Morgantown, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Morgantown, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Morgantown had a population of 988 as of July 1, 2016. Morgantown ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morgantown is located at latitude 39.3729 and longitude -86.2586 in Morgan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Morgantown (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 679 feet.

The Town of Morgantown (GNIS ID: 2396781) 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 Morgantown is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Morgan 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, 2016.

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Morgantown, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 988
Population in Households 968
Population in Familes 816
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 2,615
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 378
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $142,727
Average Home Value $169,508


Median Household Income $44,071
Average Household Income $53,348
Per Capita Income $19,972
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.06%
Households 0.17% 0.21%
Families 2.3% 0.15%
Median Household Income   -0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.

Morgantown, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morgantown to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana 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 # 338 50th
Population Density1 # 36 95th
Diversity Index2 # 645 6th
Median Household Income # 434 36th
Per Capita Income # 549 19th

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