Morris, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 16% Morris Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Morris, New York

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 4
Age of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 7 8
Racial Diversity 5 3
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
Median Family Income 4 1
People Above Poverty 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 8 3
Short Commute Times 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
People Living Alone 7 7
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 7
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Morris Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles S of Utica, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 137 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Otsego
Standard Zip Codes 13808
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.548
Longitude -75.245

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 14 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.1 inches
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.4 inches
Distance 14.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches
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Morris Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 591 100%
Male 259 43.8%
Female 332 56.2%
Under 18 137 23.2%
18+ 454 76.8%
65+ 104 17.6%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 2.71
White 574 97.1%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 8 1.4%
Mixed Race 7 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 17 2.9%

Estimated Morris Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 561
Growth -30
Growth % -5.1%

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
English 22.6%
Italian 17.3%
Irish 11.5%
German 10.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
US/American 6.2%
Scottish 4%
Danish 2.7%
Dutch 2.4%
Norwegian 2%
Welsh 1.8%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Polish 1.3%
British 1.3%
Lithuanian 1.1%
Scandinavian 1.1%
Slavic 1.1%
Northern European 1.1%
Ukrainian 1.1%
Portuguese 0.9%
Swedish 0.7%
Greek 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Finnish 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 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:

Elm Grove (13808)
Filer Corners (13808)
Maple Grove (13808)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Morris 591 $36,875
Gilbertsville 375 $46,667
Laurens 277 $27,500
New Berlin 1,129 $36,786
Oneonta 13,292 $40,833
Otego 1,052 $47,321
West End 1,813 $31,628

Morris Public Libraries

Village Library Of Morris
Morris, New York
(607) 263-2080

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Morris High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 496 students.

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