Morehead SnackAbility

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

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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
7,663
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
34.3%
Median Home
$170,500
Median Income
$39,091
Median Rent
$602

Rankings for Morehead in Kentucky

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Map Of Morehead, KY

Population over time in Morehead

Year Population % Change
2017 7,663 0.6%
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
88.7% (6,799)
African American
3.5% (268)
American Indian
0.3% (21)
Asian
2.1% (159)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.2% (91)
Hispanic
4.2% (325)
Race Morehead KY USA
White 88.7% 85.1% 61.5%
African American 3.5% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 4.2% 3.4% 17.6%

Household Income For Morehead, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
21.4% (163,988)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (51,342)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.0% (114,945)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.3% (40,613)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.5% (111,113)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.9% (121,841)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (72,798)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.4% (49,043)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.4% (10,728)
$200,000 or more
4.0% (30,652)
Income Morehead KY USA
Less than $10,000 21.4% 9.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.0% 12.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.3% 10.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.5% 14.4% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.9% 17.8% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 11.3% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.4% 11.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.4% 3.5% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 4.0% 3.2% 6.3%

Gender in Morehead

Female
55.6% (4,257)
Male
44.4% (3,405)
Gender Morehead KY USA
Female 55.6% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 44.4% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Morehead for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.2% (629)
9-12th Grade
11.9% (912)
High School / GED
16.4% (1,256)
Some College
19.1% (1,463)
Associate's Degree
8.1% (621)
Bachelor's Degree
10.4% (793)
Master's Degree
12.2% (937)
Professional Degree
6.9% (530)
Doctorate Degree
6.7% (515)
Education Morehead KY USA
< 9th Grade 8.2% 6.1% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 11.9% 8.7% 7.2%
High School / GED 16.4% 33.1% 27.3%
Some College 19.1% 20.9% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.1% 8.0% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.4% 13.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 12.2% 6.9% 8.4%
Professional Degree 6.9% 1.7% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.7% 1.0% 1.4%

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