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People

Total Population 3,444
Male Share of the Population 44.6%
Female Share of the Population 55.4%
Senior Citizens 10.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,560
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 31.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8%
Median Earnings25+ $20,721
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,792

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,247
% Above Poverty Level 73.4%
% Below Poverty Level 26.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $583
Median House Value $71,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 65.9%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 6.6%

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 5,719 $40,854
Lake 441 $38,636
Lena 178 $60,313
Pelahatchie 1,431 $36,176
Puckett 309 $63,750
Walnut Grove 645 $23,125

Morton Hospitals

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

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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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