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Morton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Morton had a population of 16,765 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Morton is located at latitude 40.6137 and longitude -89.4668 in Tazewell County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Morton (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Tazewell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 718 feet.

The Village of Morton (GNIS ID: 2399402) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Morton: Pumpkin Capital of the World.

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Morton, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 16,765
Population in Households 16,447
Population in Familes 13,793
Population in Group Qrtrs 318
Population Density1 1,294
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 6,847
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 4,698
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,264 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,218 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,628 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 417 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $207,912
Average Home Value $244,398


Median Household Income $65,663
Average Household Income $88,794
Per Capita Income $36,252
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.55%
Households 0.64% 0.54%
Families 0.79% 0.46%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Morton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morton to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 153 89th
Population Density1 # 586 57th
Diversity Index2 # 653 52nd
Median Household Income # 311 77th
Per Capita Income # 148 89th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.