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Mortons Gap is a city in Hopkins County, in the Madisonville metro area.
The community was named for Thomas C. Morton, settler
The latitude of Mortons Gap is 37.236N. The longitude is -87.475W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 472 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 954.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mortons Gap demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hopkins County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42440 ZIP code.
5% of Mortons Gap residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mortons Gap ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mortons Gap was $13,875, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Mortons Gap residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mortons Gap, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $245. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $517.
Hopkins County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mortons Gap political report.
The average commute time for Mortons Gap workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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