Morris, Illinois Population 2024

14,402

Morris is a city located in Grundy County Illinois. Morris has a 2024 population of 14,402. It is also the county seat of Grundy County.Morris is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 1.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,206 in 2020.

The average household income in Morris is $86,961 with a poverty rate of 5.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Morris is 39.5 years, 38.7 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.

Morris Demographics

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

  • White: 88.63%
  • Two or more races: 5.94%
  • Other race: 3.74%
  • Black or African American: 1.31%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
9.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,452.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.38% (196)
The current population of Morris, Illinois is 14,402 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,206.

Morris, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,84388.63%
Two or more races8615.94%
Other race5423.74%
Black or African American1901.31%
Asian470.32%
Native American80.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Morris Population by Race

Morris Population Pyramid 2024

Morris Median Age

39.5

Total

38.7

Male

40.2

Female

Morris Adults

There are 11,292 adults, (2,662 of whom are seniors) in Morris.

Morris Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Morris Sex Ratio

Female7,26350.12%
Male7,22849.88%

Morris Population by Age

Morris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,2582.2657.942.1
Married2,9183.0775.324.7
Non Family2,4931.1440.259.8
Female5302.744.255.8
Male3172.8959.640.4
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2.97

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Morris Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Morris Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morris Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.4%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.21%.

Morris Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,887

Average Earnings

$61,750

Average Male

$35,825

Average Female

Morris Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morris Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Morris Language

90.5% of Morris residents speak only English, while 9.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.65% of the population.

Morris Language

Morris Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White11,9366125.13%
Multiple81611814.46%
Black1487752.03%
Hispanic1,270120.94%
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5.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

6%

Male Poverty Rate

5.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morris

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morris is Black, with 52.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morris is Hispanic, with 0.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.4%.

Morris Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.34%
High School8.34%
Bachelors or Greater1.73%
Some College0.93%
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Morris Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed10.28%
Male Employed3.68%
Female Employed1.6%
Male Unemployed
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Morris Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morris Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Morris Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Morris Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Morris Marriage

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

Morris Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Morris Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,015

Number of Veterans

886

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

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Morris Veterans by War

count

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Morris Veterans by Age

count

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Morris Veterans by Race

Morris Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morris Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Morris Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Morris Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Morris Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.3%

Born in Morris

96.03%

Native Born

3.97%

Foreign Born

1.49%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.03% of Morris residents were born in the United States, with 81.3% having been born in Illinois. 1.49% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,507210.14%
202814,486210.15%
202714,465210.15%
202614,444210.15%
202514,423210.15%
202414,402210.15%
202314,381210.15%
202214,360210.15%
202114,3391330.94%
202014,206-841-5.59%
201915,0471250.84%
201814,9222661.81%
201714,6562541.76%
201614,4021400.98%
201514,2622051.46%
201414,0571791.29%
201313,8781030.75%
201213,775800.58%
201113,695310.23%
201013,6641,73614.55%
200011,9281,65816.14%
199010,2701,43716.27%
19808,8336397.8%
19708,1942593.26%
19607,9351,00914.57%
19506,92678112.71%
19406,14557710.36%
19305,5681,06323.6%
19204,505-58-1.27%
19104,5632906.79%
19004,27362016.97%
18903,6531674.79%
18803,48634811.09%
18703,138
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Morris Population by Year