Morgantown, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Morgantown, Mississippi - Basic Facts

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The Morgantown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,411 as of July 1, 2016. Morgantown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morgantown is located at latitude 31.575 and longitude -91.3521 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Morgantown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 194 feet.

The Morgantown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586605) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Morgantown Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morgantown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Morgantown, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,411
Population in Households 1,411
Population in Familes 1,145
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,723
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 551
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 364
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 600 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 367 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $77,953
Average Home Value $87,568


Median Household Income $31,523
Average Household Income $43,915
Per Capita Income $17,630
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.27%
Households 0.18% -0.11%
Families -1.1% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Morgantown, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morgantown to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 168 54th
Population Density1 # 19 95th
Diversity Index2 # 79 79th
Median Household Income # 200 45th
Per Capita Income # 211 42nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.