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Morrill, Kansas
Location within Brown County and Kansas
Location within Brown County and Kansas
KDOT map of Brown County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Brown
Area
 • Total 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Land 0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,096 ft (334 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 230
 • Estimate 
(2012)
228
 • Density 1,210/sq mi (469/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66515
Area code(s) 785
FIPS code 20-48300
GNIS feature ID 0472771

Morrill is a city in Brown County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 230.

History

Morrill was laid out in 1878 when the St. Joseph and Western Railroad was extended to that point. It was named for Kansas governor Edmund Needham Morrill.

Geography

Morrill is located at 39°55′48″N 95°41′40″W / 39.93000°N 95.69444°W / 39.93000; -95.69444 (39.929879, -95.694498). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.19 square miles (0.49 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 308
1900 400 29.9%
1910 398 −0.5%
1920 552 38.7%
1930 519 −6.0%
1940 387 −25.4%
1950 362 −6.5%
1960 299 −17.4%
1970 308 3.0%
1980 336 9.1%
1990 299 −11.0%
2000 277 −7.4%
2010 230 −17.0%
Est. 2015 227 −1.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 230 people, 88 households, and 66 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,210.5 inhabitants per square mile (467.4/km2). There were 105 housing units at an average density of 552.6 per square mile (213.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 1.3% Native American, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 88 households of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.0% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the city was 38 years. 27% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.4% were from 25 to 44; 32.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.6% male and 50.4% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 277 people, 101 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,340.2 people per square mile (509.3/km²). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 546.7 per square mile (207.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.03% White, 1.44% African American, 0.36% Pacific Islander, and 2.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 101 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city, the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 28.9% from 25 to 44, 22.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,357, and the median income for a family was $32,813. Males had a median income of $30,250 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $11,924. About 24.7% of families and 34.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 56.8% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

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