Star City, Monongalia County, West Virginia

Star City: City in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States of America

About

Star City is a city located in the county of Monongalia in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,825 and a population density of 1,194 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,984 inhabitants.

The city was created 115 years ago in 1906.

Quick Facts about Star City

Population : 1,984 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Monongalia County
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 1.53 km2
Altitude : 955 feet / 291, 291 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1907 (115 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:12:52 (26th November 2022)
Density : 1,298 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.01% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Star City is located at 39°39'30"N 79°59'11"W (39.6584100, -79.9864500).

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Demographics

The population of Star City increased by 8.01% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,825 - census
2011 1,810 -0.83% estimation process
2012 1,828 0.98% estimation process
2013 1,830 0.11% estimation process
2014 1,864 1.82% estimation process
2015 1,964 5.09% estimation process
2016 1,969 0.25% estimation process
2017 1,966 -0.15% estimation process
2018 1,963 -0.15% estimation process
2019 1,948 -0.77% estimation process
2020 1,984 1.81% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,441
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,649
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,624
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,644
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.6%
People over 65 (%) : 22.8%
Female persons, % : 49.8%
White only, percent : 80.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 15.8%
Asians alone % : 0.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.8%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 79.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 213
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,112

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,112
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 76.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $101,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,065
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $518
2015-2019 median gross rent : $579
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1
2015-2019 Households : 2,356
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.25
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 17.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 7,972
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 31,583
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 104,251
2012 total retail sales per capita : $19,007
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $57,720
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,036
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.8%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 203
2019 total employment : 1,703
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 53,877
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 3.7%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 594
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 626
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 300
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 131
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 48
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 545
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 39
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 553
2010 population per square mile : 3.5
2010 land area in square miles : 1,612.45

People born in Star City (1)

American football player (1917-2005) Bob Hoffman was born in Star City

Schools in Star City

College & universities near Star City, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237905 West Virginia University Hospital Departments of Rad Tech and Nutrition Morgantown (WV) 26506-8062

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Star City, 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
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL

Post offices near Star City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Star City Post Office Morgantown (WV) 26505

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Monongalia County

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

City Name Population Title
Morgantown 30,847 City in and county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States
Cheat Lake 7,988 Census-designated place in Monongalia County, West Virginia
Westover 4,220 City in Alabama, United States
Granville 3,156 Town in West Virginia
Blacksville 183 Town in Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Star City distances to largest West Virginia cities