Morrison, CO
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Morrison is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 434 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.

Morrison is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Morrison is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morrison who work in sales jobs (12.59%), teaching (11.89%), and office and administrative support (10.49%).

Also of interest is that Morrison has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

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 9.09% 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.

Overall, Morrison’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Morrison has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Morrison a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Morrison is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Morrison, the average commute to work is 33.25 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

In Morrison, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Morrison is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The education level of Morrison citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.73% of adults in Morrison have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Morrison in 2010 was $32,663, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,652 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. Morrison also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.50% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morrison include German, Irish, Italian, and Danish.

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