Morningside is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 2,046 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Morningside is the 193rd largest community in Maryland.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Morningside is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (8.90%), food service (8.66%), and sales jobs (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.
Even though Morningside is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
In terms of college education, Morningside is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.16% of adults 25 and older in Morningside have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Morningside in 2010 was $33,370, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,480 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 18.11% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morningside include Irish, German, Welsh, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Morningside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.