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Morgan City, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Morgan City had a population of 245 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 245
Daytime Population: Workers 14
Daytime Population: Residents 165
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 179
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 245
Population in Familes 203
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 417
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $30,139
Average Household Income $43,821
Per Capita Income $16,204


Total Housing Units 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (41.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $54,545
Average Home Value $52,500


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 4
  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 -0.55% -0.91%
Households -0.53% -0.8%
Families -2.61% -1.18%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.76%

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, 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 # 325 10th
Population Density # 206 44th
Diversity Index # 175 52nd
Median Household Income # 250 31st
Per Capita Income # 277 24th

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