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Population (year 2000): 11,928. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,939 (+8.5% change)
Males: 5,823 (48.8%), Females: 6,105 (51.2%)

Grundy County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.9 years
Median household income: $44,739 (year 2000)
Median house value: $127,700 (year 2000)

Morris, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Morris:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.4%)
  • Hispanic (6.9%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.6%), Irish (20.1%), Norwegian (13.4%), English (8.9%), Italian (6.8%), United States (6.8%).

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Elevation: 519 feet

Land area: 6.9 square miles

Morris,

For population 25 years and over in Morris

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morris city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

3.9% Foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,573 (+15.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL Joliet, (24.7 miles century21beaulieu.com )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (61.0 miles )

Nearest cities: IL (8.7 miles Mazon, IL (8.9 miles Lisbon, Hill, IL (9.9 miles Carbon City, IL (11.3 miles Coal IL (11.6 miles Verona, IL (13.0 miles Diamond, IL (13.0 miles Minooka, IL (13.0 miles Seneca,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 72 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 1997: 45 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2001: 44 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2002: 44 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2003: 46 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $160,500

Latitude: 41.36 N, Longitude: 88.43 W

Area code: 815


Morris, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.6%), Educational,health and social services (15.9%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +516 (+4.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,553 (44.8%)


 

Crime in Morris by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 2 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 16.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 9 1 1 1 3
    per 100,000 8.4 75.5 8.4 8.4 8.4 25.2
Robberies 1 4 0 2 0 3
    per 100,000 8.4 33.5 0.0 16.8 0.0 25.2
Assaults 2 27 10 10 10 8
    per 100,000 16.8 226.4 83.8 83.8 83.8 67.1
Burglaries 33 59 55 46 55 48
    per 100,000 276.7 494.6 461.1 385.6 461.1 402.4
Thefts 405 472 496 425 496 478
    per 100,000 3395.4 3957.1 4158.3 3563.0 4158.3 4007.4
Auto thefts 13 27 19 20 19 19
    per 100,000 109.0 226.4 159.3 167.7 159.3 159.3
173.1 313.3 231.5 208.1 231.5 232.2


Average climate in Morris, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Morris,

Morris-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the Morris city center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1963, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 70 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Morris:
  • MORRIS HOSPITAL (150 W HIGH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Morris:
  • VALLEY WEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; SANDWICH, IL)
  • PROVENA ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; JOLIET, IL)
  • MERCY CENTER FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES (about 29 miles; AURORA, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Morris:
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 55 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 56 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 70 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; ID: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Morris:
  • MORRIS MUNI - JAMES R. WASHBURN FIELD (about 4 miles; MORRIS, IL; ID: C09)
  • CUSHING FIELD LTD (about 16 miles; NEWARK, IL; ID: 0C8)
  • DWIGHT (about 18 miles; DWIGHT, IL; ID: DTG)

Amtrak station near Morris:
  • 19 miles: DWIGHT (119 W. MAIN ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area.

College/University in Morris:
  • MORRIS ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (Location: 802 LIBERTY ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morris:
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 20 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST FRANCIS (about 25 miles; JOLIET, IL; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; FT enrollment: 3,834)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,974)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,088)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; LISLE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 41 miles; WHEATON, IL; FT enrollment: 2,684)
Public high schools in Morris:
  • MORRIS COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 924; Location: 1000 UNION ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GAVC PASS (Students: 24; Location: 1002 UNION ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Morris:
  • WHITE OAK ELEMENTARY (Students: 863; Location: 2001 DUPONT AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SARATOGA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 610; Location: 4040 DIVISION ST; Grades: PK - 08)
  • SHABBONA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 725 SCHOOL ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NETTLE CREEK ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 8820 SCOTT SCHOOL RD; Grades: 03 - 08)
  • ERIENNA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 29; Location: 8820 SCOTT SCHOOL RD; Grades: KG - 02)
  • GRUNDY AREA VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 1002 UNION STREET; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle school in Morris:
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 505 EAST NORTH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Morris:
  • MORRIS AREA P.L.D. (Operating income: $616,734; Location: 604 LIBERTY ST.; 46,781 books; 1,387 audio materials; 2,504 video materials; 139 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Morris: Grundy County Courthouse (A), Morris City Hall (B).

Churches in Morris include: Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (A), Bethlehem Lutheran Church (B), Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (C), First Church of the Nazarene (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), First United Methodist Church (F), New Hope Lutheran Church (G), Peace Chapel Assembly of God Church (H).

Cemeteries: Catholic North Cemetery (1), Cryder Cemetery (2).

Creek: Nettle Creek (A).

Parks in Morris include: Chapin Park (1), Goold Park (2), Gebhard Woods State Park (3), William Stratton State Access Area (4).

Post office: (A).  


Morris compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Morris:
  • WCSJ (1550 AM; 0 kW; MORRIS, IL; Owner: GRUNDY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WAGG (610 AM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morris:
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • WYXX (103.1 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: BIG CITY RADIO-CHI, L.L.C.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRXQ (100.7 FM; COAL CITY, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYKT (105.5 FM; WILMINGTON, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • WJDK-FM (95.7 FM; SENECA, IL; Owner: GRUNDY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; PLANO, IL; Owner: NELSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WJEZ (98.9 FM; DWIGHT, IL; Owner: LIVINGSTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Morris:
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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