Morrison, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 4,136 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.0%
 
Males: 2,029  (49.1%)
Females: 2,107  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  44.4 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61270.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,101 (it was $40,313 in 2000)
Morrison:

$48,101
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,647 (it was $20,179 in 2000)

Morrison city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,358 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Morrison:

$83,358
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $127,151; Detached houses: $127,417; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,346; In 2-unit structures: $235,074; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,047; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,052; Mobile homes: $60,875

Median gross rent in 2013: $636.

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  • Races in Morrison, IL (2010)

    Morrison races chart
    • 3,97995.0%White alone
    • 1102.6%Hispanic
    • 360.9%Two or more races
    • 330.8%Black alone
    • 230.5%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Asian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Morrison: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.6%), Dutch (17.4%), Irish (10.8%), English (9.3%), United States (8.4%), Swedish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/20/1873

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 2.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,932 people per square mile   (low).

Morrison,IL real estate house value index trend

Morrison, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Morrison:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morrison city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

67 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Morrison, Illinois as of July 23, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Morrison to the number of sex offenders is 460 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,972 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,367 (2.3%)

Morrison satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Davenport, IA (37.1 miles , pop. 98,359).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (92.3 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (118.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lyndon, IL (2.6 miles ), Prophetstown, IL (3.1 miles ), Fulton, IL (3.3 miles ), Coleta, IL (3.3 miles) , Como, IL (3.3 miles ), Erie, IL (3.5 miles ), Thomson, IL (3.5 miles ), Clinton, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $292,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $157,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2013: 40 buildings, average cost: $95,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 89.97 W

Area code: 815

Morrison household income distribution Morrison home values distribution

Crime rates in Morrison by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2200312211433
per 100,000 45.045.40.00.069.522.946.546.523.623.895.672.773.1
Robberies 0020020043120
per 100,000 0.00.046.00.00.045.90.00.094.271.423.948.50.0
Assaults 1212319865301463
per 100,000 269.8272.669.0436.5185.3137.6116.169.70.023.895.6145.473.1
Burglaries 12127151618151319128179
per 100,000 269.8272.6161.1344.6370.5412.9348.4302.1447.6285.6191.3411.9219.2
Thefts 62623452262553475740403129
per 100,000 1,394.21,408.5782.51,194.6602.1573.51,231.11,092.31,342.8952.2956.3751.2706.3
Auto thefts 1113211220001
per 100,000 22.522.723.068.946.322.923.246.547.10.00.00.024.4
Arson 1101100000000
per 100,000 22.522.70.023.023.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 173.2175.075.0171.4152.3118.0141.4124.6141.5107.5160.7167.2123.5

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Crime rate in Morrison detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Illinois average:

3.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -106 (-2.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Morrison, Illinois

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Tornado activity:

Morrison-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Morrison city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morrison-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 234.1 miles away from Morrison center
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 60.3 miles away from the city 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 288.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 256.4 miles away from Morrison center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 243.5 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 Whiteside County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morrison topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Andrews Millikan - Physicist, Dean Cameron - Film actor, Frank R. Adams - Author, Lafe McKee - Actor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Morrison:

  • MORRISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 303 N JACKSON STREET)
  • WHITESIDE COUNTY HEALTH DEPT (18929 LINCOLN ROAD)
  • MORRISON HSP (FOUR SEASONS) (303 NORTH JACKSON STREET)
  • PLEASANT VIEW REHAB AND HCC (500 NORTH JACKSON STREET)
  • RESTHAVE HOME-WHITESIDE COUNTY (408 MAPLE AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Morrison:

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College/University in Morrison:

  • Morrison Institute of Technology (Full-time enrollment: 45; Location: 701 Portland Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.morrisontech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morrison:

  • Ashford University (about 13 miles; Clinton, IA; Full-time enrollment: 73,330)
  • Black Hawk College (about 34 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Kaplan University-Davenport Campus (about 35 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 60,376)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 37 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Augustana College (about 37 miles; Rock Island, IL; FT enrollment: 2,555)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 38 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 57 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)

Public high school in Morrison:

Public elementary/middle schools in Morrison:

See full list of schools located in Morrison

Library in Morrison:

  • ODELL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $307,016; Location: 307 SOUTH MADISON STREET; 38,363 books; 2,555 e-books; 228 audio materials; 1,320 video materials; 15 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 125 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Morrison: Norrish Auditorium (A), Whiteside County Courthouse (B), Morrison Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morrison include: Bethesda Lutheran Church (A), Church of Saint Anne (B), Ebenezer Reformed Church (C), Emmanuel Reformed Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Morrison Brethren in Christ Church (G), Morrison Christian Reformed Church (H), Saint Marys Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Grove Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Morrison include: Kelly Park (1), Waterworks Park (2), Whiteside County Fair Grounds (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Butcher Industrial Movers Inc (14604 Lyndon Road).

Whiteside 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 66.7. This is about average.

