U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Morris, Illinois forum City-Data.com Homepage

Morris, Illinois



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Morris, IL housing info, Grundy County, Illinois, IL smaller cities, IL small cities, All Cities.


Morris Morris: Hallmark Shop, Main Street of Morris, 2011 Morris: Canal, Morris Morris: Uptown Morris @ Corn Festival
Morris: MORRIS AT SUNRISE Morris: going west on 6 Morris: LIBERTY STREET - MORRIS IL Morris: Beauty below the bridge!
Morris: Tutor Apartments seeing a storm! Morris: Local Water Tower, as seen from I-80 Morris: The railroad tracks and some houses in Morris. Rt. 47 passes over these tracks slightly to the west of where the photograph was taken. Morris: Kayaking on the I & M Canal
View more photos (we have 14 pictures of Morris, IL available)
 

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map



Current weather forecast for Morris, IL
Population in 2012: 13,825 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 

Males: 6,989  (50.6%)
Females: 6,836  (49.4%)

Median resident age:  37.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60450.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,684 (it was $44,739 in 2000)
Morris:

$55,684
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,984

Morris city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $173,461 (it was $127,500 in 2000)
Morris:

$173,461
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $218,533; Detached houses: $223,397; Townhouses or other attached units: $190,673; In 2-unit structures: $153,455; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $763,220

Median gross rent in 2012: $849.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip code 60450

Morris, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Morris races chart
  • White alone - 11,962 (87.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1,306 (9.6%)
  • Black alone - 124 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 113 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 96 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 11 (0.08%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morris: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Morris, IL forum
Recent posts about Morris, Illinois on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Morris is mentioned 69 times on our forum:
At what point does it start to get "country"?  (112 replies)
Plainfield, Naperville, or somewhere else?  (28 replies)
Joliet for 8 months  (5 replies)
Moving family to Downers Grove Area...please help  (8 replies)
Couple without children moving to Naperville  (13 replies)
Section 8 Slum ruining Glendale Heights IL  (48 replies)

Latest news from Morris, IL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (23.1%), Irish (15.1%), Norwegian (9.8%), Polish (5.7%), English (5.7%), Italian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/13/1878

Elevation: 519 feet

Land area: 6.88 square miles.

Population density: 2,010 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Morris,IL real estate house value index trend





Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Recent Home Sales
Address:
City

State
Zip
Min Price (optional)

Max Price (optional)
Prioritization:



Morris, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Morris:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morris city:

  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

771 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe).

This city:  5.5%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Morris, Illinois as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Morris to the number of sex offenders is 576 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,621 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,582 (2.0%)

Morris satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Joliet, IL (20.1 miles , pop. 106,221).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (50.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Carbon Hill, IL (2.8 miles ), Lisbon, IL (2.9 miles ), Mazon, IL (2.9 miles ), Coal City, IL (3.0 miles ), Seneca, IL (3.2 miles ), Diamond, IL (3.2 miles ), Minooka, IL (3.3 miles ), Verona, IL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2006: 30 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.36 N, Longitude: 88.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +548 (+3.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,821 (44.2%)

Area code: 815

Morris household income distribution Morris home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Morris by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 2000000000001
per 100,000 16.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.07.3
Rapes 91113496147411
per 100,000 75.58.48.48.224.332.169.645.2103.250.728.57.37.3
Robberies 420033649327261
per 100,000 33.516.80.00.024.324.046.430.166.421.7192.4190.17.3
Assaults 271010108158942215320
per 100,000 226.483.883.881.664.8120.261.867.8309.7152.035.621.9146.4
Burglaries 594655554865571038054655977
per 100,000 494.6385.6461.1448.7388.6520.9440.5775.5589.9391.0463.1431.4563.7
Thefts 472425496496478470462505546538437392427
per 100,000 3957.13563.04158.34046.73869.83766.33570.63802.14026.03895.23113.62866.13125.9
Auto thefts 27201919191415301415451
per 100,000 226.4167.7159.3155.0153.8112.2115.9225.9103.2108.628.536.67.3
Arson 5344412122635
per 100,000 41.925.233.532.632.48.015.57.514.714.542.821.936.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 371.9218.3242.4235.9241.5261.2273.4292.3387.1278.0254.9222.0224.1

(click on a table row to update graph)

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Morris detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.61
Illinois average:

2.76

This city's Wikipedia profile

Morris, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.6%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,573 (+15.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Morris, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Morris, Illinois average temperatures Morris, Illinois average precipitation
 
