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.

In Morgan Hill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.62 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

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.

Morgan Hill is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.50% of adults in Morgan Hill have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Morgan Hill in 2010 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.