Morton, TX Population

Population: 2,249. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,962 (-12.8% change)
Males: 1,088 (48.4%), Females: 1,161 (51.6%)

Zip code: 79346

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $25,809
Median house value: $22,600

Races in Morton:

  • Hispanic (53.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (39.2%)
  • Other race (35.2%)
  • Black (6.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (8.9%), German (8.2%), Irish (3.7%), English (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Morton

  • High school or higher: 55.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Morton city

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 62.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

11.8% Foreign born (11.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -387 (-14.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Morton:

  • COCHRAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (201 EAST GRANT)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Morton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Morton:

  • CANNON AFB (about 59 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 66 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • LEA COUNTY RGNL (about 79 miles; HOBBS, NM; Abbreviation: HOB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Morton:

  • COCHRAN COUNTY (about 2 miles; MORTON, TX; Abbreviation: F85)
  • LITTLEFIELD MUNICIPAL (about 30 miles; LITTLEFIELD, TX; Abbreviation: Q00)
  • LEVELLAND MUNI (about 31 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Abbreviation: Q24)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Morton:

  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 25 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 51 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 66 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 117 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 126 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high schools in Morton:

  • MORTON H S (Students: 136; Location: 500 CHAMPION DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • P E P (Students: 10; Location: 500 CHAMPION DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ANTON P E P (Students: 8; Location: 500 CHAMPION DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Morton:

  • MORTON EL (Students: 278; Location: 500 CHAMPION DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MORTON J H (Students: 117; Location: 500 CHAMPION DR; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Morton:

  • COCHRAN COUNTY/LOVE MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $45,938; Location: 318 S MAIN ST; 15,022 books; 125 audio materials; 55 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)