Morganfield is a city located in Union County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Union County. With a 2020 population of 3,250, it is the 114th largest city in Kentucky and the 8466th largest city in the United States. Morganfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -0.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,256 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Morganfield has a population density of 1,155 people per square mile.
The average household income in Morganfield is $48,895 with a poverty rate of 9.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $651 per month, and the median house value is $89,400. The median age in Morganfield is 41 years, 37.3 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Morganfieldwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.14%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.32%.
97.69% of Morganfield residents speak only English, while 2.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Morganfield is White, with 10.08% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Morganfield is Multiple, with 38.46% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.38%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Morganfield
98.51% of Morganfield residents were born in the United States, with 70.40% having been born in Kentucky. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.
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