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Morganfield, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Morganfield had a population of 3,232 as of July 1, 2017. Morganfield 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 Morganfield is located at latitude 37.6889 and longitude -87.8814 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morganfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 436 feet.

The City of Morganfield (GNIS ID: 2404302) 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 Morganfield is located within Morganfield Division of Union County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morganfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 3,232
Daytime Population: Workers 3,137
Daytime Population: Residents 2,006
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,143
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.59
Population in Households 3,119
Population in Familes 2,506
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density2 1,107
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $37,472
Average Household Income $52,084
Per Capita Income $21,902


Total Housing Units 1,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 861 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 473 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $105,811
Average Home Value $127,062


Total Households 1,333
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 870
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 -0.22% -0.34%
Households -0.22% -0.26%
Families 0.24% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Morganfield, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morganfield 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 # 113 79th
Population Density # 225 59th
Diversity Index # 93 83rd
Median Household Income # 332 39th
Per Capita Income # 280 48th

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