Morgan, Utah

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Morgan, Utah
City
Morgan's Old Commercial Street
Morgan's Old Commercial Street
Location in Morgan County and the state of Utah
Location in Morgan County and the state of Utah
Coordinates: 41°2′28″N 111°40′34″W / 41.04111°N 111.67611°W / 41.04111; -111.67611Coordinates: 41°2′28″N 111°40′34″W / 41.04111°N 111.67611°W / 41.04111; -111.67611
Country United States
State Utah
County Morgan
Settled 1860
Named for Jedediah Morgan Grant
Government
 • Mayor Ray Little
Area
 • Total 3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2)
 • Land 3.2 sq mi (8.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 5,069 ft (1,545 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 3,728
 • Density 823.8/sq mi (318.1/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84050
Area code(s) 385, 801
FIPS code 49-51910[1]
GNIS feature ID 1430488[2]

Morgan is a city in Morgan County, Utah, in the United States. It is part of the OgdenClearfield, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is named after Jedediah Morgan Grant, a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 3,687. It is the county seat of Morgan County.[3] Morgan County is also the location where the film Troll 2 was filmed.

Geography and climate[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km²), all of it land.

Climate data for Morgan, Utah (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 35.8
(2.1)
40.8
(4.9)
51.8
(11)
60.8
(16)
70.6
(21.4)
81.2
(27.3)
90.6
(32.6)
89.0
(31.7)
78.4
(25.8)
65.1
(18.4)
48.1
(8.9)
35.9
(2.2)
62.3
(16.8)
Average low °F (°C) 13.3
(−10.4)
16.6
(−8.6)
25.4
(−3.7)
31.7
(−0.2)
38.4
(3.6)
45.1
(7.3)
52.1
(11.2)
50.5
(10.3)
40.7
(4.8)
31.3
(−0.4)
23.0
(−5)
13.8
(−10.1)
31.8
(−0.1)
Precipitation inches (mm) 1.53
(38.9)
1.57
(39.9)
1.69
(42.9)
1.66
(42.2)
1.86
(47.2)
1.27
(32.3)
0.65
(16.5)
0.76
(19.3)
1.45
(36.8)
1.61
(40.9)
1.79
(45.5)
1.78
(45.2)
17.61
(447.3)
Snowfall inches (cm) 15.4
(39.1)
12.5
(31.8)
6.3
(16)
2.4
(6.1)
0.4
(1)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
0.2
(0.5)
1.1
(2.8)
8.6
(21.8)
13.6
(34.5)
60.3
(153.2)
Source: NOAA[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 1,972
1880 582 −70.5%
1890 333 −42.8%
1900 600 80.2%
1910 756 26.0%
1920 995 31.6%
1930 953 −4.2%
1940 1,078 13.1%
1950 1,064 −1.3%
1960 1,299 22.1%
1970 1,586 22.1%
1980 1,896 19.5%
1990 2,023 6.7%
2000 2,635 30.3%
2010 3,687 39.9%
Est. 2012 3,728 1.1%

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,635 people, 789 households, and 665 families residing in the city. The population density was 823.8 people per square mile (317.9/km²). There were 822 housing units at an average density of 257.0 per square mile (99.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.09% White, 0.04% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.30% from other races, and 0.46% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population. There were 789 households out of which 49.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.2% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.6% were non-families. 15.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.34 and the average family size was 3.74.

In the city the population was spread out with 37.2% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 16.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $47,716, and the median income for a family was $53,125. Males had a median income of $42,143 versus $23,011 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,260. About 2.0% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.6% of those under age 18 and 3.4% of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ "NOWData - NOAA Online Weather Data". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved May 5, 2013. 

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