Morrison, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 93 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 
Males: 51  (55.3%)
Females: 42  (44.7%)
Median resident age:  46.3 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip code: 50669

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,364 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Morrison:

$37,364
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,607 (it was $12,538 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $62,578 (it was $35,000 in 2000)
Morrison:

$62,578
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $65,706; Detached houses: $65,775
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    • 8792.6%White alone
    • 44.3%Two or more races
    • 22.1%Black alone
    • 11.1%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Morrison: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (56.8%), American (10.8%), Scottish (8.1%), Italian (5.4%), Slavic (5.4%), Czech (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/24/1884

Elevation: 954 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 908 people per square mile   (low).

Morrison, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Morrison:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morrison city:

  • Never married: 15.1%
  • Now married: 76.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

2 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Morrison, Iowa as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Morrison to the number of sex offenders is 123 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $673 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $714 (1.0%)

Morrison satellite photo by USGS

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

Morrison household income distribution Morrison home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-19.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (62%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (48%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Average climate in Morrison, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% 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 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 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 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 the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 395.0 miles away from Morrison 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 397.0 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 Grundy County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 45.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.0%
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
Iowa average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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.
State:

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

10.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Grundy County:

27.4%
Iowa:

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

15.7%
State:

14.5%
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 0$0 4$102
Totals for Government 0$0 4$102

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $28,000 ($301.08)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($43.01)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($10.75)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($10.75)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($10.75)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($21.51)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($21.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($32.26)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($86.02)
    General Support: $1,000 ($10.75)
  • Tax - Property: $15,000 ($161.29)
    Total General Sales: $5,000 ($53.76)
    NEC: $1,000 ($10.75)

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

  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,000 ($32.26)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,000 ($10.75)

5.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Iowa average:

5.75%

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 Black Hawk County, IA  2.20% ($43,927 average AGI)
from Marshall County, IA  0.54% ($44,111)
from Tama County, IA  0.34% ($37,882)


6.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.03%
Iowa average:

5.94%

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 Black Hawk County, IA  1.90% ($46,105 average AGI)
to Marshall County, IA  0.38% ($38,632)
to Butler County, IA  0.34% ($56,235)

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:

Nov 3, 1996 01:57 AM, 175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 15, 1988 01:30 AM, 175, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1


FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Henry Schick, 209 Broadway St, Morrison, IA 50657
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Henry A Schick, 209 Broadway St, Morrison, IA 50657

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (93%)
  • Wood (5%)

Morrison compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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