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Morgan County, Missouri (MO)

County population in 2019: 20,378 (all rural); it was 19,309 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,710
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,992
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,506
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,748 (it was 1,344 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

31%

Land area: 597 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Morgan County: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (16.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.4%), Educational, health and social services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 8%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Morgan County, MO (2019)
    • 19,09898.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4752.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3241.7%Two or more races
    • 1800.9%Asian alone
    • 1780.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 740.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years
Males: 9,999  (49.1%)
Females: 10,379  (50.9%)
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Average household size:
Morgan County:

2.0 people
Missouri:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,372 ($30,659 in 1999)
This county:

$40,372
Missouri:

$57,409

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $328, upper quartile is $542)
This county:

$437
State:

$659


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $133,588 (it was $76,100 in 2000)
Morgan:

$133,588
Missouri:

$168,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,641 - $241,734
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $974
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $358

Institutionalized population: 295

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 77
  • Burglaries: 171
  • Thefts: 239
  • Auto thefts: 12
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $301,900
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2018: 2 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2019: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Morgan, MO residents
Average permit cost in Morgan, MO
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,078 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $915 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Morgan, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Morgan, MO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Morgan, MO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 22.1%
Morgan County:

22.1%
Missouri:

12.9%
(22.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 129.6% for American Indian residents, 3.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 46.4 years old
(Males: 46.2 years old, Females: 46.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.1 years old, Black residents: 32.8 years old, American Indian residents: 46.1 years old, Asian residents: 25.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.7 years old, Other race residents: 48.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morgan County is $392 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $471 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $640 a month.

Cities in this county include: Versailles, Stover, Laurie, Gravois Mills, Barnett, Syracuse.

Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Gibson County, Indiana , Knox County, Indiana , Miller County , Warren County , Manassas Park city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Missouri:

3.9%

Unemployment by year in Morgan, MO
County total employment by year in Morgan, MO
County average yearly wages by year in Morgan, MO

Current college students: 385
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 121 (55.8% naturalized citizens)

Morgan County:

0.6%
Whole state:

4.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 332010 or later
  • 202000 to 2009
  • 41990 to 1999
  • 201980 to 1989
  • 81970 to 1979
  • 63Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.1%

Morgan County marital status for males Morgan County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,951
  • One, attached: 121
  • Two: 79
  • 3 or 4: 219
  • 5 to 9: 203
  • 10 to 19: 134
  • 20 to 49: 123
  • 50 or more: 101
  • Mobile homes: 2,751
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 34

Housing units in Morgan County with a mortgage: 2,997 (38 second mortgage, 99 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,315

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

60.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Morgan County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,88735
Mainline Protestant2,11714
Catholic1,2782
Other11
None11,282-
Morgan County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Morgan County:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Morgan County:

7.69 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Morgan County:

9.5%
Missouri:

8.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

27.6%
State:

29.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Morgan County:

Average size of farms: 239 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $87,626
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $80.47
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.78%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.50%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,750
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.19%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.38%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $44,054
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.23%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 23.16
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.62%
Corn for grain: 9422 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3176 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12754 harvested acres
Vegetables: 133 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 56 acres

Earthquake activity:

Morgan County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 460% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from Morgan County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 292.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 268.9 miles away from the county 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 199.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 207.5 miles away from Morgan County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 268.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Missouri Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4490, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2017 - May 11, 2017, FEMA Id: 4317, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4250: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4250, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 22, 2015 to January 09, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3374: January 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 3374, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 15, 2015 to July 27, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4238: August 07, 2015, FEMA Id: 4238, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1961: March 23, 2011, FEMA Id: 1961, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 31, 2011 to February 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3317: February 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 3317, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009, Emergency Declared EM-3303: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 3303, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Missouri Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1773: June 25, 2008, FEMA Id: 1773, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Missouri Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 08, 2007 to December 15, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3281: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3281, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Morgan

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,748 (71.0%)
  • Carpooled: 855 (12.8%)
  • Bus: 25 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 189 (2.8%)
  • Bicycle: 72 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 234 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 585 (8.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (24%)
  • Thailand (21%)
  • Germany (12%)
  • England (5%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • Romania (3%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Morgan County


  • American (25%)
  • German (20%)
  • English (5%)
  • Swiss (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Morgan County, Missouri in 2000:

  • 140 people in nursing homes
  • 123 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

People in group quarters in Morgan County, Missouri in 2010:

  • 216 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 78 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,294.

