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Mount Morris, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Morris had a population of 3,072 as of July 1, 2020. Mount Morris ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Morris is located at latitude 43.1186 and longitude -83.695 in Genesee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Morris encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Genesee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 771 feet.

The City of Mount Morris (GNIS ID: 1626774) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


Mount Morris, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 3,072 (100%)
Population in Households 3,066 (99.8%)
Population in Families 2,263 (73.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 6 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 2,675
Diversity Index2 45


Median Household Income $26,563
Average Household Income $43,361
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $18,838
Wealth Index5 33


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,465 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 696 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 637 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $56,550
Average Home Value $73,207
Housing Affordability Index3 221


Total Households 1,333
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 767
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.04% -0.21%
Households 0.13% -0.12%
Families -0.16% -0.29%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.03%


Mount Morris, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Morris to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 236 66th
Population Density # 90 87th
Median Household Income # 687 1st
Housing Affordability Index # 382 55th
Per Capita Income # 641 8th
Diversity Index # 81 88th

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