Morrison, Iowa

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Population in 2019: 91 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 
Males: 50  (55.2%)
Females: 41  (44.8%)
Median resident age:

54.9 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years

Zip code: 50669

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,004 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Morrison:

$53,004
IA:

$61,691

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,749 (it was $12,538 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $72,569 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Morrison:

$72,569
IA:

$158,900

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $119,061; detached houses: $118,893
March 2019 cost of living index in Morrison: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.8%
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  • Races in Morrison, IA (2010)
    • 8792.6%White alone
    • 44.3%Two or more races
    • 22.1%Black alone
    • 11.1%Asian alone



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Morrison, Iowa as of March 06, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Morrison is 123 to 1.


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

Ancestries: German (65.1%), American (34.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/24/1884

Elevation: 954 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 889 people per square mile   (low).

Morrison, Iowa map

2 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $832 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $642 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (19.7 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (174.2 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (258.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Reinbeck, IA (2.0 miles ),
Grundy Center, IA (2.3 miles ),
Lincoln, IA (2.4 miles),
Holland, IA (2.7 miles ),
Dike, IA (3.0 miles ),
Gladbrook, IA (3.3 miles ),
Beaman, IA (3.4 miles ),
Hudson, IA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.34 N, Longitude: 92.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 319

Distribution of median household income in Morrison, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Morrison, IA in 2019

Morrison satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
Iowa:

3.1%

Average climate in Morrison, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.6. This is about average.

City:

70.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Morrison-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Morrison city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

On 5/24/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morrison-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 146% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 368.7 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 350.1 miles away from Morrison center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 368.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 468.1 miles away from Morrison center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 284.5 miles away from Morrison 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 Grundy County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morrison topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Morrison:

  • GRUNDY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GRUNDY CENTER, IA)
  • GRUNDY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GRUNDY CENTER, IA)
  • GRUNDY CENTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; GRUNDY CENTER, IA)
  • WESTBROOK ACRES (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GLADBROOK, IA)
  • OAKVIEW HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CONRAD, IA)
  • HARMONY HOUSE HEALTH CARE CENT (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • SUNRISE HILL CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TRAER, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morrison:

  • University of Northern Iowa (about 17 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; Full-time enrollment: 10,816)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 19 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • Iowa State University (about 55 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 57 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 61 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 61 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 66 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Grundy County Museum (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.0%
Whole state:

64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.5%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Morrison:

Marital status in Morrison, IA
  • Never married: 13.7%
  • Now married: 79.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

For population 25 years and over in Morrison:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Iowa average:

10.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Morrison, IA (based on Grundy County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,78620
Evangelical Protestant1,72714
Catholic1,0641
None4,876-
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: 6
Grundy County:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Grundy County:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grundy County:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.4%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.7%
Iowa:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$180
Totals for Government 0$0 4$180

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $62,000 ($681.32)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($43.96)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($32.97)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($32.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($21.98)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($10.99)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($10.99)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($10.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($10.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($10.99)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $3,000 ($32.97)
    Other - Libraries: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,000 ($21.98)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($120.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($120.88)
    Other: $7,000 ($76.92)
  • Tax - Property: $21,000 ($230.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,000 ($54.95)

5.18% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Black Hawk County, IA  1.73% ($50,388 average AGI)
from Marshall County, IA  0.43% ($67,333)
from Hardin County, IA  0.41% ($37,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morrison:

  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KNWS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morrison:

  • KCVM (96.1 FM; HUDSON, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KOEL (98.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KHKE (89.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KXIA (101.1 FM; MARSHALLTOWN, IA; Owner: MARSHALLTOWN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAO-FM (99.5 FM; ELDORA, IA; Owner: ELDORA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQCR-FM (98.9 FM; PARKERSBURG, IA; Owner: CD BROADCASTING INC)

TV broadcast stations around Morrison:

  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • K44FK (Channel 44; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Morrison fatal accident list:

Feb 6, 2019 01:30 PM, Sr-175 Diagonal Rd, Lat: 42.344428, Lon: -92.675219, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 3, 1996 01:57 AM, 175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 15, 1988 01:30 AM, 175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.1mTotal length
  • 3,210Total average daily traffic
  • 507Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,210Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Morrison, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Morrison, IA


FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 63 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 3651J , Serial Number: F7-044, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1983, Certificate Issue Date: 11/02/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Henry A Schick, 209 Broadway St, Morrison, IA 50657
  • Aircraft: BALLOON WORKS FIREFLY 7-15 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 25491 , Serial Number: F7-775, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Henry Schick, 209 Broadway St, Morrison, IA 50657
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/04/2019

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Morrison, IA
  • 90.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.5%Wood
  • 3.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Morrison, IA
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.0%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity


Morrison compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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