Morris, Illinois humidity
 
Morris, Illinois wind speed
 
Morris, Illinois snowfall
 
Morris, Illinois sunshine
 
Morris, Illinois clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Tornado activity:

Morris-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Morris city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morris-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 25.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 57.7 miles away from Morris center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grundy County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morris topographic map

Birthplace of: Ronald Steel - Historian, Tara Stiles - Businessman, Walter M. Pierce - Politician, Eric J. Magnuson - Judge, Careen M. Gordon - Politician, Ed Brady - Football player, Jack Boyle (third baseman) - Baseball player, Kenneth M. Regan - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Morris:

  • FMC - MORRIS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1401 LAKEWOOD DRIVE STE B)
  • SILVER CROSS RENAL CENTER MORRIS (Dialysis Facility, 1551 CREEK DRIVE)
  • QUALITY HOME HEALTH, INC. (Home Health Center, 1802 N. DIVISION ST. STE. 222)
  • MORRIS HOSPITAL & HEALTHCARE CENTERS (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 150 W HIGH ST)
  • MORRIS HC AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 1223 EDGEWATER)
  • MORRIS LINCOLN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 916 FREMONT AVE P. O. BOX 689)
  • WALNUT GROVE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 1095 TWILIGHT DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in Morris, IL

Airports and heliports located in Morris:


See details about airports and heliports located in Morris, IL

Amtrak station near Morris:

  • 19 miles: DWIGHT (119 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area.

Nuclear power plants:

  • Dresden 1. Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 200 MWe. Permanently shutdown. Date started: 07/1960. Date closed : 10/1978..
  • Dresden 2. General Electric Co.Sargent & Lundy Engineers. General Electric Co.Commonwealth Edison Co.Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 794 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 01/1970. Commercial start: 06/1970..
  • Dresden 3. General Electric Co.Sargent & Lundy Engineers. General Electric Co.Commonwealth Edison Co.Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 794 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 01/1971. Commercial start: 11/1971..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morris:

  • Joliet Junior College (about 17 miles; Joliet, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,668)
  • Lewis University (about 25 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,688)
  • Aurora University (about 28 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 2,502)
  • Waubonsee Community College (about 31 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; FT enrollment: 3,890)
  • North Central College (about 32 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Olivet Nazarene University (about 33 miles; Bourbonnais, IL; FT enrollment: 2,889)
  • Benedictine University (about 34 miles; Lisle, IL; FT enrollment: 2,978)

Public high schools in Morris:

Private high school in Morris:

  • ASHLEY ROAD BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 9; Location: 7700 ASHLEY RD; Grades: T1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Morris:

Private elementary/middle schools in Morris:

  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 253; Location: 505 E NORTH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MORRIS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46; Location: 202 W JEFFERSON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Morris, map of school districts: MORRIS SCHOOL DISTRICT 54, NETTLE CREEK COMMUNITY CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL DISTRICT 24C, MORRIS COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 101

Library in Morris:

  • MORRIS AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $793,583; Location: 604 LIBERTY STREET; 58,501 books; 2,899 audio materials; 5,243 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 96 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Peace Lutheran Church (ELCA) 101 Candlelight Lane Morris, IL 60450 815-942-1010
  • hi there. we are a church in morris and we are not listed. can you add us? first christian church of morris, 455 w. southmor rd, morris 942-3454. www.fccmorris.org

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Morris: Morris City Landfill (A), Morris City Hall (B), Grundy County Courthouse (C), Morris Fire Protection and Ambulance District Station 2 (D), Morris Fire Protection and Ambulance District Station 1 (E), Morris Healthcare Rehabilitation Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morris include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Peace Lutheran Church (B), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Church of the Nazarene (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (H), New Hope Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Catholic North Cemetery (1), Cryder Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Nettle Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Morris include: Chapin Park (1), Gebhard Woods State Park (2), Goold Park (3), William Stratton State Access Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Grundy County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 102 Liberty Street), Donico Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 313 Hoover Street).

Hotels: Comfort Inn (70 Gore Rd), Days Inn & Suites of Morris (80 Hampton Street), Comfort Inn Morris (70 Gore Road West), Best Western Of Morris (80 Hampton St).

Court: Grundy County Circuit Court (111 East Washington Street).

