Morland, Kansas

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Population in 2019: 146 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 
Males: 65  (44.6%)
Females: 81  (55.4%)
Median resident age:

45.0 years
Kansas median age:

37.2 years

Zip code: 67650

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,065 (it was $32,917 in 2000)
Morland:

$63,065
KS:

$62,087

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $27,952 (it was $17,060 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $63,711 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Morland:

$63,711
KS:

$163,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $52,942; detached houses: $59,241; mobile homes: $21,267

Median gross rent in 2019: $305.

March 2019 cost of living index in Morland: 76.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.8%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Morland, KS (2019)
    • 17397.7%White alone
    • 31.7%Two or more races



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Morland, Kansas as of June 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Morland is 58 to 1.


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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (20.5%), American (17.9%), German (16.7%), Irish (12.8%), Italian (12.8%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2310 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 309 people per square mile   (very low).

Morland, Kansas map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $532 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,045 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (187.5 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (488.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Hill City, KS (3.5 miles ),
Lenora, KS (4.3 miles ),
Hoxie, KS (4.4 miles ),
Bogue, KS (4.5 miles),
Quinter, KS (4.6 miles ),
Collyer, KS (4.7 miles),
Park, KS (4.7 miles),
Edmond, KS (4.9 miles)

Latitude: 39.35 N, Longitude: 100.07 W

Area code: 785

Distribution of median household income in Morland, KS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Morland, KS in 2019

Morland satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.8%
Kansas:

5.3%
Most common industries in Morland, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.1%)
  • Educational services (18.1%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Warehousing & storage (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (25.6%)
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (12.8%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.2%)
  • Health care (15.2%)
  • Warehousing & storage (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.1%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Morland, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.5%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (15.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Other financial specialists (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12.1%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9.1%)
  • Financial managers (6.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.1%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.1%)

Average climate in Morland, Kansas

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Tornado activity:

Morland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Morland city center killed 5 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/23/2008, a category F4 tornado 30.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused $3 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kansas state average. It is 568% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 265.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/22/2019 at 08:50:24, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 320.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 211.3 miles away from Morland center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 652.1 miles away from Morland center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 195.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Graham County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Morland:

  • GRAHAM COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; HILL CITY, KS)
  • DAWSON PLACE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HILL CITY, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morland:

  • Fort Hays State University (about 52 miles; Hays, KS; Full-time enrollment: 8,728)
  • Barton County Community College (about 98 miles; Great Bend, KS; FT enrollment: 4,108)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 107 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Central Community College (about 140 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 4,159)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 147 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Newman University (about 187 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 187 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Morland: Frontier Agricultural Grain Elevator Number 18 (A), Graham County Rural Fire Department Station 5 (B), Morland City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morland include: Morland United Methodist Church (A), Assembly of God Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Bison America Institute & Museum (305 Main).

Graham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.0%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.9%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Morland (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank: at 111 West Main Street, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2009/06/02: Bank assets: $31.2 mil, Deposits: $26.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Financial Shares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Morland:

Marital status in Morland, KS
  • Never married: 8.0%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

For population 25 years and over in Morland:

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Kansas average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Morland, KS (based on Graham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5237
Mainline Protestant4444
Catholic2731
Other41
None1,353-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Graham County:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Graham County:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Graham County:

10.5%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
Kansas:

27.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 1$3,183$38,1960$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$558
Totals for Government 1$3,183$38,1966$558

Morland government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $84,000 ($575.34)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($226.03)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($95.89)
    Financial Administration: $10,000 ($68.49)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($61.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($61.64)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($61.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($61.64)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($61.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $67,000 ($458.90)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($20.55)

Morland government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $18,000 ($123.29)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $86,000 ($589.04)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($267.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($27.40)
  • Tax - Property: $41,000 ($280.82)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,000 ($75.34)
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,000 ($54.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($20.55)

Morland government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $76,000 ($520.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($445.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($75.34)

Morland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $338,000 ($2315.07)

Strongest AM radio stations in Morland:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KXXX (790 AM; 5 kW; COLBY, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morland:

  • KZNA (90.5 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: KANZA SOCIETY, INC)
  • KKQY (101.9 FM; HILL CITY, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KJLS (103.3 FM; HAYS, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • K207BP (89.3 FM; QUINTER, KS; Owner: GOVE COUNTY TRANSLATOR COMMITTEE)

TV broadcast stations around Morland:

  • K69DB (Channel 69; HOXIE, ETC., KS; Owner: SHERIDAN CNTY, KANSAS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 151ft / 45.8mTotal length
  • $1,504,000Total costs
  • 3,600Total average daily traffic
  • 796Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,796Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Morland, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Morland, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Morland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1 Mi S (Lat: 39.327778 Lon: -100.080972), Call Sign: KXU469,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.930 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/1996, Expiration Date: 11/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2002, Registrant: Clinton Minium, Box 172, Morland, KS 67650, Phone: (913) 627-5245
  • 1km N & 4km W Of Morland Ks (Lat: 39.361667 Lon: -100.121806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 151 m, Call Sign: WPQY818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.162 MHz, 853.675 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 12/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2012, Certifier: Edwin D Geer, Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 12505 Park Potomac Avenue, 6th Floor, Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (301) 230-5200
  • 1km N & 4km W Of Morland Ks (Lat: 39.361667 Lon: -100.121806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 151 m, Call Sign: WPQY822,
    Assigned Frequencies: 808.612 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2005, Expiration Date: 12/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2012, Certifier: Edwin D Geer, Registrant: Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., 12505 Park Potomac Avenue, 6th Floor, Potomac, MD 20854, Phone: (301) 230-5200

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GRAHAM, 1.3 Km North And 4.0 Km West Of Morland, Ks (Lat: 39.361667 Lon: -100.121806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 150.9 m, Call Sign: WPUK285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6645.00 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 12/24/2011, Expiration Date: 03/20/2022, Certifier: Edwin D Geer, Registrant: State Of Kansas, 700 Sw Harrison, Topeka, KS 66603-3754, Phone: (785) 296-3661, Fax: (785) 296-0999, Email:
  • Morland, 8km N & 2.4km W Of (Lat: 39.443083 Lon: -100.098028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQXR239,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.656 MHz, 928.656 MHz, Grant Date: 05/16/2016, Expiration Date: 05/16/2026, Certifier: John D Geil, Registrant: Sunflower Electric Power Corporation, 301 West 13th Street, Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (620) 272-5400, Fax: (620) 272-5413, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Morland, KS
  • 62.3%Utility gas
  • 24.7%Electricity
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Morland, KS
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Morland compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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