Morton, Illinois Population 2020

16,751
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Morton is a city located in Illinois. Morton has a 2020 population of 16,751. Morton is currently declining at a rate of -0.57% annually and its population has decreased by -1.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,058 in 2010. Morton reached it's highest population of 17,331 in 2013.

The average household income in Morton is $98,488 with a poverty rate of 4.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $916 per month, and the median house value is $198,300. The median age in Morton is 42 years, 41.8 years for males, and 42.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

Morton Demographics

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

  • White: 96.38%
  • Black or African American: 1.35%
  • Asian: 1.31%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Two or more races: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
  • Native American: 0.02%
The current population of Morton, Illinois is 16,751, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,943.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,058.

Morton, Illinois Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,43696.38%
Black or African American2311.35%
Asian2231.31%
Some Other Race950.56%
Two or More Races560.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.02%
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Morton Population Pyramid 2020

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Morton Median Age

42


Total

41.8


Male

42.1


Female

Morton Adults

There are 12,860 adults, (3,560 of whom are seniors) in Morton.

Morton Age Dependency

83.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Morton Sex Ratio

Female

8,954

52.50%

Male

8,100

47.50%

Morton Households and Families

Morton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
Male87%13%
All75.5%24.5%
Female59.2%40.8%
Non Family50.7%49.3%

75.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1702.3375.5
Married4,2122.9290.6
Non Family2,3091.1350.7
Female5032.6559.2
Male1463.0887

2.87

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Morton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1951.65%
9th to 12th Grade3052.58%
High School Graduate2,34419.83%
Some College1,95116.51%
Associates Degree1,60813.61%
Bachelors Degree3,67631.10%
Graduate Degree1,74014.72%
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Morton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,22110,8365,211
Hispanic27119465
Asian188169122
Black10893
Other Race2929
Multiple Races18189
Islander999
Native American4

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

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

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,348$68,472$40,285
Less Than High School$25,094$25,531$
High School Grad$38,971$44,375$30,197
Some College$40,098$51,000$32,948
Bachelors Degree$65,194$88,649$39,422
Graduate Degree$83,333$113,000$61,923

$52,348

Average Earnings

$68,472

Average Male

$40,285

Average Female

Morton Language

Morton Language by Age

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Morton Language

96.38% of Morton residents speak only English, while 3.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.97% of the population.

Morton Poverty

Morton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,7296053.85%
Black21211554.25%
Multiple561221.43%

4.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.39%

Male Poverty Rate

5.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morton is Black, with 54.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morton is White, with 3.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.11%.

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Name Poverty
High School9.44%
Less Than High School8.84%
Some College4.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.71%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.43%
Male Unemployed14.81%
Female Employed3.44%
Male Employed0.92%

Morton Income

Morton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,115$98,488
Families$102,833$119,933
Married Families$110,240-
Non Families$49,085$51,880
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Morton Marital Status

Morton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Morton Married by Age and Sex

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Morton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Morton Marital Status by Race

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Morton Veterans

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1,005

Number of Veterans

967

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam320
Korea200
Second Gulf War194
First Gulf War145
World War II62
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Age Group Veterans
75+396
65 to 74281
35 to 54161
18 to 3492
55 to 6475
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Name Veterans % of Total
White9627.72%
Black3528.93%
Asian84.26%

Morton Veterans by Education

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2.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morton Employment Status

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,751-96-0.57%
201916,847-96-0.57%
201816,943-96-0.56%
201717,03960.04%
201617,033-10-0.06%
201517,043-214-1.24%
201417,257-74-0.43%
201317,3311100.64%
201217,221900.53%
201117,131730.43%
201017,0580.00%