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Cheat Lake is in Monongalia County, in the Morgantown metro area.
The latitude of Cheat Lake is 39.671N. The longitude is -79.853W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 997 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 6,396.
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17% of Cheat Lake residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cheat Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cheat Lake was $30,210, compared with $21,587 nationally.
41% of Cheat Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Cheat Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $435. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,187.
Monongalia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cheat Lake political report.
The average commute time for Cheat Lake workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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