Morton is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 3,439 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Morton is the 84th largest community in Mississippi.
Morton is a blue-collar town, with 43.33% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Morton is a city of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morton who work in office and administrative support (12.24%), healthcare suport services (7.63%), and sales jobs (6.86%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Morton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Morton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Morton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Morton has a very low overall level of education: only 8.03% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Morton in 2010 was $13,917, which is lower middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $55,668 for a family of four.
Morton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Morton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Morton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morton include English, German, Scottish, and African.
In addition, Morton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.90%).
The most common language spoken in Morton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.