Morris, Connecticut

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Morris strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Connecticut):

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Comparative Profile of Morris, Connecticut

Comparing Morris to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Connecticut (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 8
Age of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 5 2
Senior Citizens 5 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 3


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to State
Portion of People Married 8 6
Average Household Size 6 5


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to State
College Educated Adults 9 4


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Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10

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Morris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Waterbury, Connecticut (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles NE of New York, New York
County Litchfield
Standard Zip Codes 06758, 06763
Phone Area Codes 860
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.684
Longitude -73.196

Morris Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 34 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 54.5 inches
Station NORFOLK 2 SW
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 78 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
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Morris Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,301 100%
Male 1,148 49.9%
Female 1,153 50.1%
Under 18 565 24.6%
18+ 1,736 75.4%
65+ 327 14.2%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 3.03
White 2,243 97.5%
African-American 16 0.7%
Asian 19 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 16 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 20 0.9%

Estimated Morris Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,393
Growth 92
Growth % 4%

Morris Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Italian 16.7%
English 13.9%
Irish 12.1%
German 9.7%
French (except Basque) 7.8%
US/American 5.5%
French Canadian 5.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.8%
Swedish 3.6%
Polish 3.4%
Lithuanian 3%
Scottish 2.4%
Czechoslovakian 1.8%
European 1.2%
Russian 1%
British 1%
Lebanese 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Finnish 0.7%
Norwegian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Slovak 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
South African 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Albanian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Australian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Morris, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lakeside (06758)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Morris Public Libraries

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