Morton demographics profile

StatisticMortonMississippiNational
Population3,4302,989,192318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4776291
Median age32.536.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%42%43%
Speak English80%96%79%
Speak Spanish20%2%13%
Morton, MS has a population of 3,430 and is the 8,148th largest city in the United States. The population density is 477 per sq mi which is 674% higher than the Mississippi average and 427% higher than the national average. The median age in Morton is 33 which is approximately 11% lower than the Mississippi average of 37. In Morton, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 20% speak Spanish. 71% of Morton residents were born in Mississippi, 12% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Morton is 674% higher than Mississippi.
  • The median age in Morton is 11% lower than Mississippi.
  • In Morton 60.09% of the population is White.
  • In Morton 38.83% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Morton 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Morton population breakdown by race

RaceMortonMississippiNational
White60.09%59.01%73.35%
Black or African American38.83%37.51%12.63%
Asian0.00%0.96%5.22%
American Indian0.26%0.44%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%1.18%3.06%
Other race0.82%0.88%4.75%
In Morton, 27.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Morton, MS demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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