Morton has the 1823rd largest population in the United States. The population stayed the same from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Morton is part of the Peoria metro area. Unemployment in the Peoria area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Peoria has the 116th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Morton is below average at $49,640, and the median cost of a home in Morton is $151,600, which is below the national average. 16% of workers in Morton hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Morton. 86% of Morton workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Morton spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.