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Morris County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 5,723 (all rural); it was 6,104 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,014
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 964
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,986
Renter-occupied apartments: 576 (it was 553 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

32%

Land area: 697 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 8 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Morris County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (65.3%), Educational, health and social services (17.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 12%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 86%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Morris County, KS (2017)
    • 5,23585.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2584.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1532.5%Two or more races
    • 260.4%Asian alone
    • 60.10%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 20.03%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

48.4 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years
Males: 2,855  (49.9%)
Females: 2,868  (50.1%)
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Average household size:
Morris County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,134 ($32,163 in 1999)
This county:

$51,134
Kansas:

$56,422

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $427 (lower quartile is $321, upper quartile is $556)
This county:

$427
State:

$636


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,053 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Morris:

$97,053
Kansas:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $51,146 - $148,913
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,053
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $432

Institutionalized population: 66

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 24
  • Thefts: 21
  • Auto thefts: 3

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 18
  • Thefts: 24
  • Auto thefts: 1
Morris County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $64,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $237,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $227,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $224,500
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $261,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Morris, KS residents
Average permit cost in Morris, KS
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,834 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,438 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Morris, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Morris, KS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Morris, KS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.9%
Morris County:

7.9%
Kansas:

11.9%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 48.4 years old
(Males: 47.0 years old, Females: 50.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49.9 years old, Black residents: 31.8 years old, American Indian residents: 36.0 years old, Asian residents: 25.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.2 years old, Other race residents: 40.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morris County is $423 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $520 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $667 a month.

Cities in this county include: Council Grove, White City, Dwight, Wilsey, Dunlap, Parkerville, Latimer.

Morris County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Morris County: Hidden Springs Golf Course (A), Eisenhower State Park Abilene Campground (B), Dragoon Creek Motocross Park (C), Scranton Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant (D), Burlingame Wastewater Plant (E), Melvern Sewer Treatment Plant (F), Overbrook Sewer Treatment Plant (G), Lyndon Wastewater Plant (H), Osage City Wastewater Treatment Plant (I), Eisenhower State Park Westpoint Campground (J), Eisenhower State Park Sailboat Beach Campground (K), Eisenhower State Park Fivestar Campground (L), Eisenhower State Park Doud Campground (M), Eisenhower State Park Cowboy Campground (N), Eisenhower State Park Churchill Campground (O), Eisenhower State Park Blackjack Campground (P), KMXN - FM (Overbrook) (Q), Eisenhower State Park Rangers Office (R), Boothe Hall (S), Osage County Fire District 4 Michigan Valley Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morris County include: Lyndon Amish Mennonite Church (A), Melvern United Methodist Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (C), Rosemont Church (D), New Life Wesleyan Church (E), Osage City Baptist Temple (F), Stotler Evangelical Covenant Church (G), Mount Pleasant Community Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arvonia Cemetery (1), Valley Brook Cemetery (2), Mount Zion Cemetery (3), Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (4), Mount Calvary Cemetery (5), Alpine Cemetery (6), Barclay Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Melvern Lake (A), Pomona Lake (B), Smith Lake (C), Osage County Lake (D), Strowbridge Reservoir (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mute Creek (A), Cable Creek (B), Turkey Creek (C), Cherry Creek (D), Morse Creek (E), Standifred Creek (F), Puleston Creek (G), Winnifred Creek (H), Frog Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Morris County include: Melvena Wildlife Area (1), Osage State Fishing Lake (2), Melvern State Park (3), Osage County State Park (4), Outlet Recreation Area (5), Wolf Creek Recreation Area (6), Hundred and Ten Mile Recreation Area (7), Dragoon Recreation Area (8), Michigan Valley Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Worcester County, Maryland , Effingham County, Illinois , Fayette County, Illinois , Cole County, Missouri , Jackson County, Indiana , Pocahontas County, West Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Morris, KS
County total employment by year in Morris, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Morris, KS

Current college students: 133
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 76 (28.6% naturalized citizens)

Morris County:

1.3%
Whole state:

6.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 372010 or later
  • 122000 to 2009
  • 161990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 26Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.4%

Morris County marital status for males Morris County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,747
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 38
  • 3 or 4: 8
  • 5 to 9: 30
  • 10 to 19: 28
  • 20 or more: 68
  • Mobile homes: 297

Housing units in Morris County with a mortgage: 692 (7 second mortgage, 43 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,166

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

59.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Morris County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,57211
Evangelical Protestant9497
Catholic9001
None2,502-
Morris County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Morris County:

3.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Morris County:

3.36 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

11.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Morris County:

10.2%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Morris County:

28.7%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Morris County:

Average size of farms: 828 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $114,818
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $90.19
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $116,670
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 32.03%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $97,963
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.72
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.27%
Corn for grain: 6446 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 31276 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 30520 harvested acres
Vegetables: 10 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Tornado activity:

Morris County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 3314606.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 17 fatalities and 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/17/1978, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado killed 16 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morris County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from Morris County center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 269.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 279.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 344.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 346.0 miles away from Morris County center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 401.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: April 25, 2009 to May 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1849: June 25, 2009, FEMA Id: 1849, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: March 26, 2009 to March 29, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1848: June 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1848, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Morris County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Morris

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,697 (76.1%)
  • Carpooled: 152 (6.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 7 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 149 (6.7%)
  • Worked at home: 239 (10.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (18%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Switzerland (9%)
  • England (8%)
  • Peru (6%)
  • Moldova (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Morris County


  • German (27%)
  • American (22%)
  • English (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
71 people in nursing homes
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,118.

