Morganfield, Kentucky Population 2020

3,323
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Morganfield is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 3,323, it is the 101st largest city in Kentucky and the 5917th largest city in the United States. Morganfield is currently declining at a rate of -1.16% annually but its population has increased by 1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,285 in 2010. Morganfield reached it's highest population of 3,781 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Morganfield has a population density of 1,181 people per square mile.

The average household income in Morganfield is $46,531 with a poverty rate of 12.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $610 per month, and the median house value is $77,000. The median age in Morganfield is 41.2 years, 36.9 years for males, and 43.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.7 males.

Morganfield Demographics

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

  • White: 74.01%
  • Black or African American: 21.86%
  • Two or more races: 3.58%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morganfield, Kentucky is 3,323, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,401.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,285.

Morganfield, Kentucky Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,56374.01%
Black or African American75721.86%
Two or More Races1243.58%
Some Other Race190.55%
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Morganfield Population Pyramid 2020

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Morganfield Median Age

41.2


Total

36.9


Male

43.3


Female

Morganfield Adults

There are 2,806 adults, (617 of whom are seniors) in Morganfield.

Morganfield Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Morganfield Sex Ratio

Female

1,994

57.58%

Male

1,469

42.42%

Morganfield Households and Families

Morganfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morganfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.7%10.3%
Married83%17%
All57.8%42.2%
Non Family41.4%58.6%
Female27.3%72.7%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4972.2357.8
Non Family6641.0841.4
Married6072.9183
Female1873.5227.3
Male394.9289.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Morganfield Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade803.27%
9th to 12th Grade1887.69%
High School Graduate1,24350.84%
Some College55322.62%
Associates Degree1305.32%
Bachelors Degree1415.77%
Graduate Degree1104.50%
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Morganfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,9281,763236
Black47241215
Hispanic5714
Other Race19
Multiple Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.24%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,689$32,500$22,378
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$22,144$26,997$20,918
Some College$35,432$48,750$30,875
Bachelors Degree$44,615$$44,038
Graduate Degree$38,828$$37,361

$26,689

Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$22,378

Average Female

Morganfield Language

Morganfield Language by Age

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Morganfield Language

97.08% of Morganfield residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.55% of the population.

Morganfield Poverty

Morganfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,43632913.51%
Black7287310.03%
Multiple1221613.11%

12.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.37%

Male Poverty Rate

12.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morganfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morganfield is White, with 13.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morganfield is Black, with 10.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.15%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.10%
Some College19.39%
High School11.50%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.63%
Male Employed8.91%
Female Employed8.31%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Morganfield Income

Morganfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,136$46,531
Families$46,806$60,243
Married Families$54,830-
Non Families$20,827$27,447
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Morganfield Marital Status

Morganfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Morganfield Married by Age and Sex

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Morganfield 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.

Morganfield Marital Status by Race

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Morganfield Veterans

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236

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam75
Second Gulf War70
Korea14
First Gulf War11
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64100
35 to 5444
18 to 3440
65 to 7437
75+15
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2129.92%
Black243.90%
Hispanic1424.56%

Morganfield Veterans by Education

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5.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morganfield Employment Status

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58.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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69.77%

Born in Kentucky

98.70%

Native Born

1.30%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.70% of Morganfield residents were born in the United States, with 69.77% having been born in Kentucky. 0.29% 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
20203,323-39-1.16%
20193,362-39-1.15%
20183,401-21-0.61%
20173,422-39-1.13%
20163,461-40-1.14%
20153,501-24-0.68%
20143,525160.46%
20133,509190.54%
20123,490-19-0.54%
20113,509-4-0.11%
20103,513190.05%
20003,494-282-0.77%
19903,776-5-0.01%
19803,7812180.60%
19703,563-178-0.49%
19603,7414841.40%
19503,2571780.56%
19403,0795281.90%
19302,551-100-0.38%
19202,651-74-0.27%
19102,7250.00%