 
Grundy 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)
AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average.
City:

32.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.201. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.201
U.S.:

0.640
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.75
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Morris and their reported violations in the past:

THE STUMBLE INN/DAVID REED (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GOOSE LAKE PRAIRIE STATE PARK (93856) (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2000 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2000), St Intentional no-action (OCT-17-2000)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Morris that have no violations reported:

  • FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (138818) (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRUNDY COUNTY FAIRGRL N WELL (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH PRE-SCH (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GRUNDY COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MORRIS COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MARKETTIS AMOCO (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE #967 (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE BLUFF ANIMAL HOSPITAL (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RECOS TAVERN (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIVIERA RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.4%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Black residents, 15.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.7% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Morris, IL

People in group quarters in Morris in 2010:

  • 192 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
288 people in nursing homes in 2000
46 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Morris compared to Illinois state average:

Morris, Illinois environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


Back to the top

Banks with branches in Morris (2011 data):

  • Grundy Bank: Plaza Vii Branch, at 201 Liberty Street, Plaza I Facility, Plaza Vi Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $253.1 mil, Deposits: $223.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Illinois Valley Bancorp, Inc.
  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: Morris Branch, Southmor Branch, Morris Lisbon Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,140.2 mil, Deposits: $1,872.8 mil, headquarters in Hickory Hills, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Standard Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Midwest Bank: Morris Main at 220 West Main Street, branch established on 1988/05/06; Bedford Road Facility at 444 Bedford Road, branch established on 1981/01/22. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • Harvard Savings Bank: Branch at 211 E Jefferson, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2008/05/06: Bank assets: $169.1 mil, Deposits: $135.5 mil, headquarters in Harvard, IL, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Twin Oaks Savings Bank: Branch Office Branch at 1508 Creek Drive, branch established on 2000/04/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $72.0 mil, Deposits: $57.6 mil, headquarters in Marseilles, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Route 47 & Route 6 Banking Center at 1925 North Division, branch established on 2007/11/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • First Federal Savings Bank: 124 E Main St Branch at 124 East Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $398.1 mil, Deposits: $355.1 mil, headquarters in Ottawa, IL, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Ottawa: First National Bank-Morris Branch at 1771 N Division, branch established on 2003/07/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $270.5 mil, Deposits: $242.3 mil, headquarters in Ottawa, IL, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Ottawa Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Morris, Illinois:

  • Holiday Inn Morris, I-80 & Il 47, Morris, IL 60450 , Phone: (815) 942-6600
  • Morris Comfort Inn, 70 Gore Rd W, Morris, IL 60450 , Phone: (815) 942-1433, Fax: (815) 942-1433
  • Super 8 Motel Morris, 70 Green Acres Dr, Morris, IL 60450 , Phone: (815) 942-3200, Fax: (815) 942-3325
  • Quality Inn - Morris, 200 Gore Rd, Morris, IL 60450 , Phone: (815) 942-6600, Fax: (815) 942-8255
  • Park Motel, 1923 N Division St, Morris, IL 60450 , Phone: (815) 942-1321
  • Morris Motel, 1801 N Division St, Morris, IL 60450 , Phone: (815) 942-4991
  • Days Inn At Morris, 80 Hampton St, Morris, IL 60450 , Phone: (815) 942-9000, Fax: (815) 942-9000
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 222 Gore Rd, Morris, IL 60450 , Phone: (815) 941-8700, Fax: (815) 416-1280
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Morris, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Morris travel time to work - commute


Morris mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Morris city (based on Grundy County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.68%
Here49.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents53.6%13.2%8.4%8.4%4.9%
Congregations17.2%24.1%6.9%3.4%10.3%
NameAssociation of Free Lutheran CongregationsSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents4.0%2.2%1.9%0.9%2.5%
Congregations3.4%6.9%3.4%3.4%20.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Here:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Grundy County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Grundy County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grundy County:

7.4%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.3%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$949
Other Government Administration 7$26,811$45,9628$6,251
Police Protection - Officers 28$140,354$60,1520$0
Police - Other 9$35,563$47,41717$13,083
Firefighters 6$23,251$46,50229$30,348
Streets and Highways 8$42,489$63,7340$0
Airports 1$4,799$57,5880$0
Solid Waste Management 2$16,306$97,8360$0
Sewerage 6$28,130$56,2600$0
Parks and Recreation 2$13,591$81,54611$5,224
Water Supply 9$39,835$53,1130$0
Electric Power 22$115,557$63,0313$3,452
Local Libraries 7$16,531$28,33911$8,557
Other and Unallocable 1$5,886$70,6328$13,439
Totals for Government 108$509,103$56,56789$81,303

