Mortons Gap, Kentucky Population 2022

700
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Mortons Gap is a city located in Hopkins County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 700, it is the 293rd largest city in Kentucky and the 17137th largest city in the United States. Mortons Gap is currently declining at a rate of -1.96% annually and its population has decreased by -3.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 728 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Mortons Gap has a population density of 591 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mortons Gap is $44,370 with a poverty rate of 22.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $67,100. The median age in Mortons Gap is 43.4 years, 33.4 years for males, and 47.2 years for females.

Mortons Gap Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mortons Gapwas:

  • White: 91.83%
  • Black or African American: 6.18%
  • Two or more races: 2.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Mortons Gap, Kentucky is 700 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 728.

Mortons Gap, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White96691.83%
Black or African American656.18%
Two or More Races212.00%
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Mortons Gap Population by Race

Mortons Gap Population Pyramid 2022

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Mortons Gap Median Age

40


Total

32.7


Male

47.9


Female

Mortons Gap Adults

There are 822 adults, (135 of whom are seniors) in Mortons Gap.

Mortons Gap Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mortons Gap Sex Ratio

Female

501

47.62%

Male

551

52.38%

Mortons Gap Population by Age

Mortons Gap Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mortons Gap Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All78.1%21.9%
Non Family73.9%26.1%
Male70.4%29.6%
Female63.2%36.8%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mortons Gap Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4072.5878.1
Married2043.0885.3
Male542.8770.4
Female383.1863.2
Non Family1111.3373.9

2.95

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Mortons Gap Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade476.41%
9th to 12th Grade516.96%
High School Graduate32844.75%
Some College14519.78%
Associates Degree12316.78%
Bachelors Degree334.50%
Graduate Degree60.82%
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Mortons Gap Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mortons Gap Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White69759939
Black3535
2+ Races11
Hispanic11

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 white people with a rate of 5.60%.

Mortons Gap Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,000$31,048$18,824
Less Than 9th Grade$30,333$$
High School Graduate$27,625$31,364$17,344
Some College$23,229$30,500$19,034
Bachelors Degree$58,500$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,000

Average Earnings

$31,048

Average Male

$18,824

Average Female

Mortons Gap Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mortons Gap Language by Age

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Mortons Gap Language

99.79% of Mortons Gap residents speak only English, while 0.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.10% of the population.

Mortons Gap Language

Mortons Gap Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White94620321.46%
Black65913.85%
OtherNaN%
Multiple212095.24%

22.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.58%

Male Poverty Rate

28.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mortons Gap

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mortons Gap is White, with 21.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mortons Gap is Multiple, with 95.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.51%.

Mortons Gap Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.67%
High School13.72%
Some College13.06%
Bachelors or Greater17.95%

Mortons Gap Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.04%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.52%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Mortons Gap Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mortons Gap Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,156$43,987
Families$39,545$48,326
Married Families$48,750-
Non Families$18,482$27,707
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Income by Household Type

Mortons Gap Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mortons Gap Married by Age and Sex

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Mortons Gap Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mortons Gap Marital Status by Race

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Mortons Gap Marital Status

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36

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War2
Vietnam10
Korea
World War II

Mortons Gap Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 348
35 to 5416
55 to 642
65 to 7410
75+

Mortons Gap Veterans by Age

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Mortons Gap Veterans by Race

Mortons Gap Veterans by Education

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22.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

77.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mortons Gap Veterans by Education

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53.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.7%

Employment Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Mortons Gap Employment by Age

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Mortons Gap Employment by Race

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Mortons Gap 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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77.66%

Born in Mortons Gap

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Mortons Gap residents were born in the United States, with 77.66% having been born in Kentucky. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mortons Gap Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20108630.00%
2011849-14-1.62%
2012835-14-1.65%
2013821-14-1.68%
2014807-14-1.71%
2015793-14-1.73%
2016779-14-1.77%
2017765-14-1.80%
2018751-14-1.83%
2019737-14-1.86%
2020728-9-1.22%
2021714-14-1.92%
2022700-14-1.96%

Mortons Gap Population by Year