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Monongalia County, West Virginia

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Population:

  • Total Population: 81,866
  • Males: 41,189
  • Females: 40,677

Ethnicity:

  • White: 75,076
  • Black/African American: 2,506
  • Hispanic: 941
  • Native American/Eskimo: 288
  • Asian: 1,910
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 6
  • Other: 74
  • 2 or more: 1,065

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (72,550)
  2. Spanish (1,390)
  3. Chinese (560)
  4. French (490)
  5. German (435)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 3,140

  1. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (423)
  2. India (368)
  3. Korea (141)
  4. Canada (141)
  5. Germany (122)
  6. Japan (116)
  7. United Kingdom (93)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (7,171)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (6,204)
  3. American Baptist Churches in the USA (1,616)
  4. Christian and Missionary Alliance, The (1,049)
  5. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (962)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 23,248
    • Sensory: 2,990
    • Physical: 6,202
    • Mental: 3,652
    • Self-care: 1,801
    • Go outside home: 4,177
    • Employment: 4,597

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 468

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 33,446
    • Utility gas: 21,410
    • Bottled or LP gas: 1,753
    • Electricity: 7,541
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,286
    • Coal or Coke: 150
    • Wood: 1,094
    • Solar Energy: 5
    • Other fuel: 169
    • No fuel used: 38

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 64,836
    • No vehicle: 5,642
    • 1 or more vehicle: 59,194

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 294
    • No High School: 2,172
    • Some High School: 5,388
    • High School: 14,634
    • Some College: 8,121
    • Associate's Degree: 1,783
    • College Degree: 7,225
    • Master's Degree: 4,671
    • Professional Degree: 1,661
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,994

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 33,446
    • Owners with phone: 20,037
    • Owners without phone: 365
    • Renters with phone: 12,445
    • Renters without phone: 599

    10 closest counties:

    1. Marion County, West Virginia
    2. Greene County, Pennsylvania
    3. Taylor County, West Virginia
    4. Preston County, West Virginia
    5. Fayette County, Pennsylvania
    6. Harrison County, West Virginia
    7. Barbour County, West Virginia
    8. Washington County, Pennsylvania
    9. Tucker County, West Virginia
    10. Garrett County, Maryland

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    26501, 26502, 26503, 26504, 26505, 26506, 26507, 26508, 26521, 26522, 26527, 26529, 26531, 26533, 26534, 26541, 26543, 26544, 26546, 26589, 26590

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WWVU-FM (91.7 FM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • WKWS (96.1 FM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • WCLG-FM (100.1 FM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • WVAQ (101.9 FM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • WQWV (103.7 FM) WESTOVER, WV
    • WKAZ (107.3 FM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • WCHS (580 AM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • WCAW (680 AM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • WDNE (1240 AM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • WCLG (1300 AM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • WAJR (1440 AM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • WSWW (1490 AM) MORGANTOWN, WV
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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