Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Morgan City is 11,156. Morgan City, Louisiana is the 2,894th largest city in the US.
Parts of Morgan City are located within St Martin Parish and St Mary Parish.
The peak population of Morgan City was in 1990, when its population was 14,646. In 1990, Morgan City was the 1,817th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,894th largest city in the US. Morgan City is currently 23.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Morgan City has shrunk 11.5% since the year 2000. Morgan City, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Morgan City, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,231. The voting age population is 51.5% male and 48.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.5% of the residents of Morgan City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Morgan City are 67.7% White, 22.9% Black, 4.8% Other, 2.4% Two or more races, 1.6% American Indian and 0.6% Asian. Additionally, 11.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Morgan City, 19.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.1%. On a per-household basis, 14.7% of families are below the poverty line in Morgan City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.5% of Morgan City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.8% of Morgan City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.6% have a bachelor's degree and 4.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Morgan City residents aged 5 and older, 10.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Morgan City is 10.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Morgan City, 13.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Morgan City is $40,240.
In Morgan City, 54.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.8% of housing units in Morgan City.
Of all the housing units in Morgan City, 5.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Morgan City, 4.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 240 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Morgan City is $811.
In Morgan City, 75.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|2885||Grand Rapids, Minnesota||11,220||17.3%|
|2886||Westwood, New Jersey||11,203||1.8%|
|2887||Ocean City, New Jersey||11,190||-27.3%|
|2888||Wanaque, New Jersey||11,190||8.9%|
|2890||Pleasant View, Utah||11,177||96.2%|
|2893||Canyon Lake, California||11,166||12.1%|
|2894||Morgan City, Louisiana||11,156||-11.5%|
|2895||North Logan, Utah||11,155||77.9%|
|2896||Burr Ridge, Illinois||11,134||3.3%|
|2899||Summerfield, North Carolina||11,119||61.7%|
|2900||North Branch, Minnesota||11,113||36.1%|
|2901||Great Neck, New York||11,112||16.3%|
|2903||Union City, Tennessee||11,107||1.9%|
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