|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Morgantown is 2,469. Morgantown, Kentucky is the 6,879th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Morgantown was in 2000, when its population was 2,545. In 2000, Morgantown was the 6,449th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,879th largest city in the US. Morgantown is currently 3.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Morgantown has shrunk 2.9% since the year 2000. Morgantown, Kentucky's growth is about average. 57% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6875||Seaside Heights, New Jersey||2,470||-21.6%|
|6876||Bowling Green, Florida||2,469||-14.8%|
|6881||Chamberlain, South Dakota||2,468||5.2%|
|6884||Grifton, North Carolina||2,467||8.9%|
The total voting age population of Morgantown, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,796. The voting age population is 49.7% male and 50.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Morgantown are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Morgantown are 93.6% White, 3.4% Other, 2.3% Two or more races and 0.7% Black. Additionally, 14.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Morgantown, 39.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 54.3%. On a per-household basis, 36.9% of families are below the poverty line in Morgantown.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.7% of Morgantown residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.9% of Morgantown residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.3% have a bachelor's degree and 5.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Morgantown residents aged 5 and older, 13.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 10.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Morgantown is 5.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Morgantown, 22.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Morgantown is $26,581.
In Morgantown, 38.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 62.0% of housing units in Morgantown.
Of all the housing units in Morgantown, 4.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Morgantown, 7.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Morgantown is $493.
In Morgantown, 67.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.