Morehead, Kentucky Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Morehead is 7,674, a change of 11.28% when compared to 2014. With an area of 9.59 square miles, this works out to a population density of 800.24 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 2,105, with an average household size of 2.3.
Morehead's 2018 unemployment rate was 3.12%.
The average household income in Morehead for 2018 was $55,106, while the median was $39,023.

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Morehead Fertility Rate

39 estimated births

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Morehead Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,121

Morehead Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $619

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Morehead Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Morehead city, Kentucky 6,896
2015 Morehead city, Kentucky 6,938
2016 Morehead city, Kentucky 7,615
2017 Morehead city, Kentucky 7,663
2018 Morehead city, Kentucky 7,674