Morristown, Minnesota facts for kids
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Location of Morristown, Minnesota
|• Total||1.08 sq mi (2.81 km2)|
|• Land||1.08 sq mi (2.80 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,004 ft (306 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||918.74/sq mi (354.84/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0648124|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.03 square miles (2.67 km2); 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
Nearly the entirety of Morristown lies on the southern bank of the Cannon River.
Minnesota State Highway 60 serves as a main route in the community.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 987 people, 388 households, and 255 families living in the city. The population density was 967.6 inhabitants per square mile (373.6/km2). There were 424 housing units at an average density of 415.7 per square mile (160.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White, 0.6% African American, 0.2% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.
There were 388 households, of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.7% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.3% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.03.
The median age in the city was 37.8 years. 25.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.4% were from 25 to 44; 24.2% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown School District operates public schools.
- Henry Waldo Coe, frontier physician and politician
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