Morton, Mississippi Population 2020

3,640
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Morton is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 3,640, it is the 76th largest city in Mississippi and the 5667th largest city in the United States. Morton is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 5.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,462 in 2010. Morton reached it's highest population of 3,696 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Morton has a population density of 410 people per square mile.

The average household income in Morton is $39,970 with a poverty rate of 31.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $74,300. The median age in Morton is 30 years, 27 years for males, and 36.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.0 males.

Morton Demographics

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

  • White: 55.78%
  • Black or African American: 39.80%
  • Other race: 2.66%
  • Native American: 1.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morton, Mississippi is 3,640, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,630.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,462.

Morton, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,03555.78%
Black or African American1,45239.80%
Some Other Race972.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native551.51%
Two or More Races90.25%
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Morton Population Pyramid 2020

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Morton Median Age

30


Total

27


Male

36.6


Female

Morton Adults

There are 2,463 adults, (431 of whom are seniors) in Morton.

Morton Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Morton Sex Ratio

Female

1,900

52.08%

Male

1,748

47.92%

Morton Households and Families

Morton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.8%26.2%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
All48.1%51.9%
Female32.8%67.2%
Male1.7%98.3%

48.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1253.1148.1
Married4323.2873.8
Female3413.6632.8
Non Family1791.1659.8
Male1733.661.7

3.25

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Morton Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade46020.64%
9th to 12th Grade25211.31%
High School Graduate77334.68%
Some College44419.92%
Associates Degree1617.22%
Bachelors Degree904.04%
Graduate Degree492.20%
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Morton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White89363994
Black87863645
Hispanic458242
Other Race46
Native American247
Multiple Races22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.53%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,573$25,617$20,787
Less Than High School$20,108$19,412$20,280
High School Grad$21,085$24,107$20,392
Some College$21,741$30,551$20,482
Bachelors Degree$43,382$51,875$36,500
Graduate Degree$52,361$$

$21,573

Average Earnings

$25,617

Average Male

$20,787

Average Female

Morton Language

Morton Language by Age

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Morton Language

75.37% of Morton residents speak only English, while 24.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.63% of the population.

Morton Poverty

Morton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,44244330.72%
White1,24537229.88%
Hispanic74426435.48%
Other978082.47%
Multiple5360.00%

31.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.99%

Male Poverty Rate

29.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morton is Other, with 82.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morton is White, with 29.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.37%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.42%
High School24.57%
Bachelors or Greater7.91%
Some College4.42%
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Name Poverty
Male Employed21.38%
Female Unemployed9.77%
Female Employed8.54%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Morton Income

Morton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,725$39,970
Families$32,745$39,813
Married Families$54,722-
Non Families$28,068$26,516
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Morton Marital Status

Morton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

30.7%

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 55-64, 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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102

Number of Veterans

90

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea20
Second Gulf War19
Vietnam15
First Gulf War13
World War II3
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5446
75+29
65 to 7415
18 to 347
55 to 645
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Name Veterans % of Total
White735.44%
Black292.88%

Morton Veterans by Education

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21.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morton Employment Status

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

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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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71.57%

Born in Mississippi

82.29%

Native Born

17.71%

Foreign Born

14.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

82.29% of Morton residents were born in the United States, with 71.57% having been born in Mississippi. 14.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,64050.14%
20193,63550.14%
20183,630-22-0.60%
20173,65250.14%
20163,647-15-0.41%
20153,662-17-0.46%
20143,679180.49%
20133,661-14-0.38%
20123,675-11-0.30%
20113,686-10-0.27%
20103,6962140.60%
20003,4822700.81%
19903,212-91-0.28%
19803,3036312.14%
19702,6720.00%