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Morgan City Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Morgan City Area is 53,784. The Morgan City Area population density is 48.05 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 87.84 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Morgan City Area is white, which represent 60.02% of the total population. The average Morgan City Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 53,784. #541

Population Density, #622

Morgan City Area
48.05 per square mile
87.84 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:32,281 (60.02%, #796)
Black:16,828 (31.29%, #72)
Hispanic:3,145 (5.85%, #410)
Asian:832 (1.55%, #277)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):832 (1.55%, #146)
One Race, Other:1,031 (1.92%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,980 (3.68%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:1,936 (61.56%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:244 (7.76%, see rank)
Cuban:122 (3.88%, see rank)
Central American:558 (17.74%, see rank)
South American:56 (1.78%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:4 (0.48%, see rank)
Chinese:130 (15.63%, see rank)
Filipino:39 (4.69%, see rank)
Japanese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Korean:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Vietnamese:592 (71.15%, see rank)
Asian, Other:67 (8.05%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

48,944 (91.00%) out of the total population of 53,784 reported first ancestry.

 Morgan City Area% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Arab540.10%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech320.06%, see rank0.12%0.47%
Danish320.06%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch2310.43%, see rank0.55%1.40%
English1,8373.42%, see rank6.04%8.02%
French8,89916.55%, see rank15.95%3.34%
German2,7735.16%, see rank7.86%15.03%
Greek1000.19%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian10.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish1,8533.45%, see rank7.64%10.80%
Italian2,2074.10%, see rank4.79%5.52%
Norwegian1470.27%, see rank0.26%1.42%
Polish990.18%, see rank0.47%3.01%
Portuguese850.16%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian490.09%, see rank0.17%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1520.28%, see rank0.82%0.99%
Scottish2160.40%, see rank1.01%1.72%
Subsaharan African1700.32%, see rank0.78%0.95%
Swedish470.09%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss110.02%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian380.07%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American13,61225.31%, see rank9.99%7.12%
Welsh330.06%, see rank0.25%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 26,544 (49.35%, see rank)
Females: 27,240 (50.65%, see rank)

Morgan City Area
Male: 49.35%
Female: 50.65%
Male: 48.91%
Female: 51.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Morgan City Area
37.90 years old
36.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Morgan City Area
37.20 years old
34.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Morgan City Area
38.50 years old
37.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Morgan City Area% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Under 5 years3,6866.85%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,3636.25%, see rank6.76%6.51%
10 to 14 years4,0627.55%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,6076.71%, see rank6.75%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,7286.93%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years6,77412.59%, see rank14.11%13.47%
35 to 44 years6,53312.15%, see rank12.32%12.96%
45 to 54 years7,99814.87%, see rank13.77%14.09%
55 to 64 years6,68812.43%, see rank12.34%12.29%
65 to 74 years4,2987.99%, see rank7.39%7.64%
75 to 84 2,2494.18%, see rank3.99%4.25%
85 years and over7981.48%, see rank1.52%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Morgan City AreaLouisianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population35,338, 100%3,010,828209,056,129
Less Than High School9,278, 26.26%, see rank17.15%13.67%
High School Graduate14,684, 41.55%, see rank33.95%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree7,436, 21.04%, see rank26.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,746, 7.77%, see rank14.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,194, 3.38%, see rank7.45%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.92, see rank12.9613.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Morgan City Area LouisianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,61379.60%20.40%71.34%28.66%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)6,07684.56%, see rank15.44%, see rank83.17%16.83%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,95290.45%, see rank9.55%, see rank82.53%17.47%90.60%9.40%
College1,15387.42%, see rank12.58%, see rank82.21%17.79%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School8650.00%, see rank50.00%, see rank70.15%29.85%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Morgan City AreaLouisianaU.S.
Total Households20,183, 100%1,718,876116,211,092
Average Household Size2.62, see rank2.602.63
1 Person Households5,200, 25.76%, see rank28.75%27.57%
2 or More Person Households14,983, 74.24%, see rank71.25%72.43%
Family Households (Families)13,972, 69.23%, see rank65.93%66.22%
Average Family Size3.25, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family8,794, 43.57%, see rank43.93%48.42%
Nonfamily Households6,211, 30.77%, see rank34.07%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Morgan City Area%LouisianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total42,673see rank3,670,053252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over20,961100%, see rank1,775,744123,281,364
Never Married7,66436.56%, see rank37.38%35.77%
Married10,32149.24%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed5602.67%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced2,41611.53%, see rank10.76%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over21,712100%, see rank1,894,309129,692,771
Never Married6,01227.69%, see rank31.45%29.48%
Married10,04446.26%, see rank45.30%49.19%
Widowed2,49011.47%, see rank10.15%9.16%
Divorced3,16614.58%, see rank13.09%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Morgan City Area%LouisianaU.S.
Native51,38095.53%, see rank96.05%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence44,53782.81%, see rank78.10%58.73%
Born in Different State6,50312.09%, see rank17.32%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
3400.63%, see rank0.63%1.42%
Foreign Born2,4044.47%, see rank3.95%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship5431.01%, see rank1.57%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,8613.46%, see rank2.38%7.09%
Born In Europe500.09%, see rank0.35%1.53%
Born In Asia6741.25%, see rank1.28%3.82%
Born In Africa210.04%, see rank0.14%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,6593.08%, see rank2.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.06%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Morgan City Area%LouisianaU.S.
English16,99484.20%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish1,3366.62%, see rank4.04%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1,4096.98%, see rank5.91%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages4172.07%, see rank1.26%3.36%
Other270.13%, see rank0.30%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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