Morton Tazewell County, Illinois

Morton: Village in Tazewell County, Illinois

About

Morton is a village located in the county of Tazewell in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,267 and a population density of 481 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,232 inhabitants.

Morton Quick Facts

Population : 16,232 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Tazewell County
Postal code : 61550
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 33.83 km2
Altitude : 712 feet / 217 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:32:03 (27th January 2022)
Density : 480 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.22% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Morton is located at 40°36'46"N 89°27'33"W (40.6128200, -89.4592600).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Morton decreased by 0.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,267 - census
2011 16,447 1.09% estimation process
2012 16,540 0.56% estimation process
2013 16,656 0.7% estimation process
2014 16,614 -0.25% estimation process
2015 16,416 -1.21% estimation process
2016 16,421 0.03% estimation process
2017 16,437 0.1% estimation process
2018 16,351 -0.53% estimation process
2019 16,293 -0.36% estimation process
2020 16,232 -0.38% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 93,444
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 94,412
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 92,726
April 1, 2010 Population : 94,396
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.0%
People over 65 (%) : 10.0%
Female persons, % : 50.5%
White only, percent : 62.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 95.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 2.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 807
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 42.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 42.9%

Morton zip code is 61550. County name: Tazewell, County fips: 17179

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 42.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $408,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,944
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $453
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,160
2015-2019 Households : 24,071
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.93
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 88.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 56.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 74,381
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 84,350
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,778,091
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 686,431
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,203
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $52,321
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,031
Percentage of people living in poverty : 17.2%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 7,170
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,852
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,848
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,497
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 551
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 375
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,659
2010 population per square mile : 13,045.0
2010 land area in square miles : 7.24
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $223,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,936
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $825
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,386
2015-2019 Households : 22,921
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.23
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 90.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 38.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 73.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 173,468
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 287,555
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,168,963
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,377,514
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,605
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $91,290
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $34,781
Percentage of people living in poverty : 6.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 5,756
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,792
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,225
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,627
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,842
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 408
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,043
2010 population per square mile : 3,050.7
2010 land area in square miles : 24.05
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $47,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $946
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $390
2015-2019 median gross rent : $891
2015-2019 Households : 4,932
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.83
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 87.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 67.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,412
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 131,124
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,788
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $35,663
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,045
Percentage of people living in poverty : 30.3%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 802
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 244
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 456
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 556
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 192
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 79
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 666
2010 population per square mile : 1,621.0
2010 land area in square miles : 9.40
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 28.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $117,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,153
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $558
2015-2019 median gross rent : $714
2015-2019 Households : 10,492
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.08
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 58.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.1%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 426,209
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 760,173
2012 total retail sales per capita : $28,969
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $22,152
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,866
Percentage of people living in poverty : 43.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,515
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 808
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 410
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 386
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 924
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 146
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,114
2010 population per square mile : 1,516.0
2010 land area in square miles : 17.09

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Where ot Eat in Morton

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1 Holiday Inn Express & Suites

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People born in Morton (2)

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Schools in Morton

College & universities near Morton, IL

Code Name City ZIP
458265 Midwest Technical Institute-East Peoria East Peoria (IL) 61611

Stations (13)

Amtrak & bus stations near Morton, IL

Code Name Address Type
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Morton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Morton Post Office Morton (IL) 61550

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Other cities in Tazewell County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Tazewell County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Pekin 31,808 County seat of Tazewell County, Illinois
East Peoria 22,344 City on the Illinois River in Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Washington 16,395 City in Tazewell County, Illinois
Creve Coeur 5,109 Village in Illinois, United States
Marquette Heights 2,617 City in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States
Mackinaw 2,430 City in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States of America
Wesley 2,130 Township in Will County, Illinois
Tremont 2,114 City in Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States of America
Delavan 1,596 Township in Tazewell County, Illinois
North Pekin 1,530 Village in Illinois, USA
Minier 1,180 City in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States of America
South Pekin 1,081 Village in Illinois, USA
Hopedale 998 Township in Tazewell County, Illinois
Dillon 957 Human settlement in United States of America
Cooper 862 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Deer Creek 657 Village mostly in Tazewell County, Illinois, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Morton distances to largest Illinois cities