 Van Voorhis Road).

Courts: Monongalia County - Circuit Court- Family Law Master (271 Spruce Street), Monongalia County Teen Court (235 High Street), West Virginia State - Information Services Director- McGraw Warren R- Supreme Court Of App (I-68 Corridor East), West Virginia State - Family Court Judge- Environment Bureau- Environmental Protection Divi (271 Spruce Street).

Monongalia County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 77.1. This is about average.

City:

77.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.148. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.148
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.97
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 24.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.93. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00478
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Morgantown and their reported violations in the past:

MORGANTOWN UTILITY BOARD (Population served: 54,561, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2007)
RIVER ROAD PSD (Address: 3106 RIVER ROAD , Population served: 1,500, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
PAW PAW ROUTE 19 PSD (Address: 3106 RIVER ROAD , Population served: 1,263, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2008)
COUNTRYSIDE ESTATES (Address: 150 Clay Street, Suite 450 , Serves OH, Population served: 275, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
DEER MEADOW ESTATES (Address: 150 Clay Street, Suite 450 , Serves OH, Population served: 195, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HAYDEN HEIGHTS MHP (Serves OH, Population served: 186, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2003), St Public Notif requested (FEB-13-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2008)
COLLINGWOOD LLC UMH NY (Address: 1275 Forman Drive , Serves NY, Population served: 171, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2013), St Boil Water Order (JAN-18-2013), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-24-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2013)
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In JUN-01-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-01-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2010), St BCA signed (JUL-01-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2014), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-12-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2014), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-08-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-08-2014)
  • Single Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2013), St Boil Water Order (AUG-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2013)
SAND SPRINGS CAMPGROUND (Address: 1299 Bakers Ridge Road , Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-04-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-02-2013)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Morgantown that have no violations reported:

  • CHEAT VIEW PSD (Address: 1073 CHEAT ROAD , Population served: 6,072, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CLINTON WATER ASSOC - ROUTE 119 (Address: 703 GREENBAG ROAD , Population served: 4,204, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CLAY BATTELLE PSD (Population served: 3,498, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CLINTON WATER ASSOC - KINGWOOD PIKE (Address: 703 GREENBAG ROAD , Population served: 2,754, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.7%
(35.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.9% for Black residents, 29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 69.7% for other race residents, 43.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  32.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Morgantown in 2010:

  • 5,425 people in college/university student housing
  • 74 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 48 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 33 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Morgantown in 2000:

  • 4,037 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 93 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 57 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Morgantown, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Morgantown compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium. Capacity: 60,540. West Virginia Mountaineers football.
  • WVU Coliseum. West Virginia University.

Banks with most branches in Morgantown (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Morgantown Mall Branch, Sabraton Branch, Spruce Street Drive-Thru Branch, Pierpont Road Branch, Morgantown Main Branch, Suncrest Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Clear Mountain Bank: Earl Core Road, Towne Centre Branch, Glenmark Centre, Sabraton Branch- Kroger Store, Suncrest Office - Kroger Store. Info updated 2010/05/28: Bank assets: $425.8 mil, Deposits: $376.0 mil, headquarters in Bruceton Mills, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: State Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Morgantown Main Branch, Suncrest Branch, The Cheat Lake Area Branch, University Town Center Giant Eagle B, Mountaineer Mall Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Centra Bank, Inc.: at 990 Elmer Prince Drive, Waterfront Branch, Earl Core Road Branch, Cheat Lake Branch, Westover Branch. Info updated 2009/01/21: Bank assets: $1,330.0 mil, Deposits: $1,101.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Wesbanco Bank, Inc.: Suncrest Branch, Downtown Drive-Thru Branch, Suncrest Towne Center, Sabraton Branch. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $5,520.2 mil, Deposits: $4,394.5 mil, headquarters in Wheeling, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Wesbanco, Inc.
  • First United Bank & Trust: Star City Branch, Suncrest Centre Branch, Sabraton Office Branch. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $1,383.1 mil, Deposits: $1,034.0 mil, headquarters in Oakland, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First United Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: West Virginia University Branch at 1550 University Avenue, branch established on 2009/04/20; Suncrest Towne Centre at 455 Suncrest Towne Centre, Suite 101, branch established on 2011/11/14. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • United Bank: Morgantown Branch at 154 Fayette Street, branch established on 1935/01/01; Suncrest Branch at 1085 Van Voorhis Road Suite 1, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2007/09/20: Bank assets: $3,625.4 mil, Deposits: $3,023.8 mil, headquarters in Parkersburg, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 56 total offices, Holding Company: United Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Exchange Bank: 3081 University Ave. Branch at 3081 University Ave., branch established on 2002/11/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $200.9 mil, Deposits: $181.7 mil, headquarters in Mannington, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancshares, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Morgantown, West Virginia:

