Morris, Illinois Population 2021

15,335
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Morris is a city located in Grundy County Illinois. It is also the county seat of Grundy County. With a 2020 population of 15,335, it is the 160th largest city in Illinois and the 2284th largest city in the United States . Morris is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 12.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,636 in 2010. Morris reached it's highest population of 15,335 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Morris has a population density of 1,547 people per square mile.

The average household income in Morris is $77,907 with a poverty rate of 10.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $973 per month, and the median house value is $200,000. The median age in Morris is 38.3 years, 37.2 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Morris Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Morris was:

  • White: 92.64%
  • Other race: 3.43%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Black or African American: 1.02%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morris, Illinois is 15,335 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,912.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,636.

Morris, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,18992.64%
Some Other Race4893.43%
Two or More Races3072.16%
Black or African American1451.02%
Asian1010.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.04%
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Morris Population by Race

Morris Population Pyramid $2021

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Morris Median Age

38.3


Total

37.2


Male

39.7


Female

Morris Adults

There are 10,840 adults, (2,471 of whom are seniors) in Morris.

Morris Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Morris Sex Ratio

Female

7,442

52.27%

Male

6,795

47.73%

Morris Population by Age

Morris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morris Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.4%32.6%
All50.8%49.2%
Female40.2%59.8%
Non Family37.3%62.7%
Male29.1%70.9%

50.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morris Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0422.350.8
Married2,7292.9267.4
Non Family2,2041.1537.3
Female7593.1140.2
Male3503.0129.1

2.89

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

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Morris Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2012.08%
9th to 12th Grade5195.37%
High School Graduate3,19333.03%
Some College2,72328.17%
Associates Degree7848.11%
Bachelors Degree1,23912.82%
Graduate Degree1,00810.43%
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Morris Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morris Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,4688,0822,072
Hispanic79249867
Other Race212117
Black1441041
2+ Races114114
Asian101101101
Native American666

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Morris Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,892$50,289$40,925
Less Than 9th Grade$31,133$30,417$
High School Graduate$37,521$33,000$40,015
Some College$44,680$54,828$26,948
Bachelors Degree$60,022$64,773$49,154
Graduate Degree$62,375$59,700$65,123

$44,892

Average Earnings

$50,289

Average Male

$40,925

Average Female

Morris Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morris Language by Age

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Morris Language

89.54% of Morris residents speak only English, while 10.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.11% of the population.

Morris Language

Morris Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8481,30311.00%
Multiple30012742.33%
Hispanic1,357574.20%
Other489357.16%
Black1142925.44%

10.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.74%

Male Poverty Rate

12.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morris

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morris is Multiple, with 42.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morris is Hispanic, with 4.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.26%.

Morris Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.50%
Some College9.79%
High School9.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%

Morris Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.77%
Male Unemployed19.74%
Female Employed7.09%
Male Employed5.39%

Morris Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morris Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,562$77,907
Families$79,307$92,135
Married Families$87,323-
Non Families$40,611$51,670
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Income by Household Type

Morris Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Morris Married by Age and Sex

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Morris Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Morris Marital Status by Race

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Morris Marital Status

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954

Number of Veterans

870

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam296
Second Gulf War208
First Gulf War102
World War II36
Korea20

Morris Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+258
65 to 74248
35 to 54177
55 to 64149
18 to 34122

Morris Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9399.24%
Hispanic858.59%
Black1510.42%

Morris Veterans by Race

Morris Veterans by Education

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1.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morris Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Morris Employment by Age

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Morris Employment by Race

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Morris Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.05%

Born in Morris

94.49%

Native Born

5.51%

Foreign Born

2.50%

Non Citizen

3.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.49% of Morris residents were born in the United States, with 79.05% having been born in Illinois. 2.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Morris Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,3351410.93%
202015,1941410.94%
201915,0531410.95%
201814,9122561.75%
201714,6562561.78%
201614,4001350.95%
201514,2652061.47%
201414,0591791.29%
201313,8801030.75%
201213,777800.58%
201113,697310.23%
201013,6661,7381.37%
200011,9281,6581.51%
199010,2701,4371.52%
19808,8336390.75%
19708,1942590.32%
19607,9351,0091.37%
19506,9267811.20%
19406,1455770.99%
19305,5681,0632.14%
19204,505-58-0.13%
19104,5632900.66%
19004,2736201.58%
18903,6531670.47%
18803,4863481.06%
18703,1380.00%

Morris Population by Year