Morgan Hill, CA

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Living in Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 45,135 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Morgan Hill is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Morgan Hill is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morgan Hill who work in management occupations (16.28%), sales jobs (12.07%), and office and administrative support (11.60%).

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 34.62 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.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Morgan Hill is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Morgan Hill, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The citizens of Morgan Hill are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.50% of adults in Morgan Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Morgan Hill in 2018 was $50,865, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $203,460 for a family of four. However, Morgan Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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 32.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morgan Hill include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Morgan Hill also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.95%.

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