Mount Morris, Illinois Population 2024

2,796

Mount Morris is a city located in Ogle County Illinois. Mount Morris has a 2024 population of 2,796. Mount Morris is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -1.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,848 in 2020.

The average household income in Mount Morris is $58,055 with a poverty rate of 17.74%. The median age in Mount Morris is 45.7 years: 50 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Mount Morris Demographics

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

  • White: 96.81%
  • Black or African American: 1.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.05%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,792.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.83% (-52)
The current population of Mount Morris, Illinois is 2,796 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,848.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,76296.81%
Black or African American481.68%
Two or more races301.05%
Asian70.25%
Other race60.21%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mount Morris Population by Race

Mount Morris Population Pyramid 2024

Mount Morris Median Age

45.7

Total

50

Male

45.2

Female

Mount Morris Adults

There are 2,129 adults, (928 of whom are seniors) in Mount Morris.

Mount Morris Age Dependency

137.6

Age Dependency Ratio

77.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mount Morris Sex Ratio

Female1,57855.31%
Male1,27544.69%

Mount Morris Population by Age

Mount Morris Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4011.956634
Non Family8071.0660.239.8
Married4093.1192.47.6
Female1573.3638.961.1
Male283.110100

3

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mount Morris Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade22710.94%
Associates Degree23811.47%
Bachelors Degree22310.75%
Graduate Degree20910.07%
High School Graduate69233.35%
Less Than 9th Grade1135.45%
Some College37317.98%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mount Morris Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mount Morris Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,9261,618341
Hispanic585858
Black482323
2+ Races303010
Asian700
Other Race660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

Mount Morris Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$64,592$49,183$77,917
Graduate Degree$38,371$0$39,318
High School Graduate$26,454$26,627$25,774
Less Than 9th Grade$62,523$62,682$0
Overall$29,236$30,978$28,306
Some College$24,348$28,967$19,824

$29,236

Average Earnings

$30,978

Average Male

$28,306

Average Female

Mount Morris Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mount Morris Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mount Morris Language

99.1% of Mount Morris residents speak only English, while 0.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Mount Morris Language

Mount Morris Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,49847619.06%

17.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

18%

Male Poverty Rate

17.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mount Morris

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mount Morris is White, with 19.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mount Morris is White, with 19.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.95%.

Mount Morris Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College25.22%
Less Than 9th Grade12.15%
High School8.2%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Mount Morris Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed15.42%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed47.62%
Female Employed0%

Mount Morris Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mount Morris Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$64,139$82,995
Households$38,359$58,055
Married Families$79,362$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,053$37,579

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mount Morris Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mount Morris Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mount 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 35-44.

Mount Morris Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mount Morris Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

261

Number of Veterans

261

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam218
Korea31
World War II12
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0

Mount Morris Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74179
75+82
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Mount Morris Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White26112.81%

Mount Morris Veterans by Race

Mount Morris Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mount Morris Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Mount Morris Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mount Morris Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mount 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

69.12%

Born in Mount Morris

97.83%

Native Born

2.17%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

1.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.83% of Mount Morris residents were born in the United States, with 69.12% having been born in Illinois. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mount Morris Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,731-13-0.47%
20282,744-13-0.47%
20272,757-13-0.47%
20262,770-13-0.47%
20252,783-13-0.46%
20242,796-13-0.46%
20232,809-9-0.32%
20222,818-10-0.35%
20212,828-20-0.7%
20202,848491.75%
20192,799-20-0.71%
20182,819-21-0.74%
20172,840-14-0.49%
20162,854-26-0.9%
20152,880-25-0.86%
20142,905-23-0.79%
20132,928-32-1.08%
20122,960-19-0.64%
20112,979-26-0.87%
20103,00500%
20003,013943.22%
19902,919-70-2.34%
19802,989-184-5.8%
19703,173983.19%
19603,07536613.51%
19502,709-22-0.81%
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Mount Morris Population by Year