Morgantown is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 985 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Morgantown is the 311th largest community in Indiana.
Morgantown real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Morgantown house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Morgantown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.29% of the Morgantown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Morgantown is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morgantown who work in office and administrative support (20.00%), management occupations (10.86%), and food service (7.71%).
One downside of living in Morgantown, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.18 minutes every day commuting to work.
Morgantown is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
Morgantown ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 4.23% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Morgantown in 2010 was $15,507, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $62,028 for a family of four.
The people who call Morgantown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morgantown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Morgantown include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Morgantown is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.