|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mortons Gap is 718. Mortons Gap, Kentucky is the 11,696th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mortons Gap was in 2000, when its population was 955. In 2000, Mortons Gap was the 10,401st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,696th largest city in the US. Mortons Gap is currently 24.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Mortons Gap has shrunk 24.8% since the year 2000. Mortons Gap, Kentucky's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|11694||Flordell Hills, Missouri||718||-22.7%|
|11696||Mortons Gap, Kentucky||718||-24.8%|
|11698||Twin Valley, Minnesota||718||-7.2%|
|11701||Newland, North Carolina||717||1.8%|
|11702||Spencer, New York||717||-1.6%|
The total voting age population of Mortons Gap, Kentucky, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 774. The voting age population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.9% of the residents of Mortons Gap are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mortons Gap are 92.4% White, 5.6% Black and 2.0% Two or more races.
In Mortons Gap, 26.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 39.0%. On a per-household basis, 19.4% of families are below the poverty line in Mortons Gap.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.0% of Mortons Gap residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.6% of Mortons Gap residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.4% have a bachelor's degree and 1.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mortons Gap residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mortons Gap is 9.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mortons Gap, 9.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mortons Gap is $35,972.
In Mortons Gap, 77.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 22.8% of housing units in Mortons Gap.
Of all the housing units in Mortons Gap, 22.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Mortons Gap, 17.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mortons Gap is $682.
In Mortons Gap, 63.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.