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Demographics Analysis

The people of Morton County, Kansas give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Morton County, Kansas)

Male:

Under 5 years : 106

5 to 9 years : 102

10 to 14 years : 159

15 to 17 years : 58

18 and 19 years : 10

20 years : 2

21 years : 10

22 to 24 years : 40

25 to 29 years : 104

30 to 34 years : 75

35 to 39 years : 83

40 to 44 years : 110

45 to 49 years : 125

50 to 54 years : 95

55 to 59 years : 92

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 25

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 69

75 to 79 years : 32

80 to 84 years : 51

85 years and over : 59

Female:

Under 5 years : 134

5 to 9 years : 109

10 to 14 years : 82

15 to 17 years : 176

18 and 19 years : 24

20 years : 2

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 58

25 to 29 years : 117

30 to 34 years : 116

35 to 39 years : 73

40 to 44 years : 121

45 to 49 years : 120

50 to 54 years : 93

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 51

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 36

70 to 74 years : 73

75 to 79 years : 19

80 to 84 years : 28

85 years and over : 99


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Morton County, Kansas)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,585

Multiple ancestry : 835

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 5

Ancestry not reported : 672


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Morton County, Kansas)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,821

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 11

Not a U.S. citizen : 262


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Morton County, Kansas)

Total:

Under 5 years : 240

5 to 17 years : 686

18 to 24 years : 151

25 to 34 years : 412

35 to 44 years : 387

45 to 54 years : 433

55 to 59 years : 174

60 and 61 years : 40

62 to 64 years : 76

65 to 74 years : 210

75 years and over : 288

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 192

5 to 17 years : 348

18 to 24 years : 78

25 to 34 years : 178

35 to 44 years : 152

45 to 54 years : 243

55 to 59 years : 65

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 45

65 to 74 years : 65

75 years and over : 120

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 47

5 to 17 years : 198

18 to 24 years : 51

25 to 34 years : 196

35 to 44 years : 207

45 to 54 years : 150

55 to 59 years : 109

60 and 61 years : 20

62 to 64 years : 31

65 to 74 years : 138

75 years and over : 168

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 3

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 1

5 to 17 years : 140

18 to 24 years : 22

25 to 34 years : 35

35 to 44 years : 28

45 to 54 years : 40

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Morton County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 773

Female : 733

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 593

Female : 722

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 96

Female : 177


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Morton County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence : 1,416

Born in other state in the United States : 1,239

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 73


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Morton County, Kansas)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 144

Now married, except separated : 629

Divorced : 151

Separated : 17

Widowed : 99

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 99

Now married, except separated : 728

Divorced : 182

Separated : 11

Widowed : 92

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 136

Now married, except separated : 114

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Morton County, Kansas)

Speak only English : 2,413

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 337

Speak English less than "very well" : 55

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 25

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Morton County, Kansas

  • Other Groups: 801   (27.0%)
  • German: 546   (18.4%)
  • United States Or American: 506   (17.1%)
  • Irish: 325   (11.0%)
  • English: 261   (8.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 87   (2.9%)
  • Dutch: 76   (2.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 49   (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 46   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 37   (1.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 28   (0.9%)
  • Danish: 27   (0.9%)
  • Swedish: 23   (0.8%)
  • Polish: 16   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 12   (0.4%)
  • European: 12   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 12   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 11   (0.4%)
  • Guyanese: 9   (0.3%)
  • British: 9   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 9   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 8   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 8   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 7   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 7   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 6   (0.2%)
  • Slovene: 6   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 3   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 3   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Morton County, Kansas is 3,097



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Morton County, Kansas: 1,462
Female Population in Morton County, Kansas: 1,635


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Morton County, Kansas: 36.9
Median Female Resident Age in Morton County, Kansas: 34.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Kansas is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Morton County, Kansas


