Morgan County, Kentucky Population 2024

14,996

Morgan County, Kentucky's estimated 2024 population is 14,996 with a growth rate of 3.01% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Morgan County, Kentucky is the 75th largest county in Kentucky. The 2010 population was 13,732 and has seen a growth of 9.2% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,1864382.62%
202816,7484382.69%
202716,3104382.76%
202615,8724382.84%
202515,4344382.92%
202414,9964383.01%
202314,5584383.1%
202214,1204383.2%
202113,682-47-0.34%
202013,7294323.25%
201913,297-66-0.49%
201813,3631000.75%
201713,263-23-0.17%
201613,28670.05%
201513,279-77-0.58%
201413,356-16-0.12%
201313,372-166-1.23%
201213,538-185-1.35%
201113,723-9-0.07%
201013,732
199011,648-455-3.76%
198012,1032,08420.8%
197010,019-1,037-9.38%
196011,056-2,568-18.85%
195013,624-3,203-19.03%
194016,8271,69711.22%
193015,130-1,388-8.4%
192016,5182591.59%
191016,2593,46727.1%
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%
18302,857-14,329-83.38%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.01% (438)
County Website
Morgan County
County Seat
2020 Population
13,729
Area
381 mi²
Density
39 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
9.23% (1,267)
Founded
1822

Morgan County, Kentucky Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,76492.23%
Black or African American5634.07%
Two or more races1571.13%
Asian1330.96%
Other race1280.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander720.52%
Native American230.17%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Morgan County, Kentucky Population by Race

Morgan County, Kentucky Population Pyramid 2024

Morgan County, Kentucky Median Age

42.3

Total

40.1

Male

44.9

Female

Morgan County, Kentucky Adults

There are 11,248 adults, (2,364 of whom are seniors) in Morgan County, Kentucky.

Morgan County, Kentucky Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Morgan County, Kentucky Sex Ratio

Female5,84042.2%
Male8,00057.8%

Morgan County, Kentucky Population by Age

Morgan County, Kentucky Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,6652.6278.621.4
Married2,4883.259010
Non Family1,4661.2164.335.7
Female5483.363.136.9
Male1633.5685.314.7
showing: 5 rows

3.22

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Morgan County, Kentucky 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

Morgan County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morgan County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.29%.

Morgan County, Kentucky Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,154

Average Earnings

$44,336

Average Male

$31,971

Average Female

Morgan County, Kentucky Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morgan County, Kentucky Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Morgan County, Kentucky Language

98.42% of Morgan County, Kentucky residents speak only English, while 1.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Morgan County, Kentucky Language

Morgan County, Kentucky Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,6532,48821.35%
Multiple11254.46%
Hispanic10810.93%
showing: 3 rows

20.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.13%

Male Poverty Rate

24.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morgan County, Kentucky

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, Kentucky is White, with 21.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morgan County, Kentucky is Hispanic, with 0.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.33%.

Morgan County, Kentucky Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.29%
High School20.35%
Some College13.92%
Bachelors or Greater5.95%
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Morgan County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed54.44%
Female Unemployed36%
Female Employed10.92%
Male Employed4.97%
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Morgan County, Kentucky Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morgan County, Kentucky Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Morgan County, Kentucky Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Morgan County, Kentucky Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Morgan County, Kentucky Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Morgan County, Kentucky Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

629

Number of Veterans

620

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

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Morgan County, Kentucky Veterans by War

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Morgan County, Kentucky Veterans by Age

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Morgan County, Kentucky Veterans by Race

Morgan County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morgan County, Kentucky Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

38.9%

Labor Force Participation

37.5%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Morgan County, Kentucky Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Morgan County, Kentucky Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Morgan County, Kentucky 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

81.3%

Born in Morgan County, Kentucky

98.71%

Native Born

1.29%

Foreign Born

1.1%

Non Citizen

0.2%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.71% of Morgan County, Kentucky residents were born in the United States, with 81.3% having been born in Kentucky. 1.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Morgan County, Kentucky Place of Birth

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