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Morriston, FL

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Overview


Morriston is a tiny town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 165 people and just one neighborhood, Morriston is the 489th largest community in Florida.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Morriston is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 0.00% of the Morriston workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Morriston is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morriston who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

Setting & Lifestyle

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, Morriston has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Morriston a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One of the benefits of Morriston is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 0.00 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Being a small town, Morriston does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

Morriston ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 0.00% of people over 25 have a college degree.

The per capita income in Morriston in 2018 was $9,630, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $38,520 for a family of four. Morriston also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 77.14% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Morriston is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Morriston home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Morriston, accounting for 77.14% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Morriston residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Morriston include Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, U.S. Virgin Islander, and Trinidadian and Tobagonian.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Real Estate

The neighborhood stands out for having the majority of its residential real estate made up of mobile homes. In fact, 53.5% of the occupied real estate here are mobile homes, which is a greater proportion than is found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. If you like mobile homes, this might be a great neighborhood in which to look for real estate.

In addition, one of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 22.0% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Hungarian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Hungarian ancestry and 2.3% have Greek ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Polish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Morriston are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 2.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 72.1% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the neighborhood, 35.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.8%), and 18.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Morriston, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (12.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report English roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.6%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (7.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (79.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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