Morristown, TN


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Morristown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 29,458 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Morristown is the 23rd largest community in Tennessee.

Morristown is a blue-collar town, with 37.51% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Morristown is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morristown who work in sales jobs (13.32%), office and administrative support (9.67%), and management occupations (6.79%).

In terms of college education, the citizens of Morristown rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.81% of adults 25 and older in Morristown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Morristown in 2010 was $17,977, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,908 for a family of four. However, Morristown contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Morristown is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Morristown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morristown residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Morristown also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.70% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morristown include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Morristown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Gujarathi.