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Population in 2012: 3,247 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 

Males: 1,521  (46.9%)
Females: 1,726  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  40.3 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42437.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,299 (it was $38,676 in 2000)
Morganfield:

$34,299
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,877

Morganfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $86,473 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Morganfield:

$86,473
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $73,943; Detached houses: $76,860; Mobile homes: $45,595

Median gross rent in 2012: $550.

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  • White alone - 2,510 (75.9%)
  • Black alone - 583 (17.6%)
  • Other race alone - 61 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 45 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 41 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morganfield: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (20.2%), German (16.9%), English (13.4%), Irish (9.8%), Italian (4.0%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/16/1870

Elevation: 437 feet

Land area: 2.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,553 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Morganfield:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morganfield city:

  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

62 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.9%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Morganfield, Kentucky as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Morganfield to the number of sex offenders is 203 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $747 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $641 (0.9%)

Morganfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (28.3 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (123.4 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (287.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Breckinridge Center, KY (1.6 miles ), Waverly, KY (2.4 miles ), Uniontown, KY (2.5 miles ), Sturgis, KY (3.2 miles ), Corydon, KY (3.4 miles ), Old Shawneetown, IL (3.5 miles ), Wheatcroft, KY (3.7 miles) , Shawneetown, IL (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $29,700
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $29,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.68 N, Longitude: 87.91 W

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Morganfield by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2130000
per 100,000 57.428.989.20.00.00.00.0
Robberies 4320020
per 100,000 114.886.859.40.00.060.50.0
Assaults 13873030
per 100,000 373.1231.4208.091.60.090.70.0
Burglaries 223415205279
per 100,000 631.5983.5445.8610.9154.3816.2272.1
Thefts 120979489208335
per 100,000 3444.32805.92793.52718.4617.32509.11058.0
Auto thefts 3854030
per 100,000 86.1231.4148.6122.20.090.70.0
Arson 0000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.030.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.7) 357.9307.1297.3186.936.9209.263.9

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Crime rate in Morganfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 14 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.47
Kentucky average:

1.96

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Morganfield, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -370 (-9.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Extraction workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Morganfield-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1960, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the Morganfield city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/6/2005, a category F3 tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center killed 24 people and injured 238 people and caused $87 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morganfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.1 miles away from Morganfield center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 78.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from Morganfield center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Earle C. Clements - Kentucky politician, Dwane Casey - Basketball player-coach, Kassie DePaiva - (born 1961), soap opera actress, Ed Johnson (baseball) - Baseball player, Larry Johnson (basketball, born 1954) - Basketball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Morganfield:

  • METHODIST HOSPITAL UNION COUNTY (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 4604 US HIGHWAY 60 WEST)
  • BRECKINRIDGE PLACE (Nursing Home, 170 SYKES BOULEVARD)
  • MEDCO CENTER OF MORGANFIELD (Nursing Home, RT 5 BOX 24A NORTH CARRIER ST)
  • MORGANFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 509 NORTH CARRIER ST.)

Political contributions by individuals in Morganfield, KY

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morganfield:

  • University of Southern Indiana (about 24 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 8,149)
  • University of Evansville (about 29 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 30 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • John A Logan College (about 65 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,443)
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale (about 72 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 16,261)

Public high school in Morganfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Morganfield:

Private elementary/middle school in Morganfield:

  • ST ANN INTERPAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 320 S CHURCH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Morganfield:

  • UNION COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $470,859; Location: 126 SOUTH MORGAN STREET; 36,800 books; 996 audio materials; 400 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Morganfield Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Camp Breckenridge Museum & Art Center (1116 Village Square Road).

Hotel: Hometown Inn (551 USHighway 60 East).

Courts: Union County - Circuit Court Clerk-Drivers License (121 South Morgan Street), Union County - Circuit Court (121 South Morgan Street), Union County - Court Designated Worker Juvenile Services (126 North Court Street), Union County - District Court (121 South Morgan Street).

 
Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 14.4. This is significantly better than average.
City:

14.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.490. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.490
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 15.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.7
U.S.:

14.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.8
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2003 was 14.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.1
U.S.:

11.9

Drinking water stations with addresses in Morganfield and their reported violations in the past:

UNION COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 6540, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between JUL-25-2003 and AUG-21-2003, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-11-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2003)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-11-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-11-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2002)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
MORGANFIELD WATER WORKS (Population served: 6105, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-05-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-28-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2003), St Public Notif received (JAN-01-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and MAR-2003, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-30-2003), St Formal NOV issued (APR-30-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-27-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-27-2005)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Carbon, Total-Organic. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-27-2003), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2004)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.1%
(23.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.0% for Black residents, 48.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 87.8% for American Indian residents, 56.1% for other race residents, 37.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.1%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Morganfield, KY

