Morrison, CO

Morrison profile

Living in Morrison

Morrison is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 424 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Morrison is the 201st largest community in Colorado.

Morrison home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Morrison real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Morrison is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Morrison is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morrison who work in management occupations (23.78%), office and administrative support (10.49%), and architecture and engineering (9.79%).

Of important note, Morrison is also a town of artists. Morrison has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Morrison’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Morrison telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.18% 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.

Because of many things, Morrison is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Morrison really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Morrison perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Morrison is worth considering.

The education level of Morrison citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.99% of adults in Morrison have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Morrison in 2018 was $40,900, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $163,600 for a family of four.

The people who call Morrison home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morrison residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Morrison include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Morrison is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.