Morganfield, Kentucky

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Population in 2019: 3,366 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 
Males: 1,414  (42.0%)
Females: 1,952  (58.0%)
Median resident age:

41.3 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 42437.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $39,517 (it was $38,676 in 2000)
Morganfield:

$39,517
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,213 (it was $19,251 in 2000)

Morganfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $89,299 (it was $61,300 in 2000)
Morganfield:

$89,299
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $108,357; detached houses: $109,521; mobile homes: $21,697

Median gross rent in 2019: $623.

March 2019 cost of living index in Morganfield: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.1%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Black residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Morganfield, KY (2019)
    • 2,68978.3%White alone
    • 58617.1%Black alone
    • 1033.0%Two or more races
    • 521.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Morganfield, Kentucky as of September 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Morganfield is 200 to 1.


Crime rates in Morganfield by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(28.9)
3
(89.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(86.8)
2
(59.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.3)
1
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(231.4)
7
(208.0)
3
(91.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(90.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(123.4)
1
(28.1)
3
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
34
(983.5)
15
(445.8)
20
(610.9)
5
(154.3)
27
(816.2)
9
(272.1)
5
(154.2)
10
(281.3)
8
(221.7)
8
(223.3)
6
(169.4)
11
(318.5)
12
(354.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
97
(2,806)
94
(2,793)
89
(2,718)
20
(617.3)
83
(2,509)
35
(1,058)
24
(740.3)
29
(815.8)
23
(637.5)
17
(474.6)
7
(197.7)
12
(347.4)
35
(1,033)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(231.4)
5
(148.6)
4
(122.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(90.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.8)
1
(28.1)
2
(55.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.5)
1
(29.0)
2
(59.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index295.1285.6179.635.5201.061.467.677.192.634.6137.238.585.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Morganfield, KY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Kentucky average:

1.63
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Ancestries: American (32.0%), European (10.3%), English (7.6%), German (6.9%), Irish (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/16/1870

Elevation: 437 feet

Land area: 2.09 square miles.

Population density: 1,610 people per square mile   (low).

Morganfield, Kentucky map

60 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Kentucky:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,024 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $726 (1.1%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Metropolitan Government, TN (123.2 miles , pop. 569,891).

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 )

Latitude: 37.68 N, Longitude: 87.91 W

Area code: 270

Distribution of median household income in Morganfield, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Morganfield, KY in 2019
Morganfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $29,700
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $29,700
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $74,400
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $209,400
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $205,600
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $209,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Morganfield, KY residents
Average permit cost in Morganfield, KY
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.2%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Historical population in Morganfield, KY
Historical housing units in Morganfield, KY
Most common industries in Morganfield, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (12.7%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (12.9%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (9.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Morganfield, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Extraction workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Extraction workers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (9.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)

Average climate in Morganfield, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Morganfield, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.9. This is better than average.

City:

53.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 16.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 0.883. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.883
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Morganfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 58% 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 239% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from Morganfield center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from Morganfield center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) 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 Morganfield 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.9 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 (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morganfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Morganfield:

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

Heliports located in Morganfield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morganfield:

  • University of Southern Indiana (about 24 miles; Evansville, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,532)
  • University of Evansville (about 29 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 32 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 52 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • Hopkinsville Community College (about 60 miles; Hopkinsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,269)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)

Public high schools in Morganfield:

  • UNION COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 733, Location: 4464 US HWY 60W, Grades: 9-12)
  • UNION COUNTY LEARNING ACADEMY (Location: 4464 US HWY 60W, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Morganfield:

Private elementary/middle school in Morganfield:

  • ST ANN INTERPAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 219, Location: 320 S CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Morganfield

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)

Points of interest:

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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 US Highway 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).

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.

