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    104-112 Wedgewood Drive, Morgantown, WV 26505
    2 BEDS $785
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    811 Alpine Street, Morgantown, WV 26505
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    1335 Stewartstown Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505
    1 BED $874+
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    1325 Stewartstown Rd, Morgantown, WV 26505
    1 BED $765
    2 BEDS $825+
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    126 Prairie Ave, Morgantown, WV 26501
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    205 Glen Abbey Lane, Morgantown, WV 26508
    1 BED $726
    2 BEDS $858+
    3 BEDS $942+
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    15 Madeline Circle, Morgantown, WV 26505
    1 BED $628+
    2 BEDS $806
    3 BEDS $924
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    15 Madeline Circle, Morgantown, WV 26505
    1 BED $628+
    2 BEDS $728+
    3 BEDS $798+
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    380 Richard Harrison Way, Morgantown, WV 26501
    1 BED $1,285+
    2 BEDS $1,418+
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    1000 Morgantown Ave/ 830 East Park Ave, Farimont, WV 26554
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    788 Cleveland Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554
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Average rent in Morgantown, WV

$1,261/mo Morgantown, WV average rental price, July 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Morgantown, WV is $1,261.

Morgantown, WV apartment rent ranges

About 39% of apartment rents in Morgantown, WV range between $701-$1,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,001-$1,500 represent 33% of apartments. Around 4% of Morgantown’s apartments are in the $501-$700 price range. 1% of apartments are priced < $500.

Morgantown, WV rent trends

Getting around in Morgantown, WV

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Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 14, Bike Score®: 9

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Morgantown, WV last updated?

Prices and availability in Morgantown, WV were last updated on 1 Oct 2023.

What are the best apartments in Morgantown, WV?

The best apartments in Morgantown, WV are: Bon Vista, The Villas I and II, Alpine Apartments, Barrington North and 126 Prairie Ave.

What is the average rent in Morgantown, WV?

The average rent in Morgantown, WV is $1,261. Start your search for apartments in Morgantown, WV now.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morgantown, WV?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morgantown, WV is between $628 and $1,266. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Morgantown, WV now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Morgantown, WV?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Morgantown, WV is between $728 and $1,203. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Morgantown, WV.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Morgantown, WV?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Morgantown, WV is between $628 and $1,266. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Morgantown, WV.

What type of rental buildings are in Morgantown, WV?

In Morgantown 58% of the housing is rented out compared to 42% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 12% of Morgantown’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 68% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Morgantown, WV?

The average age of rental buildings in Morgantown is 23 years old, with 68% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 4 stories, of which 91% are garden-style apartment communities, 18% are mid-sized buildings, and none are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Morgantown, WV?

Rental apartments in Morgantown come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 2% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 26% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 44% of all rentals in Morgantown. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Morgantown, WV

Morgantown, WV, is a small city in the Appalachian Mountains. This thriving college town is one of the best places to rent in West Virginia and is known for its friendly community, affordability and excellent schools. The city’s elevation contributes to its cooler temperatures and higher precipitation levels. As a result, summers in Morgantown are hot and humid, while winters are cold, with temperatures averaging in the mid-30s to low 80s year-round. There’s plenty of rain and snow throughout the year, although the summers can bring some thunderstorms. Recognized as a “Tree City,” Morgantown has many parks and outdoor sports areas, making it a haven for renters who enjoy being outdoors. It’s also home to several universities, including West Virginia University, thereby making it a popular choice for student renters.

Renting in Morgantown, WV

Morgantown has a large student population and a diverse range of housing options for those who want to rent in the city. There are apartments and condos for rent downtown, as well as single-family homes in the surrounding neighborhoods. Typically, rental properties have one to four bedrooms. The closer they are to the central area of town, the higher the rent. Note that landlords may ask for no more than one month’s rent as a security deposit, which should be returned after terminating the lease. In return, the landlord has to do all of the necessary repairs to keep the rental unit habitable, while the payment of utilities should be agreed upon between the parties. No rent control regulations exist, so landlords may increase rent with prior notice.

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Shopping in Morgantown, WV

Morgantown is home to a variety of shopping opportunities: The Morgantown Mall, Suncrest Towne Centre, and University Town Centre are the largest shopping malls in Morgantown. They’re home to several department stores, as well as a variety of retailers, food courts and entertainment venues. For renters who prefer an outdoor shopping experience, downtown Morgantown is a historic district with a variety of unique shops, boutiques and art galleries. And, for those who like to find a bargain, there are several outlets and thrift stores. Target, Giant Eagle, Dollar Tree, Kroger, Walmart, Lowe’s, Aldi, and several local specialty and deli stores are where renters can find groceries and home goods. The city also has a farmers’ market for renters looking for fresh produce and local goods.

Transportation in Morgantown, WV

Morgantown renters have several transportation options that make it easy to get around. The main arterial roads are Interstate 68 and U.S. highways 19 and 119, which pass through the city and connect commuting renters to a network of roads and highways leading into other cities. Alternatively, the city’s public transportation system includes buses and a light rail called the Personal Rapid Transit (PRT). Mountain Line Transit Authority provides the bus system that includes local and regional routes, while the PRT operates throughout the city. In addition to public transportation, Morgantown also has many pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly features. For instance, the city has designated bike lanes on many of its streets, as well as numerous hiking and biking trails in the surrounding area that make it easy for renters to get around. For on-demand transportation services, there are several taxi companies in the city, as well as Uber and Lyft for those who want to rideshare. Finally, renters needing domestic air travel can use the Morgantown Municipal Airport. For international flights, the closest airport is Pittsburgh International Airport, which is about 78 miles away.

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