Demographics

People

Total Population3,648
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens11.8%
Employed Population 16+1,448
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married37.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher4%
Median Earnings25+$21,573
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,108
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,085

Wealth

Median Family Income$32,745
% Above Poverty Level68.8%
% Below Poverty Level31.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone14.8%
Median Gross Rent$663
Median House Value$74,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)64.5%
Irish4.1%
Welsh1.5%
Scottish1.3%
German1.3%
English1.3%
French Except Basque1.3%
Italian0.9%
African0.7%
Swedish0.1%
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Morton Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyScott County
Standard Zip Codes39117
Phone Area Codes601
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.35
Approximate Longitude-89.65

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)

StationPELAHATCHIE
Distance8 miles
Jan Temp35 to 58 F
Apr Temp51 to 76 F
Jul Temp70 to 91 F
Oct Temp51 to 78 F
Annual Precip60.6 inches
StationFOREST 3 S
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp34 to 57 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp69 to 91 F
Oct Temp51 to 78 F
Annual Precip61.9 inches
StationCANTON 4 N
Distance30.9 miles
Jan Temp35 to 55 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 77 F
Annual Precip55.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Forest5,668$46,188
Lake397$51,364
Lena161$67,500
Pelahatchie1,433$61,563
Puckett335$68,393
Walnut Grove809$0

Morton Hospitals

Scott Regional Hospital
(Non-profit)
317 Highway 13 South
(601) 732-6301

Morton Public Schools

Bettye Mae Jack Middle School
128 M.l. King Drive
ZIP: 39117
(601) 732-6977
Middle
Total Enrollment 447
Morton Elementary School
265 E Second Avenue
ZIP: 39117
(601) 732-8529
Primary
Total Enrollment 787
Morton High School
238 East Fourth Avenue
ZIP: 39117
(601) 732-6210
High
Total Enrollment 396

Morton Private Schools

Alpha & Omega Academy
1400 Highway 13 N
ZIP: 39117
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
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