Morehead SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
7
Education
7
Commute
9.5

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Morehead, Kentucky Info Snack

Morehead is a home rule-class city located along US 60 (the historic Midland Trail) and Interstate 64 in Rowan County, Kentucky, in the United States. It is the seat of its county. The population was 6,845 at the time of the 2010 U.S. census.
Population
7,615
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
29.2%
Median Home
$167,100
Median Income
$36,250
Median Rent
$548

Rankings for Morehead in Kentucky

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Map Of Morehead, KY

Population over time in Morehead

Year Population % Change
2016 7,615 9.8%
2015 6,938 0.6%
2014 6,896 0.1%
2013 6,886 -0.2%
2012 6,898 -0.6%
2011 6,940 -0.6%
2010 6,981 -

Crime in Morehead Per 100k

Crime Morehead KY USA
Violent Crime 50.5 225.8 382.9
Murder 0.0 5.9 5.3
Robbery 0.0 66.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 0.0 116.2 248.9
Property Crime 1895.1 2129.1 2362.0
Burglary 227.4 453.4 430.4
Larceny 1591.9 1445.7 1694.0
Car Theft 75.8 230.0 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Morehead

White
88.8% (6,760)
African American
3.1% (239)
American Indian
0.4% (31)
Asian
0.8% (61)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.4% (109)
Hispanic
5.4% (415)
Race Morehead KY USA
White 88.8% 85.4% 60.6%
African American 3.1% 7.8% 10.4%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 1.3% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.4% 1.8% 2.5%
Hispanic 5.4% 3.3% 17.3%

Household Income For Morehead, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
26.9% (2,048)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (464)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.3% (784)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.5% (418)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.8% (1,279)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.9% (1,058)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (692)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.6% (502)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (197)
$200,000 or more
2.3% (175)
Income Morehead KY USA
Less than $10,000 26.9% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 6.7% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.3% 12.4% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.5% 11.2% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.8% 14.4% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.9% 17.8% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 11.1% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.6% 10.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 3.1% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 2.3% 2.9% 5.7%

Gender in Morehead

Female
52.8% (4,021)
Male
47.2% (3,593)
Gender Morehead KY USA
Female 52.8% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.2% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Morehead for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.1% (695)
9-12th Grade
12.2% (932)
High School / GED
24.5% (1,865)
Some College
14.9% (1,131)
Associate's Degree
6.6% (501)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (531)
Master's Degree
14.5% (1,101)
Professional Degree
4.6% (353)
Doctorate Degree
6.6% (503)
Education Morehead KY USA
< 9th Grade 9.1% 6.4% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 12.2% 8.9% 7.4%
High School / GED 24.5% 33.3% 27.5%
Some College 14.9% 20.8% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.6% 7.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 13.4% 18.8%
Master's Degree 14.5% 6.7% 8.2%
Professional Degree 4.6% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.6% 0.9% 1.3%

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