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Morton, Washington

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Morton is a city located in Lewis County, Washington. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,045.

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History

Morton was officially incorporated on January 7, 1914.

Geography

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Location of Morton, Washington

Morton is located at 46°33'28" North, 122°16'47" West (46.557869, -122.279631)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 km² (1.0 mi²). 2.7 km² (1.0 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 1,045 people, 437 households, and 273 families residing in the city. The population density is 388.0/km² (1,000.7/mi²). There are 487 housing units at an average density of 180.8/km² (466.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 95.41% White, 0.00% African American, 1.24% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 2.30% from two or more races. 1.15% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 437 households out of which 27.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% are married couples living together, 9.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% are non-families. 33.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.32 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the city the population is spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 22.1% from 45 to 64, and 24.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $31,063, and the median income for a family is $37,054. Males have a median income of $36,607 versus $23,438 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,275. 14.0% of the population and 6.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.1% of those under the age of 18 and 6.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Politics

Morton is a fairly Republican area, although less so than Lewis County as a whole. The results for the 2004 U.S. Presidential Election were as follows:

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