White


Both sexes

40.9

Male

40.9

Female

40.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

22.0

Male

17.8

Female

48.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.7

Male

20.0

Female

28.5

Asian


Both sexes

38.0

Male

36.3

Female

39.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

4.5

Male

4.5

Female

12.0

Other


Both sexes

25.8

Male

26.8

Female

23.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.8

Male

16.8

Female

23.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.9

Male

24.5

Female

22.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.7

Male

44.6

Female

45.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Morton County, Kansas


  • White: 2,731
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 80
  • Asian: 40
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 240
  • Two or More Races: 6



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Morton County, Kansas citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Morton County, Kansas

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 20   (1.93%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 12   (1.16%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 43   (4.15%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 28   (2.7%)
  • 9th Grade: 28   (2.7%)
  • 10th Grade: 27   (2.6%)
  • 11th Grade: 19   (1.83%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 18   (1.74%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 366   (35.29%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 107   (10.32%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 148   (14.27%)
  • Associate Degree: 38   (3.66%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 129   (12.44%)
  • Master's Degree: 38   (3.66%)
  • Professional School Degree: 11   (1.06%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.48%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 11   (0.98%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (0.53%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 28   (2.48%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 35   (3.1%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (0.8%)
  • 10th Grade: 28   (2.48%)
  • 11th Grade: 51   (4.52%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 29   (2.57%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 382   (33.87%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 120   (10.64%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 151   (13.39%)
  • Associate Degree: 79   (7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 147   (13.03%)
  • Master's Degree: 39   (3.46%)
  • Professional School Degree: 10   (0.89%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.27%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Morton County, Kansas

  • Elkhart


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Po Box 999, Elkhart, KS 67950, Phone: (620) 697-2195, Students: 717 )

  • Rolla


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: Box 167, Rolla, KS 67954, Phone: (620) 593-4344, Students: 206 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Morton County, Kansas

  • Elkhart Elem


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: Po Box 778, Elkhart, KS 67950, Phone: (620) 697-2133, Students: 238 )

  • Elkhart Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: Po Box 999, Elkhart, KS 67950, Phone: (620) 697-2197, Students: 206 )

  • Rolla Elem (k-8)


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: Box 167, Rolla, KS 67954, Phone: (620) 593-4731, Students: 144 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Morton County, Kansas

  • Elkhart High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 999, Elkhart, KS 67950, Phone: (620) 697-2193, Students: 186 )

  • Point Rock Academy


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 778, Elkhart, KS 67950, Phone: (620) 697-1253, Students: 87 )

  • Rolla High (9-12)


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Box 167, Rolla, KS 67954, Phone: (620) 593-4345, Students: 62 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Morton County, Kansas

  • Morton County Library, Rolla Extension


    202 3rd. Street, Rolla, KS 67954

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Morton County, Kansas

  • Elkhart/morton County Library


    410 Kansas, Elkhart, KS 67950

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Morton County, Kansas


  • Almont Historical Society


    5475 County Road 137, Almont, ND 58520

  • Flasher Historical Society


    Po 181, Flasher, ND 58535

  • Fort Abraham Lincoln Foundation


    401 W Main St, Mandan, ND 58554

  • Glen Ullin Historical Society


    Po Box 209, Glen Ullin, ND 58631

  • Glen Ullin Museum And Auxiliary


    6315 46th St, Glen Ullin, ND 58631

  • Hebron Historical And Art Society


    425 S Elk St, Hebron, ND 58638

  • Mandan Heritage Plaza Foundation


    411 West Main Street, Mandan, ND 58554

  • Mandan Historical Society


    Po Box 1001, Mandan, ND 58554

  • Morton County Historical Society


    6285 46th St, Glen Ullin, ND 58631

  • Morton County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 1248, Elkhart, KS 67950

  • New Salem Historical Society


    4260 42nd Street, New Salem, ND 58563

  • North Dakota State Railroad Museum


    Po Box 1001, Mandan, ND 58554
    http://www.ndrailroading.com/rrmuseum/inde

  • The Old Red Trail Committee


    Po Box 410, Hebron, ND 58638

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Morton County, Kansas affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Morton County, Kansas.

