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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mortons Gapwas:
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mortons Gap
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.