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Demographics

People

Total Population2,628
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens21.2%
Employed Population 16+669
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married35.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher7.4%
Median Earnings25+$21,867
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,173
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,427

Wealth

Median Family Income$26,889
% Above Poverty Level49.5%
% Below Poverty Level50.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone40.4%
Median Gross Rent$488
Median House Value$76,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26.5%
Irish10.4%
German9.3%
English5.3%
Dutch2.8%
French Except Basque2.7%
Italian2.1%
Scottish1.3%
Danishn0.6%
African0.2%
Polish0.2%
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Morgantown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Butler County
Standard Zip Codes42261
Phone Area Codes270
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude37.21
Approximate Longitude-86.7

Morgantown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationROCHESTER FERRY
Distance11.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 42 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 70 F
Annual Precip48 inches
StationBEAVER DAM
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 43 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip49 inches
StationNOLIN RIVER LAKE
Distance24.2 miles
Jan Temp21 to 43 F
Apr Temp40 to 69 F
Jul Temp63 to 90 F
Oct Temp42 to 72 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beaver Dam3,586$42,912
Caneyville612$29,722
Hartford2,732$45,000
McHenry346$45,000
Rochester280$47,120
Rockport241$33,750

Morgantown Public Libraries

Butler County Public Library
116 WEST OHIO STREET
Morgantown, Kentucky
(270) 526-4722

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Morgantown Public Schools

Butler Co. Area Technology Center
179 Academic Way, Suite 400
ZIP: 42261
(270) 999-2791
Butler County High School
1852 S. Main Street
ZIP: 42261
(270) 526-2204
High
Total Enrollment 622
Butler County Learning Center
178 Academic Way, Suite 200
ZIP: 42261
(270) 526-2264
Other
Total Enrollment 21
Butler County Middle School
505 Ward Ave
ZIP: 42261
(270) 526-5647
Middle
Total Enrollment 467
Morgantown Elementary School
210 Cemetery Street
ZIP: 42261
(270) 526-3361
Primary
Total Enrollment 733
North Butler Elementary
5539 Brownsville Rd
ZIP: 42261
(270) 526-8936
Primary
Total Enrollment 399
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