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Morton County, Kansas

PO Box 1116
Elkhart, KS 67950
Phone: (620) 697-2157
Fax: (620) 697-2159
www.mtcoks.com

In the southwestern corner of KS; organized Feb 18, 1886 from Stanton County. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-77), jurist, IN governor (1861-67), and U.S. senator (1867-77)

Area (sq mi):: 729.94 (land 729.92; water 0.02) Population per square mile: 4.40
Population 2005: 3,196 State rank: 84 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.60%; 1990-2000 0.50% Population 2000: 3,496 (White 82.70%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 14.10%; Asian 1.10%; Other 10.30%). Foreign born: 9.50%. Median age: 36.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,076; median household $37,232; Population below poverty level: 10.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,099-$21,130
Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 13.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Morton County, North Dakota

210 2nd Ave NW
Mandan, ND 58554
Phone: (701) 667-3300
Fax: (701) 667-3453
www.co.morton.nd.us

In south-central ND, west of Bismarck; organized Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from original territory. Name Origin: For Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (1823-77), jurist, IN governor (1861-67), and U.S. senator (1867-77)

Area (sq mi):: 1945.28 (land 1926.27; water 19.01) Population per square mile: 13.30
Population 2005: 25,528 State rank: 5 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 6.80% Population 2000: 25,303 (White 95.50%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $17,202; median household $37,028; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,072-$24,821
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 19.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Mandan County seat (16,969)

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