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Morgantown, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Morgantown had a population of 2,412 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Morgantown: Funkhouser Hill.

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Morgantown, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,412
Daytime Population: Workers 1,903
Daytime Population: Residents 1,713
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,616
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.50
Population in Households 2,286
Population in Familes 1,715
Population in Group Qrtrs 126
Population Density2 725
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $35,231
Average Household Income $44,917
Per Capita Income $19,588


Total Housing Units 1,138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 457 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 553 (48.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $76,101
Average Home Value $102,133


Total Households 1,010
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 602
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.04% 0.16%
Households 0.03% 0.16%
Families 1.03% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.24%

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, 2017 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 # 145 73rd
Population Density # 314 42nd
Diversity Index # 51 91st
Median Household Income # 367 32nd
Per Capita Income # 375 31st

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