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: Hays Crossing, KY, Zilpo, KY, Morehead, KY, Soldier, KY, Farmers, KY, Lakeview Heights, KY, Plummers-Landing, KY, Haldeman, KY, Smile, KY, Clearfield, KY, Elliottville, KY, Olive Hill, KY, Plummers Mill, KY, West Liberty, KY, Salt Lick, KY, Rodburn, KY, Wellington, 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%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (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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