Mount Morris, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,097.
Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 571  (52.1%)
Females: 526  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

54.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54982.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,319 (it was $39,732 in 2000)
Mount Morris:

$54,319
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,887 (it was $20,713 in 2000)

Mount Morris town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $190,229 (it was $111,600 in 2000)
Mount Morris:

$190,229
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $171,523; detached houses: $179,137; townhouses or other attached units: $170,592; in 2-unit structures: $184,576; mobile homes: $59,496
March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Morris: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Mount Morris, WI (2010)
    • 1,06597.1%White alone
    • 171.5%Hispanic
    • 80.7%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Black alone
    • 10.09%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (48.5%), Norwegian (10.7%), Polish (9.4%), Irish (8.7%), Italian (6.2%), English (6.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 34.2 square miles.

Population density: 32 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Morris, Wisconsin map

25 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe, 0.3% Latin America).

This town:

2.3%
Wisconsin:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Mount Morris town:

1.6% ($1,825)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Oshkosh, WI (31.9 miles , pop. 62,916).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (72.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (174.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Wild Rose, WI (2.3 miles ),
Leon, WI (2.4 miles ),
Lohrville, WI (2.4 miles ),
Springwater, WI (2.5 miles ),
Wautoma, WI (2.5 miles ),
Redgranite, WI (2.5 miles ),
Dakota, WI (2.8 miles ),
Saxeville, WI (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.11 N, Longitude: 89.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 920

Distribution of median household income in Mount Morris, WI in 2017
Mount Morris satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +327 (+42.7%).
Most common industries in Mount Morris, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.8%)
  • Food (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.4%)
  • Educational services (14.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Construction (3.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Mount Morris, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (13.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.8%)

Average climate in Mount Morris, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mount Morris-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Mount Morris town center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F4 tornado 16.4 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Morris-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 89% 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 184.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 397.3 miles away from Mount Morris center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 372.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 352.8 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 165.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 396.0 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 Waushara County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mount Morris topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Morris:

  • WILD ROSE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • WILD ROSE COM MEM HOSPITAL, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • WILD ROSE COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WILD ROSE, WI)
  • DAVITA - WAUTOMA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; WAUTOMA, WI)
  • WAUTOMA CARE CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAUTOMA, WI)
  • WAUTOMA CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WAUTOMA, WI)
  • BETHANY HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WAUPACA, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Morris:

  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (about 32 miles; Oshkosh, WI; Full-time enrollment: 10,637)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 35 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 36 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 38 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 41 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Moraine Park Technical College (about 45 miles; Fond du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Marian University (about 45 miles; Fond Du Lac, WI; FT enrollment: 2,045)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Morris: Camp Windego (A), Camp Napowan (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Morris include: Holden Church (A), Immanuel Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Howes Corners Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Napowan (A), Norwegian Lake (B), Porters Lake (C), Tippetts Lake (D), Twin Lakes (E), Cooks Lake (F), Emerald Lake (G), Hills Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Waushara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.5%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

7.3%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.5%
Whole state:

3.7%

For population 15 years and over in Mount Morris:

Marital status in Mount Morris, WI
  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 67.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Morris:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Morris, WI (based on Waushara County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,6874
Mainline Protestant3,30516
Evangelical Protestant2,45020
Other31
None12,051-
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: 9
Waushara County:

3.64 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Waushara County:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Waushara County:

8.50 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Waushara County:

28.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

7.28% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

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 Winnebago County, WI  0.95% ($63,681 average AGI)
from Green Lake County, WI  0.74% ($40,423)
from Waupaca County, WI  0.57% ($46,491)


6.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.35%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

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 Winnebago County, WI  0.84% ($37,900 average AGI)
to Waupaca County, WI  0.61% ($40,828)
to Portage County, WI  0.58% ($27,691)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Morris:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRPN (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIPON, WI)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFHR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Morris:

  • WAUH (102.3 FM; WAUTOMA, WI; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WBJZ (104.7 FM; BERLIN, WI; Owner: CAXAMBAS CORPORATION)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPKR (99.5 FM; OMRO, WI; Owner: MIDWEST DIMENSIONS, INC.)
  • WGLX-FM (103.3 FM; WISCONSIN RAPIDS, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN RAPIDS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIZD (99.9 FM; RUDOLPH, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC)
  • WDUX-FM (92.7 FM; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Morris:

  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64AU (Channel 64; ADAMS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W66DC (Channel 66; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W60CI (Channel 60; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.5mTotal length
  • 991Total average daily traffic
  • 1,088Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Dave Wolfe, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 8, Beechnut Avenue & County Hwy G (Lat: 44.135194 Lon: -89.209972), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Dave Wolfe, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 8, Beechnut Avenue & County Hwy G (Lat: 44.135194 Lon: -89.209972), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Dave Wolfe, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 8, Beechnut Avenue & County Hwy G (Lat: 44.135194 Lon: -89.209972), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • Dave Wolfe, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 8, Beechnut Avenue & County Hwy G (Lat: 44.135194 Lon: -89.209972), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Wireless Applications Corporation, Fcc@wacorp.Net, , Belle-vue, Phone: (425) 643-5000
  • F. Howard Mandel, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 8, Beechnut Avenue & County Hwy G (Lat: 44.135194 Lon: -89.209972), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: K2 Towers, LLC, Hmandel@peppertreecapital.Com, , Chagr-in Falls, Phone: (866) 962-0904
  • Alyse Brussard, Se 1/4 Ne 1/4 Section 8, Beechnut Avenue & County Hwy G (Lat: 44.135194 Lon: -89.209972), Type: 97.5, Structure height: 55137 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: K2 Towers, LLC, Info@k2towers.Com, , Chagr-in Falls, Phone: (866) 962-0904

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Morris, WI
  • 65.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.5%Electricity
  • 10.6%Wood
  • 7.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Morris, WI
  • 43.4%Electricity
  • 39.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Utility gas


Mount Morris compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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