Monongalia County

(redirected from Monongalia County, WV)

Monongalia County, West Virginia

243 High St Rm 123
Morgantown, WV 26505
Phone: (304) 291-7230
Fax: (304) 291-7233
www.co.monongalia.wv.us

On northern border with PA, north of Fairmont; organized Oct 7, 1776 from District of West Augusta. Name Origin: Variant spelling for the Monongahela River, which traverses the county

Area (sq mi):: 365.89 (land 361.16; water 4.73) Population per square mile: 233.70
Population 2005: 84,386 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 8.40% Population 2000: 81,866 (White 91.60%; Black or African American 3.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 2.50%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 3.80%. Median age: 30.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,106; median household $28,625; Population below poverty level: 22.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,339-$27,685
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 20.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Morgantown County seat (28,160)

  • See other counties in .
    References in periodicals archive ?
    She was a lifelong resident of western Monongalia County, WV and did not have access to early screening mammography services that may have saved her life.