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Morton, Washington - Basic Facts

Morton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Morton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lewis County at latitude 46.5584 and longitude -122.2751. Lewis County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 958 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Morton (see map) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Morton, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morton to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 374 41st
Population Density1 # 217 66th
Diversity Index2 # 527 16th
Median Household Income # 492 22nd
Per Capita Income # 460 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Morton, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,136
Population in Households 1,098
Population in Familes 839
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 1,382
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 468
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 298
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 545 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $168,636
Average Home Value $268,241
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,119
Average Household Income $51,874
Per Capita Income $21,812
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.21% 0.07%
Households 0.36% 0.13%
Families 1.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.13%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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