Living in Morehead, KY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Morehead SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
9

Morehead, KY Crime Report

173
Total Crimes
2,198.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
-14.40%
Below National Average

Morehead, KY Cost Of Living

92
Morehead's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

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
7,674
Unemployment
3.1%
Poverty
29.7%
Median Home
$184,100
Median Income
$39,023
Median Rent
$619

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Rankings for Morehead in Kentucky

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Map Of Morehead, KY

Population over time in Morehead

Year Population % Change
2017 7,674 0.1%
2016 7,663 0.6%
2015 7,615 9.8%
2014 6,938 0.6%
2013 6,896 0.1%
2012 6,886 -0.2%
2011 6,898 -0.6%
2010 6,940 -0.6%
2009 6,981 -
Crime/100k Morehead KY USA
Violent Crime 50.8 211.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 5.5 5.0
Robbery 0.0 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 38.1 113.2 246.8
Property Crime 2147.7 1962.6 2199.5
Burglary 190.6 384.7 376.0
Larceny 1817.3 1348.2 1594.6
Car Theft 139.8 229.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Morehead

White
88.3% (6,779)
African American
3.6% (273)
American Indian
0.6% (45)
Asian
2.3% (175)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.0% (153)
Hispanic
3.2% (249)
Race Morehead KY USA
White 88.3% 84.8% 61.1%
African American 3.6% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.3% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.2% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Morehead, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
18.1% (138,897)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.8% (67,443)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.1% (115,565)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.6% (35,362)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (115,565)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.0% (138,168)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (69,631)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.9% (37,549)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (6,197)
$200,000 or more
5.6% (43,018)
Income Morehead KY USA
Less than $10,000 18.1% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.8% 6.1% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.1% 11.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.6% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.0% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 11.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.9% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 3.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 5.6% 3.5% 7.0%

Gender in Morehead

Female
56.4% (4,326)
Male
43.6% (3,347)
Gender Morehead KY USA
Female 56.4% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 43.6% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Morehead for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (460)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (613)
High School / GED
19.0% (1,458)
Some College
23.0% (1,765)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (767)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (920)
Master's Degree
10.0% (767)
Professional Degree
6.0% (460)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (460)
Education Morehead KY USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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