Morgan City, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 12,091 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 5,928  (49.0%)
Females: 6,163  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  38.6 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 70339.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,384 (it was $28,324 in 2000)
Morgan City:

$37,384
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,664 (it was $14,577 in 2000)

Morgan City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,092 (it was $71,900 in 2000)
Morgan City:

$100,092
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $109,857; Detached houses: $121,139; Townhouses or other attached units: $108,938; In 2-unit structures: $156,906; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $224,563; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $310,933; Mobile homes: $23,074; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $18,014

Median gross rent in 2012: $639.

Morgan City races chart
  • White alone - 7,302 (58.3%)
  • Black alone - 3,426 (27.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,111 (8.9%)
  • Two or more races - 339 (2.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 198 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 125 (1.0%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 24 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 23 (0.2%)

Races in Morgan City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morgan City: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (20.6%), French (11.4%), Italian (6.1%), German (4.7%), Irish (3.7%), English (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 5.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,062 people per square mile   (low).

Morgan City,LA real estate house value index trend

Morgan City, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Morgan City:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morgan City city:

  • Never married: 36.4%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

611 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia).

This city:  4.9%
Louisiana:  3.7%



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists there were 71 registered sex offenders living in Morgan City, Louisiana as of March 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Morgan City to the number of sex offenders is 171 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $218 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

Morgan City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (52.5 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (251.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Berwick, LA (1.3 miles ), Siracusaville, LA (1.8 miles ), Bayou Vista, LA (2.1 miles ), Amelia, LA (2.4 miles ), Patterson, LA (2.6 miles ), Bayou L'Ourse, LA (2.9 miles ), Supreme, LA (4.1 miles ), Labadieville, LA (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $84,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $27,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $135,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 29.70 N, Longitude: 91.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,183 (+25.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,953 (54.1%)

Area code: 985

Morgan City household income distribution Morgan City home values distribution

Crime rates in Morgan City by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000001010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.08.80.08.60.00.00.00.0
Rapes 74116644791057
per 100,000 49.831.489.548.649.335.433.960.278.388.039.956.6
Robberies 17221521169191726221211
per 100,000 120.9172.7122.0170.2131.479.6160.9146.2226.1193.595.988.9
Assaults 867348624749515459573928
per 100,000 611.6572.9390.5502.6386.1433.3431.8464.5513.2501.5311.6226.2
Burglaries 10113510884126145115871891395266
per 100,000 718.31059.5878.5681.01035.01282.3973.8748.31643.91222.8415.4533.3
Thefts 587464552433326326356418432410352311
per 100,000 4174.73641.54490.43510.32677.82882.93014.43595.43757.53606.92812.22512.9
Auto thefts 333941292319301822181010
per 100,000 234.7306.1333.5235.1188.9168.0254.0154.8191.4158.479.980.8
Arson 000000000N/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.7) 427.4428.7446.6390.9345.0368.9364.7404.0505.4463.6266.6257.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Morgan City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 55 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.66
Louisiana average:

4.06
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,938 (-13.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Work and jobs in Morgan City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Morgan City, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morgan City-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Morgan City city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.0 miles away from the city center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morgan City-area historical earthquake activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 142.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 367.1 miles away from Morgan City center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 253.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/1994 at 01:08:24, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 138.4 miles away from Morgan City center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 345.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Morgan City topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles deGravelles - Businessman, Damon Duval - College football player, Eddie Dyer - Baseball player, Geronimo Pratt - Political activist, Jared Y. Sanders, Sr. - Politician, Jermaine Jones (American football) - Arena football Defensive Specialist, Dave Johnson (basketball) - Basketball player, Kirby Dar Dar - Football player, LeLan Smith - College basketball player (Nicholls State Colonels), Mo B. Dick - Record producer.

Main business address for: CONRAD INDUSTRIES INC (SHIP & BOAT BUILDING & REPAIRING).

