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Monongalia County

  •   State: 
    West Virginia
    Monongalia County
    39.630283931558395, -80.04654407531193
      Area total: 
    365.88 sq. mi., 947.62 sq. km, 234163.20 acres
      Area land: 
    360.09 sq. mi., 932.63 sq. km, 230458.24 acres
      Area water: 
    5.79 sq. mi., 14.99 sq. km, 3704.96 acres
      Capital seat: 

    Address: 243 High St
    County Courthouse
    Morgantown, WV 26505-5461
    Governing Body: County Commission with 3 board size
    Governing Authority: Dillon's Rule

  • Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States

  •   Population: 
    105,822; Population change: 10.01% (2010 - 2020)
      Population density: 
    294 persons per square mile
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
    6.30% per 54,613 county labor force
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 
    $6.18 B, gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Monongalia County's population of West Virginia of 50,083 residents in 1930 has increased 2,11-fold to 105,822 residents after 90 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 48.72% female residents and 51.28% male residents live in as of 2020, 46.75% in Monongalia County, West Virginia are married and the remaining 53.25% are single population.

    As of 2020, 46.75% in Monongalia County, West Virginia are married and the remaining 53.25% are single population.

  •   Housing units: 
    49,881 residential units of which 88.98% share occupied residential units.

    22.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Monongalia County require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    75.85% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.45% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.88% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.20% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Monongalia County, West Virginia 56.43% are owner-occupied homes, another 36.93% are rented apartments, and the remaining 6.64% are vacant.

  • The 27.42% of the population in Monongalia County, West Virginia who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 47.260%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 51.110%) of those eligible to vote in Monongalia County, West Virginia.

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