Morley, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +30.7%
Males: 47  (41.7%)
Females: 68  (58.3%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Iowa median age:  38.1 years

Zip code: 52312

Estimated median household income in 2015: $31,198 (it was $44,375 in 2000)
Morley:

$31,198
IA:

$54,736

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $14,984 (it was $22,167 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $77,215 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Morley:

$77,215
IA:

$136,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $563.

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    • 11398.3%White alone
    • 10.9%Two or more races
    • 10.9%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Morley: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.6%), American (17.0%), English (11.3%), French (5.7%), Polish (3.8%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/26/1925

Elevation: 796 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,153 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Morley:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morley city:

  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 34.8%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

6.5%
Iowa:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,494 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $713 (1.3%)

Morley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (21.7 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (119.8 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (183.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Olin, IA (2.4 miles ), Martelle, IA (2.4 miles ), Mechanicsville, IA (2.7 miles ), Anamosa, IA (2.7 miles ), Stone City, IA (3.0 miles) , Stanwood, IA (3.1 miles ), Lisbon, IA (3.1 miles ), Mount Vernon, IA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 42.01 N, Longitude: 91.25 W

Area code: 319

Morley household income distribution Morley home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (43%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (47%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Material moving occupations (23%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Average climate in Morley, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morley-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.8 miles away from the Morley city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 19.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 303.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 282.6 miles away from Morley center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 126.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 333.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 303.0 miles away from Morley center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 288.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jones County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 13, Tornadoes: 7, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Morley:

  • JONES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; ANAMOSA, IA)
  • CLARENCE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLARENCE, IA)
  • MONTICELLO NURSING AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MONTICELLO, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morley:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 22 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 29 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 48 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 48 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 49 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Augustana College (about 51 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Ashford University (about 55 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)

Library in Morley:

  • MORLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $9,133; Location: 507 VINE ST; 4,811 books; 51 audio materials; 2,102 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Morley: Morley Library (A), Morley Community Building (B), Morley City Hall (C), Morley Fire Department First Responders (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Morley: Faith United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Morley: Miller Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Jones County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 70.1. This is about average.

City:

70.1
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.214. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.214
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.43. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.43
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.522. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.522
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.67. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 29.0%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.2%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  18.2%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Iowa average:

10.3

Morley travel time to work - commute Morley mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Morley city (based on Jones County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,30822
Catholic3,4634
Evangelical Protestant1,1229
Other71
None10,738-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Jones County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Jones County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jones County:

27.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$547
Water Supply 0$0 1$4,800
Local Libraries 0$0 1$64
Totals for Government 0$0 10$5,411

Morley government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $3,000 ($26.09)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($86.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($60.87)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($52.17)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($34.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($26.09)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($26.09)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($17.39)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($17.39)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $1,000 ($8.70)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($8.70)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($26.09)

Morley government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($69.57)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($69.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($26.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,000 ($17.39)
    Rents: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($104.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($113.04)
    Highways: $7,000 ($60.87)
    General Support: $1,000 ($8.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,000 ($34.78)
    Property: $4,000 ($34.78)

Morley government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $1,000 ($8.70)

Morley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $121,000 ($1052.17)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Linn County, IA  2.01% ($36,497 average AGI)
from Dubuque County, IA  0.30% ($23,609)
from Delaware County, IA  0.27% ($32,238)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Linn County, IA  2.00% ($44,781 average AGI)
to Johnson County, IA  0.39% ($28,533)
to Dubuque County, IA  0.30% ($45,478)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morley:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDTH (1370 AM; 5 kW; DUBUQUE, IA; Owner: RADIO DUBUQUE, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morley:

  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRNL-FM (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IA; Owner: CORNELL COLLEGE)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KBEA-FM (99.7 FM; MUSCATINE, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Morley:

  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K16EL (Channel 66; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 845Total average daily traffic
  • 845Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N0CWP, Grant Date: 04/12/1999, Expiration Date: 04/12/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2011, Registrant: James R Mc Clintock, 301 Vine St Box 462, Morley, IA 52312

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (37%)

Morley compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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