Morrisville, NC
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Morrisville is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 23,820 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 $91,206.00.

Morrisville home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Morrisville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Morrisville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.22% 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 (19.76%), management occupations (16.76%), and sales jobs (10.56%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Morrisville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.16% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

If knowledge is power, Morrisville is a pretty powerful place. 65.41% of the adults in Morrisville have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Morrisville in 2010 was $40,693, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,772 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 White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Morrisville include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

In addition, Morrisville has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (32.96%).

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