Area Features of Morton County, Kansas


Airport


(1) Elkhart-morton County Airport   (2) Johns Airport  

Building


(1) Elkhart City Hall   (2) Elkhart Police Department   (3) Elkhart Senior Citizens Center   (4) Elkhart Volunteer Fire Department   (5) Morton County Civic Center   (6) Morton County Courthouse   (7) Morton County Elkhart Fire Department   (8) Morton County Emergency Medical Services   (9) Morton County Health Department   (10) Morton County Historical Society   (11) Morton County Jail   (12) Morton County Library   (13) Morton County Richfield Fire Department   (14) Morton County Rolla Fire Department   (15) Morton County Sheriff S Office   (16) Richfield Senior Center   (17) Rolla City Hall   (18) Rolla Civic Center   (19) Rolla Emergency Medical Services   (20) Rolla Police Department   (21) Rolla Public Library   (22) Rolla Senior Center   (23) United States Department Of Agriculture National Forest Services Elkhart  

Canal


(1) Happy Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Dermot Cemetery   (2) Elkhart Cemetery   (3) Prairie Flower Cemetery   (4) Richfield Cemetery   (5) Rolla Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bible Baptist Church   (2) Christ Lutheran Church   (3) Church Of Christ   (4) Church Of God   (5) Elkhart Church Of The Nazarene   (6) Elkhart United Methodist Church   (7) Emmanuel Baptist Church   (8) First Baptist Church   (9) First Christian Church   (10) Hillcrest Southern Baptist Church   (11) Penecostal Holiness Church   (12) Richfield United Methodist Church   (13) Rolla United Methodist Church   (14) Saint Joan Of Arc Catholic Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Elkhart   (2) City Of Richfield   (3) City Of Rolla   (4) Morton County   (5) Township Of Cimarron   (6) Township Of Jones   (7) Township Of Richfield   (8) Township Of Rolla   (9) Township Of Taloga   (10) Township Of Westola  

Cliff


(1) Point Of Rocks  

Flat


(1) Artesian Pasture   (2) Bridge Pasture   (3) Coen Pasture   (4) College Green Pasture   (5) County Line Pasture   (6) East Headquarters Pasture   (7) Eightyone Pasture   (8) Greenwood Pasture   (9) Highway Pasture   (10) Mills Pasture   (11) Moore Pasture   (12) New Pasture Number Thirteen   (13) North Fork Pasture   (14) North Lowe Pasture   (15) Pasture Number Eight   (16) Pasture Number Eighteen   (17) Pasture Number Eleven   (18) Pasture Number Five   (19) Pasture Number Forty   (20) Pasture Number Fortyeight   (21) Pasture Number Fortyfour   (22) Pasture Number Fortynine   (23) Pasture Number Fortyone   (24) Pasture Number Fortyseven   (25) Pasture Number Fortythree   (26) Pasture Number Four   (27) Pasture Number Nine   (28) Pasture Number Nineteen   (29) Pasture Number Seven   (30) Pasture Number Seventeen   (31) Pasture Number Six   (32) Pasture Number Sixteen   (33) Pasture Number Ten   (34) Pasture Number Thirty   (35) Pasture Number Thirtyeight   (36) Pasture Number Thirtyfive   (37) Pasture Number Thirtyfour   (38) Pasture Number Thirtynine   (39) Pasture Number Thirtyone   (40) Pasture Number Thirtyseven   (41) Pasture Number Thirtysix   (42) Pasture Number Thirtythree   (43) Pasture Number Three   (44) Pasture Number Twelve   (45) Pasture Number Twenty   (46) Pasture Number Twentyeight   (47) Pasture Number Twentyfive   (48) Pasture Number Twentyfour   (49) Pasture Number Twentynine   (50) Pasture Number Twentyone   (51) Pasture Number Twentysix   (52) Pasture Number Twentythree   (53) Pasture Number Twentytwo   (54) Point Pasture   (55) Rollo Pasture   (56) Sandhills Pasture   (57) South East Rollo Pasture   (58) South East Wilberton Pasture   (59) South Lowe Pasture   (60) South Pasture   (61) Stateline Pasture   (62) Steer Pasture   (63) Tucker Pasture   (64) Unit One Pasture   (65) Watson Pasture   (66) West Headquarters Pasture   (67) Yoder Pasture  

