Morrill, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 227 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.1%
 
Males: 106  (47.1%)
Females: 121  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 66515.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,787 (it was $30,357 in 2000)
Morrill:

$50,787
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,008 (it was $11,924 in 2000)

Morrill city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $39,430 (it was $35,800 in 2000)
Morrill:

$39,430
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $67,849; detached houses: $67,427

Median gross rent in 2019: $565.

March 2019 cost of living index in Morrill: 77.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.3%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Morrill, KS (2010)
    • 21794.3%White alone
    • 52.2%Two or more races
    • 52.2%Hispanic
    • 31.3%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (21.2%), American (18.2%), English (2.9%), Scottish (2.2%), Swedish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1091 feet

Land area: 0.21 square miles.

Population density: 1,098 people per square mile   (low).

Morrill, Kansas map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Morrill city:

0.8% ($297)
Kansas:

1.2% ($999)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (47.1 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Lincoln, NE (79.9 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (439.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hamlin, KS (1.9 miles),
Sabetha, KS (2.4 miles ),
Fairview, KS (2.5 miles ),
Reserve, KS (2.8 miles),
Hiawatha, KS (3.2 miles ),
Salem, NE (3.2 miles),
Falls City, NE (3.2 miles ),
Preston, NE (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 39.93 N, Longitude: 95.69 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Morrill, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Morrill, KS in 2019
Morrill satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $60,000
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
Kansas:

5.3%
Most common industries in Morrill, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (22.1%)
  • Truck transportation (11.5%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Machinery (6.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (21.2%)
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.6%)
  • Machinery (10.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (41.5%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Morrill, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (21.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12.1%)
  • Engineers (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (32.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)

Average climate in Morrill, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morrill-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/6/1962, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Morrill city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morrill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 464% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 251.5 miles away from Morrill center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 309.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 211.3 miles away from Morrill center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 288.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from Morrill center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 279.1 miles away from Morrill center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morrill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Morrill:

  • LAKESIDE TERRACE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • FOUNTAIN VILLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • KANSAS DIALYSIS SERVICES - SABETHA (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • NEMAHA COUNTY HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • GREAT PLAINS OF SABETHA INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • SABETHA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SABETHA, KS)
  • SABETHA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SABETHA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morrill:

  • Highland Community College (about 23 miles; Highland, KS; Full-time enrollment: 2,148)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 50 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 52 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Washburn University (about 62 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Kansas State University (about 70 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Kansas (about 72 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Grantham University (about 73 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Morrill: Morrill Elevator Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Morrill Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morrill include: Cornerstone Bible Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), The Ayore Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.0%
Whole state:

5.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Morrill:

Marital status in Morrill, KS
  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

For population 25 years and over in Morrill:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.7
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Morrill, KS (based on Brown County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,12318
Evangelical Protestant96912
Catholic9003
Other2591
Black Protestant1241
None4,609-
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: 2
Brown County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Brown County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Brown County:

10.95 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.8%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.9%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Morrill:

41.3%
State:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Morrill:

29.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.3%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
State:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Morrill:

53.9%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.8%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Morrill, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 1$2,371$28,4520$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,985$23,8208$91
Totals for Government 2$4,355$26,1308$91

Morrill government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $200,000 ($881.06)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($255.51)
    Sewerage: $23,000 ($101.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($101.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($44.05)
    Toll Highways: $8,000 ($35.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($17.62)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($4.41)

Morrill government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $19,000 ($83.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($44.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($26.43)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $183,000 ($806.17)
    Water Utilities: $56,000 ($246.70)
  • Tax - Property: $32,000 ($140.97)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $20,000 ($88.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($17.62)

Morrill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $365,000 ($1607.93)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morrill:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: C.R. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morrill:

  • KLZA (101.3 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: KNZA, INC)
  • K219CE (91.7 FM; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KMZA (92.1 FM; SENECA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morrill:

  • K46FG (Channel 46; FALLS CITY, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDTV COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.1mTotal length
  • $1,187,000Total costs
  • 2,986Total average daily traffic
  • 138Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,527Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Morrill, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Morrill, KS

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 612 Roxanna (Lat: 39.928611 Lon: -95.695528), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPCQ778,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2013, Expiration Date: 07/06/2023, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • 3 1/2 Mi N From 36 Hwy 3 Mi W 1/4 Mi N (Lat: 39.913889 Lon: -95.685528), Call Sign: KNEW524, Licensee ID: L00036548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.945 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2003, Registrant: Roger Aberle, Rr 1 Box 8, Morrill, KS 66515-9504
  • 477 Hwy K246 (Lat: 39.912722 Lon: -95.718194), Call Sign: WQYF892,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.140 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2016, Expiration Date: 09/15/2026, Certifier: Nita Grimm, Registrant: Haug Communications, 622 Neptune Dr, Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579, Email:
  • Lat: 39.914750 Lon: -95.699472, Call Sign: WRCJ320,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.450 MHz, 464.450 MHz, 466.450 MHz, 467.250 MHz, 469.450 MHz, Grant Date: 10/18/2018, Expiration Date: 10/18/2028, Certifier: Kent Grimm, Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 Towerview Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:
  • 2774 Dewberry Rd (Lat: 39.901667 Lon: -95.693056), Call Sign: WRJU868,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.087 MHz, Grant Date: 10/31/2020, Expiration Date: 10/31/2030, Certifier: Micah Hartter, Registrant: Haug Communications, Inc., 622 Neptune Dr, Seneca, KS 66538, Phone: (785) 336-3579, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Morrill KS, Lat: 39.944528 Lon: -95.620861, Type: Tank, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.8 m, Call Sign: WQMR393,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Dennis J Haug Mr, Registrant: Haug Communications, Inc., 12645 County Rd 447, St.Joseph, MO 64505, Phone: (816) 279-6535, Fax: (816) 279-0749, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N0MLA, Previous Call Sign: KB0HIN, Licensee ID: L00258566, Grant Date: 08/15/2020, Expiration Date: 09/04/2030, Registrant: Ernest E Moravec, 404 N Walnut, Morrill, KS 66515
  • Call Sign: WD0DEC, Licensee ID: L00291207, Grant Date: 07/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/05/2023, Certifier: Dale R Lawson, Registrant: Dale R Lawson, 202 Cottonwood Ave, Morrill, KS 66515-9404

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6477J , Serial Number: 28-4904, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James C Meyer, 2844 Dewberry Rd, Morrill, KS 66515, Other Owners: Jeremy A Sweat

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 16 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2017. The data has a constant trend.
    Fire incident types in Morrill, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (60.7%), and Structure Fires (29.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Morrill, KS
    • 8860.7%Outside Fires
    • 4329.7%Structure Fires
    • 139.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morrill, KS
Most common first names in Morrill, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William579.6 years
Charles471.3 years
John480.7 years
Robert475.7 years
Gerald375.0 years
Elizabeth384.7 years
Frank378.3 years
Florence379.0 years
Floyd381.0 years
Mary382.0 years
Most common last names in Morrill, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gaston572.0 years
Mckim582.8 years
Davis487.2 years
Diehl473.5 years
Eisenbise477.3 years
Mckinnie484.2 years
Meyers483.0 years
Sanner477.0 years
Kleopfer388.7 years
Allen374.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Morrill, KS
  • 77.8%Utility gas
  • 20.8%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Morrill, KS
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Morrill compared to Kansas state average:

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

Morrill on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents"
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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