City:

66.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 24.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 10.7%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.4%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Morrison in 2010:

  • 88 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in college/university student housing
  • 33 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Morrison in 2000:

  • 163 people in nursing homes
  • 102 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 100 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Morrison, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Morrison (2011 data):

  • THE National Bank: Morrison Branch at 211 West Main Street, branch established on 2002/03/25. Info updated 2009/01/28: Bank assets: $1,088.2 mil, Deposits: $914.5 mil, headquarters in Moline, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: National Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Farmers National Bank of Prophetstown: The Farmers National Park Of Prophet at 1100 East Lincolnway, branch established on 2006/12/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $458.6 mil, Deposits: $344.8 mil, headquarters in Prophetstown, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Prophetstown Banking Co.
  • Community State Bank of Rock Falls: Morrison Branch at 220 East Main Street, branch established on 1852/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $244.0 mil, Deposits: $220.5 mil, headquarters in Rock Falls, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community Illinois Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Morrison Branch at 100 W Lincoln Way, branch established on 1878/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Sterling Federal Bank, F.S.B.: 410 Lincolnway East Branch at 410 Lincolnway East, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $474.7 mil, Deposits: $409.3 mil, headquarters in Sterling, IL, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Illinois average:

12.4

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

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Religion statistics for Morrison city (based on Whiteside County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,16243
Evangelical Protestant10,75754
Catholic10,2359
Other5053
None23,839-
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: 8
Whiteside County:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Whiteside County:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Whiteside County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Whiteside County:

25.7%
Illinois:

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

12.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.6%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Morrison:

48.9%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Morrison:

28.5
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Morrison:

19.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.1%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Morrison:

56.9%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Morrison, IL Residents
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
Other Government Administration 4$15,029$45,0870$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$24,989$49,9780$0
Streets and Highways 7$24,640$42,2400$0
Sewerage 1$3,627$43,5240$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,280$31,6803$733
Water Supply 1$3,996$47,9520$0
Local Libraries 0$0 8$5,725
Other and Unallocable 1$3,615$43,3800$0
Totals for Government 22$81,176$44,27811$6,458

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $809,000 ($195.60)
    General - Other: $416,000 ($100.58)
    Police Protection: $319,000 ($77.13)
    Regular Highways: $264,000 ($63.83)
    Sewerage: $237,000 ($57.30)
    Water Utilities: $199,000 ($48.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $84,000 ($20.31)
    Libraries: $63,000 ($15.23)
    Fire Protection: $54,000 ($13.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($9.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $108,000 ($26.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $830,000 ($200.68)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $285,000 ($68.91)
    All Other: $231,000 ($55.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $80,000 ($19.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $69,000 ($16.68)
    General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($12.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $339,000 ($81.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $796,000 ($192.46)
    Highways: $124,000 ($29.98)
  • Tax - Property: $364,000 ($88.01)
    Public Utilities: $197,000 ($47.63)
    NEC: $34,000 ($8.22)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $705,000 ($170.45)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $67,000 ($16.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $497,000 ($120.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $275,000 ($66.49)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $9,000 ($2.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,946,000 ($470.50)

4.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.10%
Illinois average:

4.45%

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 Lee County, IL  0.77% ($32,562 average AGI)
from Clinton County, IA  0.46% ($34,673)
from Carroll County, IL  0.22% ($31,019)


4.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Illinois average:

4.96%

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 Lee County, IL  0.67% ($27,380 average AGI)
to Clinton County, IA  0.42% ($28,853)
to Rock Island County, IL  0.28% ($32,507)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morrison:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KROS (1340 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, IA; Owner: KROS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSDR (1240 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KCLN (1390 AM; 1 kW; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morrison:

  • WZZT (95.1 FM; MORRISON, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • WSSQ (94.3 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • WLLT (107.7 FM; POLO, IL; Owner: SAUK VALLEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZEG (94.7 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCI (100.3 FM; SAVANNA, IL; Owner: CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNIQ (91.5 FM; STERLING, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WRCV (101.7 FM; DIXON, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Morrison:

  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W52BI (Channel 52; STERLING/DIXON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W48CK (Channel 48; STERLING, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • K61HD (Channel 61; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Morrison fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Morrison fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 2,100Total average daily traffic
  • 210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,046Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Morrison)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Morrison, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Morrison)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: THRUSH AIRCRAFT INC S2R-H80 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: GE AV H80-100 (800 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 30454 , Serial Number: H80-138, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 11/22/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Frank A S Ousley, 12677 Black Rd, Morrison, IL 61270
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 334AR , Serial Number: 24-0334, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Houldson Consulting Inc, 14581 Vegter Rd, Morrison, IL 61270
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3529E , Serial Number: 7AC-6892, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1994
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Galen G Johnson, 14364 Damen Rd, Morrison, IL 61270, Other Owners: Debra J Johnson
  • Aircraft: RODRIGUEZ CARLOS ELITE 173 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 6954K , Serial Number: DM0256
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Bleek Luke Vander, 504 Portland Ave, Morrison, IL 61270, Other Owners: Bleek Joan Vander
  • Aircraft: AYRES CORPORATION S2R-G10 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AIRESEARCH TPE331 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 773CC , Serial Number: G10-145, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Ousley, 12677 Black Rd, Morrison, IL 61270

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

MORRISON ROCKWOOD STATE PARK (5827) (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MORRISON ROCKWOOD STATE PARK (5702) (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
MORRISON ROCKWOOD STATE PARK (117838) (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WHITESIDE COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SULLIVANS FOODS (147181) (Population served: 25, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • OPEN BIBLE FELLOWSHIP CHURCH (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHITESIDE CTY HLTH DEPARTMENT (Address: 18929 LINCOLN RD , Population served: 86, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THE FOREST INN (Address: 20657 LINCOLN RD , Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Morrison, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8777.8 years
William5377.2 years
George4378.5 years
Mary4281.5 years
Helen3979.9 years
Robert3772.3 years
Dorothy3179.4 years
Henry3082.8 years
James3070.1 years
Alice3083.0 years
Most common last names in Morrison, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Buikema3084.5 years
Bush3077.5 years
Nelson2981.3 years
Smith2879.1 years
Dykema2578.6 years
Zuidema2576.6 years
Wiersema2477.9 years
Schroeder2379.1 years
Rosenow1978.9 years
Renkes1772.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Morrison, IL
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1

Morrison compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 11 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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