Forest


(1) Cimarron National Grassland  

Hospital


(1) Morton County Hospital  

Lake


(1) Mallard Ponds   (2) Wilburton Pond  

Locale


(1) Cimarron River Campground   (2) Clinesmith   (3) Cundiff Historical   (4) Dermot Historical   (5) Dermot Hall   (6) Elkhart City Recreational Vehicle Park   (7) Elkhart Forest Service Station   (8) Elkhart Wastewater Plant   (9) Frisco Historical   (10) George Alwood Recreation Area   (11) Glen Randle Memorial Arena   (12) Kyle Historical   (13) Mand Historical   (14) Morton County Fairgrounds   (15) Morton County Pumping Station   (16) Point Rock Golf Club   (17) Purdy Historical   (18) Roanoke Historical   (19) Rolla Wastewater Plant   (20) Taloga Historical   (21) Westola Historical   (22) Wilson Historical  

Mine


(1) Caliche Pit  

Oilfield


(1) Taloga Oil And Gas Field   (2) Wilburton Oil And Gas Field  

Park


(1) Cimarron River Picnic Ground   (2) Morton Wildlife Area  

Populated Place


(1) Elkhart   (2) Richfield   (3) Rolla   (4) Wilburton  

Post Office


(1) Elkhart Post Office   (2) Richfield Post Office   (3) Rolla Post Office  

School


(1) Dermot Elementary School Historical   (2) Elkhart Elementary School   (3) Elkhart High School   (4) Elkhart Middle School   (5) Pleasant Plains School   (6) Point Rock Alternative School   (7) Rolla Elementary School   (8) Rolla Junior High High School   (9) Taloga School  

Trail


(1) Santa Fe Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Morton County, Kansas

67950 (pop. 2,510) 67954 (pop. 743) 67953 (pop. 163)


Counties Nearby Morton County, Kansas

Stevens County, KS  (pop. 5,145) 27.1 Miles
Stanton County, KS  (pop. 2,152) 30.3 Miles
Grant County, KS  (pop. 7,409) 39.7 Miles
Seward County, KS  (pop. 23,334) 50.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Morton County, Kansas

620



Elevation in Morton County, Kansas is 3,379.0 ft. (1,030.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Morton County, Kansas

Lat: 37.124416 N        Long: -101.784918 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Morton County, Kansas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Kansas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 6.64 4.94 8.17 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 6.64 4.94 8.17 0.00 6.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.83 6.62 4.95 8.15 0.00 6.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.83 6.62 4.95 8.15 0.00 6.57
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.67 4.93 8.88 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.67 4.93 8.88 0.00 6.56
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.70 4.94 8.91 0.00 6.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.70 4.94 8.91 0.00 6.60
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.89 6.66 4.93 10.94 0.00 6.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.89 6.66 4.93 10.94 0.00 6.61
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.92 6.68 4.82 9.21 0.00 6.56
  Total Electric Industry 7.92 6.68 4.82 9.21 0.00 6.56
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.86 6.67 4.70 9.10 0.00 6.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.86 6.67 4.70 9.10 0.00 6.52
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.47 4.51 5.97 0.00 6.31
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.47 4.51 5.97 0.00 6.31
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.34 4.46 7.96 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.34 4.46 7.96 0.00 6.28
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.64 6.25 4.47 8.91 0.00 6.22
  Total Electric Industry 7.64 6.25 4.47 8.91 0.00 6.22
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.65 6.25 4.55 7.29 0.00 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.65 6.25 4.55 7.29 0.00 6.27
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.66 6.20 4.55 8.91 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.66 6.20 4.55 8.91 0.00 6.24
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.67 6.28 4.53 9.30 0.00 6.31
  Total Electric Industry 7.67 6.28 4.53 9.30 0.00 6.31
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.71 6.42 4.61 0.00 0.00 6.35
  Total Electric Industry 7.71 6.42 4.61 0.00 0.00 6.35
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.74 6.45 4.69 0.00 0.00 6.37
  Total Electric Industry 7.74 6.45 4.69 0.00 0.00 6.37
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.60 4.85 0.00 0.00 6.55
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.60 4.85 0.00 0.00 6.55
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.25 6.96 5.20 0.00 0.00 6.89
  Total Electric Industry 8.25 6.96 5.20 0.00 0.00 6.89

