Morley, Missouri

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Population in 2013: 693 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 344  (49.7%)
Females: 349  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 63767.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,728 (it was $26,696 in 2000)
Morley:

$40,728
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,120 (it was $12,679 in 2000)

Morley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,281 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Morley:

$67,281
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $68,305; Detached houses: $68,367; Mobile homes: $56,787

Median gross rent in 2013: $479.

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  • Races in Morley, MO (2010)

    Morley races chart
    • 65293.5%White alone
    • 223.2%Two or more races
    • 121.7%Hispanic
    • 81.1%Black alone
    • 30.4%American Indian alone

Races in Morley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Morley: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.6%), Irish (21.3%), English (11.9%), French (6.3%), Welsh (3.0%), United States (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1868

Elevation: 343 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 937 people per square mile   (low).

Morley, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Morley:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morley city:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

12 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Missouri:

3.9%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Morley, Missouri as of September 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Morley to the number of sex offenders is 347 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $585 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $391 (0.9%)

Morley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jonesboro, AR (103.3 miles , pop. 55,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (114.9 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (347.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Haywood City, MO (1.5 miles ), Oran, MO (1.9 miles ), Benton, MO (2.2 miles ), Lambert, MO (2.2 miles) , Vanduser, MO (2.3 miles ), Blodgett, MO (2.3 miles ), Chaffee, MO (3.1 miles ), Kelso, MO (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.04 N, Longitude: 89.61 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 573

Morley household income distribution Morley home values distribution

Crime rates in Morley (2012):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 257.8)

Crime rates in Morley (2013):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 robbery (144.7 per 100,000)
  • 1 assault (144.7 per 100,000)
  • 1 burglary (144.7 per 100,000)
  • 10 thefts (1,447.2 per 100,000)
  • 1 auto theft (144.7 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 158.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 244.1)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Missouri average:

2.42
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.5%
Missouri:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +108 (+15.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Morley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Morley, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/22/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Morley city center killed one person and injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/2003, a category F4 tornado 35.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 33 people and caused $16 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morley-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 9.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.1 miles away from Morley center
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) earthquake occurred 135.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.7 miles away from Morley 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 119.9 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 Scott County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morley topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Morley:

  • NORTH SCOTT MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CHAFFEE, MO)
  • CHAFFEE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHAFFEE, MO)
  • CLEARVIEW NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • CONTINU-CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • MISSOURI DELTA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SIKESTON JAYCEE REGIONAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)
  • SIKESTON CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SIKESTON, MO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morley:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (about 20 miles; Cape Girardeau, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,678)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 49 miles; Poplar Bluff, MO; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (about 52 miles; Carbondale, IL; FT enrollment: 14,539)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 53 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 4,107)
  • John A Logan College (about 57 miles; Carterville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,995)
  • The University of Tennessee-Martin (about 64 miles; Martin, TN; FT enrollment: 7,013)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 70 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)

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Notable locations in Morley: Scott County Rural Fire Protection District Station 2 (A), Morley Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Old Morley Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.1%
(24.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 27.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.7%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Morley compared to Missouri state average:

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

Banks with branches in Morley (2011 data):

  • First Commercial Bank: at 23134 State Highway 61, branch established on 1974/11/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.9 mil, Deposits: $176.7 mil, headquarters in Gideon, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Gideon Bancshares Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Missouri average:

11.0

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,01764
Catholic6,5317
Mainline Protestant2,52214
Other8914
Black Protestant3543
None15,876-
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: 13
Scott County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Scott County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Scott County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

8.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

31.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

13.5%
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
Financial Administration 1$1,753$21,0360$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,986$23,8320$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,621$19,4520$0
Water Supply 1$2,493$29,9160$0
Totals for Government 4$7,853$23,5590$0

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $153,000 ($220.78)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.44)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $55,000 ($79.37)
    Water Utilities: $48,000 ($69.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($46.18)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($41.85)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($11.54)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($7.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $66,000 ($95.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($4.33)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($47.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($18.76)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($14.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($83.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $35,000 ($50.51)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $30,000 ($43.29)
    Property: $14,000 ($20.20)
    Total General Sales: $11,000 ($15.87)
    NEC: $7,000 ($10.10)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $69,000 ($99.57)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $150,000 ($216.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $212,000 ($305.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,000 ($10.10)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $302,000 ($435.79)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($27.42)

