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The 2000 Census showed that Morgan County had a population of 111,064 people. This represented 2.5% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 10th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Morgan had a population of 117,293 people. This is an increase of 5.61% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010119,490+7.59%+1.87% since 2009
2009117,293+5.61%+0.86% since 2008
2008116,297+4.71%+1% since 2007
2007115,148+3.68%+0.74% since 2006
2006114,297+2.91%+1.19% since 2005
2005112,951+1.7%+0.66% since 2004
2004112,210+1.03% 
2003112,287+1.1%+0.8% since 2002
2002111,397+0.3% 
2001111,494+0.39%+0.39% since 2000
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2000111,064The Last Census

Morgan County had 47,388 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Morgan County has a total area<3> of 599 square miles [1,551 km²]. Of this total, 582 square miles [1,507 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (2.81%) being water (16.84 square miles [43.63 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Morgan County had a population density of 190.8 people per square mile [73.7 people/km²], making it the state's 6th most densely populated county (out of 67 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Morgan County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Morgan and the state of Alabama.

Click here for the Morgan County QuickFact (QF-01103).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Morgan County:

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
Population
(2009 Est)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
  Population
HartselleQF-013344813,95512,01916.11%

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Morgan County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
CullmanQF-01043   S81,77877,4835.54%
LawrenceQF-01079   W34,10634,803-2%
LimestoneQF-01083   N78,57265,67619.64%
MadisonQF-01089   NE327,744276,70018.45%
MarshallQF-01095   E90,39982,2319.93%
WinstonQF-01133   SW23,99724,843-3.41%

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Census QuickFact for Morgan County

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Morgan. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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