Morningside, MD


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Living in Morningside

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.

Morningside is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (16.10%), computer science and math (8.33%), and food service (8.22%).

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 33.04 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.

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.

The overall education level of Morningside citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.57% of adults in Morningside have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Morningside in 2010 was $36,765, which is middle income relative to Maryland, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,060 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 16.02% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morningside include German, English, Italian, and Welsh.

Morningside also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.19%.

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

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