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Morton County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2019: 2,756 (all rural); it was 3,496 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 461
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 404
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 935
Renter-occupied apartments: 385 (it was 371 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 730 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Morton County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (21.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 24%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 10%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Morton County, KS (2019)
    • 1,95070.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 66023.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1184.3%Two or more races
    • 210.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 170.6%Asian alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years
Males: 1,370  (49.7%)
Females: 1,386  (50.3%)
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Average household size:
Morton County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,745 ($37,232 in 1999)
This county:

$49,745
Kansas:

$62,087

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $435 (lower quartile is $369, upper quartile is $524)
This county:

$435
State:

$673


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $95,084 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Morton:

$95,084
Kansas:

$163,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,383 - $132,838

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $114,723
Here:

$114,723
State:

$207,668

Mobile homes: $67,687
Here:

$67,687
State:

$58,367

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,182
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $464

Institutionalized population: 83

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 22
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 10
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 0
Morton County, KS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $159,000
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $10,100
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Morton, KS residents
Average permit cost in Morton, KS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,887 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,546 (1.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Morton, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Morton, KS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Morton, KS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.8%
Morton County:

9.8%
Kansas:

11.4%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.1 years old
(Males: 36.3 years old, Females: 43.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.0 years old, Black residents: 18.2 years old, American Indian residents: 39.5 years old, Asian residents: 56.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.7 years old, Other race residents: 52.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morton County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $527 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $641 a month.

Cities in this county include: Elkhart, Rolla, Richfield.

Morton 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 Morton County: Moscow Wastewater Treatment Facility (A), Hugoton Wastewater Treatment Facility (B), Dirtona Raceway (C), Hugoton Country Club (D), Feterita (E), KSCB - FM (Liberal) (F), KLDG - FM (Liberal) (G), KFXX - FM (Ulysses) (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morton County include: Moscow Baptist Church (A), Lone Star Friends Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Moscow Cemetery (1), O'Dea Cemetery (2), Hugoton Cemetery (3), Dermot Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Alfalfa County, Oklahoma , Butler County, Kentucky , Haskell County , Iron County, Missouri , Ohio County, Kentucky , Stevens County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

5.3%

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

Current college students: 108
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 305 (43.3% naturalized citizens)

Morton County:

11.1%
Whole state:

7.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 562010 or later
  • 542000 to 2009
  • 791990 to 1999
  • 671980 to 1989
  • 471970 to 1979
  • 13Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.5%

Morton County marital status for males Morton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,217
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 19
  • 3 or 4: 12
  • 5 to 9: 43
  • 10 to 19: 1
  • Mobile homes: 155

Housing units in Morton County with a mortgage: 241 (0 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 498

Here:

32.6% with mortgage
State:

57.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Morton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6439
Catholic4341
Mainline Protestant4123
Other1561
None1,588-
Morton 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: 1
Morton County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Morton County:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Morton County:

8.6%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Morton County:

28.2%
State:

27.9%

Agriculture in Morton County:

Average size of farms: 1141 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $133,732
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $140.13
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.75%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $138,203
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $117,263
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.52%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.15
Corn for grain: 13788 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 43046 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 804 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Morton County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 3285962.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 5 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/23/1951, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morton County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 647% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from Morton County center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 273.3 miles away from the county center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 175.9 miles away from the county center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the county center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 300.6 miles away from Morton County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 165.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4504, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2017 - May 3, 2017, FEMA Id: 4319, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2011 to June 04, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4010: July 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 4010, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 28, 2006 to December 31, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1675: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1675, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 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

The number of natural disasters in Morton County (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Morton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 804 (78.3%)
  • Carpooled: 47 (4.6%)
  • Bus: 7 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 24 (2.3%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 24 (2.3%)
  • Worked at home: 119 (11.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (86%)
  • Guyana (4%)
  • Ecuador (3%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Germany (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Morton County


  • German (15%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • American (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
52 people in nursing homes
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
9 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,322.

3.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.06% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($18,409 average AGI)
1.88% relocated from other states ($20,250 average AGI)
Morton County:

1.88%
Kansas average:

3.30%

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


7.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,549 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.38% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($16,890 average AGI)
3.73% relocated to other states ($17,659 average AGI)
Morton County:

3.73%
Kansas average:

3.97%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.0

Births per 1000 population in Morton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Morton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 1.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Morton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 13.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Morton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Morton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Morton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Morton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 566 (501 aged, 65 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 139 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 30.59
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,666
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,671
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 61,181

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,877
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,690
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 63

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 58
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 63

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,756
  • Male householders: 476 (181 living alone), Female householders: 570 (159 living alone)
  • 547 spouses (547 opposite-sex spouses), 49 unmarried partners, (40 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 855 children (794 natural, 20 adopted, 38 stepchildren), 82 grandchildren, 7 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 6 foster children, 38 other relatives, 50 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 77

Size of family households: 316 2-persons, 125 3-persons, 84 4-persons, 43 5-persons, 57 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 349 1-person, 83 2-persons.

411 married couples with children.
179 single-parent households (42 men, 137 women).

78.5% of residents of Morton speak English at home.
17.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $26,025,000 ($7,961 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $238,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $8,115,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,838,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,856,000
Federal grants: $2,158,000
Federal procurement contracts: $116,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $942,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $679,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $697,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,500,000

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

Births: 261
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 153
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +114
Here:

+36 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -514
Here -161 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Morton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.87 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.7
State:

4.4

Year house built in Morton County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Morton County, Kansas
  • 02014 or later
  • 02010 to 2013
  • 522000 to 2009
  • 1301990 to 1999
  • 1641980 to 1989
  • 2831970 to 1979
  • 2171960 to 1969
  • 2201950 to 1959
  • 1431940 to 1949
  • 2411939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Morton County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morton County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morton County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 33 rooms
  • 494 rooms
  • 1205 rooms
  • 1916 rooms
  • 1407 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 1719+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morton County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morton County, Kansas
  • 01 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 334 rooms
  • 925 rooms
  • 526 rooms
  • 747 rooms
  • 468 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morton County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morton County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morton County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 31 bedroom
  • 1322 bedrooms
  • 3203 bedrooms
  • 1494 bedrooms
  • 1305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morton County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morton County, Kansas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 351 bedroom
  • 1212 bedrooms
  • 823 bedrooms
  • 254 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Morton County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Morton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 19no vehicle
  • 1731 vehicle
  • 2802 vehicles
  • 1473 vehicles
  • 714 vehicles
  • 395+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Morton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Morton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 28no vehicle
  • 1101 vehicle
  • 1072 vehicles
  • 713 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

95.8% of Morton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 25% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% lived in Kansas.

Morton County:

95.8%
State average:

83.8%

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

  • This state: 1,499
  • Other state: 923
  • Northeast: 14
  • Midwest: 100
  • South: 526
  • West: 280
Year householders moved into unit in Morton County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.1%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Electricity
  • 11.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Electricity
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Kansas:

15.0%

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

Morton County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $381,000
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $59,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $638,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,237,000
    Regular Highways: $746,000
    Health - Other: $445,000
    General Public Buildings: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Air Transportation: $233,000
    Libraries: $210,000
    Solid Waste Management: $191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Police Protection: $122,000
    Central Staff Services: $64,000
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $656,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $126,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $132,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,625,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,280,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $345,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $284,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $104,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,379,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,101,000
    Health and Hospitals: $259,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
    Other: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,108,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $300,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $44,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $22,000

Morton County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $381,000
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $59,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $638,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,237,000
    Regular Highways: $746,000
    Health - Other: $445,000
    General Public Buildings: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Air Transportation: $233,000
    Libraries: $210,000
    Solid Waste Management: $191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Police Protection: $122,000
    Central Staff Services: $64,000
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $656,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $126,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $132,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,625,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,280,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $345,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $284,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $104,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,379,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,101,000
    Health and Hospitals: $259,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
    Other: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,108,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $300,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $44,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $22,000

Morton County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $381,000
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $59,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $638,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,237,000
    Regular Highways: $746,000
    Health - Other: $445,000
    General Public Buildings: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Air Transportation: $233,000
    Libraries: $210,000
    Solid Waste Management: $191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Police Protection: $122,000
    Central Staff Services: $64,000
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $656,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $126,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $132,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,625,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,280,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $345,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $284,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $104,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,379,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,101,000
    Health and Hospitals: $259,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
    Other: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,108,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $300,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $44,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $22,000

Morton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $381,000
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $59,000
    Air Transportation: $9,000
  • Construction - Air Transportation: $638,000
    Regular Highways: $18,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,237,000
    Regular Highways: $746,000
    Health - Other: $445,000
    General Public Buildings: $346,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
    Financial Administration: $234,000
    Air Transportation: $233,000
    Libraries: $210,000
    Solid Waste Management: $191,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000
    Parks and Recreation: $127,000
    Police Protection: $122,000
    Central Staff Services: $64,000
    Local Fire Protection: $51,000
    Correctional Institutions: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $656,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $126,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $132,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,625,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,280,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $345,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $284,000
    Rents: $51,000
    Interest Earnings: $51,000
    Sale of Property: $28,000
    Royalties: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $104,000
    Health - Other: $24,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,379,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,101,000
    Health and Hospitals: $259,000
    General Local Government Support: $29,000
    Other: $13,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,108,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $300,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $52,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $44,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $22,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 34
  • Number of aged recipients: 10
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 24
  • Number of recipients under 18: 5
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 16
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 13
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 17
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 13
Most common first names in Morton County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2577.1 years
James1676.8 years
William1680.9 years
Mary1582.9 years
George1579.3 years
Earl1475.9 years
Helen1478.9 years
Robert1168.1 years
Charles1080.4 years
Margaret882.7 years
Most common last names in Morton County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1379.3 years
Moore1080.7 years
Coen1077.7 years
Smith978.6 years
Jones980.8 years
Lewis982.8 years
Riley982.8 years
Milburn881.0 years
Stout884.9 years
Turner785.5 years
Businesses in Morton County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ford1Subway1
MasterBrand Cabinets2True Value1

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