Morehead is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 7,730, it is the 53rd largest city in Kentucky and the 3705th largest city in the United States. Morehead is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 12.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,845 in 2010. Morehead reached it's highest population of 8,357 in 1990. Spanning over 10 miles, Morehead has a population density of 816 people per square mile.
The average household income in Morehead is $55,106 with a poverty rate of 29.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $619 per month, and the median house value is $184,100. The median age in Morehead is 22.1 years, 23.3 years for males, and 21.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.4 males.