Morgantown, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Morgantown, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Morgantown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,310 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Morgantown, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,310
Population in Households 1,310
Population in Familes 1,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,600
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $35,423
Average Household Income $46,517
Per Capita Income $18,675


Total Housing Units 566 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $80,769
Average Home Value $93,106


Total Households 509
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 336
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.9% -0.9%
Households -0.82% -0.84%
Families -1.79% -1.03%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

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, 2018 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 # 174 52nd
Population Density # 24 94th
Diversity Index # 89 76th
Median Household Income # 168 54th
Per Capita Income # 210 42nd

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