Morgan City, Louisiana Population 2024

10,936

Morgan City is a city located in St. Mary Parish Louisiana. Morgan City has a 2024 population of 10,936. Morgan City is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -4.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,413 in 2020.

The average household income in Morgan City is $64,147 with a poverty rate of 21.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Morgan City is 43.3 years, 44.2 years for males, and 42.5 years for females.

Morgan City Demographics

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

  • White: 67.43%
  • Black or African American: 17.38%
  • Two or more races: 7.11%
  • Other race: 5.69%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Native American: 1.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,827.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.18% (-477)
The current population of Morgan City, Louisiana is 10,936 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,413.

Morgan City, Louisiana Population 2024

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Morgan City Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,66967.43%
Black or African American1,97717.38%
Two or more races8097.11%
Other race6475.69%
Asian1421.25%
Native American1291.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Morgan City Population by Race

Morgan City Population Pyramid 2024

Morgan City Median Age

43.3

Total

44.2

Male

42.5

Female

Morgan City Adults

There are 8,712 adults, (2,049 of whom are seniors) in Morgan City.

Morgan City Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgan City Sex Ratio

Female5,55248.82%
Male5,82151.18%

Morgan City Population by Age

Morgan City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,4862.560.239.8
Married1,9743.1371.228.8
Non Family1,7351.1951.848.2
Female6213.7646.753.3
Male1564.2369.230.8
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3.26

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Morgan City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Morgan City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morgan City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.63%.

Morgan City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,480

Average Earnings

$48,551

Average Male

$27,028

Average Female

Morgan City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morgan City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Morgan City Language

88.26% of Morgan City residents speak only English, while 11.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.54% of the population.

Morgan City Language

Morgan City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,9961,08615.52%
Black1,9071,06355.74%
Hispanic1,58125516.13%
Other64721833.69%
Multiple806303.72%
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21.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.69%

Male Poverty Rate

21.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgan City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgan City is Black, with 55.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgan City is Multiple, with 3.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.67%.

Morgan City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.45%
High School21.79%
Some College21.37%
Bachelors or Greater10.22%
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Morgan City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed39.55%
Male Unemployed17.5%
Female Employed8.87%
Male Employed5.08%
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Morgan City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morgan City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Morgan City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Morgan City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Morgan City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Morgan City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Morgan City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

499

Number of Veterans

468

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

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Morgan City Veterans by War

count

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Morgan City Veterans by Age

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Morgan City Veterans by Race

Morgan City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgan City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Morgan City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Morgan City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Morgan City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.04%

Born in Morgan City

92.52%

Native Born

7.48%

Foreign Born

4.29%

Non Citizen

3.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.52% of Morgan City residents were born in the United States, with 78.04% having been born in Louisiana. 4.29% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,581-71-0.67%
202810,652-71-0.66%
202710,723-71-0.66%
202610,794-71-0.65%
202510,865-71-0.65%
202410,936-71-0.65%
202311,007-71-0.64%
202211,078-71-0.64%
202111,149-264-2.31%
202011,4136586.12%
201910,755-133-1.22%
201810,888-247-2.22%
201711,135-385-3.34%
201611,520-234-1.99%
201511,754-138-1.16%
201411,892-126-1.05%
201312,018-41-0.34%
201212,059-186-1.52%
201112,245-123-0.99%
201012,368-335-2.64%
200012,703-1,828-12.58%
199014,531-1,583-9.82%
198016,114-472-2.85%
197016,5863,04622.5%
196013,5403,78138.74%
19509,7592,79040.03%
19406,96998416.44%
19305,98555610.24%
19205,429-48-0.88%
19105,4773,177138.13%
19002,300
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Morgan City Population by Year