Morton County KS Information


Morton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,113
Daytime Population: Workers 1,542
Daytime Population: Residents 1,770
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,312
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 3,030
Population in Familes 2,538
Population in Group Qrtrs 83
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $54,705
Average Household Income $70,074
Per Capita Income $27,360


Total Housing Units 1,467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 828 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 374 (25.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 265 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $93,065
Average Home Value $117,089


Total Households 1,202
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 827
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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.52% -1.03%
Households -0.54% -1.05%
Families -0.65% -1.11%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.69%


Morton County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morton County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas 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 # 82 23rd
Population Density # 81 23rd
Diversity Index # 15 87th
Median Household Income # 17 85th
Per Capita Income # 35 68th

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