Morrisville, PA

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Living in Morrisville

Morrisville is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 8,578 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Morrisville is the 143rd largest community in Pennsylvania.

Morrisville real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Morrisville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Morrisville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Morrisville is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morrisville who work in office and administrative support (21.27%), sales jobs (9.56%), and management occupations (9.00%).

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.

In addition, Morrisville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

In Morrisville, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Morrisville is a relatively small borough. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Morrisville are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.02% of adults in Morrisville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Morrisville in 2010 was $35,261, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $141,044 for a family of four. However, Morrisville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Morrisville is a very ethnically-diverse borough. 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Morrisville include German, Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Morrisville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.