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Morton County, Kansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 25   (1.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 31   (2.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 31   (2.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 99   (6.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 165   (10.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 316   (20.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 337   (21.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 140   (9.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 90   (5.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 113   (7.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 32   (2.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 8   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 69   (4.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 84   (5.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Morton County, Kansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,331

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 73

In 3-person carpool : 21

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 2

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 7

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 8

Walked : 63

Other means : 37

Worked at home : 33


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Morton County, Kansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 521

5 to 9 minutes : 353

10 to 14 minutes : 144

15 to 19 minutes : 169

20 to 24 minutes : 158

25 to 29 minutes : 2

30 to 34 minutes : 56

35 to 39 minutes : 12

40 to 44 minutes : 35

45 to 59 minutes : 24

60 to 89 minutes : 29

90 or more minutes : 39


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Morton County, Kansas)

With Social Security income : 276

No Social Security income : 991


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Morton County, Kansas)

With retirement income : 146

No retirement income : 1,121


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Morton County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 16

$10,000 to $14,999 : 23

$15,000 to $19,999 : 92

$20,000 to $24,999 : 58

$25,000 to $29,999 : 88

$30,000 to $34,999 : 103

$35,000 to $39,999 : 42

$40,000 to $44,999 : 44

$45,000 to $49,999 : 20

$50,000 to $59,999 : 128

$60,000 to $74,999 : 135

$75,000 to $99,999 : 71

$100,000 to $124,999 : 67

$125,000 to $149,999 : 26

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 22


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Morton County, Kansas)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $48,500


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Morton County, Kansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 259  (29.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 85  (9.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 87  (9.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 103  (11.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 162  (18.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 287  (37.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 195  (25.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 228  (30.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 16  (2.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Morton County, Kansas

Employed: 1,662
Unemployed: 52



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Morton County, Kansas

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Morton County, Kansas

Ground Water

 
Fresh 51.55 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 51.55 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 202 Farms In Morton County, Kansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Morton County, Kansas

First National Bank Of Elkhart - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $151.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

Colorado East Bank & Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $751.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 18

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Morton County, Kansas

  • Guymon Municipal


    (about 34.3 miles in Guymon, Oklahoma; Airport Code: GUY)

  • Ulysses Airport


    (about 40.1 miles in Ulysses, Kansas; Airport Code: ULS)

  • Liberal Municipal


    (about 45.8 miles in Liberal, Kansas; Airport Code: LBL)

  • Liberal Mid-America Regional


    (about 45.8 miles in Liberal, Kansas; Airport Code: LBL)

  • Garden City Municipal


    (about 80.2 miles in Garden City, Kansas; Airport Code: GCK)

  • Garden City Regional


    (about 80.3 miles in Garden City, Kansas; Airport Code: GCK)

  • Lamar Municipal


    (about 81.9 miles in Wiley, Colorado; Airport Code: LAA)

  • Dalhart Municipal


    (about 87.1 miles in Hartley, Texas; Airport Code: DHT)

  • Cimarron Municipal


    (about 92.6 miles in Cimarron, Kansas; Airport Code: UXS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Morton County, Kansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.92%

