Morris, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 453. Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 
Males: 242  (53.4%)
Females: 211  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54486.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $49,147 (it was $36,875 in 2000)
Morris:

$49,147
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,717 (it was $14,627 in 2000)

Morris town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $146,687 (it was $91,800 in 2000)
Morris:

$146,687
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $168,316; Detached houses: $174,565; Townhouses or other attached units: $147,847; In 2-unit structures: $159,797; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $103,725; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $203,875; Mobile homes: $66,319
  • Races in Morris, WI (2010)

    Morris races chart
    • 42694.0%White alone
    • 163.5%American Indian alone
    • 81.8%Hispanic
    • 30.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Morris: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (64.1%), French (13.0%), Norwegian (9.9%), Polish (9.3%), Irish (7.0%), English (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 36.2 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

Morris,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Morris:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morris town:

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

13 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.4% Asia, 0.4% Africa).

This town:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Morris town:  1.2% ($1,140)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Appleton, WI (49.9 miles , pop. 70,087).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (122.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (217.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bowler, WI (2.0 miles ), Almon, WI (2.4 miles ), Tigerton, WI (2.4 miles ), Wittenberg, WI (2.4 miles ), Fairbanks, WI (2.5 miles ), Tilleda, WI (2.6 miles) , Bartelme, WI (2.8 miles ), Eland, WI (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 44.82 N, Longitude: 89.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wood products (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (3%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Wood products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

Average climate in Morris, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Morris-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the Morris town center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/7/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morris-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% 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 232.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 345.6 miles away from Morris center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 455.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 379.8 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 215.5 miles away from Morris center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 493.2 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 Shawano County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Morris:

  • HOMME HOME FOR THE AGING (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WITTENBERG, WI)

Amtrak stations near Morris:

  • 6 miles: TIGERTON (U.S. HWY 45 & HWY M) - Bus Station
  • 7 miles: WITTENBERG (HWYS. 45 & 29) - Bus Station . Services: full-service food facilities.
  • 13 miles: MARION (U.S. HWY 45) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morris:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 32 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 33 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 48 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 48 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 51 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 51 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 55 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)

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Church in Morris: Immanuel Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Wilson Creek (A), Dent Creek (B), Simpson Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shawano County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

17.6%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.9%
Whole state:

3.7%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Wisconsin average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Morris town (based on Shawano County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,35743
Catholic6,93012
Mainline Protestant4,99523
Other5273
None18,140-
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: 10
Shawano County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Shawano County:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

11.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Shawano County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.0%
State:

13.0%

4.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,947 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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 Brown County, WI  0.78% ($36,453 average AGI)
from Waupaca County, WI  0.42% ($27,838)
from Marathon County, WI  0.40% ($30,258)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,775 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

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 Brown County, WI  1.01% ($30,251 average AGI)
to Marathon County, WI  0.53% ($25,159)
to Waupaca County, WI  0.42% ($25,652)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morris:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCH (960 AM; 1 kW; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morris:

  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WYNW (92.9 FM; BIRNAMWOOD, WI; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WLBL-FM (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPW (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WCLQ (89.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHDG (97.5 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WACD (106.1 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Morris:

  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSAW-TV (Channel 7; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)
  • W04CW (Channel 4; TIGERTON, ETC., WI; Owner: CENTRAL AUTOMATIC MACHINING, INC.)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $164,000Total costs
  • 7,498Total average daily traffic
  • 418Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,615Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Morris, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Intersection Of Highway 29 & Tower Lane (Lat: 44.822472 Lon: -89.060389), Structure height: 59.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN395
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Mark NazeRegistrant: Hill & Welch, 1025 Connecticut Ave., Nw #1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-1470, Fax: (301) 622-2864, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TRUCKERS HIL, Cor Of Hwy 29 And Tower Ln (Lat: 44.822472 Lon: -89.060333), Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPNG871
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2008Registrant: Hill & Welch, 1330 New Hampshire Ave., Nw #113, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 775-0070, Fax: (202) 775-9026, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Morris compared to Wisconsin 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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