Morton, Washington

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Population in 2017: 1,159 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.9%
 
Males: 502  (43.4%)
Females: 657  (56.6%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98356.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,151 (it was $31,063 in 2000)
Morton:

$38,151
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,340 (it was $16,275 in 2000)

Morton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $140,554 (it was $91,600 in 2000)
Morton:

$140,554
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $234,571; detached houses: $264,417; townhouses or other attached units: $145,245; in 2-unit structures: $193,382; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $319,334; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $187,172; mobile homes: $131,608; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $45,355

Median gross rent in 2017: $795.

March 2019 cost of living index in Morton: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.2%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Morton, WA (2010)
    • 1,04993.2%White alone
    • 332.9%Hispanic
    • 171.5%Two or more races
    • 131.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.6%Asian alone
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Morton, Washington as of August 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Morton is 287 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
(91.7)
1
(90.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(91.7)
2
(183.5)
1
(92.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.8)
1
(89.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(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)
1
(87.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(275.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(181.5)
6
(550.0)
1
(91.7)
1
(92.3)
2
(174.8)
4
(350.0)
1
(88.8)
1
(89.6)
3
(269.1)
1
(88.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
9
(825.7)
4
(363.0)
3
(272.2)
12
(1,100)
11
(1,009)
10
(922.5)
15
(1,311)
0
(0.0)
9
(799.3)
7
(627.2)
9
(807.2)
5
(442.9)
2
(174.1)
2
(171.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
58
(5,321)
61
(5,535)
34
(3,085)
54
(4,950)
55
(5,046)
31
(2,860)
26
(2,273)
10
(874.9)
15
(1,332)
24
(2,151)
12
(1,076)
16
(1,417)
12
(1,044)
11
(945.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(91.7)
3
(272.2)
0
(0.0)
7
(641.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(184.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.5)
1
(88.8)
2
(179.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.6)
1
(87.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.4)
0
(0.0)
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)406.4341.2178.8509.6437.6286.0217.7112.0205.2233.9153.4112.587.049.8

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City-data.com crime index in Morton, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.58
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: Irish (11.8%), German (9.8%), English (8.0%), Norwegian (6.5%), Finnish (5.6%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1912

Elevation: 940 feet

Land area: 1.04 square miles.

Population density: 1,110 people per square mile   (low).

Morton, Washington map

62 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 1.3% Asia).

This city:

5.1%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,194 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $877 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Graham-Thrift, WA (33.8 miles , pop. 56,970).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (73.4 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (886.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Mineral, WA (3.0 miles ),
Mossyrock, WA (3.2 miles ),
Elbe, WA (3.9 miles),
Alder, WA (4.1 miles ),
Ashford, WA (4.3 miles ),
La Grande, WA (4.4 miles),
Onalaska, WA (4.6 miles ),
Eatonville, WA (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 46.56 N, Longitude: 122.28 W

Area code: 360

Distribution of median household income in Morton, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Morton, WA in 2017

Morton satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.2%
Washington:

5.2%
Most common industries in Morton, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (14.9%)
  • Health care (14.4%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (24.5%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Truck transportation (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Wood products (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Morton, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)

Average climate in Morton, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Morton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 170% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from Morton center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 39.5 miles away from Morton center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 52.6 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from Morton center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 437.0 miles away from Morton center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 12.5 miles away from Morton center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lewis County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 14, Mudslides: 9, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 7, Winds: 4, Snows: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Morton:

  • MORTON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 521 ADAMS STREET)
  • MORTON HOSPITAL - L T C U (521 ADAMS STREET)
  • MORTON NURSING HOME (521 ADAMS STREET)

Airports located in Morton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morton:

  • Centralia College (about 35 miles; Centralia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,354)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 42 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 42 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • Lower Columbia College (about 43 miles; Longview, WA; FT enrollment: 2,595)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 44 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 45 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 45 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)

Public high school in Morton:

Public elementary/middle school in Morton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Lewis County Fire District 4 Morton Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Birthplace of: Gene Amondson - Painter.

