Morgantown, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Morgantown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Morgantown Census Designated Place had a population of 869 as of July 1, 2016. Morgantown ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morgantown is located at latitude 40.1537 and longitude -75.8904 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Morgantown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Morgantown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2631287) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Morgantown Census Designated Place is located within Township of Caernarvon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Berks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morgantown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Morgantown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 869
Population in Households 846
Population in Familes 692
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 921
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 358
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 264 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 0.6%)
Median Home Value $222,569
Average Home Value $242,586


Median Household Income $59,262
Average Household Income $73,784
Per Capita Income $29,383
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.59%
Households 0.69% 0.55%
Families 1.32% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Morgantown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morgantown to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1049 41st
Population Density1 # 1115 37th
Diversity Index2 # 443 75th
Median Household Income # 393 78th
Per Capita Income # 453 74th

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