Morrowville, Kansas

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Population in 2012: 154 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 72  (46.9%)
Females: 82  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 66958

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,929 (it was $26,786 in 2000)
Morrowville:

$35,929
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,906 (it was $12,133 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $26,347 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Morrowville:

$26,347
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $46,422; Detached houses: $48,558; Mobile homes: $27,917

Median gross rent in 2012: $342.

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  • White alone - 153 (98.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.3%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morrowville: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.7%), United States (13.5%), Irish (12.2%), English (7.7%), French (4.5%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,088 people per square mile 
 
 (low).
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For population 25 years and over in Morrowville:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morrowville city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 0.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Kansas:  6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $767 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $357 (2.2%)

Morrowville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (71.8 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (487.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Washington, KS (2.6 miles ), Haddam, KS (2.6 miles) , Linn, KS (3.5 miles ), Greenleaf, KS (3.6 miles ), Hollenberg, KS (3.7 miles) , Mahaska, KS (3.7 miles) , Palmer, KS (3.8 miles) , Cuba, KS (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 39.84 N, Longitude: 97.17 W

Area code: 785

Morrowville household income distribution Morrowville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -4 (-2.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (24%)
  • Construction laborers (15%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Food processing workers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (21%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Average climate in Morrowville, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morrowville-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Morrowville city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 tornado 22.5 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Morrowville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 221.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 300.2 miles away from Morrowville center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 101.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 221.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 323.3 miles away from Morrowville center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 126.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Morrowville:

  • THE CENTENNIAL HOMESTEAD (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WASHINGTON, KS)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; WASHINGTON, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morrowville:

  • Kansas State University (about 56 miles; Manhattan, KS; Full-time enrollment: 20,703)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 73 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 73 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 75 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Central Community College (about 97 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Washburn University (about 97 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Highland Community College (about 101 miles; Highland, KS; FT enrollment: 2,148)

Public high school in Morrowville:

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Notable location: Morrowville Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.1%
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.0%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Morrowville compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Median age above 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Morrowville city (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 80.52%
Here: 80.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents29.8%23.0%16.6%11.4%10.1%
Congregations17.6%14.7%23.5%14.7%8.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionChurch of God of ProphecyChurch of the BrethrenOther
Adherents6.3%1.7%0.6%0.4%0.1%
Congregations8.8%2.9%2.9%2.9%2.9%
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: 6
Washington County:

10.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Washington County:

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

13.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

27.5%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

6.6%
State:

13.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$195
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$192
Totals for Government 0$0 3$387

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $27,000 ($175.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($71.43)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($58.44)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($38.96)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($25.97)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($19.48)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($12.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,000 ($6.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,000 ($227.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($12.99)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($58.44)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($32.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000 ($38.96)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($142.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,000 ($32.47)
    General Support: $3,000 ($19.48)
  • Tax - Property: $19,000 ($123.38)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($32.47)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $40,000 ($259.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $35,000 ($227.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($32.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($123.38)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $9,000 ($58.44)

4.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200528,578 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.21%
Kansas average:

7.39%

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 Marshall County, KS  0.50% ($31,500 average AGI)


5.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200628,840 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Kansas average:

7.67%

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 Marshall County, KS  0.82% ($42,500 average AGI)
to Riley County, KS  0.45% ($27,091)
to Republic County, KS  0.41% ($21,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morrowville:

  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KGMT (1310 AM; 1 kW; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSAL (1150 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: EBC INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morrowville:

  • KUTT (99.5 FM; FAIRBURY, NE; Owner: SIEBERT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNDY-FM (95.5 FM; MARYSVILLE, KS; Owner: DIERKING COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQIQ (88.3 FM; BEATRICE, NE; Owner: SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Morrowville:

  • KSNB-TV (Channel 4; SUPERIOR, NE; Owner: COLINS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Morrowville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1 Mi S Nb Ks Line On Hwy 15 2 Mi W (Lat: 39.984167 Lon: -97.207528), Call Sign: WSJ670
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/2004, Expiration Date: 01/18/2015, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2011, Certifier: Joseph A Hardenburger
    Registrant: Tbs Electronics, Inc., 5606 Sw Topeka Blvd., Suite C, Topeka, KS 66609, Phone: (785) 862-7450, Fax: (785) 862-7647, Email:
  • 401 Main (Lat: 39.844444 Lon: -97.176694), Call Sign: KYA438, Licensee ID: L00053356
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2005, Expiration Date: 03/01/2015
    Registrant: Stanton Farm Services Inc, Box 293, Fairbury, NE 68352, Phone: (402) 729-3650

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-36-375 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3652E , Serial Number: 36-7902043, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Jem Flying Inc, 2907 Morrowville Blvd, Morrowville, KS 66958
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-36-300 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 113 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 6-285-A (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56519 , Serial Number: 367360053, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 09/12/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): Jem Flying Inc, 2907 Morrowville Blvd, Morrowville, KS 66958

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Morrowville

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