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Morris, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Morris had a population of 5,342 as of July 1, 2016. Morris 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 Morris is located at latitude 45.5824 and longitude -95.8972 in Stevens County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morris (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Stevens County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,132 feet.

The City of Morris (GNIS ID: 2395408) 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 Morris population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Morris: City of Morris.

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Morris, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,342
Population in Households 4,374
Population in Familes 2,967
Population in Group Qrtrs 968
Population Density1 1,114
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 1,972
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,049
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,151 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 821 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 258 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $153,042
Average Home Value $182,652


Median Household Income $51,292
Average Household Income $67,434
Per Capita Income $25,239
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% -0.07%
Households -0.11% -0.01%
Families 0.43% -0.13%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Morris, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morris to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 139 85th
Population Density1 # 232 74th
Diversity Index2 # 182 80th
Median Household Income # 505 44th
Per Capita Income # 624 31st

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