Hospitals and medical centers in Morgan City:

  • GULF STATES LONG TERM ACUTE CARE OF MORGAN CITY ("1125 MARGUERITE STREET, 7TH FLOOR")
  • LOUISIANA EXTENDED CARE HOSPITAL OF MORGAN CITY (1125 MAGUERITE STREET 7TH FLOOR)
  • TECHE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 1125 MARGUERITE STREET)
  • FMCNA - MORGAN CITY (7552-A HWY 182 EAST)
  • MORGAN CITY DIALYSIS CTR (1224 DAVID DR)
  • BAYOU HOME CARE (1151 MARGUERITE ST, SUITE 300)
  • MORGAN CITY HEALTH CARE CENTER (740 JUSTA STREET)
  • ST MARYS GUEST HOUSE (740 JUSTA ST)

Heliports located in Morgan City:

  • Heliports: 7
See details about heliports located in Morgan City, LA

College/University in Morgan City:

  • South Central Louisiana Technical College-Young Memorial Campus (Full-time enrollment: 1,563; Location: 900 Youngs Road; Public; Website: www.scl.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morgan City:

  • Nicholls State University (about 25 miles; Thibodaux, LA; Full-time enrollment: 5,997)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 52 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 57 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 59 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette (about 61 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 14,493)
  • Acadiana Technical College-Lafayette Campus (about 63 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • South Louisiana Community College (about 63 miles; Lafayette, LA; FT enrollment: 2,519)

Public high school in Morgan City:

Private high schools in Morgan City:

  • CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 2100 CEDAR ST UNIT 1; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • IMMANUEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 168; Location: 901 FIG ST; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Morgan City:

Private elementary/middle school in Morgan City:

  • HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 2100 CEDAR ST UNIT 2; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Morgan City

Library in Morgan City:

  • MORGAN CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $116,554; Location: 220 EVERETT STREET; 43,192 books; 1,295 audio materials; 329 video materials; 60 state licensed databases; 133 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Morgan City: Morgan City Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Morgan City City Hall (B), Morgan City Public Library (C), Saint Mary Parish Health Unit (D), Morgan Police Department (E), Saint Mary Parish Sheriff's Office (F), Morgan City Fire Department Station 3 Central (G), Maison Jardin Senior Living Community (H), Morgan City Health Care Center (I), Morgan City Fire Department (J), Morgan City Fire Department Station 4 (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Saint Mary Plaza Shopping Center (1), Inglewood Mall Shopping Center (2), Guarisco Evans Shopping Center (3), East Gate Shopping Center (4), Colonial Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Morgan City: CONRAD INDUSTRIES INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Morgan City: Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Morgan City Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Morgan City include: Lake End Park (1), Lawrence Park (2), Willie Evans Park (3), Young Memorial Park (4), Morgan City Stadium (5), Morgan City Historic District (6), M E Norman Park (7), Jimmy Magee Park (8), Fort Star Historical Market (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: International Petroleum Museum & Exposition (111 1st Street).

Hotels: Morgan City Motel (505 Brashear Avenue), Twin City Motel (7405 Highway 182 East), Best Western Morgan City Inn (1011 Brashear Avenue), Arcemont Nick J Jr (7405 Highway 182 East), Plantation Inn (815 Highway 90 East), Solar's Apartment LLC (7257 Highway 182 East), Days Inn Morgan City (7408 Highway 182 East).

Courts: Morgan City - City Court (7261 Highway 182 East), City Court Of Morgan City (6502 Highway 182 East), Morgan City - City Court Marshall (7261 Highway 182 East).

St. Mary Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 89.9. This is worse than average.

