Morgantown, Mississippi Population 2021

1,774
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Morgantown is a city located in Mississippi. Morgantown has a 2020 population of 1,774. Morgantown is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 25.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,412 in 2010. Morgantown reached it's highest population of 2,420 in 2012.

The average household income in Morgantown is $39,450 with a poverty rate of 42.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $941 per month, and the median house value is $78,400. The median age in Morgantown is 37.5 years, 37.4 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Morgantown Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 62.18%
  • White: 37.82%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Morgantown, Mississippi is 1,774 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,655.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,412.

Morgantown, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,10362.18%
White67137.82%
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Morgantown Population by Race

Morgantown Population Pyramid $2021

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Morgantown Median Age

37.5


Total

37.4


Male

38


Female

Morgantown Adults

There are 1,398 adults, (265 of whom are seniors) in Morgantown.

Morgantown Age Dependency

56.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgantown Sex Ratio

Female

897

50.56%

Male

877

49.44%

Morgantown Population by Age

Morgantown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morgantown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84.8%15.2%
Non Family80.3%19.7%
Female76%24%
All68.2%31.8%
Married51.5%48.5%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morgantown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6852.5968.2
Married2723.1551.5
Non Family2131.1980.3
Female1543.6176
Male462.3584.8

3.22

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Morgantown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20516.33%
9th to 12th Grade18714.90%
High School Graduate42934.18%
Some College846.69%
Associates Degree15512.35%
Bachelors Degree1169.24%
Graduate Degree796.29%
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Morgantown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morgantown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black781646178
White29521117
Hispanic1796

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 82.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 22.79%.

Morgantown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,024$29,361$24,414
Less Than 9th Grade$28,953$$
High School Graduate$24,375$$23,250
Some College$31,012$$31,369
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$13,669$$13,387

$29,024

Average Earnings

$29,361

Average Male

$24,414

Average Female

Morgantown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morgantown Language by Age

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Morgantown Language

79.17% of Morgantown residents speak only English, while 20.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.83% of the population.

Morgantown Language

Morgantown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,10339435.72%
Hispanic360360100.00%

42.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.58%

Male Poverty Rate

49.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgantown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgantown is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgantown is Black, with 35.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 24.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.40%.

Morgantown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.04%
Bachelors or Greater47.69%
High School24.71%
Some College0.00%

Morgantown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed76.40%
Female Employed32.73%
Male Employed27.27%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Morgantown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morgantown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,711$39,450
Families$29,291$40,955
Married Families$29,683-
Non Families$35,268$36,115
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Income by Household Type

Morgantown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

25.9%

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

Morgantown Marital Status by Race

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Morgantown Marital Status

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67

Number of Veterans

67

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20
First Gulf War15
Second Gulf War15
World War II
Korea

Morgantown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5447
55 to 6420
75+
65 to 74
18 to 34

Morgantown Veterans by Age

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Morgantown Veterans by Race

Morgantown Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgantown Veterans by Education

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58.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

11%

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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65.95%

Born in Morgantown

83.09%

Native Born

16.91%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

16.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.09% of Morgantown residents were born in the United States, with 65.95% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,7740.00%
20201,7740.00%
20191,7741197.19%
20181,655-263-13.71%
20171,9181659.41%
20161,75325116.71%
20151,502-297-16.51%
20141,799-358-16.60%
20132,157-263-10.87%
20122,4201386.05%
20112,28287061.61%
20101,4120.00%

Morgantown Population by Year