Morgantown, Kentucky Population 2022

2,527
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Morgantown is a city located in Butler County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Butler County. With a 2020 population of 2,527, it is the 137th largest city in Kentucky and the 9697th largest city in the United States. Morgantown is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually but its population has decreased by -7.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,729 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Morgantown has a population density of 760 people per square mile.

The average household income in Morgantown is $41,160 with a poverty rate of 32.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $530 per month, and the median house value is $86,800. The median age in Morgantown is 37.9 years, 35.2 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Morgantown Demographics

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

  • White: 91.61%
  • Two or more races: 3.41%
  • Other race: 3.22%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morgantown, Kentucky is 2,527 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,729.

Morgantown, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Morgantown Population by Race

Morgantown Population Pyramid 2022

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Morgantown Median Age

38


Total

36.7


Male

38.8


Female

Morgantown Adults

There are 2,086 adults, (449 of whom are seniors) in Morgantown.

Morgantown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgantown Sex Ratio

Female

1,411

51.70%

Male

1,318

48.30%

Morgantown Population by Age

Morgantown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morgantown Household Types

39.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morgantown Households and Families

3.15

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Morgantown Households by Type

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Morgantown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morgantown Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 13.16%.

Morgantown Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,612

Average Earnings

$40,000

Average Male

$23,839

Average Female

Morgantown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morgantown Language by Age

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Morgantown Language

87.69% of Morgantown residents speak only English, while 12.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.76% of the population.

Morgantown Language

Morgantown Poverty by Race

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32.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.02%

Male Poverty Rate

35.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgantown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgantown is White, with 28.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgantown is Multiple, with 9.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.36%.

Morgantown Poverty

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Morgantown Poverty Rate by Education

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Morgantown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morgantown Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Morgantown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Morgantown Married by Age and Sex

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Morgantown Marriage

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

Morgantown Marital Status by Race

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Morgantown Marital Status

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131

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Morgantown Veterans by War

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Morgantown Veterans by Age

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Morgantown Veterans by Race

Morgantown Veterans by Education

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5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgantown Veterans by Education

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52.1%

Labor Force Participation

45.3%

Employment Rate

13.1%

Unemployment Rate

Morgantown Employment by Age

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Morgantown Employment by Race

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Morgantown 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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73.80%

Born in Morgantown

92.27%

Native Born

7.73%

Foreign Born

7.73%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.27% of Morgantown residents were born in the United States, with 73.80% having been born in Kentucky. 7.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Morgantown Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Morgantown Population by Year