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Morgantown West Virginia Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Morgantown West Virginia metro area was $50,120 in 2016, the latest figures available. Morgantown median household income is $6,735 higher than the median West Virginia household income and $7,497 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Morgantown median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Morgantown are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Morgantown West Virginia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
West Virginia $43,385 +1.96% +2.07%
Morgantown $50,120 +7.74% +3.38%

Trends in Morgantown, WV Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $50,120, the median household income for Morgantown was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Household Income: Morgantown, West Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Morgantown

Date US West Virginia Morgantown
2016 $57,617 $43,385 $50,120
2015 $56,480 $42,550 $46,521
2014 $54,398 $41,626 $42,503
2013 $53,838 $42,507 $48,481
2012 $53,701 $42,019 $41,999
2011 $53,879 $41,055 $46,646
2010 $55,093 $42,072 $47,854
2009 $56,180 $41,877 $38,561
2008 $58,000 $42,349 $47,937
2007 $58,736 $42,900 $45,515
2006 $57,677 $41,735 $41,662
2005 $56,832 $41,113 $38,349

Morgantown Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Morgantown was $70,162 in 2016. Compared to the median West Virginia family income, Morgantown median family income is $13,459 higher. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Morgantown will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Morgantown West Virginia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
West Virginia $56,703 +4.74% +6.65%
Morgantown $70,162 +0.26% +8.27%

Trends in Morgantown, WV Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $70,162, the median family income for Morgantown was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Median Family Income: Morgantown, West Virginia, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Morgantown

Date US West Virginia Morgantown
2016 $71,062 $56,703 $70,162
2015 $69,122 $54,138 $69,979
2014 $66,820 $53,137 $62,953
2013 $65,977 $53,165 $64,804
2012 $65,363 $53,648 $65,102
2011 $65,564 $53,016 $62,520
2010 $66,721 $53,861 $66,740
2009 $68,329 $53,314 $57,934
2008 $70,638 $54,715 $63,231
2007 $70,813 $53,640 $58,683
2006 $69,670 $52,392 $57,683
2005 $68,618 $52,627 $55,028

Morgantown Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Morgantown was $29,455 in 2016. Compared to the median West Virginia per capita income, Morgantown median per capita income is $4,686 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Morgantown will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Morgantown West Virginia

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
West Virginia $24,769 +3.91% +3.80%
Morgantown $29,455 +10.20% +14.56%

Trends in Morgantown, WV Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $29,455, the per capita income for Morgantown was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2016.

Real Per Capita Income: Morgantown, West Virginia, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Morgantown

Date US West Virginia Morgantown
2016 $31,128 $24,769 $29,455
2015 $30,358 $23,836 $26,728
2014 $29,288 $23,028 $24,292
2013 $29,041 $23,863 $25,711
2012 $28,558 $23,426 $24,582
2011 $28,494 $23,535 $24,592
2010 $28,687 $23,066 $25,082
2009 $29,542 $23,809 $24,107
2008 $30,755 $23,590 $22,899
2007 $30,894 $23,637 $24,103
2006 $30,078 $23,114 $23,589
2005 $30,768 $23,614 $25,015