Morgan Hill, CA

Morgan Hill profile

Living in Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 45,952 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Morgan Hill is the 211th largest community in California.

Morgan Hill home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Morgan Hill real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some cities, Morgan Hill isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Morgan Hill are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Morgan Hill is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morgan Hill who work in management occupations (16.30%), office and administrative support (11.76%), and sales jobs (10.71%).

Also of interest is that Morgan Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One downside of living in Morgan Hill is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Morgan Hill, the average commute to work is 35.40 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Morgan Hill is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Morgan Hill area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The education level of Morgan Hill ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Morgan Hill, 43.87% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Morgan Hill in 2018 was $53,500, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $214,000 for a family of four.

Morgan Hill is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Morgan Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morgan Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Morgan Hill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.28% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morgan Hill include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

In addition, Morgan Hill has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.01%).

The most common language spoken in Morgan Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.