Morton, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 3,449 (84% urban, 16% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.9%
 
Males: 1,524  (44.2%)
Females: 1,925  (55.8%)
Median resident age:  32.9 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39117.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,642 (it was $25,491 in 2000)
Morton:

$23,642
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,580 (it was $12,556 in 2000)

Morton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,737 (it was $43,700 in 2000)
Morton:

$65,737
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $74,515; Detached houses: $78,400; Townhouses or other attached units: $89,013; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $125,121; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $83,134; Mobile homes: $40,175

Median gross rent in 2012: $661.

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  • White alone - 1,276 (36.9%)
  • Black alone - 1,236 (35.7%)
  • Hispanic - 890 (25.7%)
  • Two or more races - 43 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.06%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Morton: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (13.2%), Irish (5.4%), English (5.2%), German (4.9%), Subsaharan African (1.9%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 465 feet

Land area: 6.72 square miles.

Population density: 513 people per square mile   (low).

Morton,MS real estate house value index trend

Morton, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Morton:

  • High school or higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morton city:

  • Never married: 39.7%
  • Now married: 32.0%
  • Separated: 7.5%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

588 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America).

This city:  17.0%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Morton, Mississippi as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Morton to the number of sex offenders is 128 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $696 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $513 (0.9%)

Morton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (32.2 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (157.5 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (383.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Pelahatchie, MS (3.0 miles ), Forest, MS (3.2 miles ), Polkville, MS (3.3 miles) , Hillsboro, MS (3.4 miles ), Lena, MS (4.1 miles) , Lake, MS (4.4 miles ), Puckett, MS (4.4 miles ), Walnut Grove, MS (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $177,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.35 N, Longitude: 89.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,273 (+36.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 783 (50.5%)

Area code: 601

Morton household income distribution Morton home values distribution

Crime rates in Morton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011
Murders 0000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.028.8
Rapes 1000301101
per 100,000 28.60.00.00.086.80.029.229.10.028.8
Robberies 0527342443
per 100,000 0.0142.258.1202.886.8116.758.5116.4116.686.3
Assaults 000127121754
per 100,000 0.00.00.0347.6202.429.2613.9203.7145.7115.1
Burglaries 1123262833262121522
per 100,000 314.5654.3755.6811.1954.3758.2613.9611.2145.7633.1
Thefts 154138131110151721
per 100,000 428.8113.8377.8231.7375.9320.8292.3436.6495.3604.3
Auto thefts 2433265496
per 100,000 57.2113.887.286.957.8175.0146.2116.4262.2172.7
Arson 0000010120
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.029.20.029.158.30.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 306.3) 64.999.690.1198.2216.8117.7224.2164.3112.2206.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Morton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 14 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.02
Mississippi average:

2.20
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.2%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +369 (+11.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Morton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Morton, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Morton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/2/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Morton city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 1/23/1969, a category F4 tornado 26.8 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morton-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 157.3 miles away from Morton center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from Morton center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 314.5 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 Scott County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morton topographic map

Birthplace of: Atley Donald - Baseball player, B Angie B - Singer, Shay Hodge - Player of football.

Hospitals and medical centers in Morton:

  • GUARDIAN ANGEL HOSPICE, INC (1192 HIGHWAY 13 SOUTH)
  • SCOTT REGIONAL HOSPITAL CAH (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 317 HIGHWAY 13 SOUTH)
  • MS CARE CENTER OF MORTON (96 OLD HIGHWAY 80 EAST/P. O. BOX 459)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morton:

  • Belhaven University (about 31 miles; Jackson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,147)
  • East Central Community College (about 33 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Jackson State University (about 33 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Mississippi College (about 40 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Hinds Community College (about 45 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Holmes Community College (about 46 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Meridian Community College (about 54 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)

Public high school in Morton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Morton:

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Churches in Morton include: North Morton Baptist Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), First United Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), East Morton Baptist Church (E), Church of God (F), Saint Johns Church (G), Pleasant Hill Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hodge Hill Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Mill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Morton: Farris Municipal Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Scott County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 57.3. This is better than average.

City:

57.3
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Morton and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF MORTON (Population served: 6,600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-21-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-13-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-22-2010), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2010)
  • 312 regular monitoring violations
L & F WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,818, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 221 regular monitoring violations
HOMESTEAD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,575, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-10-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 84 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.3%
(23.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.1% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 26.4% for other race residents, 34.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.3%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Morton in 2000:

  • 124 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Morton, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Morton compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Morton (2011 data):

  • Bank of Morton: Bank Of Morton at 366 South 4th Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2007/07/05: Bank assets: $57.5 mil, Deposits: $49.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Morton Bancorp, Inc.
  • PriorityOne Bank: Morton Branch at 164 Hwy 481 South, branch established on 1974/05/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $511.5 mil, Deposits: $433.9 mil, headquarters in Magee, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Priorityone Capital Corporation

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:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Morton city (based on Scott County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.83%
Here: 60.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church Independent Associations and Unaffiliated Churches Landmark Missionary BaptistChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents65.6%19.1%5.6%2.2%1.7%
Congregations46.3%22.0%2.4%1.2%2.4%
Name USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%0.8%0.8%1.9%
Congregations1.2%4.9%3.7%2.4%13.4%
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: 8
Scott County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Scott County:

1.04 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Scott County:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.8%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Scott County:

35.8%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

14.4%
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
Financial Administration 2$4,103$24,6180$0
Other Government Administration 4$13,526$40,5780$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,757$33,0840$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$31,787$34,6777$6,158
Police - Other 5$9,171$22,0102$1,442
Streets and Highways 2$4,656$27,9361$1,015
Sewerage 7$16,093$27,5880$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,005$36,0300$0
Water Supply 6$13,635$27,2701$2,844
Totals for Government 40$101,733$30,52011$11,459

5.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

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 Rankin County, MS  1.12% ($31,154 average AGI)
from Leake County, MS  0.61% ($27,754)
from Newton County, MS  0.50% ($24,447)


5.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.68%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

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 Rankin County, MS  1.32% ($32,472 average AGI)
to Newton County, MS  0.50% ($31,213)
to Hinds County, MS  0.46% ($20,023)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morton:

  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morton:

  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMBU (89.1 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WKZW (94.3 FM; SANDERSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Morton:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W36CU (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W46CL (Channel 46; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Morton, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 130
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 215
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
See more detailed statistics of Morton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Morton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Morton, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Morton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3905L , Serial Number: 17254074, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1965
    Registrant (Individual): James C Sawer, Box 162a Rural Route 1, Morton, MS 39117

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 115
  • Hazardous Condition: 16
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Morton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morton, MS
Most common first names in Morton, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8870.9 years
William7976.1 years
Willie5974.7 years
John5672.2 years
Mary5474.8 years
Robert5371.1 years
George3671.3 years
Annie2979.9 years
Bessie2581.9 years
Ruby2380.5 years
Most common last names in Morton, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4973.5 years
Moore4474.9 years
Jones4271.3 years
Cooper4079.1 years
Davis4074.5 years
Easterling3572.9 years
Phillips3373.4 years
Harrell3370.4 years
Thompson3274.5 years
Williams2976.5 years
Businesses in Morton, MS
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
RadioShack1
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