Morganville, NJ


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Living in Morganville

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 92.09% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Morganville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morganville who work in sales jobs (13.50%), management occupations (13.42%), and office and administrative support (10.16%).

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.

One downside of living in Morganville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 42.76 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Morganville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Morganville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 53.40% 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 Morganville in 2010 was $48,746, 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 $194,984 for a family of four.

Morganville is an extremely 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 24.91% of the town’s population.

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