Morgan Hill, CA
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Morgan Hill profile

Living in Morgan Hill

Morgan Hill is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 45,483 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Morgan Hill is the 199th 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.

Morgan Hill is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (16.72%), office and administrative support (10.93%), and sales jobs (8.80%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Morgan Hill telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.22% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Morgan Hill, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.07 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Morgan Hill are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.70% 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 $52,038, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $208,152 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 34.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morgan Hill include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.

In addition, Morgan Hill has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.19%).

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