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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B-
Morgan County is located in Alabama with a population of 119,157. Living in Morgan County offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Morgan County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Morgan County are above average.
Population
119,157

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$128,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$622
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Morgan County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    203
    282.7
  • Murder
    12.3
    6.1
  • Rape
    32.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    74.1
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    672.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,706.7
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    282.6
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Morgan County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$47,529
National
$55,322

Morgan County Reviews

1 review
Morgan County, Alabama has a small town feel to it. Great schools in the area. The commute to Huntsville is not that bad.
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