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Morton: THE PUMPKIN CAPITAL OF THE WORLD- PUMPKIN PROCESSING PLANT
 

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Population in 2012: 16,415 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 

Males: 8,246  (50.2%)
Females: 8,169  (49.8%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61535, 61550, 61568.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $77,816 (it was $53,869 in 2000)
Morton:

$77,816
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,804

Morton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $183,710 (it was $125,200 in 2000)
Morton:

$183,710
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $187,118; Detached houses: $201,330; Townhouses or other attached units: $181,912; In 2-unit structures: $161,272; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $187,558; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $127,858; Mobile homes: $59,652

Median gross rent in 2012: $839.

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  • White alone - 15,488 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 271 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 208 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 139 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 110 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 29 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 19 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morton: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (36.7%), English (11.7%), Irish (11.2%), United States (7.8%), French (2.9%), Polish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/13/1877

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 12.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,348 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Morton:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morton village:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

304 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.9%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Morton, Illinois as of August 29, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Morton to the number of sex offenders is 1,368 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,616 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,911 (1.8%)

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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 ).

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


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: +4,492 (+27.6%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 2,857 (36.1%)

Area code: 309

Morton household income distribution Morton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Morton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000001000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.06.00.00.00.00.00.06.1
Rapes 1100111132001
per 100,000 6.66.60.00.06.56.46.06.018.012.00.00.06.1
Robberies 02002241016142
per 100,000 0.013.20.00.013.012.824.06.00.06.037.285.812.3
Assaults 1115557757882118
per 100,000 72.498.732.932.745.644.930.042.048.048.012.46.1110.4
Burglaries 24404747515857444940443641
per 100,000 157.9263.2309.3307.6331.9371.8341.9263.9293.9240.0273.0220.6251.4
Thefts 170138158158159175151138106157116129130
per 100,000 1118.6908.01039.61034.01034.81121.9905.8827.8635.9941.8719.8790.6797.2
Auto thefts 31111155511421181
per 100,000 19.76.672.472.032.532.130.066.024.012.068.349.06.1
Arson 0200000105100
per 100,000 0.013.20.00.00.00.00.06.00.030.06.20.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 78.385.576.776.386.892.894.073.073.077.668.079.194.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Illinois average:

2.76

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Morton, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,179 (+8.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Morton-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 183% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 65.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Morton center
On 4/24/1990 at 09:41:24, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tazewell County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Morton:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Morton, IL

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: 5,496)
  • Bradley University (about 10 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Heartland Community College (about 25 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • Illinois State University (about 26 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 18,494)
  • Illinois Wesleyan University (about 27 miles; Bloomington, IL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 52 miles; Oglesby, IL; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Millikin University (about 60 miles; Decatur, IL; FT enrollment: 2,183)

Public high school in Morton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Morton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Morton:

  • BETHEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 325 E QUEENWOOD RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BLESSED SACRAMENT SCHOOL (Students: 250; 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)

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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

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

 
Tazewell 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
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AQI  Pb  SO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.1. This is about average.
City:

35.1
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0222
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.739. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.739
U.S.:

2.433
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.3%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 72.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Morton, IL

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

Morton compared to Illinois state average:

Morton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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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) (Amended And

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Morton, Illinois:

  • Quality Inn, 115 E Ashland, Morton, IL 61550 , Phone: (309) 266-8310
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 210 E Ashland St, Morton, IL 61550 , Phone: (309) 266-8888, Fax: (309) 266-8989
  • Best Western Ashland House, 201 Ashland Ave, Morton, IL 61550 , Phone: (309) 263-5116
  • Travelodge, 101 E Ashland, Morton, IL 61550 , Phone: (309) 266-1600, Fax: (309) 263-5508
  • Holiday Inn Express Morton - Peoria Area, 140 Ashland St, Morton, IL 61550 , Phone: (309) 263-4400
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 150 W Ashland Ave, Morton, IL 61550 , Phone: (309) 266-9933, Fax: (309) 266-9483
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Morton, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Morton travel time to work - commute


