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Population (year 2000): 12,703. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,930 (-6.1% change)
Males: 6,120 (48.2%), Females: 6,583 (51.8%)

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Median resident age: 36.3 years
Median household income: $28,324 (year 2000)
Median house value: $76,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Morgan City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.4%)
  • Black (23.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Vietnamese (0.7%)

Ancestries: French (28.2%), United States (12.4%), Irish (7.7%), German (7.1%), Italian (6.7%), French Canadian (6.2%).City, Louisiana

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 5.9 square miles

Morgan

For population 25 years and over in Morgan City

  • High school or higher: 68.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morgan City city

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

2.1% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -1,938 (-13.2%).


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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (287.6 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (2.1 miles Berwick, Vista, LA (5.0 miles Bayou LA (6.7 miles Amelia, LA (7.5 miles Patterson, Part, LA (18.0 miles Pierre LA (18.3 miles Supreme, LA (19.0 miles Labadieville, LA (20.1 miles Napoleonville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 5 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $84,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000

Latitude: 29.70 N, Longitude: 91.20 W

Area code: 985


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (15.1%), Retail trade (12.9%), Manufacturing (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,555 (+20.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,142 (59.5%)


 

Crime in Morgan City by Year

Type 1999 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 7.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 4 11 6
    per 100,000 63.0 31.5 86.6 47.2
Robberies 18 22 15 21
    per 100,000 141.7 173.2 118.1 165.3
Assaults 60 73 48 62
    per 100,000 472.3 574.7 377.9 488.1
Burglaries 123 135 108 84
    per 100,000 968.3 1062.7 850.2 661.3
Thefts 586 464 552 433
    per 100,000 4613.1 3652.7 4345.4 3408.6
Auto thefts 37 39 41 29
    per 100,000 291.3 307.0 322.8 228.3
445.6 424.5 404.8 367.0

Average climate in Morgan City, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Morgan

Morgan City-area historical tornado activity is below Louisiana state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/17/1970, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Morgan City city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/25/1969, a category 3 tornado 31.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: LeLan Smith - College basketball player (Nicholls State Colonels).

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


Hospital/medical center in Morgan City:
  • TECHE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (1125 MARGUERITE STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Morgan City:
  • ASSUMPTION COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; NAPOLEONVILLE, LA)
  • FRANKLIN FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; FRANKLIN, LA)
  • THIBODAUX REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; THIBODAUX, LA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Morgan City:
  • ACADIANA REGIONAL (about 53 miles; NEW IBERIA, LA; ID: ARA)
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 57 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
  • LAFAYETTE REGIONAL (about 65 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; ID: LFT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Morgan City:
  • HARRY P WILLIAMS MEMORIAL (about 10 miles; PATTERSON, LA; ID: PTN)
  • THIBODAUX MUNICIPAL (about 27 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; ID: L83)
  • LE MAIRE MEML (about 34 miles; JEANERETTE, LA; ID: 2R1)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 16 $32,132 $24,099 1 $1,001
Other and Unallocable 20 $41,516 $24,909 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $3,358 $20,148 4 $2,841
Parks and Recreation 17 $35,818 $25,283 14 $8,420
Financial Administration 9 $23,336 $31,114 1 $675
Solid Waste Management 10 $19,844 $23,812 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,316 $15,792 0 $0
Electric Power 9 $29,740 $39,653 0 $0
Water Supply 11 $24,382 $26,598 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 8 $14,798 $22,197 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 54 $132,432 $29,429 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $4,854 $19,416 0 $0
Firefighters 33 $80,316 $29,205 0 $0
Sewerage 7 $19,316 $33,113 1 $680
Streets and Highways 17 $34,772 $24,544 1 $1,189
Gas Supply 2 $3,776 $22,656 0 $0
Totals for Government 219 $501,706 $27,490 22 $14,805
College/University in Morgan City:
  • LOUISIANA TECH COLLEGE-YOUNG MEMORIAL CAMPUS (Full-time enrollment: 528; Location: 900 YOUNGS RD; Public; Website: www.youngmemorial.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morgan City:
  • NICHOLLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; THIBODAUX, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,244)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIV & AG & MECH & HEBERT LAWS CTR (about 49 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 28,696)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A & M COLLEGE (about 57 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 8,399)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE (about 68 miles; LAFAYETTE, LA; FT enrollment: 13,673)
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; HAMMOND, LA; FT enrollment: 12,549)
  • TULANE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 77 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 10,230)
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS (about 77 miles; NEW ORLEANS, LA; FT enrollment: 4,399)
Public high school in Morgan City:
  • MORGAN CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 740; Location: 2400 TIGER DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
Private high school in Morgan City:
  • CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 2100 CEDAR STREET UNIT 1; Grades: 7 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Morgan City:
  • MORGAN CITY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 911 MARGUERITE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BAYOU VISTA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 453; Location: 1155 DELMAR STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WYANDOTTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 300; Location: 2 GLENWOOD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • JULIA B. MAITLAND SCHOOL (Students: 252; Location: 1907 FEDERAL AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • M.E. NORMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 249; Location: 900 SPRUCE STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BAYOU L'OURSE PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 216 LARK DRIVE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • M.D. SHANNON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 183; Location: 409 BRASHEAR AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • STEPHENSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 171; Location: 3243 HIGHWAY 70; Grades: PK - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Morgan City:
  • HOLY CROSS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 403; Location: 2100 CEDAR STREET UNIT 2; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Morgan City:
  • MORGAN CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $144,287; Location: 220 EVERETT STREET; 38,593 books; 548 audio materials; 248 video materials; 175 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Morgan City: Morgan City Public Library (A), Morgan City City Hall (B).

