Morganfield, Kentucky Population 2024

3,056

Morganfield is a city located in Union County Kentucky. Morganfield has a 2024 population of 3,056. It is also the county seat of Union County.Morganfield is currently declining at a rate of -1.77% annually and its population has decreased by -6.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,255 in 2020.

The average household income in Morganfield is $76,443 with a poverty rate of 16.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Morganfield is 43.4 years, 43.1 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Morganfield Demographics

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

  • White: 87.11%
  • Black or African American: 9.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.53%
  • Other race: 1.14%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,085.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.11% (-199)
The current population of Morganfield, Kentucky is 3,056 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,255.

Morganfield, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,82487.11%
Black or African American2999.22%
Two or more races822.53%
Other race371.14%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Morganfield Population by Race

Morganfield Population Pyramid 2024

Morganfield Median Age

43.4

Total

43.1

Male

43.9

Female

Morganfield Adults

There are 2,547 adults, (825 of whom are seniors) in Morganfield.

Morganfield Age Dependency

88.3

Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Morganfield Sex Ratio

Female1,83256.51%
Male1,41043.49%

Morganfield Population by Age

Morganfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3842.2457.942.1
Married6112.9278.421.6
Non Family4981.0747.252.8
Female2442.7130.769.3
Male314.0338.761.3
showing: 5 rows

2.79

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Morganfield 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

Morganfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morganfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 35.14%.

Morganfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,515

Average Earnings

$50,217

Average Male

$34,073

Average Female

Morganfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morganfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Morganfield Language

98.13% of Morganfield residents speak only English, while 1.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.52% of the population.

Morganfield Language

Morganfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,69942015.56%
Multiple827591.46%
Black286238.04%
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16.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.67%

Male Poverty Rate

21.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morganfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morganfield is Multiple, with 91.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morganfield is Black, with 8.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.69%.

Morganfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.86%
High School21.53%
Some College12.72%
Bachelors or Greater
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Morganfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed64.29%
Female Employed9.16%
Male Employed0.27%
Male Unemployed
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Morganfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morganfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Morganfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Morganfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Morganfield 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 35-44.

Morganfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Morganfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

305

Number of Veterans

305

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Morganfield Veterans by War

count

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Morganfield Veterans by Age

count

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Morganfield Veterans by Race

Morganfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morganfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Morganfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Morganfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Morganfield 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

68.08%

Born in Morganfield

98.77%

Native Born

1.23%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.77% of Morganfield residents were born in the United States, with 68.08% having been born in Kentucky. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Morganfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,781-55-1.94%
20282,836-55-1.9%
20272,891-55-1.87%
20262,946-55-1.83%
20253,001-55-1.8%
20243,056-55-1.77%
20233,111-55-1.74%
20223,166-55-1.71%
20213,221-34-1.04%
20203,255-149-4.38%
20193,404-5-0.15%
20183,409-22-0.64%
20173,431-37-1.07%
20163,468-41-1.17%
20153,509-25-0.71%
20143,534160.45%
20133,518180.51%
20123,500-20-0.57%
20113,520-4-0.11%
20103,524300.86%
20003,494-282-7.47%
19903,776-5-0.13%
19803,7812186.12%
19703,563-178-4.76%
19603,74148414.86%
19503,2571785.78%
19403,07952820.7%
19302,551-100-3.77%
19202,651-74-2.72%
19102,725
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Morganfield Population by Year