Morton, MS Profile: Facts & Data

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Morton, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Morton had a population of 3,483 as of July 1, 2018. Morton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morton is located at latitude 32.3503 and longitude -89.6547 in Scott County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morton (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Scott County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 472 feet.

The City of Morton (GNIS ID: 2404309) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Morton is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Scott County.


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Morton, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,483
Population in Households 3,377
Population in Familes 2,682
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 484
Diversity Index3 80
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,308
Average Household Income $46,534
Per Capita Income $16,193

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 607 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 521 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $70,703
Average Home Value $83,567
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,128
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 779
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.07% -0.02%
Households -0.05% -0.07%
Families -0.28% -0.21%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.79%

Morton, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 87 76th
Population Density # 176 52nd
Diversity Index # 3 99th
Median Household Income # 234 36th
Per Capita Income # 291 20th

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