Morgan City demographics profile

StatisticMorgan CityMississippiNational
Population density (sq mi)4846491
Median age23.536.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)20%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%42%43%
Speak English100%96%79%
Speak Spanish0%2%13%
Morgan City, MS has a population of 284 and is the 22,769th largest city in the United States. The population density is 484 per sq mi which is 656% higher than the Mississippi average and 434% higher than the national average. The median age in Morgan City is 24 which is approximately 36% lower than the Mississippi average of 37. In Morgan City, 20% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 98% of Morgan City residents were born in Mississippi, 2% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Morgan City is 656% higher than Mississippi.
  • The median age in Morgan City is 36% lower than Mississippi.
  • In Morgan City 18.66% of the population is White.
  • In Morgan City 81.34% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Morgan City 0.00% of the population is Asian.

Compare Morgan City, MS Demographics To Other Cities


      Morgan City population breakdown by race

      RaceMorgan CityMississippiNational
      Black or African American81.34%37.51%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.44%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
      Mixed race0.00%1.18%3.06%
      Other race0.00%0.88%4.75%
      In Morgan City, 0.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Morgan City, MS demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).