Monongah, Marion County, West Virginia

Monongah: City in Marion County, West Virginia, United States of America

About

Monongah is a city located in the county of Marion in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,044 and a population density of 757 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,160 inhabitants.

The city was created 131 years ago in 1890.

Quick Facts about Monongah

Population : 1,160 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Marion County
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 1.38 km2
Altitude : 961 feet / 293 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1891 (131 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:13:39 (25th June 2022)
Density : 841 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10% (2010-2020)
Weather : 90℉ Sunny 7-days weather
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Geography

Monongah is located at 39°27'45"N 80°13'5"W (39.4625800, -80.2181400).

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Weather

Monongah forecast: Sunny, with a high near 90. more

Demographics

The population of Monongah increased by 10% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,044 - census
2011 1,047 0.29% estimation process
2012 1,047 0% estimation process
2013 1,043 -0.38% estimation process
2014 1,063 1.88% estimation process
2015 1,080 1.57% estimation process
2016 1,098 1.64% estimation process
2017 1,117 1.7% estimation process
2018 1,134 1.5% estimation process
2019 1,149 1.31% estimation process
2020 1,160 0.95% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,517
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 8,397
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 13.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,008
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,387
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.2%
People over 65 (%) : 7.7%
Female persons, % : 51.6%
White only, percent : 87.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 9.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 86.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,048
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.5%

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $195,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,541
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $457
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,186
2015-2019 Households : 2,942
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.14
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 27.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.4%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,625
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 76,013
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,691
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $91,687
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $35,137
Percentage of people living in poverty : 3.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 726
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 419
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 162
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 103
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 588
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 134
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 531
2010 population per square mile : 680.3
2010 land area in square miles : 12.33

People born in Monongah (1)

Distinguished military officer Ruth Broe was born in Monongah

Schools in Monongah

College & universities near Monongah, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237367 Fairmont State University Fairmont (WV) 26554-2470

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Monongah, WV

Code Name Address Type
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
GTV Grantsville, MD 3000 Chestnut Ridge Road BUS
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
FSB Frostburg, MD 101 Braddock Road BUS

Post offices near Monongah

Post Office Name City ZIP
Worthington Post Office Worthington (WV) 26591

Other cities in Marion County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Marion County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Fairmont 18,370 County seat of Marion County, West Virginia, United States
Pleasant Valley 3,141 City in Marion County, West Virginia, United States
Winfield 2,410 City in West Virginia, United States
Mannington 2,010 City in West Virginia, United States
Barrackville 1,270 City in Marion County, West Virginia, United States of America
Rivesville 897 City in Marion County, West Virginia, United States of America
White Hall 666 City in Marion County, West Virginia, United States of America
Grant Town 590 Township in Marion County, Kansas
Fairview 403 Town in Marion County, West Virginia, United States
Farmington 363 Town in Marion County, West Virginia, United States
Keystone 213 City in McDowell County, West Virginia, United States of America
Worthington 148 Town in West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Monongah distances to largest West Virginia cities