Morgantown, West Virginia

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Population in 2017: 30,547 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.9%
 
Males: 16,980  (55.6%)
Females: 13,567  (44.4%)
Median resident age:

24.8 years
West Virginia median age:

42.4 years

Zip codes: 26505.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,709 (it was $20,649 in 2000)
Morgantown:

$36,709
WV:

$43,469

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,155 (it was $14,459 in 2000)

Morgantown city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $240,343 (it was $92,900 in 2000)
Morgantown:

$240,343
WV:

$119,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $196,394; detached houses: $186,196; in 2-unit structures: $17,741; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $23,129; mobile homes: $40,895

Median gross rent in 2017: $773.

March 2019 cost of living index in Morgantown: 89.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.3%
(33.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.9% for Black residents, 30.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 96.4% for other race residents, 48.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Morgantown, WV (2017)
    • 24,95683.6%White alone
    • 2,1567.2%Black alone
    • 1,4534.9%Asian alone
    • 7762.6%Hispanic
    • 4621.5%Two or more races
    • 1920.6%Other race alone
    • 390.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists, there were 110 registered sex offenders living in Morgantown, West Virginia as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Morgantown is 274 to 1.


Crime rates in Morgantown by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.5)
1
(3.3)
1
(3.2)
1
(3.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(74.5)
26
(91.8)
27
(93.3)
10
(33.3)
9
(28.8)
4
(13.2)
18
(57.3)
11
(35.4)
12
(37.9)
12
(38.6)
10
(32.0)
11
(35.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
30
(106.4)
29
(102.4)
29
(100.2)
23
(76.7)
22
(70.4)
26
(85.8)
31
(98.7)
25
(80.4)
22
(69.6)
19
(61.1)
16
(51.3)
6
(19.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
58
(205.8)
57
(201.3)
42
(145.1)
96
(320.1)
68
(217.6)
76
(250.9)
45
(143.3)
43
(138.3)
47
(148.6)
56
(180.0)
57
(182.6)
65
(210.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
251
(890.6)
233
(822.8)
248
(856.6)
196
(653.6)
187
(598.5)
175
(577.7)
176
(560.4)
161
(517.6)
155
(490.2)
129
(414.7)
88
(281.9)
85
(275.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
758
(2,690)
739
(2,610)
745
(2,573)
604
(2,014)
N/A632
(2,086)
485
(1,544)
608
(1,955)
493
(1,559)
517
(1,662)
369
(1,182)
386
(1,251)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(74.5)
41
(144.8)
32
(110.5)
18
(60.0)
22
(70.4)
16
(52.8)
20
(63.7)
25
(80.4)
27
(85.4)
28
(90.0)
23
(73.7)
29
(94.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(21.3)
3
(10.6)
3
(10.4)
5
(16.7)
3
(9.6)
9
(29.7)
2
(6.4)
4
(12.9)
2
(6.3)
3
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(13.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)308.6325.1312.3251.5218.9221.2210.2213.8184.5200.7150.4153.3

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Crime rate in Morgantown detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 83 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
West Virginia average:

2.58
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Ancestries: German (11.6%), Italian (11.5%), Irish (9.6%), American (8.3%), English (5.9%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 947 feet

Land area: 9.80 square miles.

Population density: 3,117 people per square mile   (average).

Morgantown, West Virginia map

2,241 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This city:

7.2%
West Virginia:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,262 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,082 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 39.63 N, Longitude: 79.95 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +20,065 (+64.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,766 (62.1%)

Area code: 304

Distribution of median household income in Morgantown, WV in 2017
Distribution of house value in Morgantown, WV in 2017
Morgantown satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2015: 19 buildings, average cost: $265,800
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2017: 11 buildings, average cost: $140,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Morgantown, WV residents
Average permit cost in Morgantown, WV
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
West Virginia:

5.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Morgantown, WV
Historical housing units in Morgantown, WV
Most common industries in Morgantown, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (30.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.6%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
  • Construction (3.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (28.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.6%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (33.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.7%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Morgantown, WV (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (9.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (10.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (2.9%)
  • Life and physical scientists (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (8.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)

Average climate in Morgantown, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Morgantown, West Virginia average temperatures Morgantown, West Virginia average precipitation Morgantown, West Virginia humidity Morgantown, West Virginia wind speed Morgantown, West Virginia snowfall Morgantown, West Virginia sunshine Morgantown, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Morgantown, West Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.4. This is better than average.

