Morgantown, Mississippi Population 2020

1,655
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Morgantown is a city located in Mississippi. Morgantown has a 2020 population of 1,655. Morgantown is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 17.21% 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 $40,388 with a poverty rate of 34.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $938 per month, and the median house value is $78,400. The median age in Morgantown is 42.9 years, 40.8 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males.

Morgantown Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 61.57%
  • White: 38.43%
  • 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 1,655, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,01961.57%
White63638.43%
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Morgantown Population Pyramid 2020

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Morgantown Median Age

42.9


Total

40.8


Male

43.1


Female

Morgantown Adults

There are 1,347 adults, (308 of whom are seniors) in Morgantown.

Morgantown Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgantown Sex Ratio

Female

857

51.78%

Male

798

48.22%

Morgantown Households and Families

Morgantown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morgantown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family86.7%13.3%
Female80.9%19.1%
All71.7%28.3%
Married56.6%43.4%
Male0%100%

71.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6292.6371.7
Married2673.0156.6
Non Family1801.286.7
Female1783.5280.9
Male42.250

3.2

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Morgantown Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade17414.05%
9th to 12th Grade26021.00%
High School Graduate36629.56%
Some College1118.97%
Associates Degree1229.85%
Bachelors Degree1108.89%
Graduate Degree957.67%
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Morgantown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black753550192
White33924713
Hispanic1467

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 73.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25.50%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,903$28,750$22,688
Less Than High School$28,441$29,059$4,554
High School Grad$24,625$$
Some College$30,474$$31,810
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$14,085$$13,963

$27,903

Average Earnings

$28,750

Average Male

$22,688

Average Female

Morgantown Language

Morgantown Language by Age

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Morgantown Language

83.00% of Morgantown residents speak only English, while 17.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.00% of the population.

Morgantown Poverty

Morgantown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,01930529.93%
Hispanic272272100.00%

34.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.81%

Male Poverty Rate

43.29%

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 29.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 21.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.89%.

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater43.90%
Less Than High School39.40%
High School19.13%
Some College0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed31.06%
Female Unemployed28.57%
Male Employed22.52%

Morgantown Income

Morgantown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,401$40,388
Families$28,939$40,342
Married Families$29,737-
Non Families$36,364$40,503
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Morgantown Marital Status

Morgantown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

29.8%

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 Veterans

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99

Number of Veterans

99

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea12
Vietnam7
First Gulf War5
Second Gulf War5
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6450
35 to 5437
75+12
65 to 74
18 to 34
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Morgantown Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgantown Employment Status

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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67.61%

Born in Mississippi

86.59%

Native Born

13.41%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.59% of Morgantown residents were born in the United States, with 67.61% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,6550.00%
20191,6550.00%
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%