Morningside is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,086 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Morningside is the 193rd largest community in Maryland.
Unlike some towns, Morningside isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Morningside are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Morningside is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morningside who work in office and administrative support (13.30%), computer science and math (8.40%), and food service (7.34%).
Also of interest is that Morningside has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Morningside, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.72 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Despite being a small town, Morningside has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
In terms of college education, Morningside is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.31% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Morningside in 2010 was $35,764, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,056 for a family of four. However, Morningside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Morningside is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Morningside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morningside residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Morningside also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.66% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morningside include Irish, German, Italian, and Welsh.
Morningside also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.77%.
The most common language spoken in Morningside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.