City:

89.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2005 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.4%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.5% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 64.6% for other race residents, 31.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.2%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
49 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Morgan City in 2000:

  • 85 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 71 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in job corps and vocational training facilities

Morgan City, Louisiana environmental map by EPA

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Morgan City compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Morgan City (2011 data):

  • M C Bank & Trust Company: Bayou Vista Branch, at 1201 Brashear Avenue, Colonial Plaza Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $317.0 mil, Deposits: $266.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: M C Bancshares, Inc.
  • Teche Federal Bank: 1001 Seventh St. Branch at 1001 Seventh Street, branch established on 1934/11/26; Bayou Vista Branch at 206 Arlington Street, branch established on 1934/11/26. Info updated 2011/08/02: Bank assets: $810.9 mil, Deposits: $605.0 mil, headquarters in New Iberia, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Teche Holding Company
  • Whitney Bank: Bayou Vista Branch at 1274 Belleview Road, branch established on 1970/04/01; Brashear Branch at 1100 Brashear Avenue, branch established on 1933/12/01. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $14,882.3 mil, Deposits: $11,630.0 mil, headquarters in New Orleans, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 189 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • MidSouth Bank, National Association: Morgan City Branch at 1015 Brashear, branch established on 1997/04/21. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $1,396.1 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices, Holding Company: Midsouth Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Morgan City Branch at 1200 Brashear Avenue, branch established on 1979/12/03. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Patterson State Bank: Bay Branch at Greenwood Street And Victor Ii Boulevard, branch established on 1975/01/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.3 mil, Deposits: $181.3 mil, headquarters in Patterson, LA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Patterson Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Morgan City, Louisiana:

  • Holiday Inn, 520 Roderick St, Morgan City, LA 70380 , Phone: (985) 385-2200, Fax: (985) 384-3810
  • Days Inn Morgan City, 7408 Hwy 182 East, Morgan City, LA 70380 , Phone: (985) 384-5750, Fax: (985) 385-0224
  • Best Western Inn And Suites Of Morgan City, 1011 Brashear Ave, Morgan City, LA 70380 , Phone: (985) 385-9175, Fax: (985) 385-9177
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 610 Dr M L King Blvd, Morgan City, LA 70380 , Phone: (985) 300-0032, Fax: (985) 300-0037
  • Laquinta Inn And Suites, 2018 Allison, Morgan City, LA 70380 , Phone: (985) 300-0200, Fax: (985) 300-0201
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 6365 Hwy 182 E, Morgan City, LA 70380 , Phone: (985) 221-4421, Fax: (985) 384-7112
  • Holiday Inn Express, 704 Dr MLK Jr Blvd, Morgan City, LA 70380 , Phone: (985) 380-1812
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Morgan City, Louisiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Morgan City travel time to work - commute Morgan City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Morgan City city (based on St. Mary Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.68%
Here: 64.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEpiscopal Church
Adherents71.0%19.1%5.0%1.7%0.8%
Congregations30.2%20.8%18.9%5.7%3.8%
NameVineyard USAChurches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents0.5%0.5%0.4%0.3%0.6%
Congregations1.9%5.7%1.9%3.8%7.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
St. Mary Parish:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
St. Mary Parish:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
St. Mary Parish:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.3%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Mary Parish:

33.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

13.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 17$50,284$35,4951$2,442
Other Government Administration 11$44,174$48,1907$7,731
Judicial and Legal 8$18,158$27,2371$1,792
Police Protection - Officers 35$114,893$39,3920$0
Police - Other 24$54,507$27,2540$0
Firefighters 33$110,727$40,2640$0
Fire - Other 1$2,045$24,5400$0
Correction 3$7,485$29,9401$2,450
Streets and Highways 17$44,131$31,1510$0
Solid Waste Management 12$31,974$31,9740$0
Sewerage 10$55,055$66,0660$0
Parks and Recreation 18$72,801$48,53417$19,344
Water Supply 11$38,419$41,9121$2,296
Electric Power 11$54,642$59,6090$0
Gas Supply 2$4,395$26,3700$0
Local Libraries 2$5,565$33,3906$7,089
Other and Unallocable 10$24,219$29,0631$2,450
Totals for Government 225$733,474$39,11935$45,594

