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Morrison is a city in Whiteside County, in the Sterling metro area.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Morrison is 41.809N. The longitude is -89.965W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 679 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,345.


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Median household income
Local
$40,313
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Morrison demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Whiteside County Fair - Aug. 14-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Morrison web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Morrison-Rockwood State Park
Colleges and universities: Morrison Institute of Technology
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Morrison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Whiteside County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61270 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

29% of Morrison residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Morrison ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Morrison was $20,179, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Morrison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Morrison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $352.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $755.


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Libraries in Morrison include Odell Public Library ... View libraries

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Whiteside County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Morrison political report.

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The average commute time for Morrison workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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