Morgan City, Louisiana Population 2021

10,448
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Morgan City is a city located in St. Mary Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 10,448, it is the 34th largest city in Louisiana and the 3001st largest city in the United States . Morgan City is currently declining at a rate of -1.39% annually and its population has decreased by -15.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,404 in 2010. Morgan City reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Morgan City has a population density of 1,746 people per square mile.

The average household income in Morgan City is $51,324 with a poverty rate of 19.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $811 per month, and the median house value is $132,400. The median age in Morgan City is 39.5 years, 37.7 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Morgan City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Morgan Citywas:

  • White: 67.72%
  • Black or African American: 22.91%
  • Other race: 4.76%
  • Two or more races: 2.42%
  • Native American: 1.56%
  • Asian: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morgan City, Louisiana is 10,448 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,742.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,404.

Morgan City, Louisiana Population 2021

2020 and 2021 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202148,362-493-1.02%
202048,855-493-1.01%
201949,348-493-1.00%
201849,841-867-1.74%
201750,708-1,361-2.68%
201652,069-807-1.55%
201552,876-397-0.75%
201453,273-308-0.58%
201353,581190.04%
201253,562-625-1.17%
201154,187-363-0.67%
201054,5500.00%

Morgan City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,58967.72%
Black or African American2,56722.91%
Some Other Race5334.76%
Two or More Races2712.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native1751.56%
Asian710.63%
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Morgan City Population by Race

Morgan City Population Pyramid $2021

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Morgan City Median Age

39.5


Total

37.7


Male

41.6


Female

Morgan City Adults

There are 8,584 adults, (1,850 of whom are seniors) in Morgan City.

Morgan City Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgan City Sex Ratio

Female

5,341

47.66%

Male

5,865

52.34%

Morgan City Population by Age

Morgan City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morgan City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family41.3%58.7%
Female41.9%58.1%
All54.2%45.8%
Married72.1%27.9%
Male88.5%11.5%

54.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morgan City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7322.3454.2
Non Family2,2401.1541.3
Married1,7213.1772.1
Female6144.1641.9
Male1573.1888.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Morgan City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5156.66%
9th to 12th Grade5857.57%
High School Graduate4,01651.97%
Some College1,32517.15%
Associates Degree4656.02%
Bachelors Degree5106.60%
Graduate Degree3124.04%
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Morgan City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morgan City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,1274,578737
Black1,4821,26264
Hispanic86761421
Other Race379300
Native American10995
2+ Races7254
Asian7125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.37%.

Morgan City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,009$47,708$21,507
Less Than 9th Grade$32,667$39,427$
High School Graduate$40,473$53,247$26,429
Some College$25,457$39,126$14,480
Bachelors Degree$43,940$$39,350
Graduate Degree$45,455$$45,341

$38,009

Average Earnings

$47,708

Average Male

$21,507

Average Female

Morgan City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morgan City Language by Age

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Morgan City Language

89.86% of Morgan City residents speak only English, while 10.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.51% of the population.

Morgan City Language

Morgan City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,73597114.42%
Black2,49380632.33%
Hispanic1,30121016.14%
Multiple27118367.53%
Other53313825.89%

19.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.89%

Male Poverty Rate

20.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgan City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgan City is Multiple, with 67.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgan City is White, with 14.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.10%.

Morgan City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.78%
High School21.03%
Some College14.36%
Bachelors or Greater7.42%

Morgan City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.34%
Female Employed9.39%
Male Unemployed9.27%
Male Employed6.77%

Morgan City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morgan City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,240$51,324
Families$49,342$63,234
Married Families$56,685-
Non Families$34,955$36,532
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Income by Household Type

Morgan City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Morgan City Married by Age and Sex

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Morgan City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Morgan City Marital Status by Race

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Morgan City Marital Status

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358

Number of Veterans

331

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam224
First Gulf War87
Korea24
Second Gulf War24
World War II18

Morgan City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74123
75+110
55 to 6477
35 to 5442
18 to 346

Morgan City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3185.15%
Black321.85%
2+ Races811.11%

Morgan City Veterans by Race

Morgan City Veterans by Education

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14.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgan City Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Morgan City Employment by Age

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Morgan City Employment by Race

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Morgan City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.11%

Born in Morgan City

94.24%

Native Born

5.76%

Foreign Born

4.04%

Non Citizen

1.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.24% of Morgan City residents were born in the United States, with 81.11% having been born in Louisiana. 4.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Morgan City Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,448-147-1.39%
202010,595-147-1.37%
201910,742-147-1.35%
201810,889-234-2.10%
201711,123-383-3.33%
201611,506-229-1.95%
201511,735-140-1.18%
201411,875-126-1.05%
201312,001-47-0.39%
201212,048-192-1.57%
201112,240-127-1.03%
201012,367-336-0.27%
200012,703-1,828-1.34%
199014,531-1,583-1.03%
198016,114-472-0.29%
197016,5863,0462.05%
196013,5403,7813.33%
19509,7592,7903.42%
19406,9699841.53%
19305,9855560.98%
19205,429-48-0.09%
19105,4773,1779.06%
19002,3000.00%

Morgan City Population by Year