Shopping Centers: Guarisco Evans Shopping Center (1), East Gate Shopping Center (2), Saint Mary Plaza Shopping Center (3), Inglewood Mall Shopping Center (4), Colonial Plaza Shopping Center (5).

Church in Morgan City: Atkinson Memorial Presbyterian Church (A).

Cemetery: Morgan City Cemetery (1).

Parks in Morgan City include: Jimmy Magee Park (1), Lake End Park (2), Lawrence Park (3), M E Norman Park (4), Morgan City Historic District (5), Morgan City Stadium (6), Willie Evans Park (7), Benny Spinella Park (8), Young Memorial Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Morgan City compared to Louisiana state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Morgan City:
  • KMRC (1430 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: SPOTLIGHT BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTIB (640 AM; 5 kW; THIBODAUX, LA; Owner: LA TERR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFNO (830 AM; 5 kW; NORCO, LA; Owner: WFNO, L.L.C.)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBRH (1260 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD)
  • KDYS (1520 AM; 10 kW; LAFAYETTE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Strongest FM radio stations in Morgan City:
  • KBZE (105.9 FM; BERWICK, LA; Owner: HUBCAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQKI-FM (95.3 FM; BAYOU VISTA, LA; Owner: TECHE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSTE-FM (104.1 FM; HOUMA, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKW-FM (92.3 FM; LAPLACE, LA; Owner: 222 CORPORATION)
  • KBZZ-FM (96.7 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF HOUMA, LLC)
  • WYPY (100.7 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • WFMF (102.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYNK-FM (101.5 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGL (98.1 FM; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • KNXX (104.9 FM; DONALDSONVILLE, LA; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF BATON ROUGE, LLC)
  • K215DW (90.9 FM; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Morgan City:
  • KWBJ-LP (Channel 39; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: PRICE MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KJUN-CA (Channel 7; MORGAN CITY, LA; Owner: FOLSE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WBRZ-TV (Channel 2; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TELEVISION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGMB (Channel 44; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF BATON ROUGE LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAFB (Channel 9; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: WAFB, L.L.C)
  • WVLA (Channel 33; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF BATON ROUGE LIC. CORP.)
  • K58GB (Channel 58; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTNO-LP (Channel 36; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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