Morton, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 16,301 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 
Males: 7,879  (48.3%)
Females: 8,422  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61535, 61550, 61568.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $76,171 (it was $53,869 in 2000)
Morton:

$76,171
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,981 (it was $26,531 in 2000)

Morton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $194,699 (it was $125,200 in 2000)
Morton:

$194,699
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $182,917; detached houses: $184,318; townhouses or other attached units: $109,658; in 2-unit structures: $150,655; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $262,191; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,342; mobile homes: $64,899

Median gross rent in 2017: $929.

March 2019 cost of living index in Morton: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.0%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.5% for Black residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Morton, IL (2010)
    • 15,48895.2%White alone
    • 2711.7%Hispanic
    • 2081.3%Asian alone
    • 1390.9%Two or more races
    • 1100.7%Black alone
    • 290.2%American Indian alone
    • 190.1%Other race alone
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Morton, Illinois as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Morton is 2,035 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Morton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.0)
1
(6.0)
3
(18.0)
2
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
9
(55.3)
4
(24.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(12.8)
4
(24.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
6
(37.2)
14
(85.8)
2
(12.3)
1
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(44.9)
5
(30.0)
7
(42.0)
8
(48.0)
8
(48.0)
2
(12.4)
1
(6.1)
18
(110.4)
17
(103.3)
7
(42.2)
7
(42.3)
14
(85.8)
12
(73.7)
13
(79.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
58
(371.8)
57
(341.9)
44
(263.9)
49
(293.9)
40
(240.0)
44
(273.0)
36
(220.6)
41
(251.4)
41
(249.1)
46
(277.3)
24
(145.0)
47
(288.2)
54
(331.6)
27
(165.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
175
(1,122)
151
(905.8)
138
(827.8)
106
(635.9)
157
(941.8)
116
(719.8)
129
(790.6)
130
(797.2)
113
(686.4)
118
(711.4)
98
(592.0)
97
(594.7)
82
(503.5)
74
(453.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(32.1)
5
(30.0)
11
(66.0)
4
(24.0)
2
(12.0)
11
(68.3)
8
(49.0)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.0)
3
(18.1)
1
(6.1)
8
(49.1)
2
(12.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(30.0)
1
(6.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)91.492.671.971.976.467.078.092.967.956.848.661.6108.168.2

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City-data.com crime index in Morton, IL

Crime rate in Morton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (39.8%), American (9.5%), Irish (6.1%), European (6.0%), English (5.8%), Italian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/13/1877

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 12.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,338 people per square mile   (low).

Morton, Illinois map

548 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.6% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This village:

3.3%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,067 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,702 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (10.8 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (125.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

East Peoria, IL (2.4 miles ),
Tremont, IL (2.5 miles ),
Washington, IL (2.6 miles ),
Deer Creek, IL (2.6 miles ),
Marquette Heights, IL (2.7 miles ),
Creve Coeur, IL (2.7 miles ),
Mackinaw, IL (2.8 miles ),
Heritage Lake, IL (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 40.61 N, Longitude: 89.46 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Pumpkin Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,652 (+21.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,504 (32.6%)

Area code: 309

Distribution of median household income in Morton, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Morton, IL in 2017
Morton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $212,700
  • 1998: 51 buildings, average cost: $217,600
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2001: 41 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 2002: 40 buildings, average cost: $217,900
  • 2003: 73 buildings, average cost: $233,600
  • 2004: 69 buildings, average cost: $232,300
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2006: 57 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2007: 27 buildings, average cost: $376,800
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $287,200
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $235,500
  • 2011: 42 buildings, average cost: $282,000
  • 2012: 70 buildings, average cost: $250,700
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $271,600
  • 2014: 37 buildings, average cost: $279,900
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $296,900
  • 2016: 36 buildings, average cost: $296,900
  • 2017: 30 buildings, average cost: $284,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Morton, IL residents
Average permit cost in Morton, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Morton, IL
Historical housing units in Morton, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,179 (+8.4%).
Most common industries in Morton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Machinery (14.6%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (20.3%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.9%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.5%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Machinery (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Morton, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
  • Engineers (3.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Engineers (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Registered nurses (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.1%)

Average climate in Morton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Morton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.8. This is about average.

