Morton, Mississippi Population 2022

3,374
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Morton is a city located in Scott County Mississippi. Morton has a 2020 population of 3,374. Morton is currently declining at a rate of -1.49% annually and its population has decreased by -8.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,693 in 2010.

The average household income in Morton is $50,706 with a poverty rate of 32.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $81,500. The median age in Morton is 27.8 years, 23 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Morton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mortonwas:

  • White: 43.50%
  • Black or African American: 38.99%
  • Other race: 15.14%
  • Native American: 1.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.06%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morton, Mississippi is 3,374 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,374.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,693.

Morton, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,56343.50%
Black or African American1,40138.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native471.31%
Some Other Race54415.14%
Two or More Races381.06%
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Morton Population by Race

Morton Population Pyramid 2022

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Morton Median Age

27.8


Total

26.5


Male

34.7


Female

Morton Adults

There are 2,298 adults, (620 of whom are seniors) in Morton.

Morton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

77.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Morton Sex Ratio

Female

1,514

42.14%

Male

2,079

57.86%

Morton Population by Age

Morton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family77.1%22.9%
Married69.9%30.1%
All53.5%46.5%
Female40.2%59.8%
Male35.7%64.3%

53.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9033.8253.5
Married3453.7669.9
Male1824.335.7
Female3064.1340.2
Non Family701.5477.1

3.51

Average Family Size

3.82

Average Household Size

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Morton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade39718.88%
9th to 12th Grade21810.37%
High School Graduate56526.87%
Some College68332.48%
Associates Degree1567.42%
Bachelors Degree653.09%
Graduate Degree190.90%
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Morton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White76361970
Black79754514
Native American88
2+ Races99
Other Race361223
Hispanic526307

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 white people with a rate of 9.17%.

Morton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,452$24,688$18,469
Less Than 9th Grade$15,272$11,729$16,467
High School Graduate$25,598$26,467$21,167
Some College$19,838$25,395$18,558
Bachelors Degree$39,297$44,833$35,938
Graduate Degree$$$

$20,452

Average Earnings

$24,688

Average Male

$18,469

Average Female

Morton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morton Language by Age

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Morton Language

71.07% of Morton residents speak only English, while 28.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.90% of the population.

Morton Language

Morton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple191052.63%
Black1,39058141.80%
Hispanic90335238.98%
White1,05116215.41%
Other292NaN%

32.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.56%

Male Poverty Rate

26.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morton is Multiple, with 52.63% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.28%.

Morton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.64%
High School20.04%
Some College10.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Morton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed20.73%
Male Unemployed45.45%
Female Employed12.78%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Morton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,755$46,767
Families$27,152$46,198
Married Families$53,388-
Non Families$10,769$16,676
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Income by Household Type

Morton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Morton Marital Status by Race

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Morton Marital Status

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54

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War6
Vietnam9
Korea6
World War II3

Morton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 5420
55 to 643
65 to 749
75+16

Morton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White373.78%
Black171.93%

Morton Veterans by Race

Morton Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morton Veterans by Education

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54%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Morton Employment by Age

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Morton Employment by Race

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Morton 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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73.62%

Born in Morton

89.81%

Native Born

10.19%

Foreign Born

8.63%

Non Citizen

1.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.81% of Morton residents were born in the United States, with 73.62% having been born in Mississippi. 8.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Morton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19702,6720.00%
19803,3036312.14%
19903,212-91-0.28%
20003,4822700.81%
20103,6932110.59%
20113,679-14-0.38%
20123,665-14-0.38%
20133,647-18-0.49%
20143,658110.30%
20153,635-23-0.63%
20163,617-18-0.50%
20173,615-2-0.06%
20183,578-37-1.02%
20193,527-51-1.43%
20203,476-51-1.45%
20213,425-51-1.47%
20223,374-51-1.49%

Morton Population by Year