Morton, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 2,684 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 1,163  (43.3%)
Females: 1,521  (56.7%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19070.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,899 (it was $46,731 in 2000)
Morton:

$68,899
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,097 (it was $25,408 in 2000)

Morton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $243,743 (it was $126,400 in 2000)
Morton:

$243,743
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $215,287; detached houses: $271,002; townhouses or other attached units: $148,253; in 2-unit structures: $265,648; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,353

Median gross rent in 2017: $925.

March 2019 cost of living index in Morton: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.3%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.1% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Morton, PA (2010)
    • 1,70764.0%White alone
    • 66424.9%Black alone
    • 1616.0%Asian alone
    • 652.4%Two or more races
    • 582.2%Hispanic
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Morton, Pennsylvania as of January 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Morton is 336 to 1.


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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(37.3)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(75.0)
2
(75.5)
1
(38.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(112.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(112.2)
2
(74.7)
2
(74.5)
1
(37.1)
2
(74.1)
1
(37.1)
1
(37.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(112.0)
9
(337.5)
10
(377.5)
9
(342.1)
9
(342.9)
6
(225.7)
4
(149.4)
6
(224.4)
10
(373.3)
7
(260.7)
5
(185.5)
2
(74.1)
1
(37.1)
4
(148.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(336.1)
8
(300.0)
6
(226.5)
10
(380.1)
15
(571.4)
23
(865.3)
27
(1,008)
6
(224.4)
1
(37.3)
3
(111.7)
4
(148.4)
7
(259.3)
1
(37.1)
6
(223.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
83
(3,099)
70
(2,625)
85
(3,209)
103
(3,915)
96
(3,657)
98
(3,687)
120
(4,481)
136
(5,086)
92
(3,434)
83
(3,091)
96
(3,562)
79
(2,926)
58
(2,154)
85
(3,165)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(74.7)
6
(225.0)
5
(188.8)
3
(114.0)
3
(114.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(74.7)
1
(37.4)
1
(37.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(111.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(37.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)205.8264.0257.5272.1294.5287.1285.7300.7269.9206.0210.0172.2110.3183.2

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City-data.com crime index in Morton, PA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Irish (16.1%), Italian (13.0%), American (3.6%), English (3.6%), Greek (2.1%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 06/06/1898

Elevation: 138 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 7,417 people per square mile   (high).

Morton, Pennsylvania map

226 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 1.8% Europe, 1.0% Africa).

This borough:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,254 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,331 (2.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Philadelphia, PA (11.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Rutledge borough, PA (0.8 miles ),
Springfield, PA (1.1 miles ),
Swarthmore borough, PA (1.1 miles ),
Folsom, PA (1.1 miles ),
Glenolden borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Darby Township, PA (1.4 miles ),
Prospect Park borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Clifton Heights borough, PA (1.5 miles )

Latitude: 39.91 N, Longitude: 75.33 W

Distribution of median household income in Morton, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Morton, PA in 2017
Morton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Morton, PA
Historical housing units in Morton, PA
Most common industries in Morton, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.2%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Chemicals (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Morton, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (11.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.2%)

Average climate in Morton, Pennsylvania

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Morton, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.0. This is worse than average.

City:

97.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.306. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.306
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.25. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.25
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.589. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.589
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 0.00224. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00224
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Morton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/22/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Morton borough center killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/28/1961, a category F3 tornado 21.1 miles away from the borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morton-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from Morton center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from Morton center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 284.2 miles away from Morton center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 287.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 327.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Delaware County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Morton:

  • DAVITA - WAVERLY DIALYSIS (WAVERLY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Morton:

  • LIFELINE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, PA)
  • MERCY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, PA)
  • SPRINGFIELD HOSP (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, PA)
  • HARLEE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SPRINGFIELD, PA)
  • RELIANT HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FOLSOM, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE SWARTHMORE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SWARTHMORE, PA)
  • CONNER-WILLIAMS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; RIDLEY PARK, PA)

Amtrak stations near Morton:

