Mortons Gap, Kentucky Population 2024

706

Mortons Gap is a city located in Hopkins County Kentucky. Mortons Gap has a 2024 population of 706. Mortons Gap is currently declining at a rate of -0.56% annually and its population has decreased by -2.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 721 in 2020.

The average household income in Mortons Gap is $49,064 with a poverty rate of 25.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mortons Gap is 46.6 years, 44.2 years for males, and 54.1 years for females.

Mortons Gap Demographics

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

  • White: 94.29%
  • Black or African American: 3.57%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
596.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.08% (-15)
The current population of Mortons Gap, Kentucky is 706 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 721.

Mortons Gap, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White79394.29%
Black or African American303.57%
Two or more races182.14%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mortons Gap Population by Race

Mortons Gap Population Pyramid 2024

Mortons Gap Median Age

46.6

Total

44.2

Male

54.1

Female

Mortons Gap Adults

There are 680 adults, (157 of whom are seniors) in Mortons Gap.

Mortons Gap Age Dependency

60.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mortons Gap Sex Ratio

Female44853.27%
Male39346.73%

Mortons Gap Population by Age

Mortons Gap Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3612.3383.716.3
Married1652.8586.713.3
Non Family1211.21955
Male442.8463.636.4
Female313.1651.648.4
showing: 5 rows

2.78

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

83.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mortons Gap Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mortons Gap Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mortons Gap Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.16%.

Mortons Gap Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,484

Average Earnings

$40,417

Average Male

$23,750

Average Female

Mortons Gap Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mortons Gap Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mortons Gap Language

99.48% of Mortons Gap residents speak only English, while 0.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.26% of the population.

Mortons Gap Language

Mortons Gap Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White78019024.36%
Multiple181688.89%
Black30516.67%
showing: 3 rows

25.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.56%

Male Poverty Rate

31.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mortons Gap

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mortons Gap is Multiple, with 88.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mortons Gap is Black, with 16.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.25%.

Mortons Gap Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.5%
High School22.46%
Some College10.2%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Mortons Gap Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed4.07%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Mortons Gap Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mortons Gap Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mortons Gap Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mortons Gap Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mortons Gap Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

47

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Mortons Gap Veterans by War

count

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Mortons Gap Veterans by Age

count

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Mortons Gap Veterans by Race

Mortons Gap Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mortons Gap Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.6%

Labor Force Participation

39.2%

Employment Rate

1.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mortons Gap Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mortons Gap Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mortons Gap Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.28%

Born in Mortons Gap

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Mortons Gap residents were born in the United States, with 82.28% having been born in Kentucky. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029686-4-0.58%
2028690-4-0.58%
2027694-4-0.57%
2026698-4-0.57%
2025702-4-0.57%
2024706-4-0.56%
2023710-4-0.56%
2022714-4-0.56%
2021718-3-0.42%
2020721-103-12.5%
2019824-8-0.96%
2018832-3-0.36%
2017835-7-0.83%
2016842-7-0.82%
2015849-1-0.12%
2014850-5-0.58%
2013855-2-0.23%
2012857-6-0.7%
201186330.35%
2010860
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Mortons Gap Population by Year