Statewide Claims to Fame

Morgan City is 12th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Morgan City is 17th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Morgan City is 20th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents 65 or older

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Morgan City Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 12,122 28th 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.0 69th 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,073.6 36th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Morgan City Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 6.8% 79th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.7% 80th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.9% 20th 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Morgan City Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 69.8% 95th 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 10.7% 90th 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Morgan City Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 67.3% 40th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 23.6% 71st 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 12th 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.8% 30th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 29th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.9% 37th 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 7.8% 17th 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 64.5% 40th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Morgan City Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 50.7% 86th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.1% 37th 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Morgan City Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 5,614 38th 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 17.7% 46th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 4,911 39th 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 59.0% 75th 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $96,000 87th $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.5 73rd 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Morgan City Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $21,365 61st $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $38,616 69th $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.7% 43rd 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Morgan City Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,296 35th 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $167,146 43rd $56,543,203 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,355 40th $12,921 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $29,393 32nd $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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