City:

54.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.33. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 0.00291. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00291
U.S.:

0.00984

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 Morgantown 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 Morgantown 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 (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Mudslides: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morgantown topographic map

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)

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)

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)

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 (Full-time enrollment: 278; Location: 148 Willey St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wvjc.edu)
  • Ross Medical Education Center-Morgantown (Full-time enrollment: 152; Location: 1064 Suncrest Towne Centre Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rosseducation.edu)
  • Monongalia County Technical Education Center (Full-time enrollment: 84; Location: 1000 Mississippi Street; Public; Website: www.mtecwv.edu)
  • Morgantown Beauty College Inc (Full-time enrollment: 64; Location: 276 Walnut St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.MorgantownBeautyCollege.com)
  • West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition (Full-time 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 elementary/middle school in Morgantown:

  • NORMANTOWN ELEMENTARY (Location: HC 67 BOX 4-A, Grades: PK-6)

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

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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)
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 intellectually disabled
  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

For population 15 years and over in Morgantown:

Marital status in Morgantown, WV
  • Never married: 63.3%
  • Now married: 24.0%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

For population 25 years and over in Morgantown:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
West Virginia average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Morgantown
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Morgantown, WV (based on Monongalia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,27662
Catholic7,8315
Evangelical Protestant7,55754
Other1,82810
Orthodox2302
Black Protestant801
None69,387-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Here:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Monongalia County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

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

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Monongalia County:

8.5%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
State:

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

12.3%
West Virginia:

13.1%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Morgantown:

50.5%
West Virginia:

50.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.1%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Morgantown:

27.5
West Virginia:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Morgantown:

19.0%
West Virginia:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
West Virginia:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
West Virginia:

6.9

Overweight people:
Morgantown:

28.4%
West Virginia:

34.2%

General health condition:
Morgantown:

60.8%
West Virginia:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.9%
West Virginia:

77.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Morgantown, WV Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 72$286,438$47,7400$0
Water Supply 66$262,439$47,7161$1,767
Police Protection - Officers 63$309,752$59,0000$0
Firefighters 48$169,980$42,4950$0
Streets and Highways 41$183,212$53,6234$4,984
Parks and Recreation 17$34,689$24,48630$17,196
Other Government Administration 16$56,418$42,3146$3,707
Local Libraries 15$46,527$37,22227$23,241
Other and Unallocable 13$55,849$51,5530$0
Police - Other 11$36,505$39,8242$1,621
Airports 10$31,906$38,2872$4,059
Financial Administration 10$36,598$43,9182$4,519
Judicial and Legal 4$20,241$60,7235$6,942
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$5,407$64,8841$795
Fire - Other 1$3,000$36,0000$0
Totals for Government 388$1,538,961$47,59780$68,831

Morgantown government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $7,402,000 ($242.32)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $12,203,000 ($399.48)
    Water Utilities: $12,013,000 ($393.26)
    Police Protection: $7,097,000 ($232.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,751,000 ($155.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,334,000 ($141.88)
    Regular Highways: $4,086,000 ($133.76)
    Parking Facilities: $2,282,000 ($74.70)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,973,000 ($64.59)
    Air Transportation: $1,947,000 ($63.74)
    General - Other: $1,880,000 ($61.54)
    Libraries: $1,804,000 ($59.06)
    Central Staff Services: $1,034,000 ($33.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,001,000 ($32.77)
    Financial Administration: $783,000 ($25.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $581,000 ($19.02)
    General Public Buildings: $491,000 ($16.07)
    Public Welfare - Other: $157,000 ($5.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $36,867,000 ($1206.89)
    Corporate Bonds: $10,377,000 ($339.71)
    Benefit Payments: $6,306,000 ($206.44)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $4,099,000 ($134.19)
    Withdrawals: $94,000 ($3.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,370,000 ($44.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $1,115,000 ($36.50)
    General - Other: $111,000 ($3.63)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($0.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,095,000 ($330.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,127,000 ($102.37)

