Morgantown, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Morgantown, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Morgantown had a population of 2,516 as of July 1, 2016. Morgantown ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morgantown is located at latitude 37.2174 and longitude -86.7002 in Butler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morgantown (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Butler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 564 feet.

The City of Morgantown (GNIS ID: 2404305) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Morgantown is located within Morgantown Division of Butler County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morgantown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Morgantown: Funkhouser Hill.

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Morgantown, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,516
Population in Households 2,390
Population in Familes 1,798
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density1 756
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 1,057
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 633
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 477 (40.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 580 (49.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $73,140
Average Home Value $98,166


Median Household Income $31,728
Average Household Income $42,510
Per Capita Income $18,573
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.74%
Households 0.76% 0.75%
Families 2.01% 0.56%
Median Household Income   -1.03%
Per Capita Income   0.59%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Morgantown, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morgantown to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 140 74th
Population Density1 # 308 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 42 92nd
Median Household Income # 417 23rd
Per Capita Income # 394 27th

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