  • 7 miles: ARDMORE (STATION RD. & LANCASTER AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: PHILADELPHIA (30TH & MARKET STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NORTH PHILADELPHIA (PHILADELPHIA, 2900 N. BROAD ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morton:

  • Widener University-Main Campus (about 4 miles; Chester, PA; Full-time enrollment: 4,051)
  • Delaware County Community College (about 6 miles; Media, PA; FT enrollment: 8,419)
  • Neumann University (about 7 miles; Aston, PA; FT enrollment: 2,622)
  • University of the Sciences (about 7 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 2,464)
  • Saint Joseph's University (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 7,329)
  • University of Pennsylvania (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 25,693)
  • Drexel University (about 8 miles; Philadelphia, PA; FT enrollment: 22,969)

Public elementary/middle school in Morton:

Private elementary/middle school in Morton:

  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP (Students: 301, Location: 2130 FRANKLIN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Morton

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Amosland Elementary School has a Morton mail address, but is actually part of Ridley School district. If you live in Morton, your child would attend one of two elementary schools in Springfield, PA...Sabold or Scenic Hills. Morton is part of Springfield School District. added by Donna

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Morton: Morton Borough Hall (A), Morton Station (B), Morton Fire Company Station 11 (C), Morton Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: East Coast Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 101 North Morton Avenue Suite B), Grand American Tours (5 South Morton Avenue).

Birthplace of: Jake Munch - Baseball player.

Delaware County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.4 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

59.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.5%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in religious group quarters in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Morton (2011 data):

  • Sharon Savings Bank: Morton Savings Bank Branch at 25 South Morton Avenue, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2008/12/04: Bank assets: $211.3 mil, Deposits: $170.9 mil, headquarters in Darby, PA, positive income, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Morton:

Marital status in Morton, PA
  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Morton:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.8%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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, PA (based on Delaware County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic262,50650
Mainline Protestant52,224169
Evangelical Protestant24,456136
Other9,00927
Black Protestant5,61739
Orthodox5,0968
None200,071-
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: 103
Delaware County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Delaware County:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 83
Delaware County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 63
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 313
Delaware County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Delaware County:

8.5%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Delaware County:

11.1%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Morton:

44.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Morton:

28.3
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Morton:

19.8%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Morton:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.7%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Morton:

79.4%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Morton, PA 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 4$32,636$97,9088$9,921
Financial Administration 3$14,811$59,2441$1,632
Streets and Highways 2$9,437$56,6220$0
Fire - Other 1$130$1,5600$0
Health 1$150$1,8000$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,400
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,169
Totals for Government 11$57,164$62,36118$14,122

Morton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $716,000 ($266.77)
    Sewerage: $438,000 ($163.19)
    Central Staff Services: $150,000 ($55.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $121,000 ($45.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $119,000 ($44.34)
    General Public Buildings: $111,000 ($41.36)
    General - Other: $99,000 ($36.89)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $65,000 ($24.22)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($21.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($7.08)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($6.33)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($1.49)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.75)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Bonds: $390,000 ($145.31)
    Benefit Payments: $289,000 ($107.68)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $287,000 ($106.93)
    Withdrawals: $32,000 ($11.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($6.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $50,000 ($18.63)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($13.41)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($13.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $633,000 ($235.84)

Morton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $487,000 ($181.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $180,000 ($67.06)
    Parking Facilities: $15,000 ($5.59)
    Other: $11,000 ($4.10)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $219,000 ($81.59)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $24,000 ($8.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,000 ($1.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($2.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $66,000 ($24.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $50,000 ($18.63)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($2.98)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $101,000 ($37.63)
    Highways: $56,000 ($20.86)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.75)
  • Tax - Property: $822,000 ($306.26)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $193,000 ($71.91)
    Public Utility License: $54,000 ($20.12)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $35,000 ($13.04)

Morton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $436,000 ($162.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $413,000 ($153.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000 ($8.57)

Morton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $373,000 ($138.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $459,000 ($171.01)

