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Morse, Texas - Basic Facts

The Morse Census Designated Place had a population of 140 as of July 1, 2016. Morse ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Morse is located at latitude 36.066 and longitude -101.4769 in Hansford County. The formal boundaries for the Morse Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hansford County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,205 feet.

The Morse Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408871) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Morse Census Designated Place is located within Spearman Division of Hansford County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morse population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Morse, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 140
Population in Households 140
Population in Familes 124
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 254
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $43,182
Average Home Value $73,684


Median Household Income $35,513
Average Household Income $50,500
Per Capita Income $17,563
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.78% -0.72%
Households -1.14% -0.75%
Families -1.51% -0.51%
Median Household Income   -0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Morse, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morse to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1585 9th
Population Density1 # 1436 18th
Diversity Index2 # 344 81st
Median Household Income # 1334 24th
Per Capita Income # 1334 24th

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