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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 111,030 111,212 110,949 111,101 110,429  
  Morgan County 13,531 13,390 13,382 13,292 13,298  
 West Liberty3,2623,2973,3223,3283,375 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Morgan County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 2,196 16.5 20,510 18.6  
  16-24 1,351 10.2 14,976 13.6  
  25-44 3,919 29.5 27,011 24.5  
  45-64 3,797 28.6 29,927 27.1  
  65-84 1,811 13.6 16,361 14.8  
  85 and older 224 1.7 1,644 1.5  
  Median Age 40.8   39.6    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Morgan County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 12,441 93.6 106,806 96.7  
  Black or African American 584 4.4 1,689 1.5  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 38 0.3 252 0.2  
  Asian 108 0.8 484 0.4  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 4 0.0 29 0.0  
  Other/Multirace 123 0.9 1,169 1.1  
  Hispanic Origin 127 1.0 1,234 1.1  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Morgan County 12,824 12,324 11,762 11,155  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Morgan County $21,347 $24,281 13.7 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $18,373- $29,943 $21,745- $32,127    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2015 2015  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Morgan County 4,808 2.45 $29,707  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.