The SafeWise Report ranked Morton as one of the 50 Safest Cities in Illinois for 2017! To identify the safest cities in Illinois, SafeWise reviewed the 2015 FBI Crime Report statistics and population data. Morton ranked #41. 

The 2010 Edition of Hennen’s America Public Library Ratings (HAPLR) rated the Morton Public Library in the top 4% of libraries in our category in the United States! 

Morton High School is ranked #79 in Illinois High Schools and #2 in the Peoria, IL Metro Area according to the US News High School Ranking.

Morton had the largest median income growth in NerdWallet’s top 10 list for young families