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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Morganville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Morganville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Morganville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 40.30 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

Despite being a small town, Morganville has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Morganville are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.88% of adults in Morganville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

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.