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Morgan City, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Morgan City had a population of 250 as of July 1, 2016.

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.

The Town of Morgan City is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Leflore County.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 250
Population in Households 250
Population in Familes 208
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 426
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 3.16
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $51,136
Average Home Value $50,581


Median Household Income $28,304
Average Household Income $40,871
Per Capita Income $15,403
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.32%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -2.44% -0.37%
Median Household Income   0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
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.

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, 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 # 324 11th
Population Density1 # 209 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 170 53rd
Median Household Income # 261 28th
Per Capita Income # 281 23rd

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