Morehead Information

Morehead Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Morehead, KY

General Morehead Information

State: Kentucky

County: Rowan County

Close cities: Clearfield, KY, Wellington, KY, Plummers-Landing, KY, Lakeview Heights, KY, Hays Crossing, KY, West Liberty, KY, Salt Lick, KY, Farmers, KY, Olive Hill, KY, Rodburn, KY, Smile, KY, Zilpo, KY, Elliottville, KY, Plummers Mill, KY, Soldier, KY, Morehead, KY, Haldeman, KY

Morehead Population (census data)
Total 6,045
Male 2,837 (46.9%)
Female 3,208 (53.1%)

Population Density: 655 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.7 (US Avg is 100)

Morehead Elevation: 748 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1869

Land Area: 9.23 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,694

Zip Codes: 40351.

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Morehead Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (16.0%)
  • German (14.4%)
  • English (12.0%)
  • Irish (9.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.6%)
  • Scottish (2.1%)

Local Morehead Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators
NCAA Sports: University of Kentucky, Morehead State University

Morehead School Information

High Schools
Rowan County Senior High School (499 Viking Drive, Morehead, KY, 40351 - Rowan County District)
Middle Schools
Rowan County Middle School (415 W Sun Street, Morehead, KY, 40351 - Rowan County District)
Elementary Schools
McBrayer Elementary School (550 Viking Drive, Morehead, KY, 40351 - Rowan County District)
Rodburn Elementary School (91 Christy Creek Road, Morehead, KY, 40351 - Rowan County District)
Tilden Hogge Elementary School (5955 Cranston Road, Morehead, KY, 40351 - Rowan County District)

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