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Demographics

People

Total Population3,430
Male Share of the Population46.4%
Female Share of the Population53.6%
Senior Citizens12%
Employed Population 16+1,428
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married36.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.1%
Median Earnings25+$21,680
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,563
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,517

Wealth

Median Family Income$32,621
% Above Poverty Level78.8%
% Below Poverty Level21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone17.4%
Median Gross Rent$639
Median House Value$76,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)66.2%
Irish6.9%
English2.9%
German2.2%
French Except Basque1.6%
Welsh1.2%
Scottish1%
Italian0.9%
Austrian0.2%
African0.1%
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Morton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Scott 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
Forest5,700$37,778
Lake532$39,219
Lena194$76,250
Pelahatchie1,545$40,278
Puckett353$58,750
Walnut Grove749$27,946

Morton Hospitals

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

Morton Public Schools

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
Bettye Mae Jack Middle School
128 M.l. King Drive
ZIP: 39117
(601) 732-6977
Middle
Total Enrollment 447

Morton Private Schools

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