Morgan Hill is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 42,948 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Morgan Hill is the 211th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Morgan Hill are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morgan Hill who work in management occupations (14.05%), sales jobs (13.56%), and office and administrative support (11.32%).
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 33.05 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Morgan Hill citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.62% of adults in Morgan Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Morgan Hill in 2010 was $42,792, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $171,168 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 33.72% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morgan Hill include Irish, English, Italian, and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Morgan Hill's cultural character, accounting for 18.56% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Morgan Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.