Morgan City, Louisiana Population 2020

10,164

Morgan City is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 10,164, it is the 35th largest city in Louisiana and the 3074th largest city in the United States. Morgan City is currently declining at a rate of -3.58% annually and its population has decreased by -18.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,404 in 2010. Morgan City reached it's highest population of 16,586 in 1970. Spanning over 6 miles, Morgan City has a population density of 1,699 people per square mile.

The average household income in Morgan City is $53,388 with a poverty rate of 17.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $756 per month, and the median house value is $133,200. The median age in Morgan City is 37.8 years, 36.9 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.0 males.

Morgan City Demographics

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

  • White: 68.22%
  • Black or African American: 25.08%
  • Other race: 2.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.86%
  • Native American: 1.50%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morgan City, Louisiana is 10,164, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,918.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,404.

Morgan City, Louisiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202047,978-898-1.87%
201948,876-898-1.84%
201849,774-898-1.80%
201750,672-1,387-2.74%
201652,059-822-1.58%
201552,881-402-0.76%
201453,283-307-0.58%
201353,590200.04%
201253,570-620-1.16%
201154,190-367-0.68%
201054,5570.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,81268.22%
Black or African American2,87225.08%
Some Other Race3362.93%
Two or More Races2131.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native1721.50%
Asian470.41%

Morgan City Population Pyramid 2020

Morgan City Median Age

37.8


Total

36.9


Male

39.2


Female

Morgan City Adults

There are 8,905 adults, (1,796 of whom are seniors) in Morgan City.

Morgan City Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgan City Sex Ratio

Female

5,726

50.00%

Male

5,726

50.00%

Morgan City Households and Families

Morgan City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Morgan City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.4%10.6%
Married76.6%23.4%
All55.2%44.8%
Non Family41.6%58.4%
Female39%61%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7072.455.2
Non Family2,1121.141.6
Married1,5893.376.6
Female7903.8639
Male2163.2789.4

3.39

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Morgan City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4906.31%
9th to 12th Grade6788.73%
High School Graduate3,89550.17%
Some College1,46618.88%
Associates Degree4085.26%
Bachelors Degree5627.24%
Graduate Degree2643.40%

Morgan City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,3744,734755
Black1,4831,18350
Hispanic67450421
Other Race254218
Native American11296
Multiple Races8263
Asian4724

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,179$45,990$20,489
Less Than High School$32,228$47,083$
High School Grad$31,885$46,389$21,399
Some College$26,733$38,844$18,750
Bachelors Degree$42,319$$37,692
Graduate Degree$52,625$92,917$45,644

$34,179

Average Earnings

$45,990

Average Male

$20,489

Average Female

Morgan City Language

Morgan City Language by Age

Morgan City Language

91.37% of Morgan City residents speak only English, while 8.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.10% of the population.

Morgan City Poverty

Morgan City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,80791632.63%
White7,05489312.66%
Multiple20511556.10%
Hispanic1,030726.99%
Other3365716.96%

17.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.49%

Male Poverty Rate

20.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgan City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgan City is Multiple, with 56.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgan City is Hispanic, with 6.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.18%
High School18.80%
Some College10.09%
Bachelors or Greater1.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.15%
Female Employed9.45%
Male Unemployed6.18%
Male Employed5.31%

Morgan City Income

Morgan City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,744$53,388
Families$48,101$63,485
Married Families$59,009-
Non Families$37,593$39,604

Morgan City Marital Status

Morgan City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Morgan City Married by Age and Sex

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

Morgan City Veterans

407

Number of Veterans

369

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam242
First Gulf War100
Second Gulf War29
World War II27
Korea25

$Morgan City Veterans by Education

11.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.26%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgan City Employment Status

55%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Morgan City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.34%

Born in Louisiana

95.19%

Native Born

4.81%

Foreign Born

3.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.19% of Morgan City residents were born in the United States, with 81.34% having been born in Louisiana. 3.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,164-377-3.58%
201910,541-377-3.45%
201810,918-236-2.12%
201711,154-377-3.27%
201611,531-230-1.96%
201511,761-134-1.13%
201411,895-124-1.03%
201312,019-40-0.33%
201212,059-187-1.53%
201112,246-123-0.99%
201012,369-334-0.27%
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%