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Morgantown, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Morgantown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,348 as of July 1, 2019. 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 31.5727 and longitude -91.3476 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Morgantown Census Designated Place 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 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.


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Morgantown, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Morgantown, MS Housing Affordability Index is 227
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Morgantown, MS Wealth Index is 32
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,348
Population in Households 1,348
Population in Familes 1,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,645
Diversity Index1 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,661
Average Household Income $41,748
Per Capita Income $16,626
Wealth Index3 32

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 584 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 338 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $79,816
Housing Affordability Index2 227
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 525
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 344
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.77% -0.77%
Households -0.71% -0.73%
Families -1.67% -0.95%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

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, 2019 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 # 170 53rd
Population Density # 21 94th
Diversity Index # 84 77th
Median Household Income # 194 47th
Per Capita Income # 264 27th

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