8.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.03%
Missouri average:

7.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.01% relocated from other counties in Missouri ($25,846 average AGI)
2.02% relocated from other states ($11,098 average AGI)
Morgan County:

2.02%
Missouri average:

2.68%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Miller County, MO  1.05% ($25,041 average AGI)
from Camden County, MO  0.97% ($27,618)
from Pettis County, MO  0.47% ($27,636)
from Moniteau County, MO  0.41% ($32,103)
from Cole County, MO  0.31% ($33,727)


7.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.42%
Missouri average:

7.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.75% relocated to other counties in Missouri ($27,328 average AGI)
1.68% relocated to other states ($8,913 average AGI)
Morgan County:

1.68%
Missouri average:

2.80%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Camden County, MO  1.18% ($45,976 average AGI)
to Miller County, MO  0.83% ($29,672)
to Moniteau County, MO  0.62% ($34,651)
to Pettis County, MO  0.37% ($21,462)
to Cole County, MO  0.34% ($28,875)
to Jackson County, MO  0.29% ($41,150)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Morgan County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 14.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Morgan County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Morgan County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 19.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morgan County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Morgan County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,039 (4,102 aged, 937 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 690 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Morgan County, Missouri in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (593)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (460)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (340)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (296)
  • Unspecified dementia (127)
  • Congestive heart failure (77)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (73)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (55)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (54)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (32)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,189
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,238

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 34

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,378
  • Male householders: 4,031 (1,239 living alone), Female householders: 3,694 (1,176 living alone)
  • 4,087 spouses (4,019 opposite-sex spouses), 339 unmarried partners, (318 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,916 children (5,307 natural, 260 adopted, 353 stepchildren), 386 grandchildren, 392 brothers or sisters, 331 parents, 2 foster children, 184 other relatives, 552 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 396

Size of family households: 3,013 2-persons, 613 3-persons, 569 4-persons, 393 5-persons, 109 6-persons, 271 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,411 1-person, 356 2-persons, 24 3-persons.

3,139 married couples with children.
942 single-parent households (121 men, 821 women).

91.1% of residents of Morgan speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (86% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
7.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 56% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $118,686,000 ($5,857 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,159,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $68,590,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,930,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,266,000
Federal grants: $16,673,000
Federal procurement contracts: $720,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,508,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,326,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,476,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,810,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,228
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,377
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +33
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,270
Here:

+62 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Morgan County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.60 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built in Morgan County, Missouri
  • Year house built in Morgan County, Missouri
  • 3442014 or later
  • 1812010 to 2013
  • 2,2352000 to 2009
  • 2,3271990 to 1999
  • 2,8301980 to 1989
  • 3,2321970 to 1979
  • 1,9511960 to 1969
  • 1,3091950 to 1959
  • 5041940 to 1949
  • 7181939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Morgan County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morgan County, Missouri
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morgan County, Missouri
  • 381 room
  • 1022 rooms
  • 3553 rooms
  • 7434 rooms
  • 1,4725 rooms
  • 1,0666 rooms
  • 1,0367 rooms
  • 5678 rooms
  • 8939+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgan County, Missouri
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgan County, Missouri
  • 571 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 2423 rooms
  • 3874 rooms
  • 2765 rooms
  • 1436 rooms
  • 1377 rooms
  • 1078 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morgan County, Missouri
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morgan County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morgan County, Missouri
  • 55no bedroom
  • 1821 bedroom
  • 1,6572 bedrooms
  • 3,1483 bedrooms
  • 9714 bedrooms
  • 2635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgan County, Missouri
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morgan County, Missouri
  • 57no bedroom
  • 3281 bedroom
  • 5172 bedrooms
  • 3463 bedrooms
  • 1704 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County, Missouri in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 425no vehicle
  • 1,4601 vehicle
  • 2,5592 vehicles
  • 1,2753 vehicles
  • 3264 vehicles
  • 2135+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morgan County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 367no vehicle
  • 5421 vehicle
  • 4482 vehicles
  • 473 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.7% of Morgan County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Missouri.