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

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $44,000 ($3.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,719,000 ($124.34)
    Central Staff Services: $1,686,000 ($121.95)
    Regular Highways: $1,234,000 ($89.26)
    General - Other: $723,000 ($52.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $720,000 ($52.08)
    Housing & Community Development: $705,000 ($50.99)
    Water Utilities: $557,000 ($40.29)
    Sewerage: $401,000 ($29.01)
    Air Transportation: $111,000 ($8.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $75,000 ($5.42)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $1,031,000 ($74.58)
    Benefit Payments: $300,000 ($21.70)
    Withdrawals: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $110,000 ($7.96)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $546,000 ($39.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $874,000 ($63.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $311,000 ($22.50)
    Water Utilities: $300,000 ($21.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $253,000 ($18.30)
    Parking Facilities: $191,000 ($13.82)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($6.37)
    Central Staff: $14,000 ($1.01)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($0.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($0.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,196,000 ($231.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $59,000 ($4.27)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $257,000 ($18.59)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,183,000 ($85.57)
    Sewerage: $686,000 ($49.62)
    All Other: $126,000 ($9.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $47,000 ($3.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $320,000 ($23.15)
    From Local Government: $171,000 ($12.37)
    Local Employee Contribution: $108,000 ($7.81)
    From Other Government: $13,000 ($0.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $54,000 ($3.91)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $60,000 ($4.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $671,000 ($48.54)
    General Revenue, NEC: $206,000 ($14.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,201,000 ($86.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,365,000 ($315.73)
    Highways: $379,000 ($27.41)
    All Other: $135,000 ($9.76)
  • Tax - Property: $3,269,000 ($236.46)
    NEC: $308,000 ($22.28)
    Public Utilities: $142,000 ($10.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $980,000 ($70.89)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,570,000 ($113.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $585,000 ($42.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,445,000 ($104.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $395,000 ($28.57)
    Other, NEC: $125,000 ($9.04)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $70,000 ($5.06)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $4,206,000 ($304.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,539,000 ($1702.64)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $317,000 ($22.93)

11.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.29%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Will County, IL  4.70% ($49,596 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  2.38% ($48,442)
from DuPage County, IL  0.77% ($50,236)


7.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,914 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Will County, IL  2.46% ($42,728 average AGI)
to La Salle County, IL  0.71% ($40,477)
to Cook County, IL  0.65% ($37,233)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morris:

  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WCSJ (1550 AM; 0 kW; MORRIS, IL; Owner: GRUNDY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Morris:

  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYXX (103.1 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: BIG CITY RADIO-CHI, L.L.C.)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WJDK-FM (95.7 FM; SENECA, IL; Owner: GRUNDY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; PLANO, IL; Owner: NELSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; DWIGHT, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morris:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Morris fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 31
Total length: 173 meters (568ft)
Total costs: $1,369,000
Total average daily traffic: 286,725
Total average daily truck traffic: 59,397

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 9
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 9
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 4
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Morris, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Morris)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Morris, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Morris)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Morris)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 28 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$152,40430$145,461176$153,55310$66,2911$611,25022$104,587
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$117,9150$011$172,5260$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$136,7501$178,22027$171,2750$00$03$114,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$191,0803$112,14721$162,2350$00$01$115,530
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$08$125,1482$88,4850$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0003.00 , 0004.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$336,0701$325,8900$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$167,5503$197,0631$57,430
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$250,9500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$98,1701$89,1100$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0003.00 , 0004.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morris, IL

Most common first names in Morris, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12680.2 years
John12376.1 years
William11375.8 years
Robert8872.3 years
James8470.7 years
George7374.7 years
Helen6781.9 years
Anna5983.3 years
Margaret5782.5 years
Charles5672.8 years
Most common last names in Morris, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8980.6 years
Olson7478.4 years
Peterson5378.1 years
Nelson3978.7 years
Thompson3879.7 years
Anderson3681.8 years
Larson3478.7 years
Brown2781.1 years
Smith2773.0 years
Davis2178.9 years
Businesses in Morris, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Ace Hardware2Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Menards1
Burger King1Nike1
Comfort Inn1Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Dunkin Donuts1RadioShack1
FedEx6Sears1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Subway2
Holiday Inn1Super 81
IHOP1T-Mobile1
Jewel-Osco1Taco Bell1
Jimmy John's1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS8
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Morris, IL


Morris on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Neal Arthur Siegel (4)
  • Justin Ivan May (3)
  • Johnnie H. Copley (3)
  • David Hancock (3)
  • Beau Daniel Kuipers (2)
  • Patrick Jeffery Condon (2)
  • Gary Wentworth (2)
  • Michael J. Blackburn (2)
  • Beau D. Kuipers (2)
  • John B. Payson (2)

Total of 38 patent applications in 2008-2014.

Back to Morris, IL housing info, Grundy County, Illinois, IL smaller cities, IL small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.