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Morgantown, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Morgantown is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Morgan County at latitude 39.3729 and longitude -86.2586. Morgan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 679 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Morgantown, but most people and references simply refer to it as Morgantown, Indiana.

The P1 Census Class Code for Morgantown indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Morgantown, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 970
Population in Households 951
Population in Familes 804
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 2,568
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 370
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 267
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 418 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $122,078
Average Home Value $142,387


Median Household Income $50,155
Average Household Income $58,094
Per Capita Income $21,326
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.38% -0.12%
Households -0.25% -0.05%
Families 2.95% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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 681 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 342 50th
Population Density1 # 39 94th
Diversity Index2 # 649 5th
Median Household Income # 285 58th
Per Capita Income # 413 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Indiana Census Data Comparison Tool.