Morgan City, LA
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Morgan City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 11,835 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Morgan City is the 36th largest community in Louisiana.

Unlike some cities, Morgan City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Morgan City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Morgan City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Morgan City who work in office and administrative support (15.40%), management occupations (10.28%), and sales jobs (8.45%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.46 minutes getting to work every day.

The citizens of Morgan City are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.60% of adults in Morgan City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Morgan City in 2010 was $24,013, which is upper middle income relative to Louisiana, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,052 for a family of four. However, Morgan City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Morgan City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Morgan City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morgan City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Morgan City include German, Italian, English, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Morgan City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.