Morton, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Morton, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Morton had a population of 1,159 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

City of Morton, WA Boundary Map

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Morton, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,159
Population in Households 1,121
Population in Familes 861
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 1,410
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 478
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 305
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 556 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 312 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $176,563
Average Home Value $257,404
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,513
Average Household Income $49,378
Per Capita Income $20,754
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.24%
Households 0.69% 0.33%
Families 1.44% 0.33%
Median Household Income   3.33%
Per Capita Income   2.93%
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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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, 2015 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 # 372 41st
Population Density1 # 216 66th
Diversity Index2 # 542 14th
Median Household Income # 540 14th
Per Capita Income # 493 22nd

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