City:

74.8
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 0.927. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.927
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.57
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Morton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/13/2004, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Morton village center injured 3 people.

On 6/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 18.0 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 83% 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 171.4 miles away from Morton 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 149.6 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 202.7 miles away from Morton 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from Morton center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 157.6 miles away from Morton center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.6 miles away from Morton 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 Tazewell County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Snows: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morton topographic map

Main business address for: MORTON INDUSTRIAL GROUP INC (PLASTICS PRODUCTS, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Morton:

  • APOS CHRISTIAN TIMBER RIDGE (2125 VETERANS ROAD)
  • LINDEN ESTATE (1000 LINDEN STREET)
  • OAKWOOD ESTATE (2213 VETERANS ROAD)
  • CARE SOLUTIONS (612 WEST JACKSON STREET)
  • APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN RESTMOR (1500 PARKSIDE AVENUE)
  • MORTON VILLA CARE CENTER (190 EAST QUEENWOOD ROAD)

Amtrak station near Morton:

  • 13 miles: PEORIA AIRPORT (6100 W. EVERETT M. DIRKSEN PKY.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morton:

  • Illinois Central College (about 8 miles; East Peoria, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 10 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Heartland Community College (about 25 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 3,958)
  • Illinois State University (about 26 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,804)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 27 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,323)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 52 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,747)
  • Richland Community College (about 59 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,434)

Public high school in Morton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Morton:

  • MORTON JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 446, Location: 225 E JACKSON ST, Grades: 7-8)
  • GRUNDY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 301, Location: 1100 S 4TH AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • LETTIE BROWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 281, Location: 2550 N MORTON AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 220 E JEFFERSON ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • LINCOLN ELEM SCHOOL (Location: 100 S NEBRASKA AVE, Grades: PK-6)

Private elementary/middle schools in Morton:

  • BETHEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 379, Location: 325 E QUEENWOOD RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 282, Location: 233 E GREENWOOD ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Morton:

  • MORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $758,904; Location: 315 WEST PERSHING STREET; 84,325 books; 4,906 e-books; 9,791 audio materials; 7,272 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 161 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Morton: Morton Township Hall (A), Morton Public Library (B), Morton City Hall (C), Apostolic Christian Timber Ridge Nursing Home (D), Caterpillar Corporate Security Services Fire Station (E), Morton Fire Department Station 2 (F), Morton Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Morton: MORTON INDUSTRIAL GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Morton include: Advent Lutheran Church (A), All Saints Episcopal Church (B), Apostolic Christian Church (C), Berean Baptist Church (D), Bethel Lutheran Church (E), Blessed Sacrament Church (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), First Baptist Church of Morton (H), First Mennonite Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hirstein Cemetery (1), Old Apostolic Cemetery (2), Apostolic Christian Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Ossami Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bull Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Morton include: Southwood Park (1), Bunnell Park (2), Westwood Park (3), Northwood Park (4), Idlewood Park (5), Oakwood Park (6), Birchwood Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (150 East Ashland Street) (1), Creative Catering (201 East Ashland Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: David E. Lilienthal - Chairman, Lance Dietz - College basketball player (Army Black Knights), Mitch Gilfillan - College basketball player (Lehigh Mountain Hawks), Vir Unis - Composer.