  • Hampton Inn, 1053 Van Voorhis Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505 , Phone: (304) 599-1200, Fax: (304) 598-7331
  • Best Western Mountaineer Inn, 366 Boyers Ave, Morgantown, WV 26505 , Phone: (304) 599-5399, Fax: (304) 599-5350
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1400 Saratoga Ave, Morgantown, WV 26505 , Phone: (304) 599-1680, Fax: (304) 598-0989
  • Holiday Motel, 1712 Mileground Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505 , Phone: (304) 292-3303
  • Morgantown Motel, Rt 5 Box 25, Morgantown, WV 26505 , Phone: (304) 292-3374
  • Morgantown Usr Center, 300TH Chemical Company, Morgantown, WV 26505 , Phone: (304) 292-1608
  • Comfort Inn, 225 Comfort Inn Rd, Morgantown, WV 26508 , Phone: (304) 296-9364, Fax: (304) 296-0469
  • Clarion Hotel Morgan, 127 High St, Morgantown, WV 26505 , Phone: (304) 292-8200
  • 13 other hotels and motels
All 21 fire-safe hotels and motels in Morgantown, West Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Morgantown travel time to work - commute Morgantown mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Morgantown city (based on Monongalia County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.50%
Here: 28.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChristian and Missionary AllianceLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents30.7%26.6%6.9%4.5%4.1%
Congregations4.5%42.0%6.3%2.7%2.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristOther
Adherents3.2%2.9%2.6%2.5%15.9%
Congregations4.5%1.8%0.9%4.5%30.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Monongalia County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Monongalia County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Monongalia County:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Monongalia County:

28.1%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.3%
State:

13.1%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$32,125$42,8332$4,497
Other Government Administration 7$41,406$70,9829$9,640
Judicial and Legal 4$20,590$61,7703$4,607
Police Protection - Officers 65$300,294$55,4390$0
Police - Other 10$28,074$33,6894$2,079
Firefighters 48$206,041$51,5100$0
Fire - Other 1$3,157$37,8840$0
Streets and Highways 41$146,024$42,7394$4,906
Airports 10$35,648$42,7780$0
Sewerage 72$270,039$45,0070$0
Parks and Recreation 17$54,130$38,20950$23,499
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$5,130$61,5600$0
Water Supply 66$247,415$44,9851$1,665
Local Libraries 14$43,104$36,94627$23,364
Other and Unallocable 33$110,837$40,3040$0
Totals for Government 398$1,544,014$46,553100$74,257

Morgantown government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $6,780,000 ($221.09)
    Water Utilities: $2,548,000 ($83.09)
    Sewerage: $1,771,000 ($57.75)
    Parking Facilities: $266,000 ($8.67)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,279,000 ($172.15)
    Sewerage: $4,684,000 ($152.74)
    Water Utilities: $4,639,000 ($151.28)
    Police Protection: $4,192,000 ($136.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,376,000 ($110.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,786,000 ($90.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,771,000 ($90.36)
    Air Transportation: $2,050,000 ($66.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,827,000 ($59.58)
    Parking Facilities: $1,522,000 ($49.63)
    Central Staff Services: $1,161,000 ($37.86)
    Libraries: $1,114,000 ($36.33)
    Financial Administration: $923,000 ($30.10)
    General Public Buildings: $893,000 ($29.12)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $20,318,000 ($662.56)
    Corporate Bonds: $4,349,000 ($141.82)
    Benefit Payments: $3,802,000 ($123.98)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,115,000 ($36.36)
    Other Investments - Other: $111,000 ($3.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $738,000 ($24.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $475,000 ($15.49)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($0.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,242,000 ($464.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $151,000 ($4.92)

Morgantown government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,715,000 ($251.58)
    All Other: $2,786,000 ($90.85)
    Air Transportation: $1,978,000 ($64.50)
    Parking Facilities: $1,487,000 ($48.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,230,000 ($40.11)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $3,626,000 ($118.24)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,495,000 ($81.36)
    Local Employee Contribution: $834,000 ($27.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,233,000 ($40.21)
    All Other: $451,000 ($14.71)
    General Local Government Support: $189,000 ($6.16)
    Air Transportation: $81,000 ($2.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $339,000 ($11.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $50,000 ($1.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,035,000 ($196.80)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,097,000 ($100.99)
    Special Assessments: $1,274,000 ($41.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,214,000 ($39.59)
    Interest Earnings: $889,000 ($28.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,233,000 ($170.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,426,000 ($79.11)
    General Local Government Support: $166,000 ($5.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $162,000 ($5.28)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $11,885,000 ($387.56)
    Property: $3,042,000 ($99.20)
    Public Utilities Sales: $273,000 ($8.90)
    Other License: $218,000 ($7.11)

