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Growth Trends

Growth Rate – Morden

Population growth in Morden 1996-2001          8.0%
Population growth in Morden 2001-2006          6.9%
Population growth in Morden 2006-2011        18.9%

Growth Rate – Trade Area

Population growth in trade area 1996-2001     3.4%
Population growth in trade area 2001-2006     4.5%
Population growth in trade area 2006-2011   12.0%

Growth In Traffic Counts

Traffic Count – MB Highway Traffic Info System
Highway #3 – Morden – East of 7th Street

  • 2005 Average Daily Traffic      =   9,160
  • 2007 Average Daily Traffic      = 10,900
  • 2009 Average Daily Traffic      = 12,010
  • 2011 Average Daily Traffic       = 11,640

Recent Major Economic Developments

  • 2012       – Little Caesars
  • 2012       – Coffee Culture Café’
  • 2011       – Homestead South Assisted Living Complex (83 Units)
  • 2011       – Wolfe Enterprises Relocation & Expansion
  • 2011       – Saban Clothing
  • 2010       – Exner E-Waste Recycling

Overall Building Permits

The following table shows all the categories of Building Permits for the years 2007-2012. The information speaks for itself – Morden is experiencing growth.

Category

No of Permits

Dollar Value in $000

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Residential

153

155

136

101

79

128

16181

18968

12542

8974

19990

14478

Commercial

16

16

18

13

14

13

1197

3391

4065

3837

1126

594

Industrial

4

5

10

6

1

1

792

986

2748

126

550

200

Educational/Institutional

2

4

3

6

6

4

71

1925

3467

390

2102

1000

Other

0

0

0

0

3

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

175

181

170

126

103

148

18241

25270

22822

13327

23768

16272


New Residential Housing Units – 
These statistics have been provided by the M.S.T.W. Planning District Office.

Morden is growing at an exponential rate. Nine hundred acres were annexed in 2001 to ensure the continued growth of the City. The following graph details the residential figures since 2003.

Residential Housing Starts

Residential Housing Starts

 

These statistics have been provided by the M.S.T.W. Planning District Office.

WHY MORDEN? A caring community, welcoming citizens, and a vibrant, muliticultural mix make Morden – The Best Place to Live, Work & Raise a Family!