Morgantown, West Virginia Population 2018

Morgantown, West Virginia's estimated population is 30,547 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Morgantown, West Virginia is the 3rd largest city in West Virginia based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3059.77 people/mi² (1181.38 people/km²), with a household density of 470.39 people/km² (1218.32 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 24 years, 23.9 years for males, and 24.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 127.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 12,163 households in the city, with an average size of 2.42 people per household. The vacancy rate was 18.2%, with a median rent of $742/month. The median house has 4.9 rooms, and has a value of $178,500.

The median income for households in Morgantown, West Virginia is $35,502, while the mean household income is $60,934. The per capita income is $23,209, and 12.7% of families and 35.3% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 27.3% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 9% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201730,547-5-0.02%
201630,5526042.02%
201529,948840.28%
201429,8642640.89%
201329,600-27-0.09%
201229,6273371.15%
201129,2908062.83%
201028,4841,6756.25%
200026,8099303.59%
199025,879-1,726-6.25%
198027,605-1,826-6.20%
197029,4316,94430.88%
196022,487-3,038-11.90%
195025,5258,87053.26%
194016,6554692.90%
193016,1864,05933.47%
192012,1272,97732.54%
19109,1507,250381.58%
19001,9000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White26,281
Black or African American1,893
Asian1,460
Two or More Races564
Some Other Race116
American Indian and Alaska Native50
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Morgantown Wv Population Pyramid 2018

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Morgantown Wv Median Age

24


Total

23.9


Male

24.1


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 27,645 adults in Morgantown Wv.

Morgantown Wv Age Dependency

22.7

Age Dependency Ratio

11.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgantown Wv Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.9
Houses Without Mortgage
1,919
Houses With Mortgage
2,388
Vacancy Rate
18.2
Median Rent
742
Median Home Value
178,500
Renter-Occupied Units
5,645
Owner-Occupied Units
4,307
Total Housing Units
12,163

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Morgantown Wv for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.6% and the labor force participation rate is 53.3%.

Morgantown Wv Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.42
Average Family Size
3.04
Total Households
9952
Married Couple Households
2927
Male Householder (no wife) Families
356
Female Householder (no husband) Families
703
Non Family Households
5966
Total Families
3986
Households With Own Children
1438
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
5.3
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Morgantown Wv Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,244
$10,000 to $14,999
552
$15,000 to $24,999
1,315
$25,000 to $34,999
814
$35,000 to $49,999
1,056
$50,000 to $74,999
1,368
$75,000 to $99,999
866
$100,000 to $149,999
908
$150,000 to $199,999
297
Over $200,000
532

Morgantown Wv Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Morgantown Wv

West Virginia

$35,502

$42,644

$60,934

$57,779

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.060.120.180.24

Morgantown Wv Education Data

Morgantown Wv Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
3022.08%
9th to 12th Grade
7355.06%
High School Graduate
3,03620.89%
Some College
2,55217.56%
Associates Degree
8315.72%
Bachelors Degree
3,61624.88%
Graduate Degree
3,46223.82%