Morris, Alabama

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Morris is a city in Jefferson County in the U.S. state of Alabama.

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Geography

Morris is located at 33°44′51″N 86°48′25″W / 33.7475°N 86.80694°W / 33.7475; -86.80694 (33.747374, -86.807023)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 square miles (7.9 km²), of which, 3.0 square miles (7.9 km²) of it is land and 0.33% is water.

The town is named after Mary Hunter "Mae" Morris, an early female pioneer of the region.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,827 people, 662 households, and 548 families residing in the town. The population density was 600.2 people per square mile (232.0/km²). There were 687 housing units at an average density of 225.7/sq mi (87.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.47% White, 0.49% Black or African American, 0.05% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.38% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 662 households out of which 43.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.0% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.1% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 8.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $46,296, and the median income for a family was $51,314. Males had a median income of $38,500 versus $31,224 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,924. About 0.3% of families and 0.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 2.0% of those age 65 or over.

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