Morgantown government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,680,000 ($415.10)
    Other: $4,920,000 ($161.06)
    Parking Facilities: $2,934,000 ($96.05)
    Air Transportation: $1,910,000 ($62.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,603,000 ($52.48)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $4,191,000 ($137.20)
    From Other Governments: $1,018,000 ($33.33)
    Local Employee Contribution: $921,000 ($30.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $948,000 ($31.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $315,000 ($10.31)
    Other: $305,000 ($9.98)
    General Local Government Support: $117,000 ($3.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $183,000 ($5.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $919,000 ($30.08)
    Fines and Forfeits: $843,000 ($27.60)
    Interest Earnings: $208,000 ($6.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $191,000 ($6.25)
    Donations From Private Sources: $140,000 ($4.58)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,255,000 ($335.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,817,000 ($59.48)
    General Local Government Support: $132,000 ($4.32)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,308,000 ($632.08)
    Property: $5,658,000 ($185.22)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $975,000 ($31.92)
    Public Utilities Sales: $967,000 ($31.66)
    Other Selective Sales: $892,000 ($29.20)
    Other License: $565,000 ($18.50)
    Amusements Sales: $13,000 ($0.43)

Morgantown government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $124,965,000 ($4090.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,935,000 ($3926.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,666,000 ($185.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $637,000 ($20.85)

Morgantown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,624,000 ($85.90)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $18,069,000 ($591.51)
    Total Other Securities: $3,769,000 ($123.38)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $26,783,000 ($876.78)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,556,000 ($116.41)

8.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,304 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
West Virginia average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marion County, WV  0.67% ($49,472 average AGI)
from Preston County, WV  0.45% ($39,044)
from Harrison County, WV  0.27% ($49,219)


10.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.69%
West Virginia average:

5.62%

0.47% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,039 average AGI)
Monongalia County:

0.47%
West Virginia average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, WV  0.68% ($42,584 average AGI)
to Preston County, WV  0.66% ($45,814)
to Allegheny County, PA  0.42% ($50,913)
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
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's3

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
See more detailed statistics of Morgantown fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 74Number of bridges
  • 925ft / 282mTotal length
  • $29,956,000Total costs
  • 1,024,598Total average daily traffic
  • 144,293Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Morgantown, WV - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 111960-1969
  • 291970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 72010-2018
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: 376 (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: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 81 (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: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 458 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Morgantown)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Morgantown)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 67 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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
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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
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Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Morgantown, WV
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Morgantown, WV - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 467. The highest number of reported fires - 588 took place in 2010, and the least - 133 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Morgantown, WV When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.7%), and Outside Fires (36.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Morgantown, WV
    • 3,34044.7%Structure Fires
    • 2,74936.8%Outside Fires
    • 1,09014.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2964.0%Other
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Fire-safe hotels and motels in Morgantown, West Virginia:

  • Hampton Inn, 1053 Van Voorhis Rd, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 , Phone: (304) 599-1200, Fax: (304) 598-7331
  • Best Western Mountaineer Inn, 366 Boyers Ave, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 , Phone: (304) 599-5399, Fax: (304) 599-5350
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 1400 Saratoga Ave, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 , Phone: (304) 599-1680, Fax: (304) 598-0989
  • Holiday Motel, 1712 Mileground Rd, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 , Phone: (304) 292-3303
  • Comfort Inn, 225 Comfort Inn Rd, Morgantown, West Virginia 26508 , Phone: (304) 296-9364, Fax: (304) 296-0469
  • Clarion Hotel Morgan, 127 High St, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505 , Phone: (304) 292-8200
  • Morgantown Econo Lodge, 15 Commerce Dr, Morgantown, West Virginia 26501 , Phone: (304) 296-8774, Fax: (304) 296-8774
  • Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa, One Lakeview Dr, Morgantown, West Virginia 26508 , Phone: (304) 594-1111, Fax: (304) 594-9405
  • 15 other hotels and motels
All 23 fire-safe hotels and motels in Morgantown, West Virginia
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Morgantown, WV
  • 86.6%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Morgantown, WV
  • 53.2%Electricity
  • 44.6%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Other fuel


Morgantown compared to West Virginia 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly 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.

Morgantown on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 10,000 males in this group)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of males (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 males in this group)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities where the highest percentage of females (15+ years) which never married (with at least 1,000 females in this group)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #89 (26505) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most alcohol drinking places in 2005"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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