Mount Morris, MI

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Living in Mount Morris

Mount Morris is a very small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,842 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Mount Morris is the 280th largest community in Michigan.

When you are in Mount Morris, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.11% of Mount Morris’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Mount Morris is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Morris who work in office and administrative support (19.43%), sales jobs (11.09%), and healthcare suport services (8.09%).

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.91% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Being a small city, Mount Morris does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Mount Morris has a very low overall level of education: only 8.04% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Mount Morris in 2018 was $16,929, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,716 for a family of four.

Mount Morris is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mount Morris home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Morris residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mount Morris include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Mount Morris is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.