Morgantown, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Morgantown Census Designated Place had a population of 1,358 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Morgantown, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,358
Daytime Population: Workers 105
Daytime Population: Residents 880
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 985
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 1,358
Population in Familes 1,098
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,658
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $33,139
Average Household Income $46,028
Per Capita Income $18,379


Total Housing Units 579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 343 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $78,970
Average Home Value $87,792


Total Households 528
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 348
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.54% -0.82%
Households -0.44% -0.77%
Families -1.56% -0.94%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

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, 2017 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 # 171 53rd
Population Density # 21 94th
Diversity Index # 74 80th
Median Household Income # 190 48th
Per Capita Income # 207 43rd

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