4.91% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($73,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($690 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Philadelphia County, PA  1.74% ($50,820 average AGI)
from Chester County, PA  0.53% ($114,050)
from Montgomery County, PA  0.51% ($96,517)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($74,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,488 average AGI)
Delaware County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Philadelphia County, PA  1.31% ($45,190 average AGI)
to Chester County, PA  0.73% ($97,712)
to Montgomery County, PA  0.58% ($92,262)
Businesses in Morton, PA
NameCountNameCount
Decora Cabinetry2MasterBrand Cabinets5
FedEx1UPS1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Morton:

  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIP (610 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WFIL (560 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WDAS (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMR (800 AM; 5 kW; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: WTMR LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WURD (900 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: LEVAS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morton:

  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSRN-FM (91.5 FM; SWARTHMORE, PA; Owner: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE)
  • WMGK (102.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMWX (95.7 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOGL (98.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBEB (101.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WEAZ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTI (90.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH, ET)
  • WSNI-FM (104.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMMR (93.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WPHI-FM (103.9 FM; JENKINTOWN, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHYY-FM (90.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WXTU (92.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTU LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXPN (88.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNA.)
  • WPTP (96.5 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WDAS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAS-FM (105.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUSL (98.9 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYSP (94.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOQ (102.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJJZ (106.1 FM; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKDN (106.9 FM; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morton:

  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WWJT-LP (Channel 7; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PHILADELPHIA TELEVISION NETWORK, INC)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFPA-CA (Channel 28; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPHA-LP (Channel 63; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • W40AZ (Channel 40; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W55BT (Channel 55; TALLEYVILLE, DE; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W33BT (Channel 33; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: MEDIACASTING LLC)
Morton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Morton fatal accident list:

Nov 30, 2012 04:55 PM, Morton Ave, Main St, Lat: 39.908589, Lon: -75.327097, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 27, 2004 10:59 PM, Sr-2016, Leamy Av, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 3, 1986 01:07 AM, 00130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 26, 1985 08:40 AM, Providence, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.9mTotal length
  • $390,000Total costs
  • 150Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 200Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 200 Yale Ave (Lat: 39.906111 Lon: -75.332778), Call Sign: WQZE944,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.962 MHz, 467.087 MHz, 468.212 MHz, 468.837 MHz, Grant Date: 04/26/2017, Expiration Date: 04/26/2027, Certifier: Mike Schartner, Registrant: Town Communications, Ardmore, PA 19003, Phone: (610) 649-2859, Fax: (610) 896-5724, Email:
  • Lat: 39.906250 Lon: -75.332389, Call Sign: WRCQ768,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.562 MHz, 452.987 MHz, 456.562 MHz, 457.987 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2018, Expiration Date: 12/07/2028, Certifier: David Tirado, Registrant: R.F. Design & Integration Inc., 792 Haunted Lane, Bensalem, PA 19020, Phone: (215) 245-1700, Fax: (215) 244-1960, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 175MT , Serial Number: 17702662, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 10/08/2015
    Registrant (Individual): David A Meyer, 639 Foxglove Dr, Morton, PA 19070
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4540P , Serial Number: AA5B1312, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/04/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 10/07/1986
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen G Kahn, Po Box 132, Morton, PA 19070

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$161,7506$198,16733$166,6675$22,2001$15,0001$28,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$101,5000$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$111,00033$175,6675$38,6003$130,6670$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$112,0001$170,0006$193,1671$25,0001$170,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$200,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4077.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$221,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$228,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4077.00

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Morton, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary9480.2 years
William9274.2 years
John8373.8 years
Joseph7173.3 years
James5871.6 years
George4574.4 years
Edward4275.4 years
Charles4074.0 years
Margaret4076.7 years
Robert3870.4 years
Most common last names in Morton, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1675.8 years
Johnson1373.0 years
Brown1171.5 years
Miller1183.3 years
Thomas1072.7 years
Jackson975.3 years
Clark872.3 years
Alexander873.0 years
Mclaughlin779.3 years
Armstrong770.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Morton, PA
  • 75.4%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.8%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Morton, PA
  • 51.1%Utility gas
  • 43.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Morton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Morton on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bangladesh (population 500+)"
  • #80 (19070) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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