Carpooled

13.74%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.25%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.13%

Walked

3.76%

Other Means

0.82%

Worked At Home

3.39%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Morton County, Kansas, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Morton County, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 759

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 91

Female householder, no husband present : 116

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 249

Householder not living alone : 52


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Morton County, Kansas)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 32

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 11

All other households : 1,224


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Morton County, Kansas)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 582

Renter-occupied housing units : 177

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 68

Renter-occupied housing units : 23

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 38

Renter-occupied housing units : 78

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 162

Renter-occupied housing units : 139


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Morton County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 31

$10,000 to $14,999 : 34

$15,000 to $19,999 : 128

$20,000 to $24,999 : 84

$25,000 to $29,999 : 147

$30,000 to $34,999 : 132

$35,000 to $39,999 : 50

$40,000 to $44,999 : 75

$45,000 to $49,999 : 42

$50,000 to $59,999 : 128

$60,000 to $74,999 : 137

$75,000 to $99,999 : 104

$100,000 to $124,999 : 83

$125,000 to $149,999 : 26

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 35


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Morton County, Kansas)

Total : 1,491


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Morton County, Kansas)

Occupied : 1,267

Vacant : 224


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Morton County, Kansas)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Morton County, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 88

Built 1990 to 1999 : 105

Built 1980 to 1989 : 142

Built 1970 to 1979 : 238

Built 1960 to 1969 : 210

Built 1950 to 1959 : 232

Built 1940 to 1949 : 252

Built 1939 or earlier : 224


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Morton County, Kansas)

Utility gas : 921

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 141

Electricity : 177

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 7

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 21

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Morton County, Kansas)

Less than $10,000 : 23

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 36

$25,000 to $29,999 : 16

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 35

$40,000 to $49,999 : 107

$50,000 to $59,999 : 187

$60,000 to $69,999 : 96

$70,000 to $79,999 : 32

$80,000 to $89,999 : 36

$90,000 to $99,999 : 87

$100,000 to $124,999 : 86

$125,000 to $149,999 : 43

$150,000 to $174,999 : 24

$175,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 to $249,999 : 5

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 9

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Morton County, Kansas)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 26

Home equity loan only : 24

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 415

Housing units without a mortgage : 385


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Morton County, Kansas)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $67,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $76,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $91,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $58,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $63,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $49,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $55,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $58,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Morton County, Kansas: 69.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Kansas: 66.0%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Morton County, Kansas

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $159,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $159,000
2002        
  Single Family 25 25 $252,905
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $252,905
2003        
  Single Family 2 2 $335,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $335,000
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $200,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $200,000
2006        
  Single Family 5 5 $355,050
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $355,050


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Morton County, KS): $37,232
Median Household Income In 2000 (Kansas): $40,624


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Morton County): $63,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kansas): $81,000


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Morton County, Kansas

Utility Gas: 82.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 12.0%
Electricity: 4.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Morton County, Kansas

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 10.84%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 89.16%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Morton County): $413
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kansas): $498
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Morton County): $563


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Morton County, Kansas are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Morton County, Kansas

Stevens County Hospital Hha


     Address: 1006 S Jackson St, Hugoton, Kansas 67951
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/16/1984

M H T C Home Care


     Address: 520 Medical Drive, Guymon, Oklahoma 73942
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 8/25/1994

Guymon Home Health & Hospice


     Address: 314 Northridge Circle #d, Guymon, Oklahoma 73942
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 9/16/1993

Heritage Homecare


     Address: 415 North Main Street, Ulysses, Kansas 67880
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/22/1983

Southeast Colorado Hospital Home Health Agency


     Address: 204 East 10th Avenue, Springfield, Colorado 81073
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 1/15/1992

Hospitals Close To Morton County, Kansas

Morton County Hospital


     Address: 445 N Hilltop, Elkhart, Kansas 67950
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Memorial Hospital Of Texas County