Morton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Morton village (based on Tazewell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.02%
Here45.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents24.4%12.9%11.5%6.8%4.9%
Congregations5.2%10.4%6.7%9.7%6.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.7%4.6%3.6%3.3%23.3%
Congregations4.5%3.0%3.0%3.7%47.8%
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: 13
Tazewell County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Tazewell County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tazewell County:

27.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tazewell County:

8.2%
State:

14.5%

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
Financial Administration 3$16,577$66,3080$0
Other Government Administration 5$21,542$51,7012$1,756
Police Protection - Officers 24$116,741$58,3710$0
Police - Other 3$7,514$30,0562$363
Streets and Highways 3$15,796$63,1840$0
Sewerage 3$15,796$63,1840$0
Water Supply 3$15,796$63,1840$0
Other and Unallocable 3$12,144$48,5760$0
Totals for Government 47$221,906$56,6574$2,119

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,393,000 ($84.86)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($4.39)
    Central Staff Services: $47,000 ($2.86)
    General: $17,000 ($1.04)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($0.61)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $4,472,000 ($272.43)
    Police Protection: $1,723,000 ($104.96)
    Regular Highways: $1,675,000 ($102.04)
    Water Utilities: $1,423,000 ($86.69)
    Sewerage: $1,340,000 ($81.63)
    General - Other: $580,000 ($35.33)
    Central Staff Services: $492,000 ($29.97)
    Fire Protection: $298,000 ($18.15)
    Financial Administration: $231,000 ($14.07)
    General Public Buildings: $104,000 ($6.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $86,000 ($5.24)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $845,000 ($51.48)
    Benefit Payments: $204,000 ($12.43)
    Withdrawals: $6,000 ($0.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,340,000 ($203.47)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,696,000 ($103.32)
    All Other: $722,000 ($43.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - From Local Government: $121,000 ($7.37)
    Interest Revenue: $93,000 ($5.67)
    Local Employee Contribution: $86,000 ($5.24)
    From Other Government: $13,000 ($0.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $80,000 ($4.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $252,000 ($15.35)
    General Revenue, NEC: $151,000 ($9.20)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $5,444,000 ($331.65)
    Water Utilities: $1,802,000 ($109.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,001,000 ($243.74)
    Highways: $444,000 ($27.05)
  • Tax - Property: $1,037,000 ($63.17)
    NEC: $343,000 ($20.90)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,334,000 ($203.11)
    Total Other Securities: $254,000 ($15.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,771,000 ($595.25)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,199 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($207 average AGI)
Tazewell County:

0.04%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Peoria County, IL  2.48% ($39,334 average AGI)
from Woodford County, IL  0.42% ($35,895)
from McLean County, IL  0.34% ($36,050)


5.98% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Tazewell County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Peoria County, IL  2.12% ($33,412 average AGI)
to Woodford County, IL  0.42% ($43,876)
to McLean County, IL  0.41% ($37,836)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Morton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 41
Total length: 167 meters (548ft)
Total costs: $4,163,000
Total average daily traffic: 398,675
Total average daily truck traffic: 51,043

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 17
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 14
  • 1990-1999: 6
  • 2000-2009: 1
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 24

Incident types - Morton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morton, IL

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
Businesses in Morton, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Arby's1Kmart1
Baymont Inn1Kroger1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Steak 'n Shake1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Travelodge1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS4
Jimmy John's1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Morton, IL


Morton on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #58 (61535) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lebanese first ancestries"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gaylen James Kromminga (12)
  • Paul Russell Friend (11)
  • Scott F. Shafer (10)
  • Timothy A. Thorson (10)
  • Michael George Kovach (9)
  • Michael G. Kovach (9)
  • Gregory S. Smart (6)
  • Jason Stoller (6)
  • Jeremy J. Hodel (5)
  • David A. Schisler (4)

Total of 211 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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