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Morgantown, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Morgantown Census Designated Place had a population of 875 as of July 1, 2019. 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 40.1551 and longitude -75.8899 in Berks County. The formal boundaries for the Morgantown Census Designated Place 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.


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Morgantown, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Morgantown, PA Housing Affordability Index is 165
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Morgantown, PA Wealth Index is 79
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 875
Population in Households 853
Population in Familes 695
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density 927
Diversity Index1 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,704
Average Household Income $82,999
Per Capita Income $32,066
Wealth Index3 79

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Housing Affordability Index2 165
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 361
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 242
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.62% 0.48%
Households 0.55% 0.44%
Families 0.89% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

Morgantown, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morgantown to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1038 41st
Population Density # 1108 37th
Diversity Index # 417 76th
Median Household Income # 370 79th
Per Capita Income # 502 72nd

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