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,071 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.04% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($40,071 average AGI)
1.62% relocated from other states ($17,679 average AGI)
Morris County:

1.62%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


4.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.83% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($32,486 average AGI)
1.89% relocated to other states ($14,271 average AGI)
Morris County:

1.89%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Births per 1000 population in Morris County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Morris County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Morris County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morris County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Morris County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morris County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morris County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morris County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Morris County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,343 (1,214 aged, 129 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 158 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Morris County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (77)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (75)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (75)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (62)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (58)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (46)
  • Congestive heart failure (30)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (26)
  • Unspecified dementia (26)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (23)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 16.73
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,637
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 468
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,117

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,207
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,174
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 33

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 17

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,723
  • In family households: 4,775 (961 male householders, 655 female householders)
    1,395 spouses, 1,399 children (1,285 natural, 57 adopted, 56 stepchildren), 107 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 50 parents, 74 other relatives, 117 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 866 (407 male householders (329 living alone)), 327 female householders (310 living alone)), 133 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 77

Size of family households: 911 2-persons, 394 3-persons, 180 4-persons, 91 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 638 1-person, 76 2-persons, 14 3-persons.

826 married couples with children.
240 single-parent households (30 men, 210 women).

97.5% of residents of Morris speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (64% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $43,241,000 ($7,235 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,107,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,218,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $8,997,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,712,000
Federal grants: $4,954,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,274,000 ($1,860,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,087,000 ($354,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $180,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $997,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,294,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 309
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 423
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +25
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +44
Here +7 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Morris County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.59 millions of gallons per day (2% from ground, 98% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Morris County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Morris County, Kansas
  • 02014 or later
  • 122010 to 2013
  • 2732000 to 2009
  • 3011990 to 1999
  • 2661980 to 1989
  • 4801970 to 1979
  • 2981960 to 1969
  • 2691950 to 1959
  • 2891940 to 1949
  • 9841939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Morris County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morris County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morris County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 273 rooms
  • 1554 rooms
  • 3325 rooms
  • 4126 rooms
  • 3257 rooms
  • 2778 rooms
  • 2869+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morris County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morris County, Kansas
  • 31 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 913 rooms
  • 1104 rooms
  • 1455 rooms
  • 466 rooms
  • 837 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 129+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morris County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morris County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morris County, Kansas
  • 2no bedroom
  • 191 bedroom
  • 5002 bedrooms
  • 9553 bedrooms
  • 2774 bedrooms
  • 535+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morris County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morris County, Kansas
  • 3no bedroom
  • 1421 bedroom
  • 1712 bedrooms
  • 1513 bedrooms
  • 314 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Morris County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Morris County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morris County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 26no vehicle
  • 3141 vehicle
  • 6892 vehicles
  • 4453 vehicles
  • 2164 vehicles
  • 1555+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Morris County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morris County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 93no vehicle
  • 2081 vehicle
  • 1572 vehicles
  • 373 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles

87.8% of Morris County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Kansas.

Morris County:

87.8%
State average:

83.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,035
  • Other state: 1,545
  • Northeast: 188
  • Midwest: 479
  • South: 595
  • West: 287
Year householders moved into unit in Morris County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morris County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 24.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.3%Electricity
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 3.8%Coal or coke
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.6%Utility gas
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 7.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.5%Wood
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 72
Here:

13.3%
Kansas:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

2.3%
Kansas:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

14.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Morris County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,699,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $367,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Other: $68,000
    Regular Highways: $62,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,455,000
    Health - Other: $1,223,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Police Protection: $326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $220,000
    Central Staff Services: $195,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $177,000
    Correctional Institutions: $165,000
    Hospitals: $127,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $224,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $159,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $217,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,579,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $309,000
    Other: $146,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,623,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $596,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $45,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $36,000
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,623,000

Morris County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,699,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $367,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Other: $68,000
    Regular Highways: $62,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,455,000
    Health - Other: $1,223,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Police Protection: $326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $220,000
    Central Staff Services: $195,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $177,000
    Correctional Institutions: $165,000
    Hospitals: $127,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $224,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $159,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $217,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,579,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $309,000
    Other: $146,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,623,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $596,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $45,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $36,000
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,623,000

Morris County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,699,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $367,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Other: $68,000
    Regular Highways: $62,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,455,000
    Health - Other: $1,223,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Police Protection: $326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $220,000
    Central Staff Services: $195,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $177,000
    Correctional Institutions: $165,000
    Hospitals: $127,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $224,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $159,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $217,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,579,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $309,000
    Other: $146,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,623,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $596,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $45,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $36,000
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,623,000

Morris County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,699,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $367,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $72,000
    Other: $68,000
    Regular Highways: $62,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $16,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,455,000
    Health - Other: $1,223,000
    General - Other: $913,000
    General Public Buildings: $359,000
    Police Protection: $326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $220,000
    Central Staff Services: $195,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $177,000
    Correctional Institutions: $165,000
    Hospitals: $127,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $16,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $41,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $224,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $159,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
    Rents: $5,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $217,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,000
    Regular Highways: $17,000
    Police Protection: $9,000
    Financial Administration: $8,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,579,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $309,000
    Other: $146,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,623,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $596,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $125,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $45,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $36,000
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,623,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 75
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 67
  • Number of recipients under 18: 18
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 41
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 16
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 32
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 28
Most common first names in Morris County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5579.8 years
Mary5484.0 years
James4775.7 years
William4079.6 years
Charles3776.4 years
George3681.6 years
Robert3073.4 years
Clarence2779.9 years
Earl2276.4 years
Harry2180.4 years
Most common last names in Morris County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3182.5 years
Anderson2282.9 years
Davis1974.7 years
Smith1880.7 years
Peterson1581.3 years
Lee1475.2 years
Carson1482.9 years
Williams1479.5 years
Burton1372.8 years
Swenson1279.7 years
Businesses in Morris County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1