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

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

UNION COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 6,590, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-23-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2014)
  • One regular monitoring violation
MORGANFIELD WATER WORKS (Population served: 5,495, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Morganfield:

Marital status in Morganfield, KY
  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in Morganfield:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Kentucky average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Morganfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Morganfield, KY (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,56126
Catholic3,1596
Mainline Protestant7859
Black Protestant833
Other1-
None5,418-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Here:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Union County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

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

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.2%
State:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
State:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.1%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Morganfield:

19.4%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Morganfield:

11.8%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.8%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Morganfield:

52.6%
Kentucky:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.7%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Morganfield, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 11$41,265$45,0160$0
Other and Unallocable 8$22,451$33,6771$1,329
Streets and Highways 8$25,064$37,5960$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$28,232$48,3980$0
Firefighters 5$20,781$49,8740$0
Sewerage 4$12,827$38,4811$1,275
Gas Supply 4$13,321$39,9630$0
Financial Administration 4$14,256$42,7680$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,427$29,1240$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$6,490
Totals for Government 52$180,624$41,68210$9,094

Morganfield government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,973,000 ($883.24)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($11.29)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $1,851,000 ($549.91)
    Water Utilities: $1,724,000 ($512.18)
    Sewerage: $1,050,000 ($311.94)
    Police Protection: $755,000 ($224.30)
    Regular Highways: $643,000 ($191.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $420,000 ($124.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $270,000 ($80.21)
    Central Staff Services: $250,000 ($74.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($10.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($18.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $55,000 ($16.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $467,000 ($138.74)
    Sewerage: $287,000 ($85.26)
    Water Utilities: $222,000 ($65.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $95,000 ($28.22)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($13.37)
    Gas Utilities: $14,000 ($4.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($2.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,337,000 ($694.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $78,000 ($23.17)

Morganfield government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $920,000 ($273.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $307,000 ($91.21)
    Other: $96,000 ($28.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($3.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,057,000 ($314.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $233,000 ($69.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $265,000 ($78.73)
    Rents: $156,000 ($46.35)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($0.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($0.59)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,979,000 ($885.03)
    Water Utilities: $1,935,000 ($574.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $268,000 ($79.62)
  • Tax - Property: $1,013,000 ($300.95)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $348,000 ($103.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $218,000 ($64.77)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($1.78)

Morganfield government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,875,000 ($1745.40)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,256,000 ($967.32)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,690,000 ($799.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,000 ($21.39)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $712,000 ($211.53)

Morganfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,343,000 ($398.99)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,000 ($1.19)

5.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Henderson County, KY  1.67% ($35,735 average AGI)
to Vanderburgh County, IN  0.44% ($23,182)
to Crittenden County, KY  0.44% ($28,227)
Businesses in Morganfield, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1Subway1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1
McDonald's1

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.)
Morganfield fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Morganfield fatal accident list:

Mar 23, 2017 11:08 PM, Us-60, Lat: 37.697667, Lon: -87.854164, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 26, 2015 06:10 PM, Us-60 Bypass, Sr-2091, Lat: 37.679978, Lon: -87.895036, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 2009 05:36 AM, Us-60, Us-60b, Lat: 37.691936, Lon: -87.888178, 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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.0mTotal length
  • $2,413,000Total costs
  • 28,125Total average daily traffic
  • 2,885Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,835Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Morganfield, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Morganfield, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11305, N11305, N-11305, Serial Number: 15075314, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Elizabeth M Logsdon, 520 W Main St, Morganfield, KY 42437
  • 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, N1619R, N-1619R, Serial Number: AA1B-0519, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Jimmie R Horne, 2173 Boxville Rd, Morganfield, KY 42437
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360-ES (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 218DF, N218DF, N-218DF, Serial Number: 1688, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 01/12/2017
    Registrant (Corporation): Huff Technologies, 135 Industrial Rd, 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, N43530, N-43530, Serial Number: 2933, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 12/10/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 03/24/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph W Sprague, 1067 Sr 56 E, Morganfield, KY 42437
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6219K, N6219K, N-6219K, Serial Number: 15077594, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 05/29/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory A Yager, 225 N Casey St, Morganfield, KY 42437
  • Aircraft: VANS AIRCRAFT INC RV-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 628GK, N628GK, N-628GK, Serial Number: 120686, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 07/16/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph W Sprague, 1067 State Route 56 E, Morganfield, KY 42437

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 25. The highest number of fire incidents - 44 took place in 2017, and the least - 10 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Morganfield, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (42.7%), and Outside Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Morganfield, KY
    • 18142.7%Structure Fires
    • 14033.0%Outside Fires
    • 5913.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 4410.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morganfield, KY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Morganfield, KY
  • 61.8%Utility gas
  • 38.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Morganfield, KY
  • 62.3%Utility gas
  • 36.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Morganfield compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2021.