Morganfield, KY Profile: Facts & Data


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Morganfield, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Morganfield had a population of 3,211 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 3,211
Population in Households 3,098
Population in Familes 2,499
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density2 1,100
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $38,875
Average Household Income $53,734
Per Capita Income $22,538


Total Housing Units 1,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 797 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 525 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $113,333
Average Home Value $141,080


Total Households 1,322
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 860
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 -0.28% -0.68%
Households -0.29% -0.64%
Families 0.07% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

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, 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 # 113 79th
Population Density # 226 58th
Diversity Index # 89 84th
Median Household Income # 315 42nd
Per Capita Income # 288 47th

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