Morrilton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 6,738 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Morrilton is the 54th largest community in Arkansas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Morrilton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Morrilton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morrilton who work in office and administrative support (13.62%), management occupations (9.88%), and food service (9.61%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Morrilton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.67 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Morrilton who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.93% of the adults in Morrilton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Morrilton in 2010 was $19,741, which is upper middle income relative to Arkansas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $78,964 for a family of four. However, Morrilton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Morrilton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.15% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Morrilton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Morrilton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morrilton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Morrilton include German, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Morrilton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.