For population 25 years and over in Morgan City:
For population 15 years and over in Morgan City town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $431 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (73.7 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (122.1 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (375.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Cruger, MS (2.8 miles ), Itta Bena, MS (2.9 miles ), Sidon, MS (2.9 miles ), Mississippi Valley State University, MS (3.1 miles ), Moorhead, MS (3.2 miles ), Greenwood, MS (3.7 miles ), Inverness, MS (3.8 miles ), Tchula, MS (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 33.38 N, Longitude: 90.35 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+116.3%).
Work and jobs in Morgan City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Morgan City, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Morgan City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 202% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Morgan City town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/9/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Morgan City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.8 miles away from Morgan City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Leflore County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Freezes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Stewart Patridge - Football player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 59.6%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.9% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Morgan City compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Morgan City town (based on Leflore County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,245 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.42% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,135 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Morgan City fatal accident list:
Jul 19, 1985 11:10 AM, 420504, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.