Morgan City, Louisiana Population 2022

10,301
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Morgan City is a city located in St. Mary Parish Louisiana. Morgan City has a 2020 population of 10,301. Morgan City is currently declining at a rate of -1.41% annually and its population has decreased by -16.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,367 in 2010.

The average household income in Morgan City is $51,324 with a poverty rate of 20.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $790 per month, and the median house value is $122,500. 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: 73.93%
  • Black or African American: 17.38%
  • Other race: 4.58%
  • Two or more races: 2.09%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morgan City, Louisiana is 10,301 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,301.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,367.

Morgan City, Louisiana Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Morgan City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,10573.93%
Black or African American1,90517.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native1131.03%
Asian1090.99%
Some Other Race5024.58%
Two or More Races2292.09%
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Morgan City Population by Race

Morgan City Population Pyramid 2022

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Morgan City Median Age

45.8


Total

45.7


Male

46.1


Female

Morgan City Adults

There are 8,779 adults, (2,153 of whom are seniors) in Morgan City.

Morgan City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgan City Sex Ratio

Female

5,410

49.35%

Male

5,553

50.65%

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
Male70.3%29.7%
Married67.8%32.2%
All50.1%49.9%
Non Family40.6%59.4%
Female34.2%65.8%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morgan City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0652.1450.1
Married1,7492.8367.8
Male1655.4870.3
Female6113.4734.2
Non Family2,5401.1340.6

3.05

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

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Morgan City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6417.81%
9th to 12th Grade83510.17%
High School Graduate4,02148.97%
Some College1,38516.87%
Associates Degree5066.16%
Bachelors Degree5156.27%
Graduate Degree3083.75%
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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
White5,7774,916722
Black1,3021,07479
Hispanic84158521
Native American79611
2+ Races165141
Other Race360259
Asian10920

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 85.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.50%.

Morgan City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,185$42,557$18,985
Less Than 9th Grade$$41,131$18,571
High School Graduate$38,304$52,921$31,250
Some College$21,830$37,500$12,486
Bachelors Degree$41,250$40,833$41,417
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,185

Average Earnings

$42,557

Average Male

$18,985

Average Female

Morgan City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morgan City Language by Age

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Morgan City Language

89.74% of Morgan City residents speak only English, while 10.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.86% of the population.

Morgan City Language

Morgan City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,83395251.94%
Hispanic1,34126719.91%
Multiple2293314.41%
White7,27294212.95%
Other186NaN%

20.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.80%

Male Poverty Rate

21.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgan City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgan City is Black, with 51.94% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.51%.

Morgan City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.07%
High School20.62%
Some College18.22%
Bachelors or Greater6.44%

Morgan City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.94%
Male Unemployed13.24%
Female Employed8.11%
Female Unemployed43.71%

Morgan City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morgan City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,247$47,291
Families$49,882$58,988
Married Families$55,529-
Non Families$32,107$34,582
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Income by Household Type

Morgan City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.7%

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 35-44, 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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554

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War43
First Gulf War194
Vietnam206
Korea134
World War II9

Morgan City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 347
35 to 54166
55 to 6467
65 to 74117
75+197

Morgan City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5227.83%
Black221.57%
Native American11.27%
2+ Races95.45%

Morgan City Veterans by Race

Morgan City Veterans by Education

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7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgan City Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

7.4%

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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78.63%

Born in Morgan City

93.54%

Native Born

6.46%

Foreign Born

4.38%

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.54% of Morgan City residents were born in the United States, with 78.63% having been born in Louisiana. 4.38% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,3000.00%
19105,4773,1779.06%
19205,429-48-0.09%
19305,9855560.98%
19406,9699841.53%
19509,7592,7903.42%
196013,5403,7813.33%
197016,5863,0462.05%
198016,114-472-0.29%
199014,531-1,583-1.03%
200012,703-1,828-1.34%
201012,367-336-0.27%
201112,240-127-1.03%
201212,048-192-1.57%
201312,001-47-0.39%
201411,875-126-1.05%
201511,735-140-1.18%
201611,506-229-1.95%
201711,123-383-3.33%
201810,889-234-2.10%
201910,742-147-1.35%
202010,595-147-1.37%
202110,448-147-1.39%
202210,301-147-1.41%

Morgan City Population by Year