Morgan City government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $321,000 ($26.55)
    General Public Buildings: $59,000 ($4.88)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,339,000 ($855.10)
    Police Protection: $2,462,000 ($203.62)
    Gas Utilities: $1,700,000 ($140.60)
    Fire Protection: $1,542,000 ($127.53)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,524,000 ($126.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,443,000 ($119.34)
    Water Utilities: $1,012,000 ($83.70)
    General - Other: $920,000 ($76.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $842,000 ($69.64)
    Sewerage: $804,000 ($66.50)
    Central Staff Services: $763,000 ($63.10)
    Regular Highways: $700,000 ($57.89)
    Corrections - Other: $307,000 ($25.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $273,000 ($22.58)
    Financial Administration: $215,000 ($17.78)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $52,000 ($4.30)
    General Public Buildings: $34,000 ($2.81)
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000 ($0.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $733,000 ($60.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $1,088,000 ($89.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $694,000 ($57.40)
    Water Utilities: $589,000 ($48.71)
    Regular Highways: $453,000 ($37.47)
    General - Other: $136,000 ($11.25)
    Fire Protection: $79,000 ($6.53)
    Libraries: $57,000 ($4.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $56,000 ($4.63)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($4.30)
    Corrections - Other: $7,000 ($0.58)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,770,000 ($559.92)

Morgan City government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $866,000 ($71.62)
    Sewerage: $738,000 ($61.04)
    Housing & Community Development: $554,000 ($45.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $549,000 ($45.41)
    All Other: $226,000 ($18.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,343,000 ($111.07)
    All Other: $151,000 ($12.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $91,000 ($7.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $283,000 ($23.41)
    Interest Earnings: $75,000 ($6.20)
    Rents: $11,000 ($0.91)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,416,000 ($1192.29)
    Gas Utilities: $2,686,000 ($222.15)
    Water Utilities: $1,786,000 ($147.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $688,000 ($56.90)
    Housing & Community Development: $384,000 ($31.76)
    General Support: $197,000 ($16.29)
    Highways: $91,000 ($7.53)
  • Tax - Property: $2,657,000 ($219.75)
    Total General Sales: $2,381,000 ($196.92)
    NEC: $689,000 ($56.98)

Morgan City government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,215,000 ($1010.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,845,000 ($152.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,630,000 ($796.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $740,000 ($61.20)

Morgan City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $870,000 ($71.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,681,000 ($717.97)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $705,000 ($58.31)

4.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Iberia Parish, LA  0.60% ($28,374 average AGI)
from Terrebonne Parish, LA  0.38% ($33,384)
from Lafayette Parish, LA  0.34% ($28,121)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,435 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Iberia Parish, LA  0.74% ($28,604 average AGI)
to Lafayette Parish, LA  0.71% ($37,594)
to Terrebonne Parish, LA  0.44% ($38,129)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morgan City:

  • KMRC (1430 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: SPOTLIGHT BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morgan City:

  • KBZE (105.9 FM; BERWICK, LA; Owner: HUBCAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQKI-FM (95.3 FM; BAYOU VISTA, LA; Owner: TECHE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KFMV (105.5 FM; FRANKLIN, LA; Owner: FM RADIO, L.C.)
  • KTLN (90.5 FM; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: BD OF SV OF LSU & AGRIC. & MECH COLL)
  • K215DW (90.9 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morgan City:

  • KWBJ-LP (Channel 39; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: PRICE MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KJUN-CA (Channel 7; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Morgan City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 16
Total length: 1,512 meters (4,961ft)
Total average daily traffic: 98,990
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,092

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 8
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Morgan City, LA
Most common first names in Morgan City, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph10872.0 years
John9873.1 years
Mary9172.8 years
James7467.3 years
Charles7168.9 years
William6568.8 years
Robert5065.3 years
Marie4779.2 years
Clarence3969.8 years
George3971.5 years
Most common last names in Morgan City, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Aucoin8973.0 years
Hebert7274.1 years
Landry6573.8 years
Boudreaux5974.9 years
Williams5773.6 years
Jones5170.2 years
Smith5167.8 years
Leblanc4469.7 years
Daigle4373.9 years
Verrett3577.5 years
Businesses in Morgan City, LA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Mazda1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western1New Balance1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
CVS1Popeyes1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx5SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hilton1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS3
KFC1Waffle House1
La Quinta1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's2
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