Morrisville, NC

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Living in Morrisville

Morrisville is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 28,846 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Morrisville is the 48th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Morrisville, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Morrisville, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Morrisville’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Morrisville does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $101,738.00.

Morrisville real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Morrisville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Morrisville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.83% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Morrisville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morrisville who work in computer science and math (23.32%), management occupations (11.80%), and business and financial occupations (9.74%).

Also of interest is that Morrisville 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: 8.75% 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 town, Morrisville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Morrisville. 69.37% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Morrisville in 2018 was $45,453, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $181,812 for a family of four.

Morrisville is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Morrisville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morrisville residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Morrisville include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Morrisville's cultural character, accounting for 36.82% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Morrisville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Other Asian languages.