Tazewell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • KENNEL LAKE SPORTSMENS CLUB (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VICTORIOUS LIFE BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.1%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

4.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
305 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
32 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
379 people in nursing homes in 2000
136 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Morton (2011 data):

  • Morton Community Bank: Morton Facility, Main Street Branch, at 721 West Jackson Street. Info updated 2010/12/15: Bank assets: $2,667.0 mil, Deposits: $2,086.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Community Bancorp, Inc. Esop And Trust
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Morton East Jefferson Branch at 80 East Jefferson Street, branch established on 1888/01/01; Morton-West Jefferson Branch at 215 West Jefferson, branch established on 2002/02/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Heartland Bank and Trust Company: Courtland Street Morton Il Branch at 179 East Courtland Street, branch established on 2009/06/08; Morton Main Street Facility at 223 South Main Street, branch established on 2009/02/27. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $1,943.8 mil, Deposits: $1,632.9 mil, headquarters in Bloomington, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Heartland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Morton Facility at 805 West Jackson Street, branch established on 1992/09/09. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Morton Illinois Branch at 155 East Courtland, branch established on 2007/03/10. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Morton:

Marital status in Morton, IL
  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in Morton:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Morton
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Morton, IL (based on Tazewell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant31,756118
Mainline Protestant15,40440
Catholic10,6507
Other1,1546
None76,430-
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: 13
Tazewell County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Tazewell County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Tazewell County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Tazewell County:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
State:

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

8.2%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Morton:

54.0%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.3%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Morton:

18.4%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.9%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Morton:

36.0%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

60.0%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Morton, 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
Police Protection - Officers 23$134,800$70,3300$0
Other Government Administration 5$24,874$59,6982$2,350
Financial Administration 3$19,141$76,5640$0
Sewerage 3$18,239$72,9560$0
Other and Unallocable 3$14,023$56,0920$0
Water Supply 3$18,239$72,9560$0
Police - Other 3$8,676$34,7042$486
Streets and Highways 3$18,239$72,9560$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 46$256,231$66,8434$2,836

Morton government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,481,000 ($90.85)
    Water Utilities: $1,134,000 ($69.57)
    General - Other: $614,000 ($37.67)
    Regular Highways: $37,000 ($2.27)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $5,153,000 ($316.12)
    Police Protection: $3,257,000 ($199.80)
    General - Other: $2,348,000 ($144.04)
    Water Utilities: $1,820,000 ($111.65)
    Sewerage: $1,724,000 ($105.76)
    Regular Highways: $1,218,000 ($74.72)
    Financial Administration: $1,016,000 ($62.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $482,000 ($29.57)
    Central Staff Services: $306,000 ($18.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000 ($5.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $423,000 ($25.95)
    General - Other: $272,000 ($16.69)
    Regular Highways: $191,000 ($11.72)
    Police Protection: $112,000 ($6.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $107,000 ($6.56)
    Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($4.78)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($0.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,956,000 ($365.38)

Morton government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,996,000 ($245.14)
    Other: $1,349,000 ($82.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($1.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $271,000 ($16.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $112,000 ($6.87)
    Interest Earnings: $89,000 ($5.46)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $7,306,000 ($448.19)
    Water Utilities: $3,264,000 ($200.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,862,000 ($359.61)
    Highways: $544,000 ($33.37)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $1,986,000 ($121.83)
    Property: $1,775,000 ($108.89)
    Other License: $324,000 ($19.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $291,000 ($17.85)

Morton government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,769,000 ($169.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,213,000 ($135.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $556,000 ($34.11)

Morton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,499,000 ($1380.22)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Illinois average:

4.69%

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 Peoria County, IL  2.13% ($49,964 average AGI)
from Woodford County, IL  0.43% ($61,892)
from McLean County, IL  0.33% ($52,270)


5.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,094 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Peoria County, IL  1.86% ($47,861 average AGI)
to Woodford County, IL  0.40% ($54,429)
to McLean County, IL  0.37% ($52,192)
Businesses in Morton, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Jimmy John's1
Arby's1KFC1
Baymont Inn1Kmart1
Best Western1Kroger1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2Quality1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Steak 'n Shake1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Days Inn1T-Mobile1
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx3Travelodge1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
Hardee's1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Morton:

