Morristown, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Morristown, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Morristown had a population of 1,198 as of July 1, 2017. Morristown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morristown is located at latitude 39.6727 and longitude -85.7021 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Morristown (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 833 feet.

The Town of Morristown (GNIS ID: 2396783) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Morristown is located within Township of Hanover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Shelby County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morristown population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Morristown, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,198
Daytime Population: Workers 1,031
Daytime Population: Residents 564
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,595
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 1,187
Population in Familes 961
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 510
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $42,075
Average Household Income $51,658
Per Capita Income $22,470


Total Housing Units 519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 306 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $98,355
Average Home Value $94,262


Total Households 462
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 303
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.23% -0.03%
Households -0.15% 0.0%
Families -0.36% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Morristown, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morristown to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 307 55th
Population Density # 575 16th
Diversity Index # 540 21st
Median Household Income # 523 23rd
Per Capita Income # 440 35th

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