For population 25 years and over in Morse:
For population 15 years and over in Morse CDP:
38 residents are foreign born (22.1% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $900 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (63.1 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (224.8 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (349.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Gruver, TX (3.8 miles ), Stinnett, TX (4.0 miles ), Spearman, TX (4.3 miles ), Sunray, TX (4.4 miles ), Sanford, TX (5.0 miles ), Borger, TX (5.3 miles ), Cactus, TX (5.4 miles ), Fritch, TX (5.5 miles ).
Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 101.48 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 806
Unemployment in August 2012:
Average climate in Morse, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Morse-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.2 miles away from the Morse place center .
On 3/18/1982, a category F4 tornado 14.5 miles away from the place center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Morse-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.2 miles away from Morse center
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.2 miles away from Morse center
On 6/19/2002 at 12:14:20, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.3 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 Hansford County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Morse:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morse:
See full list of schools located in Morse
Public elementary/middle school in Morse:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Morse compared to Texas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Morse (based on Hansford County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 94.06%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.83% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,071 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,667 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Morse:
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Morse fatal accident list:
Aug 8, 1977 10:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:5
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: