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Morton County, North Dakota (ND)

County population in 2019: 31,086 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 25,303 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,145
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,345
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,472
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,799 (it was 2,417 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

35%

Land area: 1926 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Morton County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.6%), Educational, health and social services (21.7%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (20.5%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Morton County, ND (2019)
    • 27,647109.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,1544.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9533.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 7432.9%Two or more races
    • 3081.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1960.8%Asian alone
Median resident age:

38.2 years
North Dakota median age:

35.5 years
Males: 15,595  (50.2%)
Females: 15,491  (49.8%)
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Average household size:
Morton County:

2.0 people
North Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $70,211 ($37,028 in 1999)
This county:

$70,211
North Dakota:

$64,577

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $748 (lower quartile is $643, upper quartile is $1,010)
This county:

$748
State:

$726


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $220,972 (it was $66,800 in 2000)
Morton:

$220,972
North Dakota:

$205,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $143,192 - $309,044

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $266,858
Here:

$266,858
State:

$259,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $249,226
Here:

$249,226
State:

$230,047

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $378,101
Here:

$378,101
State:

$409,576

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $349,015
Here:

$349,015
State:

$374,793

Mobile homes: $61,518
Here:

$61,518
State:

$78,704

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,442
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $517

Institutionalized population: 462

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 13
  • Thefts: 76
  • Auto thefts: 9

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 53
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Health of residents in Morton County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
73.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
60.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
73.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 201 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 162 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 1998: 108 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 1999: 103 buildings, average cost: $104,500
  • 2000: 85 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2001: 81 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2002: 106 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2003: 136 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2004: 129 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2005: 139 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2006: 170 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2007: 217 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2008: 125 buildings, average cost: $188,100
  • 2009: 75 buildings, average cost: $199,700
  • 2010: 89 buildings, average cost: $257,600
  • 2011: 113 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2012: 359 buildings, average cost: $251,300
  • 2013: 282 buildings, average cost: $259,100
  • 2014: 181 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2015: 163 buildings, average cost: $250,100
  • 2016: 174 buildings, average cost: $237,400
  • 2017: 138 buildings, average cost: $258,400
  • 2018: 105 buildings, average cost: $236,500
  • 2019: 94 buildings, average cost: $224,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Morton, ND residents
Average permit cost in Morton, ND
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,490 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,907 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Morton, ND in 2019
Distribution of house value in Morton, ND in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Morton, ND in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.3%
Morton County:

7.3%
North Dakota:

10.6%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.7% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.7% for American Indian residents, 13.2% for other race residents, 2.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.2 years old
(Males: 38.0 years old, Females: 38.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.8 years old, Black residents: 45.8 years old, American Indian residents: 27.4 years old, Asian residents: 35.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.0 years old, Other race residents: 26.4 years old)

Area name: Bismarck, ND MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Morton County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $520 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.

Cities in this county include: Mandan, New Salem, Glen Ullin, Hebron, Flasher, Harmon, Almont.

Morton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.7%
North Dakota:

4.1%

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

Current college students: 716
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 568 (61.9% naturalized citizens)

Morton County:

1.8%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1762010 or later
  • 1172000 to 2009
  • 641990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 221970 to 1979
  • 80Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,593
  • One, attached: 774
  • Two: 178
  • 3 or 4: 576
  • 5 to 9: 721
  • 10 to 19: 313
  • 20 to 49: 792
  • 50 or more: 311
  • Mobile homes: 1,879

Housing units in Morton County with a mortgage: 5,410 (52 second mortgage, 465 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,146

Here:

55.6% with mortgage
State:

52.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Morton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,55412
Mainline Protestant4,78015
Evangelical Protestant3,10717
Other53
None5,025-
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: 6
Morton County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Morton County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

5.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Morton County:

7.2%
North Dakota:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Morton County:

29.6%
State:

27.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Morton County:

Average size of farms: 1493 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $81,035
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $51.91
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.81%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.49%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $70,716
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.82%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.51%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $99,831
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 52 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.20
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.62%
Corn for grain: 4751 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 142475 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1387 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Morton County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 477.5 miles away from Morton County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 285.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 634.6 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 200.1 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 369.5 miles away from Morton County center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 287.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Dakota Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4509, Natural disaster type: Other
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: March 21, 2019 - April 28, 2019, FEMA Id: 4444, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: October 04, 2013 to October 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4154: October 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4154, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: April 05, 2011 to July 01, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3318: April 07, 2011, FEMA Id: 3318, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 2011 to July 20, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1981: May 10, 2011, FEMA Id: 1981, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: April 01, 2010 to April 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1901: April 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1901, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Dakota Flooding, Incident Period: February 26, 2010 to July 15, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1907: April 30, 2010, FEMA Id: 1907, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 20, 2010 to January 25, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1879: February 26, 2010, FEMA Id: 1879, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2009 to August 10, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1829: March 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1829, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3247: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3247, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Morton County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 18, Storms: 10, Snows: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Morton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,779 (83.3%)
  • Carpooled: 837 (6.5%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 155 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 230 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 835 (6.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Canada (20%)
  • Nepal (14%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Jamaica (12%)
  • Iraq (9%)
  • Ecuador (8%)
  • Philippines (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Morton County


  • German (51%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • American (6%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • German Russian (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • English (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Morton County, North Dakota in 2000:

  • 271 people in nursing homes
  • 101 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 12 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Morton County, North Dakota in 2010:

  • 356 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 65 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 59 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 38 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 38 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $75,121.

10.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,387 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.46%
North Dakota average:

8.08%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.15% relocated from other counties in North Dakota ($42,145 average AGI)
2.31% relocated from other states ($13,242 average AGI)
Morton County:

2.31%
North Dakota average:

4.83%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Burleigh County, ND  5.46% ($52,829 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.44% ($54,345)
from Stark County, ND  0.34% ($68,477)
from Mercer County, ND  0.19% ($76,560)
from Ward County, ND  0.19% ($52,480)


9.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($56,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.63%
North Dakota average:

9.36%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.77% relocated to other counties in North Dakota ($40,122 average AGI)
2.86% relocated to other states ($16,514 average AGI)
Morton County:

2.86%
North Dakota average:

6.08%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Burleigh County, ND  4.86% ($61,035 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.34% ($41,409)
to Stark County, ND  0.28% ($73,222)
to Ward County, ND  0.18% ($50,565)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Morton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Morton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Morton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 7.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.4%
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: 4,411 (3,773 aged, 638 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 414 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Morton County, North Dakota in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (396)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (309)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (309)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (158)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (117)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (94)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (76)
  • Vascular dementia, unspecified (27)
  • Congestive heart failure (12)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (12)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,085
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 944
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 59

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 119.1. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,086
  • Male householders: 7,159 (1,882 living alone), Female householders: 6,635 (1,840 living alone)
  • 7,304 spouses (7,295 opposite-sex spouses), 1,128 unmarried partners, (1,124 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 7,453 children (7,055 natural, 95 adopted, 298 stepchildren), 162 grandchildren, 86 brothers or sisters, 44 parents, 78 foster children, 103 other relatives, 374 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 629

Size of family households: 4,184 2-persons, 1,894 3-persons, 1,494 4-persons, 669 5-persons, 359 6-persons, 84 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,721 1-person, 1,184 2-persons, 125 3-persons.

4,932 married couples with children.
1,526 single-parent households (419 men, 1,107 women).

96.8% of residents of Morton speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $172,304,000 ($6,800 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,427,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $58,578,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $28,812,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,180,000
Federal grants: $41,374,000
Federal procurement contracts: $24,816,000 ($16,514,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,544,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $966,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $25,092,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,723,000

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

Births: 1,571
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

64 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,212
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +55
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -167
Here -7 per 1000 residents
State -29 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Morton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.68 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

7.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built in Morton County, North Dakota
  • Year house built in Morton County, North Dakota
  • 1,4312014 or later
  • 1,0052010 to 2013
  • 1,9392000 to 2009
  • 1,3811990 to 1999
  • 1,1871980 to 1989
  • 3,2621970 to 1979
  • 1,3021960 to 1969
  • 1,2861950 to 1959
  • 7291940 to 1949
  • 1,7551939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Morton County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morton County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Morton County, North Dakota
  • 11 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 2053 rooms
  • 7084 rooms
  • 1,2465 rooms
  • 1,1956 rooms
  • 1,8637 rooms
  • 1,6508 rooms
  • 2,6919+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morton County, North Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morton County, North Dakota
  • 941 room
  • 2842 rooms
  • 7133 rooms
  • 1,4244 rooms
  • 7605 rooms
  • 3436 rooms
  • 1577 rooms
  • 1698 rooms
  • 2089+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Morton County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morton County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Morton County, North Dakota
  • 1no bedroom
  • 4111 bedroom
  • 1,5282 bedrooms
  • 3,1713 bedrooms
  • 3,3754 bedrooms
  • 1,1385+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morton County, North Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Morton County, North Dakota
  • 89no bedroom
  • 8251 bedroom
  • 2,1422 bedrooms
  • 7273 bedrooms
  • 2204 bedrooms
  • 1775+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Morton County, North Dakota 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
  • 101no vehicle
  • 1,3661 vehicle
  • 3,7742 vehicles
  • 2,6133 vehicles
  • 1,1234 vehicles
  • 6255+ 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
  • 398no vehicle
  • 2,0321 vehicle
  • 1,2842 vehicles
  • 2863 vehicles
  • 974 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

87.9% 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, 80% lived in North Dakota.

Morton County:

87.9%
State average:

82.2%

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

  • This state: 22,429
  • Other state: 7,627
  • Northeast: 363
  • Midwest: 3,739
  • South: 919
  • West: 2,594
Year householders moved into unit in Morton County, ND
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Morton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 69.4%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 46.0%Utility gas
  • 39.1%Electricity
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Other fuel
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 143
Here:

4.5%
North Dakota:

9.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

4.0%
North Dakota:

8.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 110
Here:

13.7%
North Dakota:

8.5%

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: $1,147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $134,000
    Regular Highways: $93,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $245,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,997,000
    Police Protection: $3,727,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,618,000
    General - Other: $1,579,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,104,000
    Central Staff Services: $985,000
    General Public Buildings: $945,000
    Financial Administration: $915,000
    Health - Other: $665,000
    Parks and Recreation: $337,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $274,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $85,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $744,000
    Public Welfare: $676,000
    Highways: $208,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $174,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,104,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $24,104,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,023,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $143,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $636,000
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000
    Police Protection: $44,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,029,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,104,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,709,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,331,000
    Public Welfare: $505,000
    Health and Hospitals: $445,000
    Other: $178,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,748,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $397,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,486,000

Morton County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $134,000
    Regular Highways: $93,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $245,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,997,000
    Police Protection: $3,727,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,618,000
    General - Other: $1,579,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,104,000
    Central Staff Services: $985,000
    General Public Buildings: $945,000
    Financial Administration: $915,000
    Health - Other: $665,000
    Parks and Recreation: $337,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $274,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $85,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $744,000
    Public Welfare: $676,000
    Highways: $208,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $174,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,104,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $24,104,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,023,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $143,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $636,000
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000
    Police Protection: $44,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,029,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,104,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,709,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,331,000
    Public Welfare: $505,000
    Health and Hospitals: $445,000
    Other: $178,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,748,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $397,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,486,000

Morton County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $134,000
    Regular Highways: $93,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $245,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,997,000
    Police Protection: $3,727,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,618,000
    General - Other: $1,579,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,104,000
    Central Staff Services: $985,000
    General Public Buildings: $945,000
    Financial Administration: $915,000
    Health - Other: $665,000
    Parks and Recreation: $337,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $274,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $85,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $744,000
    Public Welfare: $676,000
    Highways: $208,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $174,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,104,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $24,104,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,023,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $143,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $636,000
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000
    Police Protection: $44,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,029,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,104,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,709,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,331,000
    Public Welfare: $505,000
    Health and Hospitals: $445,000
    Other: $178,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,748,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $397,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,486,000

Morton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $1,147,000
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $134,000
    Regular Highways: $93,000
  • Construction - Water Utilities: $245,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,997,000
    Police Protection: $3,727,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,249,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,618,000
    General - Other: $1,579,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,104,000
    Central Staff Services: $985,000
    General Public Buildings: $945,000
    Financial Administration: $915,000
    Health - Other: $665,000
    Parks and Recreation: $337,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $274,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $85,000
    Water Utilities: $31,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $744,000
    Public Welfare: $676,000
    Highways: $208,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $174,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $24,104,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $24,104,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,135,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,023,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $112,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $143,000
    Interest Earnings: $56,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $23,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000
    Rents: $16,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $636,000
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000
    Police Protection: $44,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    Correctional Institutions: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,029,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,104,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,709,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,331,000
    Public Welfare: $505,000
    Health and Hospitals: $445,000
    Other: $178,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,748,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $397,000
    Other License: $70,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,486,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 341
  • Number of aged recipients: 34
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 307
  • Number of recipients under 18: 54
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 207
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 80
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 156
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 124
Most common first names in Morton County, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John21077.6 years
Mary10781.2 years
William10077.0 years
George9777.2 years
Rose8883.1 years
Anna8484.9 years
Joseph6875.7 years
Margaret6781.0 years
Henry6579.9 years
Frank6478.9 years
Most common last names in Morton County, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller6874.3 years
Schmidt6577.2 years
Doll4576.3 years
Leingang4075.0 years
Johnson3980.3 years
Heinle3275.5 years
Klein3276.1 years
Schneider2977.3 years
Berger2975.7 years
Boehm2971.3 years
Businesses in Morton County, ND
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Hardee's1
Burger King1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Subaru1
Ford1U-Haul2
Goodwill3UPS2
H&R Block1