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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Morgantown WV General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||30,666||1,854,304|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||28,827||1,852,999|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||6.4%||0.1%|
|Population, 2010 ||29,660||1,852,994|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||2.7%||5.6%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||8.2%||20.9%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||8.1%||16.0%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||46.5%||50.7% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||89.7%||93.9%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||4.1%||3.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.2%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||3.4%||0.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||2.0%||1.5%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||2.6%||1.2%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||87.9%||93.2% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||61.9%||88.1%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||4.8%||1.4%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||6.8%||2.4%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||93.1%||83.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||47.1%||18.3%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||1,222||159,448|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||17.2||25.5|
|Housing units, 2010 ||12,664||881,917|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||40.5%||73.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||51.6%||12.0%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$167,600||$98,500|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||9,776||741,390|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.35||2.43|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$20,075||$22,966|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$29,328||$41,043|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||37.0%||17.9%|
|Business Attributes||Morgantown||West Virginia|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||2,705||120,381|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||3.2%||S|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||S|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||4.0%||1.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||24.9%||28.1% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||0||25,080,573|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||53,302||11,036,467|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||743,252||20,538,829|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$25,360||$11,340|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||118,207||2,553,258|
|Geographic Attributes||Morgantown||West Virginia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||10.17||24,038.21|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||2,917.0||77.1|
|FIPS Code ||55756||54|
|Counties ||Monongalia County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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