Morrisville, NC

Morrisville profile

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. Morrisville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Morrisville, where 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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.75% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 like to read, write and learn? If you move to Morrisville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Morrisville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 69.37% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 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.