Morris, IL Population

Population: 11,928. Estimated population in July 2020: 12,939 (+8.5% change)
Males: 5,823 (48.8%), Females: 6,105 (51.2%)

Grundy County

Zip code: 60450

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

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%).

Elevation: 519 feet

Land area: 6.9 square miles

Population

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%).

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Morris:

  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 55 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 56 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 70 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Morris:

  • MORRIS MUNI – JAMES R. WASHBURN FIELD (about 4 miles; MORRIS, IL; Abbreviation: C09)
  • CUSHING FIELD LTD (about 16 miles; NEWARK, IL; Abbreviation: 0C8)
  • DWIGHT (about 18 miles; DWIGHT, IL; Abbreviation: 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 and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 2,361)
  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • LEWIS UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; ROMEOVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,974)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)
  • BENEDICTINE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; LISLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,102)
  • WHEATON COLLEGE (about 41 miles; WHEATON, IL; Full-time 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)

Libraries

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)

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