Morton Harrison County, Texas

Morton: Town in Texas, USA

About

Morton is a town located in the county of Harrison in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,006 and a population density of 515 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,840 inhabitants.

The town was created 99 years ago in 1922.

Morton Quick Facts

Population : 1,840 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Harrison County
Postal code : 79346
Phone Area Codes : 806
Area : 3.9 km2
Official name : Morton
Altitude : 3,760 feet / 1146 meters
Capital city : Morton is capital of Cochran County
Establishment : January 01, 1923 (99 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:35:13 (25th January 2022)
Density : 472 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.02% (2010-2020)
Morton locator map
Location of Morton on Texas map.
Morton Texas City Hall image
Morton Texas City Hall
Morton Texas City Hall image

Geography

Morton is located at 32°40'11"N 94°39'29"W (32.6698600, -94.6579800).

Morton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Morton decreased by 9.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,006 - census
2011 1,974 -1.62% estimation process
2012 1,938 -1.86% estimation process
2013 1,924 -0.73% estimation process
2014 1,884 -2.12% estimation process
2015 1,903 1% estimation process
2016 1,865 -2.04% estimation process
2017 1,815 -2.75% estimation process
2018 1,800 -0.83% estimation process
2019 1,813 0.72% estimation process
2020 1,840 1.47% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,926
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,578
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,695
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,571
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 15.0%
People over 65 (%) : 9.0%
Female persons, % : 52.0%
White only, percent : 86.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 3.8%
Asians alone % : 3.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 85.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 427
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 5.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.3%

Morton zip code is 79346. County name: Cochran, County fips: 48079

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 44.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $159,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,346
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $458
2015-2019 median gross rent : $740
2015-2019 Households : 3,895
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.20
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 56.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 69.9%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 121,649
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,252
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,874
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,612
Percentage of people living in poverty : 28.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 539
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 268
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 169
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 475
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 96
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 387
2010 population per square mile : 2,624.0
2010 land area in square miles : 4.03

Schools in Morton

College & universities near Morton, TX

Code Name City ZIP
226231 LeTourneau University Longview (TX) 75602
484048 Barber Institute of Texas Longview (TX) 75602-3456
224527 East Texas Baptist University Marshall (TX) 75670-1498
229887 Wiley College Marshall (TX) 75670
226019 Kilgore College Kilgore (TX) 75662-3299

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Morton, TX

Code Name Address Type
LVW Longview 905 Pacific Ave. RAIL
MHL Marshall 800 North Washington Street - suite 2 RAIL
TYL Tyler, TX 303 North Bois D'Arc Street BUS
MIN Mineola 115 East Front St. RAIL
SHR Shreveport, Louisiana 451 Clyde Fant Parkway BUS

Post offices near Morton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Harleton Post Office Harleton (TX) 75651
Diana Post Office Diana (TX) 75640
Judson Post Office Judson (TX) 75660
Ore City Post Office Ore City (TX) 75683
Northwest Longview Post Office Longview (TX) 75605

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Harrison County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Harrison County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Marshall 22,523 City in Harrison County, Texas, USA
Hallsville 4,406 City in Harrison County, Texas, United States of America
Waskom 2,150 City in Harrison County, Texas, United States
Noonday 722 City in Harrison County, Texas, United States
Scottsville 352 City in Texas, United States
Uncertain 93 City in Harrison County, Texas, in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Morton distances to largest Texas cities