Morrisville is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,819 people and just one neighborhood, Morrisville is the 544th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Morrisville was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Morrisville is a decidedly white-collar village, with fully 85.55% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Morrisville is a village of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morrisville who work in teaching (20.70%), food service (14.45%) and office and administrative support (10.55%).
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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Morrisville is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Morrisville to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.
For a small village, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Morrisville. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Morrisville.
One of the benefits of Morrisville is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.24 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.