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People

Total Population 3,572
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 22.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,412
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 45.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,097
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.9%
Median Gross Rent $565
Median House Value $88,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 5.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Morganfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles SW of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 123 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 42437
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.694
Longitude -87.927

Morganfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MOUNT VERNON
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 65 F
Jul Temp 68 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.6 inches
Station HENDERSON 7 SSW
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 45 to 69 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station CARMI 3
Distance 30.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Morganfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Boxville (42437)

Grove Center (42437)

Henshaw (42437)

Pride (42437)

Spring Grove (42437)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clay 1,048 $51,583
Corydon 783 $42,250
Sturgis 2,098 $39,321
Uniontown 732 $30,250
Waverly 296 $53,750
Wheatcroft 153 $39,688

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Morganfield Public Libraries

Library
Union County Public Library District
126 SOUTH MORGAN STREET
Morganfield, Kentucky
(270) 389-1696
Library Web Site

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Morganfield Hospitals

METHODIST HOSPITAL UNION COUNTY
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
4604 US HIGHWAY 60 WEST
(270) 389-3030
Emergency Service: Yes

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Morganfield High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
4464 US HWY 60W
270-389-1454
Serves 722 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

EARLE C CLEMENTS VICTORY TECH HS
2302 US HWY 60E
270-389-2419
A Non-traditional School
Serves 30 students.

RIDE CENTER ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
4464 US HWY 60W
270-389-3553
A Non-traditional School
Serves 28 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.3

CLEMENTS VICTORY TECHNICAL HS #2
2302 US HWY 60 E
270-389-2419
A Non-traditional School
Serves 14 students.

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