Morgan County:

89.7%
State average:

84.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,070
  • Other state: 6,986
  • Northeast: 750
  • Midwest: 3,399
  • South: 1,458
  • West: 1,384
Year householders moved into unit in Morgan County, MO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morgan County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.2%Electricity
  • 20.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Wood
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.7%Electricity
  • 11.1%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Wood
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 705
Here:

35.6%
Missouri:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 148
Here:

16.7%
Missouri:

11.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

12.3%
Missouri:

26.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Morgan County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $781,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $235,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,483,000
    Regular Highways: $2,428,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,375,000
    Financial Administration: $757,000
    General - Other: $603,000
    Central Staff Services: $511,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $443,000
    General Public Buildings: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $70,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $397,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,168,000
    Special Assessments: $440,000
    Interest Earnings: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $377,000
    General - Other: $184,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,431,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,200,000
    Other: $124,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,095,000
    Property: $930,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $504,000

Morgan County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $781,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $235,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,483,000
    Regular Highways: $2,428,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,375,000
    Financial Administration: $757,000
    General - Other: $603,000
    Central Staff Services: $511,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $443,000
    General Public Buildings: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $70,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $397,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,168,000
    Special Assessments: $440,000
    Interest Earnings: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $377,000
    General - Other: $184,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,431,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,200,000
    Other: $124,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,095,000
    Property: $930,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $504,000

Morgan County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $781,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $235,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,483,000
    Regular Highways: $2,428,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,375,000
    Financial Administration: $757,000
    General - Other: $603,000
    Central Staff Services: $511,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $443,000
    General Public Buildings: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $70,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $397,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,168,000
    Special Assessments: $440,000
    Interest Earnings: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $377,000
    General - Other: $184,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,431,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,200,000
    Other: $124,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,095,000
    Property: $930,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $504,000

Morgan County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $781,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $235,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,483,000
    Regular Highways: $2,428,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,375,000
    Financial Administration: $757,000
    General - Other: $603,000
    Central Staff Services: $511,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $443,000
    General Public Buildings: $111,000
    Corrections - Other: $70,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $42,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $18,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $443,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $397,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,168,000
    Special Assessments: $440,000
    Interest Earnings: $109,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $377,000
    General - Other: $184,000
    Correctional Institutions: $89,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,431,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,200,000
    Other: $124,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,095,000
    Property: $930,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $26,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $504,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 480
  • Number of aged recipients: 29
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 451
  • Number of recipients under 18: 55
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 359
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 66
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 198
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 237
Most common first names in Morgan County, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William15175.8 years
John14273.6 years
Charles12877.3 years
Mary12280.6 years
James11572.7 years
Robert10371.3 years
George8676.3 years
Ruth5677.6 years
Helen5679.6 years
Henry4979.9 years
Most common last names in Morgan County, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Marriott5175.8 years
Smith5075.2 years
Williams4877.3 years
Johnson4474.7 years
Wilson4374.6 years
Jones4075.6 years
Taylor3977.8 years
Campbell3577.9 years
Miller3473.9 years
Brown3275.7 years
Businesses in Morgan County, MO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Pizza Hut1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In2
H&R Block1Subway1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul3
McDonald's1Walmart1
New Balance1