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Morton, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Morton had a population of 342 as of July 1, 2017. Morton ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morton is located at latitude 44.5545 and longitude -94.9847 in Renville County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Renville County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 863 feet.

The City of Morton (GNIS ID: 2395414) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Morton: City of Morton.

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Morton, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 342
Daytime Population: Workers 128
Daytime Population: Residents 136
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 264
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 342
Population in Familes 277
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 282
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $49,022
Average Household Income $59,776
Per Capita Income $25,316


Total Housing Units 194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 130 (67.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $101,136
Average Home Value $170,930


Total Households 160
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 107
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.5% -1.76%
Households -2.34% -1.81%
Families -0.75% -1.74%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

Morton, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morton to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 585 36th
Population Density # 632 30th
Diversity Index # 88 90th
Median Household Income # 619 32nd
Per Capita Income # 702 23rd

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