Morton, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Morton, Washington - Basic Facts

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The City of Morton had a population of 1,127 as of July 1, 2016. Morton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morton is located at latitude 46.5574 and longitude -122.2814 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lewis County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 958 feet.

The City of Morton (GNIS ID: 2411171) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Morton is located within Morton Division of Lewis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Morton, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,127
Population in Households 1,091
Population in Familes 835
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 1,371
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 464
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 296
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 544 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 307 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $150,329
Average Home Value $198,860


Median Household Income $40,933
Average Household Income $50,293
Per Capita Income $21,515
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% -0.02%
Households 0.1% 0.04%
Families 0.72% -0.07%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.

Morton, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morton to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 376 40th
Population Density1 # 220 65th
Diversity Index2 # 541 14th
Median Household Income # 497 21st
Per Capita Income # 507 19th

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