For population 25 years and over in Morris:
For population 15 years and over in Morris town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $930 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (15.4 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (561.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Kimberly, AL (1.3 miles ), Warrior, AL (2.1 miles ), Mount Olive, AL (2.4 miles ), Gardendale, AL (2.5 miles ), Trafford, AL (2.5 miles ), County Line, AL (2.6 miles ), Pinson, AL (2.9 miles ), Smoke Rise, AL (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.75 N, Longitude: 86.81 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 205
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Morris detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +670 (+57.9%).
Work and jobs in Morris: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Morris, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Morris-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 299% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Morris town center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 12.1 miles away from the town center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Morris-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 85.0 miles away from Morris center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 59.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 34.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 34.4 miles away from Morris center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Peter Tom Willis - Football quarterback.
Hospitals/medical centers near Morris:
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Local government website: WWW.MORRISALABAMA.ORG
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morris:
Public high school in Morris:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 4.5%
(4.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Morris compared to Alabama state average:
Banks with branches in Morris (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Morris (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 135
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
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Morris government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,478 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,640 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Morris fatal accident list:
Jun 13, 2004 02:28 PM, Us-Sr3, 17013, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 1996 09:00 PM, 6771, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 5, 1988 08:20 PM, Sr3, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 5, 1980 06:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 31, 1979 06:51 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $7,345,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,762
Total average daily truck traffic: 373
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 6,500
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Morris)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Morris)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.