Morgantown, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Morgantown, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Morgantown had a population of 2,426 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.2256 and longitude -86.6836 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Morgantown: Funkhouser Hill.

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Morgantown, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,426
Population in Households 2,300
Population in Familes 1,738
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density2 729
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $36,720
Average Household Income $47,913
Per Capita Income $20,853


Total Housing Units 1,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 433 (38.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 586 (51.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 117 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $77,607
Average Home Value $111,952


Total Households 1,019
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 608
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% 0.06%
Households 0.13% 0.08%
Families 1.02% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

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, 2018 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 # 143 74th
Population Density # 316 42nd
Diversity Index # 70 87th
Median Household Income # 348 36th
Per Capita Income # 348 36th

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