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Morton, Mississippi
City
Downtown Morton, 2013
Downtown Morton, 2013
Location of Morton, Mississippi
Location of Morton, Mississippi
Coordinates: 32°20′57″N 89°39′16″W / 32.34917°N 89.65444°W / 32.34917; -89.65444Coordinates: 32°20′57″N 89°39′16″W / 32.34917°N 89.65444°W / 32.34917; -89.65444
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Scott
Area
 • Total 6.8 sq mi (17.5 km2)
 • Land 6.7 sq mi (17.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 472 ft (144 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,482
 • Density 517.9/sq mi (200.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 39117
Area code(s) 601
FIPS code 28-49080
GNIS feature ID 0694044

Morton is a city in Scott County, Mississippi. The population was 3,482 at the 2000 census.

The people of Morton were spoken about by Stuart Mclean on his Canadian radio show "The Vinyl Cafe" on the 26th of October 2014.

Geography[edit]

Morton is located at 32°20′57″N 89°39′16″W / 32.34917°N 89.65444°W / 32.34917; -89.65444 (32.349056, -89.654366).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.8 square miles (18 km2), of which 6.7 square miles (17 km2) are land and 0.04-square-mile (0.10 km2) (0.59%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 census, there were 3,462 people, 1,133 households, and 797 families residing in the city. The population density was 517.9 people per square mile (200.1/km²). There were 1,289 housing units at an average density of 191.7 per square mile (74.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 44.5% White, 35.9% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 16.8% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino were 25.7% (16.1% Mexican, 3.3% Guatemalan, 1.4% Cuban, 1.0% Nicaraguan, 0.8% Argentinean).[2][3]

There were 1,197 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% were married couples living together, 21.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.26.

In the city the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,491, and the median income for a family was $31,161. Males had a median income of $26,649 versus $16,731 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,556. About 18.9% of families and 24.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.5% of those under age 18 and 22.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The City of Morton is served by the Scott County School District.

Outdoor recreation[edit]

Famous natives[edit]

Writer and author Jo LeCoeur grew up in Morton.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ American FactFinder - Results
  3. ^ American FactFinder - Results

External links[edit]


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