Morristown, Minnesota

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Morristown, Minnesota

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High Points

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

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Walking and Biking to Work
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Top 13% Morristown Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Morristown, Minnesota

Comparing Morristown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Racial Diversity 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
Median Family Income 6 3
People Above Poverty 6 3
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 7 5
Short Commute Times 5 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 5 5
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Morristown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles S of Burnsville, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Rice
Standard Zip Codes 55052
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.227
Longitude -93.444

Morristown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station JORDAN 1 S
Distance 30.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.1 inches
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Morristown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 981 100%
Male 484 49.3%
Female 497 50.7%
Under 18 288 29.4%
18+ 693 70.6%
65+ 134 13.7%
Median Age 33.6
Average Family Size 3.17
White 960 97.9%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 10 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 80 8.2%

Estimated Morristown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,021
Growth 40
Growth % 4.1%

Morristown 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
German 47.4%
Norwegian 13.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
English 7.5%
US/American 3.6%
Irish 3.3%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Swedish 2.2%
Czech 2.2%
Polish 2%
French Canadian 1%
Italian 0.6%
Danish 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Bulgarian 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Morristown 981 $41,382
Elysian 486 $47,778
Faribault 20,818 $49,662
Kilkenny 148 $42,188
Medford 984 $55,714
Waseca 8,493 $49,163
Waterville 1,833 $45,536
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