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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Morton County is 3,159, which is 9.64% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 7.24% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Morton County population density is 4.33 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 35.04 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Morton County is white, which represent 81.77% of the total population. The average Morton County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 3,159. #82

Population Growth Since 2000, #78

Morton County
-9.64%
Kansas
7.24%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #80

Morton County
4.33 per square mile
Kansas
35.04 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:2,583 (81.77%, #97)
Black:52 (1.65%, #32)
Hispanic:633 (20.04%, #14)
Asian:31 (0.98%, #22)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):10 (0.32%, #80)
One Race, Other:385 (12.19%, see rank)
Two or More Races:98 (3.10%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:631 (99.68%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:2 (0.32%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

2,423 (76.70%) out of the total population of 3,159 reported first ancestry.

 Morton County% of the Total PopulationKansasU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.33%0.56%
Czech822.60%, see rank0.83%0.47%
Danish501.58%, see rank0.49%0.42%
Dutch922.91%, see rank1.95%1.40%
English1735.48%, see rank9.83%8.02%
French240.76%, see rank3.14%3.34%
German90628.68%, see rank28.39%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.18%0.41%
Hungarian230.73%, see rank0.17%0.46%
Irish45814.50%, see rank12.39%10.80%
Italian250.79%, see rank2.36%5.52%
Norwegian10.03%, see rank1.07%1.42%
Polish80.25%, see rank1.40%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.11%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.73%0.92%
Scotch-Irish230.73%, see rank1.19%0.99%
Scottish240.76%, see rank1.94%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.73%0.95%
Swedish130.41%, see rank2.35%1.27%
Swiss50.16%, see rank0.52%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.10%0.31%
American973.07%, see rank8.17%7.12%
Welsh551.74%, see rank0.77%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 1,615 (51.12%, see rank)
Females: 1,544 (48.88%, see rank)

Morton County
Male: 51.12%
Female: 48.88%
Kansas
Male: 49.71%
Female: 50.29%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Morton County
41.50 years old
Kansas
36.00 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Morton County
38.30 years old
Kansas
34.70 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Morton County
45.30 years old
Kansas
37.40 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Morton County% of the Total PopulationKansasU.S.
Under 5 years2136.74%, see rank7.03%6.36%
5 to 9 years2337.38%, see rank7.08%6.51%
10 to 14 years2387.53%, see rank6.92%6.59%
15 to 19 years2227.03%, see rank7.03%6.85%
20 to 24 years1926.08%, see rank7.35%7.13%
25 to 34 years2838.96%, see rank13.33%13.47%
35 to 44 years35211.14%, see rank11.99%12.96%
45 to 54 years48615.38%, see rank13.40%14.09%
55 to 64 years38112.06%, see rank12.16%12.29%
65 to 74 years2678.45%, see rank7.20%7.64%
75 to 84 2046.46%, see rank4.38%4.25%
85 years and over882.79%, see rank2.12%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Morton CountyKansasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population2,061, 100%1,861,894209,056,129
Less Than High School288, 13.97%, see rank10.05%13.67%
High School Graduate678, 32.90%, see rank27.17%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree745, 36.15%, see rank32.06%29.09%
Bachelor Degree263, 12.76%, see rank19.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree87, 4.22%, see rank10.84%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.97, see rank13.7913.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Morton County KansasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten135100.00%0.00%75.27%24.73%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)29986.96%, see rank13.04%, see rank89.18%10.82%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)232100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank90.68%9.32%90.60%9.40%
College9668.75%, see rank31.25%, see rank85.94%14.06%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School1070.00%, see rank30.00%, see rank77.27%22.73%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Morton CountyKansasU.S.
Total Households1,199, 100%1,112,335116,211,092
Average Household Size2.56, see rank2.522.63
1 Person Households294, 24.52%, see rank28.49%27.57%
2 or More Person Households905, 75.48%, see rank71.51%72.43%
Family Households (Families)845, 70.48%, see rank65.72%66.22%
Average Family Size3.13, see rank3.183.32
Married-Couple Family598, 49.87%, see rank51.01%48.42%
Nonfamily Households354, 29.52%, see rank34.28%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Morton County%KansasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total2,475see rank2,276,416252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,227100%, see rank1,123,431123,281,364
Never Married37230.32%, see rank31.74%35.77%
Married67254.77%, see rank55.19%52.04%
Widowed322.61%, see rank2.66%2.57%
Divorced15112.31%, see rank10.41%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,248100%, see rank1,152,985129,692,771
Never Married18614.90%, see rank25.22%29.48%
Married67554.09%, see rank53.05%49.19%
Widowed18514.82%, see rank9.10%9.16%
Divorced20216.19%, see rank12.62%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Morton County%KansasU.S.
Native2,84690.09%, see rank93.21%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,78656.54%, see rank58.88%58.73%
Born in Different State1,06033.55%, see rank33.49%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank0.83%1.42%
Foreign Born3139.91%, see rank6.79%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship822.60%, see rank2.37%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2317.31%, see rank4.42%7.09%
Born In Europe170.54%, see rank0.53%1.53%
Born In Asia310.98%, see rank2.00%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.38%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America2658.39%, see rank3.76%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.09%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Morton County%KansasU.S.
English96780.65%, see rank88.76%79.39%
Spanish20116.76%, see rank6.78%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages221.83%, see rank2.07%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages90.75%, see rank1.81%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.57%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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