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Morgan City, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Morgan City had a population of 246 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Morgan City is located at latitude 33.3787 and longitude -90.3462 in Leflore County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Morgan City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Leflore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Town of Morgan City (GNIS ID: 2406193) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morgan City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Morgan City, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 246
Population in Households 246
Population in Familes 206
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 419
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $94,231
Average Home Value $106,977


Median Household Income $29,852
Average Household Income $41,774
Per Capita Income $15,999
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.68% -0.16%
Households -0.24% -0.26%
Families -2.89% -0.37%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.

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Morgan City, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morgan City to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 326 10th
Population Density1 # 211 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 174 52nd
Median Household Income # 219 40th
Per Capita Income # 229 37th

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