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Morgantown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Morgantown Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Berks County at latitude 40.1551 and longitude -75.8899. Berks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 600 feet.

The formal official name is the Morgantown Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Morgantown, Pennsylvania.

The U5 Census Class Code for Morgantown indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Morgantown Census Designated Place, PA Boundary Map

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Morgantown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 852
Population in Households 829
Population in Familes 680
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 906
Diversity Index2 22
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 353
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 238
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $209,821
Average Home Value $246,250
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,284
Average Household Income $77,194
Per Capita Income $30,422
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.73% 0.6%
Households 0.68% 0.56%
Families 1.54% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1066 40th
Population Density1 # 1128 36th
Diversity Index2 # 452 74th
Median Household Income # 227 87th
Per Capita Income # 316 82nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.