Morganfield, Kentucky Population 2022

3,250
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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.

Morganfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Morganfieldwas:

  • White: 79.48%
  • Black or African American: 18.47%
  • Two or more races: 1.52%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morganfield, Kentucky is 3,250 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,256.

Morganfield, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,71579.48%
Black or African American63118.47%
Some Other Race180.53%
Two or More Races521.52%
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Morganfield Population by Race

Morganfield Population Pyramid 2022

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Morganfield Median Age

39.5


Total

38.1


Male

40.4


Female

Morganfield Adults

There are 2,714 adults, (771 of whom are seniors) in Morganfield.

Morganfield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Morganfield Sex Ratio

Female

2,023

59.22%

Male

1,393

40.78%

Morganfield Population by Age

Morganfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morganfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male79.5%20.5%
Married72.1%27.9%
All55.6%44.4%
Non Family39.3%60.7%
Female31%69%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morganfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4352.2955.6
Married7142.8672.1
Male444.3279.5
Female2162.6931
Non Family4611.0439.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Morganfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade502.10%
9th to 12th Grade933.91%
High School Graduate1,21651.07%
Some College49620.83%
Associates Degree24810.42%
Bachelors Degree1918.02%
Graduate Degree873.65%
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Morganfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morganfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9071,803254
Black43241124
Hispanic6244
Other Race18

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%.

Morganfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,159$38,873$30,385
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,225$38,463$21,688
Some College$37,671$43,382$37,513
Bachelors Degree$45,595$47,273$39,375
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,159

Average Earnings

$38,873

Average Male

$30,385

Average Female

Morganfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morganfield Language by Age

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Morganfield Language

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.

Morganfield Language

Morganfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,59026110.08%
Black623467.38%
OtherNaN%
Multiple522038.46%

9.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.60%

Male Poverty Rate

8.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morganfield

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%.

Morganfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.71%
High School11.47%
Some College10.11%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Morganfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.76%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.25%
Female Unemployed26.79%

Morganfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morganfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,184$54,496
Families$54,500$67,000
Married Families$63,056-
Non Families$21,003$24,715
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Income by Household Type

Morganfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Morganfield Marital Status by Race

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Morganfield Marital Status

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353

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War57
First Gulf War37
Vietnam142
Korea14
World War II

Morganfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3446
35 to 5465
55 to 6497
65 to 7497
75+48

Morganfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White27312.98%
Black8013.77%
Hispanic2032.26%

Morganfield Veterans by Race

Morganfield Veterans by Education

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8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morganfield Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Morganfield Employment by Age

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Morganfield Employment by Race

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Morganfield Employment by Education

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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70.40%

Born in Morganfield

98.51%

Native Born

1.49%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

1.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Morganfield Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19102,7250.00%
19202,651-74-0.27%
19302,551-100-0.38%
19403,0795281.90%
19503,2571780.56%
19603,7414841.40%
19703,563-178-0.49%
19803,7812180.60%
19903,776-5-0.01%
20003,494-282-0.77%
20103,285-209-0.61%
20113,282-3-0.09%
20123,279-3-0.09%
20133,276-3-0.09%
20143,273-3-0.09%
20153,270-3-0.09%
20163,267-3-0.09%
20173,264-3-0.09%
20183,261-3-0.09%
20193,258-3-0.09%
20203,256-2-0.06%
20213,253-3-0.09%
20223,250-3-0.09%

Morganfield Population by Year