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People

Total Population 1,841
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 666
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 49.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,156
% Above Poverty Level 75.5%
% Below Poverty Level 24.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.6%
Median Gross Rent $436
Median House Value $29,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 69.9%
US/American 0%
English 3.4%
Irish 3.6%

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

Morton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles W of Lubbock, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 241 miles E of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Cochran
Standard Zip Codes 79346
Phone Area Codes 806
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.725
Longitude -102.758

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 MORTON
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 53 F
Apr Temp 41 to 74 F
Jul Temp 64 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 74 F
Annual Precip 18.3 inches
Station LITTLEFIELD 2 NW
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 53 F
Apr Temp 41 to 74 F
Jul Temp 64 to 92 F
Oct Temp 44 to 75 F
Annual Precip 18.6 inches
Station ARCH
Distance 34.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 52 F
Apr Temp 37 to 73 F
Jul Temp 62 to 91 F
Oct Temp 40 to 74 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

Morton Public Libraries

Library
Cochran County Love Memorial Library
318 S MAIN ST
Morton, Texas
(806) 266-5051

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Morton High Schools

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MORTON H S
500 CHAMPION DR
806-266-5524
A Title I School.
Serves 136 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8

P E P
500 CHAMPION DR
806-933-4499
A Vocational School
Serves 10 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 1.6

ANTON P E P
500 CHAMPION DR
806-266-5524
A Non-traditional School
Serves 8 students.

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