Morgan County, Kentucky Population 2020

Morgan County, Kentucky's estimated population is 13,613 with a growth rate of 0.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morgan County, Kentucky is the 80th largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202013,6131340.99%
201913,4791341.00%
201813,3451341.01%
201713,211-40-0.30%
201613,251-17-0.13%
201513,268-82-0.61%
201413,350-21-0.16%
201313,371-165-1.22%
201213,536-186-1.36%
201113,722-7-0.05%
201013,7292,08117.87%
199011,648-455-3.76%
198012,1032,08420.80%
197010,019-1,037-9.38%
196011,056-2,568-18.85%
195013,624-3,203-19.03%
194016,8271,69711.22%
193015,130-1,388-8.40%
192016,5182591.59%
191016,2593,46727.10%
190012,7921,54313.72%
189011,2492,79433.05%
18808,4552,48041.51%
18705,975-3,262-35.31%
18609,2371,61721.22%
18507,6203,01765.54%
18404,6031,74661.11%
18302,8570.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.99%
County Website
Founded
1822
County Seat
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Morgan County, Kentucky Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,44593.68%
Black or African American4433.33%
Two or More Races1601.20%
Asian1581.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander360.27%
Some Other Race290.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.11%
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Morgan County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2020

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Morgan County, Kentucky Median Age

41.3


Total

39.1


Male

44.9


Female

Morgan County, Kentucky Adults

There are 10,805 adults, (2,015 of whom are seniors) in Morgan County, Kentucky.

Morgan County, Kentucky Age Dependency

51.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgan County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female

5,860

44.11%

Male

7,425

55.89%

Morgan County, Kentucky Households and Families

Morgan County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morgan County, Kentucky Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All73.3%26.7%
Male63.1%36.9%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female54.3%45.7%

73.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9582.3573.3
Married2,6062.8985.1
Non Family1,4401.1562.1
Female6172.5954.3
Male2952.9963.1

2.76

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Morgan County, Kentucky Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,33113.53%
9th to 12th Grade1,29113.12%
High School Graduate3,65037.09%
Some College1,67016.97%
Associates Degree5595.68%
Bachelors Degree6937.04%
Graduate Degree6476.57%
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Morgan County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,0746,5461,186
Black34325645
Asian146139109
Multiple Races142142
Hispanic108108
Other Race2929
Native American1414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.66%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,303$36,491$25,687
Less Than High School$27,188$35,270$17,902
High School Grad$25,625$33,732$19,371
Some College$31,269$37,232$30,588
Bachelors Degree$39,730$46,771$36,250
Graduate Degree$50,509$50,587$50,449

$31,303

Average Earnings

$36,491

Average Male

$25,687

Average Female

Morgan County, Kentucky Language

Morgan County, Kentucky Language by Age

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Morgan County, Kentucky Language

97.51% of Morgan County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 2.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Morgan County, Kentucky Poverty

Morgan County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0932,75324.82%
Asian1516039.74%
Multiple1023433.33%
Hispanic1041817.31%
Native1414100.00%

24.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.73%

Male Poverty Rate

26.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgan County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, Kentucky is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 17.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.27%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.37%
High School20.31%
Some College14.42%
Bachelors or Greater8.64%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.07%
Female Unemployed12.86%
Male Employed8.23%
Female Employed5.48%

Morgan County, Kentucky Income

Morgan County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,419$46,585
Families$42,667$54,245
Married Families$51,382-
Non Families$17,365$26,402
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Morgan County, Kentucky Marital Status

Morgan County, Kentucky Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Morgan County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

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Morgan County, Kentucky Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Morgan County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

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Morgan County, Kentucky Veterans

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614

Number of Veterans

605

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam247
First Gulf War134
Second Gulf War105
Korea47
World War II11
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Age Group Veterans
75+168
65 to 74140
35 to 54132
55 to 64129
18 to 3445
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5875.84%
Black153.83%
2 or More128.45%

Morgan County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

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14.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgan County, Kentucky Employment Status

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35%

Labor Force Participation

32.9%

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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80.44%

Born in Kentucky

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

0.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Morgan County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 80.44% having been born in Kentucky. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990