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Population (year 2000): 26,809. Estimated population in July 2005: 28,292 (+5.5% change)
Males: 13,711 (51.1%), Females: 13,098 (48.9%)

Monongalia County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 23.1 years
Median household income: $20,649 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,000 (year 2000)

Morgantown, WV residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Morgantown:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.6%)
  • Black (4.2%)
  • Chinese (1.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Asian Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (21.0%), Irish (15.7%), English (11.9%), Italian (11.6%), United States (5.6%), Polish (4.9%).West Virginia

Elevation: 947 feet

Land area: 9.8 square miles

Morgantown,

For population 25 years and over in Morgantown

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morgantown city

  • Never married: 58.0%
  • Now married: 30.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

6.0% Foreign born (3.0% Asia, 1.6% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,471 (-5.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (331.2 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: WV (1.6 miles Westover, WV (2.7 miles Granville, City, WV (3.0 miles Star WV (3.8 miles Brookhaven, Lake, WV (7.1 miles Cheat WV (7.2 miles Cassville, Marion, PA Point (7.9 miles PA (11.3 miles Greensboro,


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

Latitude: 39.63 N, Longitude: 79.95 W

Area code: 304

Morgantown, West Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (42.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (16.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,278 (+57.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,008 (66.3%)

Average climate in Morgantown, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Morgantown,

Morgantown-area historical tornado activity is above West Virginia state average. It is 44% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the Morgantown city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/13/1971, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Don Knotts - (born 1924), actor, Rich Braham - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Nov 6, 1970), Spencer Farley - College football player (Ohio Bobcats).

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Morgantown:
  • H/S MOUNTAINVIEW REGIONAL REHAB HOSP (1160 VAN VOORHIS ROAD)
  • MONONGALIA COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (1200 JD ANDERSON DR)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS (MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Morgantown:
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 4 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; ID: MGW)
  • HARRISON/MARION REGIONAL (about 31 miles; CLARKSBURG, WV; ID: CKB)
  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 50 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; ID: AGC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Morgantown:
  • TITUS FIELD (about 13 miles; ARTHURDALE, WV; ID: 70D)
  • FAIRMONT MUNI-FRANKMAN FIELD (about 21 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; ID: 4G7)
  • GREENE COUNTY (about 22 miles; WAYNESBURG, PA; ID: WAY)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 73 $213,461 $35,089 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 14 $37,407 $32,063 40 $20,750
Local Libraries 13 $30,823 $28,452 22 $15,042
Water Supply 68 $189,740 $33,483 0 $0
Colleges/Universities in Morgantown:
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 19,666; Location: PRESIDENTS OFFICE BOX 6201; Public; Website: www.wvu.edu/indexflash.html; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • WEST VIRGINIA JUNIOR COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 198; Location: 148 WILLEY ST; Private, for-profit; Website: www.wvjc.com)
  • MONONGALIA COUNTY TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER (FT enrollment: 103; Location: 1000 MISSISSIPPI ST; Public; Website: boe.mono.k12.wv.us/montec)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL SCH OF RAD TECHN (FT enrollment: 27; Location: MEDICAL CTR DR; Private, not-for-profit)
  • MORGANTOWN BEAUTY COLLEGE INC (FT enrollment: 20; Location: 276 WALNUT ST; Private, for-profit)
  • HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT (FT enrollment: 8; Location: 278C SPRUCE ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIV HOSP DEPT OF NUTR AND DIETETICS (FT enrollment: 6; Location: MEDICAL CENTER BOX 8016 MEDICAL CENTER DR; Private, not-for-profit)
  • HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING (Location: 1644 MILEGROUND; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Morgantown:
  • FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; FAIRMONT, WV; Full-time enrollment: 5,317)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 30 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; FT enrollment: 5,183)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 56 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 8,199)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 56 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
Public high schools in Morgantown:
  • MORGANTOWN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,681; Location: 109 WILSON AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,271; Location: 991 PRICE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 1000 MISSISSIPPI ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Morgantown:
  • EMMANUEL BAPTIST (Students: 20; Location: PO BOX 1511; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • MARANATHA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 9; Location: RT 8 BOX 204 B; Grades: 1 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Morgantown:
  • SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 806; Location: 500 E PARKWAY DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MOUNTAINVIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 655; Location: 661 GREENBAG ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 605; Location: 825 CHESTNUT RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CHEAT LAKE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 588; Location: 154 CROSBY ROAD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CHEAT LAKE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 580; Location: 160 CROSBY ROAD; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • WESTWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 476; Location: 670 RIVER ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BROOKHAVEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 1215 BAKER ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SUNCREST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 394; Location: 360 BALDWIN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WESTOVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 250; Location: 200 WEST PARK AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • RIDGEDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 1550 GOSHEN ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Morgantown:
  • ST FRANCIS CENTRAL CATHOLIC (Students: 398; Location: 375 BIRCH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ALLIANCE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 180; Location: 308 ELMHURST STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: 30 HARNER RUN RD; Grades: 7 - 11)
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: PO BX 342 RT 857 GREENBAG RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • MORGANTOWN EARLY LEARNING (Students: 45; Location: 302 SCOTT AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MORGANTOWN CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 31; Location: ROUTE 3 BOX 384 A; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Morgantown:
  • MORGANTOWN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $953,928; Location: 373 SPRUCE STREET; 151,851 books; 8,664 audio materials; 10,667 video materials; 146 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Morgantown: Madisons Landing (A), Core Arboretum (B), South Side Fire Station (C), Monongalia County Courthouse (D), Monongalia County Home (E), Monongalia County Jail (F), Purinton House (G), Morgantown City Hall (H), Morgantown Public Library (I), Creative Arts Center (J), Stewart Hall (K), Norwood Fire Station (L), Erickson Alumni Center (M), Stalnaker Hall (N), Oglebay Hall (O).

Shopping Centers: Morgantown Plaza Shopping Center (1), Mountaineer Mall Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Morgantown include: Spruce Street United Methodist Church (A), Saint Theresas Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Pauls African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Saint Johns University Chapel (D), Harner Chapel (E), Sabraton Church (F), Sabra Church (G), Highland Park Church (H).

Cemeteries: Pool Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Lawnwood Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Morgantown Pool (A), Morgantown Water Supply Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Aaron Creek (A), Cobun Creek (B), Deckers Creek (C), Hartman Run (D), Knocking Run (E), Falling Run (F).

Parks in Morgantown include: Whitmore Park (1), Milan Puskar Stadium (2), South Park Historic District (3), Marilla Recreation Center (4), Suncrest Park (5).

Post offices: Morgantown Post Office (A), Sabraton Post Office (B).


Morgantown compared to West Virginia 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.
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.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WTCS (1490 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
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.)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBVQ (93.1 FM; BARRACKVILLE, WV; Owner: CAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WKJL (88.1 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WGIE (92.7 FM; CLARKSBURG, WV; Owner: BURBACH OF DE, LLC)
  • WRLF (94.3 FM; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FAIRMONT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
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.))

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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