63 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
60 people in nursing homes in 2000
34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Morganfield compared to Kentucky state average:

Morganfield, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Morganfield (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank of West Kentucky, Inc.: United Community Bank Of West Kentucky, Inc. at 500 North Morgan Street, branch established on 2001/12/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $185.2 mil, Deposits: $152.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Old National Bank: Morganfield Branch at 130 North Morgan Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • Fifth Third Bank: Morganfield Branch at 250 N Morgan Street, branch established on 1974/08/31. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Morganfield travel time to work - commute


Morganfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (54%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Morganfield city (based on Union County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.18%
Here68.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian Church
Adherents46.0%33.7%5.9%5.1%2.5%
Congregations36.4%13.6%11.4%6.8%4.5%
NameChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodChurch of God of ProphecyChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.1%1.1%0.9%
Congregations11.4%2.3%4.5%2.3%6.8%
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: 5
Union County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Union County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Union County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

32.2%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
State:

15.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,841$46,0922$1,698
Other Government Administration 1$4,906$58,8727$1,149
Police Protection - Officers 8$22,545$33,8181$1,049
Firefighters 11$25,034$27,3101$910
Streets and Highways 7$15,558$26,6710$0
Sewerage 3$8,019$32,0762$1,948
Water Supply 10$25,401$30,4813$2,345
Gas Supply 5$15,361$36,8660$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$914
Totals for Government 46$120,665$31,47817$10,013

Morganfield government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $253,000 ($77.92)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $4,797,000 ($1477.36)
    Water Utilities: $1,616,000 ($497.69)
    Police Protection: $835,000 ($257.16)
    Regular Highways: $546,000 ($168.16)
    Sewerage: $522,000 ($160.76)
    Central Staff Services: $440,000 ($135.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $433,000 ($133.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $185,000 ($56.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($5.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($19.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($19.09)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($6.16)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($4.62)
    Gas Utilities: $12,000 ($3.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($1.85)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,632,000 ($502.62)

Morganfield government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $343,000 ($105.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $205,000 ($63.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($1.85)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $181,000 ($55.74)
    Rents: $81,000 ($24.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($9.55)
    Sale of Property: $18,000 ($5.54)
    General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($3.70)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $5,398,000 ($1662.46)
    Water Utilities: $219,000 ($67.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $193,000 ($59.44)
  • Tax - Property: $706,000 ($217.43)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $298,000 ($91.78)
    Public Utilities Sales: $149,000 ($45.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.92)

Morganfield government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,575,000 ($485.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,340,000 ($412.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $235,000 ($72.37)

Morganfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,076,000 ($947.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $554,000 ($170.62)

4.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,332 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

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:
from Henderson County, KY  1.29% ($29,206 average AGI)
from Webster County, KY  0.32% ($27,882)
from Crittenden County, KY  0.27% ($30,571)


6.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,983 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

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:
to Henderson County, KY  1.70% ($33,736 average AGI)
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.45% ($18,083)
to Webster County, KY  0.41% ($29,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morganfield:

  • WMSK (1550 AM; 0 kW; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morganfield:

  • WMSK-FM (95.3 FM; MORGANFIELD, KY; Owner: UNION COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WGBF-FM (103.1 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WYFX (106.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WIKY-FM (104.1 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WABX (107.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WDKS (106.1 FM; NEWBURGH, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morganfield:

  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WIKY-LP (Channel 5; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W56DN (Channel 56; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSN-LP (Channel 63; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: EVANSVILLE LOW POWER PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WAZE-LP (Channel 17; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEOA-LP (Channel 50; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W38BK (Channel 38; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23BV (Channel 23; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: BETHEL SANITARIUM)
  • WJPS-LP (Channel 4; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Morganfield, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 3
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

Morganfield fatal accident list:

Jan 9, 2009 05:36 AM, Us-60, Us-60b, Lat: 37.69193611, Lon: -87.88817778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 9, 1984 03:00 PM, 56, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 25, 1978 08:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Morganfield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Morganfield, KY)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Morganfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1619R , Serial Number: AA1B-0519, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmie R Horne, Rt 5 Box 124, Morganfield, KY 42437
  • Aircraft: SPRAGUE JOSEPH W VANS RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43530 , Serial Number: 2933, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph W Sprague, 1067 Sr 56 E, Morganfield, KY 42437
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520-C (340 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6777R , Serial Number: T210-0177, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1966
    Registrant (Individual): James K Waller, 331 S Morgan St, Morganfield, KY 42437


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 9

Incident types - Morganfield


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morganfield, KY
Businesses in Morganfield, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1
McDonald's1

Morganfield on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Florists"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #41 (42437) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other West Indian first ancestries"
  • #88 (42437) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
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