Morgantown government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,791,000 ($1134.51)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,102,000 ($1046.83)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,077,000 ($100.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $388,000 ($12.65)

Morgantown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,771,000 ($90.36)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $21,638,000 ($705.60)
    Total Other Securities: $572,000 ($18.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,546,000 ($213.46)

8.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,260 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.86%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marion County, WV  0.71% ($35,230 average AGI)
from Preston County, WV  0.57% ($39,536)
from Harrison County, WV  0.38% ($33,818)


8.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($280 average AGI)
Monongalia County:

0.06%
West Virginia average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, WV  0.55% ($34,006 average AGI)
to Preston County, WV  0.48% ($37,183)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.34% ($49,241)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morgantown:

  • WCLG (1300 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAJR (1440 AM; 5 kW; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morgantown:

  • WWVU-FM (91.7 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS)
  • WCLG-FM (100.1 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BOWERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVAQ (101.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WZST (100.9 FM; WESTOVER, WV; Owner: TSCHUDY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W279AE (103.7 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKKW (97.9 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: DESCENDANTS TRUST, LAUREN M.KELLEY, TRUSTEE)
  • WYFU (88.5 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETORK, INC.)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGYE (102.7 FM; MANNINGTON, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WZWA (90.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morgantown:

  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WVFX (Channel 46; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION CLARKSBURG, LLC)
  • WBOY-TV (Channel 12; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Morgantown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 27
Total length: 261 meters (856ft)
Total costs: $18,331,000
Total average daily traffic: 335,978
Total average daily truck traffic: 21,971

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 2
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 14
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 2
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Morgantown, WV
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Morgantown)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 300 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Morgantown, WV)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 340 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Morgantown)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 66 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Morgantown)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$152,533160$156,484271$169,30629$101,6639$2,252,68197$179,5508$23,588
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$133,20011$171,81816$152,5544$136,4600$07$115,6640$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$159,61312$137,18361$136,08816$66,6011$379,43013$132,9857$29,606
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$168,04423$137,11963$158,3285$99,4861$2,854,83012$108,7231$58,070
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$161,9955$183,84815$172,5430$01$2,854,8303$112,5701$39,790
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Morgantown, WV

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 11 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED18$171,1016$233,2302$133,375
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$200,8821$226,7501$74,780
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$191,9131$93,5700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$135,8701$247,7900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 419
  • Hazardous Condition: 496
  • Service Call: 24
  • Good Intent Call: 43

Incident types - Morgantown

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morgantown, WV
Most common first names in Morgantown, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary55579.8 years
John47175.6 years
William38173.8 years
James38072.3 years
Charles32973.9 years
Robert28870.1 years
George24876.5 years
Helen19978.1 years
Margaret18079.0 years
Joseph17774.9 years
Most common last names in Morgantown, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14874.7 years
Johnson13472.2 years
Miller11175.9 years
Davis10978.9 years
Moore9175.8 years
Martin8875.8 years
Williams8779.1 years
Jones8577.6 years
Dalton8572.0 years
Brown8078.8 years
Businesses in Morgantown, WV
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza4
Advance Auto Parts2Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1Lowe's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott2
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets8
Arby's2Maurices1
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's4
Bath & Body Works1Microtel1
Best Western1New Balance2
Blockbuster1New York & Co1
Burger King5Nike5
CVS1Nissan1
Carson Pirie Scott1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Old Navy1
Chick-Fil-A2Olive Garden1
Chico's1Outback1
Circle K6Outback Steakhouse1
Clarion1Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panera Bread1
Coldwater Creek1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Curves1Pier 1 Imports1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut2
Decora Cabinetry2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack2
DressBarn1Ramada1
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge2Rite Aid1
FedEx20Ruby Tuesday1
Finish Line1Rue211
Ford1SAS Shoes1
Forever 211SONIC Drive-In1
GNC3Sam's Club1
GameStop2Sears1
Gap1Spencer Gifts1
Goodwill2Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block2Starbucks2
Hardee's2Subaru1
Hilton1Subway12
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Hollister Co.1Taco Bell2
Hot Topic1Talbots1
Hyundai1Target1
IHOP1Toyota1
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us1
JoS. A. Bank1U-Haul1
Jones New York3U.S. Cellular5
Journeys1UPS28
Justice1Vans1
KFC1Victoria's Secret1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Kroger3Walmart2
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Morgantown on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #84 (26505) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Alfred H. Stiller (13)
  • Franz A. Pertl (11)
  • Boyong Li (11)
  • Vasudevan Jagannathan (9)
  • Hayder Zahalka (8)
  • William Thomas Mcclellan (8)
  • Miaosheng Li (7)
  • Stanislaw Majewski (7)
  • Trust Tariro Razunguzwa (7)
  • William T. Mcclellan (6)

Total of 334 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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