     Address: 520 Medical Drive, Guymon, Oklahoma 73942
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Bob Wilson Memorial Grant County Hospital


     Address: 415 N Main Street, Ulysses, Kansas 67880
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Cimarron Memorial Hospital


     Address: 100 South Ellis, Boise City, Oklahoma 73933
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Southwest Medical Center


     Address: 315 West 15th Street, Liberal, Kansas 67901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Morton County, Kansas

Southwest Medical Center Snf


     Address: 315 W 15th Street, Liberal, Kansas 67905
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 50%

Good Samaritan Society - Liberal


     Address: 2160 Zinnia Ln, Liberal, Kansas 67901
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 62
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Wheatridge Park Care Center


     Address: 1501 S Holly Dr, Liberal, Kansas 67901
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 35
     Percent Occupied: 64%

Hamilton County Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 700 North Huser Po Box 909, Syracuse, Kansas 67878
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Juniper Village At Lamar


     Address: 205 South 10th St, P O Box 191, Lamar, Colorado 81052
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 88%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Morton County, Kansas

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 338 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Morton County, Kansas

    Retired Workers: 390
    Disabled Workers: 70
    Widowers Workers: 80
    Spouses Workers: 45
    Children Workers: 45


(updated 2007)



Morton County, Kansas Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 17.51%
  • Bush & Cheney 81.66%
  • Other 0.83%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Morton County, Kansas citizens.

Relocation to Morton County, KS

7.30 % of Morton County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $39,621

Kansas Average 7.39 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Morton County, KS (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Seward County , KS 0.84 % ($26,900 AGI )

Relocation away from Morton County, KS

9.05 % of Morton County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,845

Kansas Average 7.67 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Morton County, KS (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Kansas

Low Bracket: $15,000 (3.50%)
High Bracket: $30,000 (6.45%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Kansas

5.30%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Morton County, Kansas is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Morton County, Kansas


On 04/20/1951, a tornado touched down 0.88 miles from the center of Morton County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 (with large hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 04/26/1951, a tornado touched down 3.18 miles from the center of Morton County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 05/31/1996, a tornado touched down 3.59 miles from the center of Morton County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 08/07/1951, a tornado touched down 5.21 miles from the center of Morton County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 1 (with large hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 05/31/1996, a tornado touched down 6.34 miles from the center of Morton County, Kansas. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Morton County, Kansas

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
06/26/1995, 03:10 pm 0 0 $10K --
         
Heavy Rain        
08/15/2006, 07:00 am 0 0 $250K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/06/2005, 06:20 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/05/1997, 03:45 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/23/1996, 09:19 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/23/1996, 08:37 pm 0 0 $40K --
         



Tornados In Morton County, Kansas

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2005-05-30 3 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-08-10 -- 40 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-06-13 1 40 -- 0 0 -- --
  2000-07-16 15 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1999-06-29 4 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1996-06-25 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1992-06-13 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1992-06-13 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1991-05-23 -- 70 -- 0 0 -- --
  1986-05-14 -- 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1982-06-23 2 300 1 0 0 $3K --
  1978-06-26 8 33 1 0 0 $25K --
  1978-06-26 3 37 1 0 0 $25K --
  1977-05-18 34 50 2 0 0 $3M --
  1977-05-18 9 440 4 0 0 $3M --
  1975-07-10 2 60 1 0 0 $25K --
  1972-05-09 3 400 3 0 0 $25K --
  1970-05-30 1 100 2 0 0 $25K --
  1960-05-14 1 200 -- 0 0 -- --
  1951-05-14 -- 33 2 0 0 -- --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Morton County, Kansas directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Kansas

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
3,563 3,981 4,791 5,911 11,617 9,677 6,047 6,275 7,409 7,923


(updated 2014)



Jails in Morton County, Kansas


  • Morton County Jail


    1025 Morton Street, Elkhart, KS 67950
    Capacity: 12
    Confined: 4
    Avg. Population: 3
    Year Built: 1967


(updated 2006)



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