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Morgan City is in Saint Mary Parish.

The latitude of Morgan City is 29.699N. The longitude is -91.206W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,282.


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Median household income
Local
$28,324
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Morgan City demographic reports
Morgan City is on Berwick Bay.
19th-century railroad town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 74. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 2006 movie, "All the King's Men"
Local festivals include:
  • Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival - Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Morgan City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Morgan City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Mary Parish economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 70380 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Morgan City residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Morgan City ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Morgan City was $14,577, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Morgan City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Morgan City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $746.


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Libraries

Libraries in Morgan City include Morgan City Public Library, Stephensville Branch ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Morgan City include Morgan City Daily Review

TV stations in Morgan City include KJUN-CA.

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Saint Mary Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Morgan City political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Morgan City workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Morgan City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Morgan City include Best Western Morgan City Inn & Suites, Days Inn Morgan City, Holiday Inn, Plantation Inn.

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