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People

Total Population 3,456
Male Share of the Population 44.3%
Female Share of the Population 55.7%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,388
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 31%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,688
% Above Poverty Level 70.4%
% Below Poverty Level 29.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23%
Median Gross Rent $578
Median House Value $71,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 66.7%
US/American 0%
English 3.4%
Irish 6.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Morton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles E of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 167 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Scott
Standard Zip Codes 39117
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.353
Longitude -89.654

Morton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PELAHATCHIE
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Station FOREST 3 S
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 61.9 inches
Station CANTON 4 N
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Forest 5,713 $41,607
Lake 435 $39,773
Lena 200 $63,125
Pelahatchie 1,340 $43,068
Puckett 350 $63,036
Walnut Grove 913 $28,182

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Morton Hospitals

SCOTT REGIONAL HOSPITAL CAH
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
317 HIGHWAY 13 SOUTH
(601) 732-6301
Emergency Service: No

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  • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
  • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
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  • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
  • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
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  • Involved in philanthropy, through partnerships with several organizations, such as the California Institute for Nursing and Healthcare (CINHC) and Shriner’s Hospital.
  • Accredited by The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission.
  • Has 4 California campuses and 2 other campuses in Florida and Texas.

Morton High Schools

MORTON HIGH SCHOOL
238 EAST FOURTH AVENUE
601-732-6210
Serves 415 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.7

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