  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WPEO (1020 AM; daytime; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL)
  • WOAM (1350 AM; 1 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, 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.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morton:

  • WGLO (95.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WPBG (93.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXMP (105.7 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WBNH (88.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WCBU (89.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: BRADLEY UNIVERSITY)
  • WDQX (102.3 FM; MORTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WXCL (104.9 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WCIC (91.5 FM; PEKIN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WSWT (106.9 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIXO (99.9 FM; BARTONVILLE, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • W278AE (103.5 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WRVP (98.5 FM; EUREKA, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WPMJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, IL; Owner: KELLY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZPW (92.3 FM; PEORIA, IL; Owner: B&G BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFYR (97.3 FM; ELMWOOD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)
  • WBNQ (101.5 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWCT (96.5 FM; FARMINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WIHN (96.7 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WGLT (89.1 FM; NORMAL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Morton:

  • WEEK-TV (Channel 25; PEORIA, IL; Owner: WEEK-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMBD-TV (Channel 31; PEORIA, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, L.L.C.)
  • WTVP (Channel 47; PEORIA, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS VALLEY PUB TELECOMM CORP)
  • WHOI (Channel 19; PEORIA, IL; Owner: CHELSEY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF PEORIA, LLC)
  • WAOE (Channel 59; PEORIA, IL; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WYZZ-TV (Channel 43; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: WYZZ LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W41BO (Channel 41; PEORIA, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W67CW (Channel 67; PEORIA, IL; Owner: M.C. PRODUCTIONS)
  • W51CT (Channel 51; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Morton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 71Number of bridges
  • 502ft / 153mTotal length
  • $2,632,000Total costs
  • 600,675Total average daily traffic
  • 86,995Total average daily truck traffic
  • 324,432Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Morton, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 161980-1989
  • 131990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 112010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Morton, IL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$146,11696$130,644282$148,48410$96,57013$125,969
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$223,80510$121,5871$111,1800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$79,1954$140,86327$162,4291$34,9102$90,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$121,35323$150,4430$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$71,5401$140,7805$139,1960$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0216.03 , 0216.04, 0216.05, 0216.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$151,43614$156,601
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$05$133,588
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$92,3333$115,533
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$123,1471$148,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0216.03 , 0216.04, 0216.05, 0216.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Morton, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Morton, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 38. The highest number of fires - 70 took place in 2005, and the least - 25 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Morton, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.4%), and Outside Fires (35.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Morton, IL
    • 25739.4%Structure Fires
    • 23235.5%Outside Fires
    • 14121.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 233.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morton, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Morton, Illinois:

  • Quality Inn, 115 E Ashland, Morton, Illinois 61550 , Phone: (309) 266-8310
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 210 E Ashland St, Morton, Illinois 61550 , Phone: (309) 266-8888, Fax: (309) 266-8989
  • Travelodge, 101 E Ashland, Morton, Illinois 61550 , Phone: (309) 266-1600, Fax: (309) 263-5508
  • Holiday Inn Express Morton - Peoria Area, 140 Ashland St, Morton, Illinois 61550 , Phone: (309) 263-4400
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 150 W Ashland Ave, Morton, Illinois 61550 , Phone: (309) 266-9933, Fax: (309) 266-9483
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Morton, Illinois
Most common first names in Morton, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11283.9 years
William10376.9 years
John10275.3 years
Robert8175.0 years
James7272.7 years
Helen5681.0 years
George5479.8 years
Anna4986.0 years
Dorothy4880.7 years
Margaret4682.4 years
Most common last names in Morton, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3978.2 years
Getz3483.0 years
Miller3277.8 years
Rapp2782.4 years
Martin2575.6 years
Zimmerman2483.6 years
Strunk2282.2 years
Brown2184.0 years
Belsley2082.0 years
Roth2080.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Morton, IL
  • 81.9%Utility gas
  • 16.3%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Morton, IL
  • 53.4%Electricity
  • 46.0%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Morton compared to Illinois 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 33 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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