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,144 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Missouri average:

6.69%

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 Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.56% ($25,103 average AGI)
from Mississippi County, MO  0.50% ($26,611)
from New Madrid County, MO  0.47% ($22,672)


6.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Missouri average:

6.91%

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 Cape Girardeau County, MO  1.87% ($30,112 average AGI)
to Stoddard County, MO  0.58% ($23,181)
to Mississippi County, MO  0.47% ($20,691)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morley:

  • KRHW (1520 AM; 5 kW; SIKESTON, MO)
  • KZIM (960 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KAPE (1550 AM; 5 kW; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KSIM (1400 AM; 1 kW; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOTC (830 AM; daytime; 10 kW; KENNETT, MO; Owner: EAGLE BLUFF ENTERPRISES)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KWOC (930 AM; 5 kW; POPLAR BLUFF, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morley:

  • KWKZ (106.1 FM; CHARLESTON, MO; Owner: ANDERSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBXB (97.9 FM; SIKESTON, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KBHI (107.1 FM; MINER, MO; Owner: DANA R WITHERS)
  • KREZ (104.7 FM; CHAFFEE, MO; Owner: DANA R. WITHERS)
  • KGMO (100.7 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WKIB (96.5 FM; ANNA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS)
  • KCGQ-FM (99.3 FM; GORDONVILLE, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KEZS-FM (102.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: ZIMMER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRCU (90.9 FM; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGKS (93.9 FM; SCOTT CITY, MO; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC.)
  • KMHM (104.1 FM; LUTESVILLE, MO; Owner: HAROLD L. LAWDER)
  • WBEL (88.5 FM; CAIRO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDEX-FM (102.3 FM; DEXTER, MO; Owner: DEXTER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morley:

  • K47FB (Channel 47; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K69HT (Channel 69; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K65GP (Channel 65; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K58FD (Channel 58; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBSI (Channel 23; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: KBSI LICENSEE L.P.)
  • KFVS-TV (Channel 12; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WPSD-TV (Channel 6; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WPSD-TV, LLC)
  • KCGI-CA (Channel 45; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • K33EQ (Channel 33; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K67HF (Channel 67; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • .55 Mi N Of Jct Hwy 61 & 77 (Lat: 37.060556 Lon: -89.624167), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 7536834755

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1 Mi N On State Hwy 61 & 77 (Lat: 37.060611 Lon: -89.624250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WPKY676
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/14/2007, Expiration Date: 10/06/2017, Certifier: Robin Wood
    Registrant: Wood Communcations, Union City, TN 38281, Phone: (731) 885-4792, Fax: (731) 885-6500, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N0UPV, Licensee ID: L00205830
    Grant Date: 09/17/2012, Expiration Date: 12/01/2022, Certifier: Earl E Cheek
    Registrant: Earl E Cheek, Morley, MO 63767
  • Call Sign: N0VJQ, Licensee ID: L00206285
    Grant Date: 11/07/2012, Expiration Date: 02/02/2023, Certifier: Myrna F Cheek
    Registrant: Myrna F Cheek, Morley, MO 63767
  • Call Sign: KC0VCY, Licensee ID: L01063242
    Grant Date: 09/14/2005, Expiration Date: 09/14/2015, Certifier: Deborah K Carey
    Registrant: Deborah K Carey, 313 S Mandeville, Morley, MO 63767

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Morley, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1472.3 years
John1075.4 years
William1076.9 years
George678.2 years
Thomas581.6 years
Betty457.7 years
Charles460.0 years
Bessie381.6 years
Alice381.4 years
Henry368.7 years
Most common last names in Morley, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hagar586.8 years
Phillips571.6 years
Emerson479.7 years
Mcdonough480.2 years
Williams477.2 years
Carter375.3 years
Cook385.3 years
Hayes380.0 years
Harris365.0 years
Hudson370.7 years
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