Lewis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.3%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
30 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Morton (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Morton Branch at 291 South 2nd, branch established on 1987/04/27. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Morton Branch at Second And Adams, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Security State Bank: Morton Branch at 245 South Second Street, branch established on 1983/12/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $338.0 mil, Deposits: $292.5 mil, headquarters in Centralia, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Security State Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Morton:

Marital status in Morton, WA
  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 49.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Morton:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Morton
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Religion statistics for Morton, WA (based on Lewis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,96166
Catholic8,10210
Other4,63716
Mainline Protestant3,62120
None47,134-
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: 26
This county:

3.54 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Lewis County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Lewis County:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
This county:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.4%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lewis County:

10.0%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.0%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.2%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Morton:

28.8
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Morton:

22.6%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.2%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

51.7%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Morton:

74.0%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Morton, WA 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
Water Supply 3$15,946$63,7840$0
Other Government Administration 3$9,442$37,7680$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$16,514$66,0562$1,007
Sewerage 3$10,617$42,4680$0
Police - Other 1$4,113$49,3560$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$508
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$804
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 13$56,632$52,2764$2,319

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $368,000 ($317.52)
    Police Protection: $333,000 ($287.32)
    Sewerage: $200,000 ($172.56)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($83.69)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($83.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($32.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $29,000 ($25.02)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($23.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($20.71)
    Correctional Institutions: $22,000 ($18.98)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $9,000 ($7.77)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($6.90)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($3.45)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($1.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($39.69)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $25,000 ($21.57)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($7.77)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($6.04)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $474,000 ($408.97)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $230,000 ($198.45)
    Other: $36,000 ($31.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $7,000 ($6.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $51,000 ($44.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $33,000 ($28.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($9.49)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.59)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.86)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $426,000 ($367.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $337,000 ($290.77)
    Highways: $62,000 ($53.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $34,000 ($29.34)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($11.22)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $276,000 ($238.14)
    Property: $214,000 ($184.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $24,000 ($20.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($9.49)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $7,000 ($6.04)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,000 ($3.45)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.73)
    Amusements Sales: $2,000 ($1.73)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,145,000 ($987.92)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $973,000 ($839.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $172,000 ($148.40)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $735,000 ($634.17)

7.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,462 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
Washington average:

7.39%

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 Thurston County, WA  1.75% ($41,901 average AGI)
from Pierce County, WA  0.65% ($48,747)
from King County, WA  0.53% ($63,745)


6.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Washington average:

6.40%

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 Thurston County, WA  1.87% ($39,481 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.51% ($39,479)
to Cowlitz County, WA  0.34% ($43,745)
Businesses in Morton, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ford1RadioShack1
H&R Block1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets1U.S. Cellular1

Strongest AM radio stations in Morton:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morton:

  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KFNK (104.9 FM; EATONVILLE, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Morton:

  • K02FE (Channel 2; GLENOMA, WA; Owner: RAINEY VALLEY T.V. SERVICE, INC.)
  • K13JE (Channel 13; GLENOMA, WA; Owner: RAINEY VALLEY T.V. SERVICE, INC.)

Morton fatal accident list:

Sep 27, 2016 05:30 AM, Champion 200 Line, Lat: 46.477253, Lon: -122.112419, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 19, 2003 08:00 AM, Sr-7, Lat: 46.558323, Lon: -122.275233, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jul 25, 1998 00:20 AM, Sr-7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 21, 1996 02:20 PM, 12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 36.9mTotal length
  • $21,064,000Total costs
  • 18,828Total average daily traffic
  • 3,064Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,869Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Morton, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: APEX CROSS-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 50433 , Serial Number: 5-236, Certificate Issue Date: 11/08/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Richard K Williams, Po Box 764, Morton, WA 98356
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/22/2003, Exported to: Mexico
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5453P , Serial Number: 24-509, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/1985
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew F Jr Noel, 172 Priest Rd, Morton, WA 98356
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 880PM , Serial Number: 15065825, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 04/01/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J W Baird, Po Box 822, Morton, WA 98356

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 18. The highest number of reported fires - 36 took place in 2017, and the least - 4 in 2010. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Morton, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.5%), and Outside Fires (20.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Morton, WA
    • 15450.5%Structure Fires
    • 6320.7%Outside Fires
    • 5518.0%Other
    • 3310.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morton, WA
Most common first names in Morton, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2772.7 years
John2074.1 years
George1977.3 years
Mary1777.6 years
Charles1673.5 years
James1571.0 years
Robert1571.0 years
Frank1283.2 years
Dorothy1078.5 years
Donald967.5 years
Most common last names in Morton, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1481.5 years
Davis978.8 years
Clevenger978.6 years
Coleman969.9 years
Wilson883.6 years
Wright882.9 years
Thompson770.9 years
Taylor785.1 years
Stiltner773.7 years
Blankenship674.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Morton, WA
  • 76.4%Electricity
  • 18.2%Wood
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Morton, WA
  • 92.4%Electricity
  • 7.6%Wood


Morton compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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