Morganville, NJ
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Morganville is a somewhat small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 5,141 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Morganville is the 319th largest community in New Jersey.

Morganville home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Morganville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Morganville is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.67% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Morganville is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morganville who work in management occupations (17.44%), sales jobs (13.02%), and healthcare (9.37%).

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

Because of many things, Morganville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Morganville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Morganville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Morganville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in Morganville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Morganville, the average commute to work is 40.30 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Even though Morganville is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

Morganville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.88% of adults in Morganville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Morganville in 2010 was $50,456, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $201,824 for a family of four.

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

Foreign born people are also an important part of Morganville's cultural character, accounting for 19.52% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Morganville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Russian.