Morgan County is located in east central Kentucky. The County Seat is West Liberty and the largest city is West Liberty. The Official Web Site is located at http://morgancounty.ky.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 13,303 and the 2010 census population was 13,923. The land area is 381.13 square miles and there are 36.5 persons per square mile.
94.4% of the population is White, 4.2% is Black or African American, 0.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 70.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $74,500, there are 4,697 households, an average of 2.54 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,233, the median household income is $30,658, and 28.9% of the persons in Morgan County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,107. Retail sales (in $1000) were $88,058, and sales per capita were $6,175.
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