Morgan City, Louisiana

Population 12,326

Morgan City is located in St. Mary Parish, LA. The population is 12,326, making Morgan City the largest city in St. Mary Parish.

There are 9 public schools in Morgan City with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Morgan City is very low , and there are 104 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Morgan City is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Morgan City property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Morgan City include Berwick, Siracusaville and Bayou Vista.

Morgan City Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 16.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 14.9%

Crime Rate

54.81% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 36
  • Violent Crimes: 868
  • Robbery: 72
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

78.84% Higher than national avg.
  • 104 offenders in Morgan City
  • 84.37 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

93 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 10
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 80


Moderate 9.2%
  • Louisiana unemployment average: 8.2%
  • National unemployment average: 7.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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9 Public Schools view public schools

There are 9 K-12 public schools in Morgan City, LA and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Morgan City's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.
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3 Private Schools

Central Catholic High School

Holy Cross Elementary School

Immanuel Christian School

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1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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6 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Morgan City, LA issued 6 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Morgan City, LA issued 4 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $575
  • 1 Bedroom: $690
  • 2 Bedrooms: $795
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,050
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,160

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Environmental Hazards

93 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (279/282)
    Morgan City, LA has 98.94% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Morgan City, LA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.17 Average
    Morgan City, LA is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 54.57°
  • February 56.07°
  • March 62.67°
  • April 69.63°
  • May 76.7°
  • June 82.8°
  • July 83.6°
  • August 83.9°
  • September 79.95°
  • October 70.67°
  • November 62.12°
  • December 56.1°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Morgan City, LA

Morgan City, LA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Morgan City, LA has a very high risk of hurricanes.
Morgan City, LA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Morgan City, LA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Morgan City, LA: $42,927


Unemployment in Morgan City is 9.2%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 8.2% and 7.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 49.36%
White Collar - 50.64%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bobby Jindal
  • Sen. Bill Cassidy
  • Sen. David Vitter

City Representatives

  • Charles W. Boustany Jr.

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

17 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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