Morrisville, NC

Census Place

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2022 Population
29,756
3.23% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.3
0.587% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
5.8%
41.2% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$114,075
6.72% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$429,600
19.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
16,922
5.91% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Morrisville, NC had a population of 29.8k people with a median age of 34.3 and a median household income of $114,075. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Morrisville, NC grew from 28,824 to 29,756, a 3.23% increase and its median household income grew from $106,891 to $114,075, a 6.72% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Morrisville, NC are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (42.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (35.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.75%), and White (Hispanic) (2.36%).

None of the households in Morrisville, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

79.9% of the residents in Morrisville, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Morrisville, NC are Strayer University-North Carolina (453163) (711 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Morrisville, NC was $429,600, and the homeownership rate was 50.4%.

Most people in Morrisville, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Morrisville, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Morrisville, NC is home to a population of 29.8k people, from which 79.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 34.9% of Morrisville, NC residents were born outside of the country (10.4k people).

In 2022, there were 1.18 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.6k people) in Morrisville, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.44k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

79.9%
2022 Citizenship
80.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 79.9% of Morrisville, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Morrisville, NC was 80.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Morrisville, NC
  1. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    12.6k ± 1.11k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.7k ± 1.07k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.44k ± 666
4.13%
Hispanic Population
1.23k people

In 2022, there were 1.18 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (12.6k people) in Morrisville, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.44k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.13% of the people in Morrisville, NC are hispanic (1.23k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    214,508 ± 11,254 people
  2. India
    79,868 ± 6,912 people
  3. Honduras
    39,759 ± 4,886 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 214,508 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 79,868 and Honduras with 39,759.

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Foreign-Born Population

34.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.4k people
35.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.1k people

As of 2022, 34.9% of Morrisville, NC residents (10.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Morrisville, NC was 35.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    412 ± 163
  2. Korea
    283 ± 319
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    127 ± 76

Morrisville, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Morrisville, NC employs 16.9k people. The largest industries in Morrisville, NC are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,394 people), Manufacturing (1,981 people), and Educational Services (1,761 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($105,714), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($104,863), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,674).

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,464. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

16.9k
2022 Value
± 1,189
5.91%
1 Year growth
± 9.04%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Morrisville, NC grew at a rate of 5.91%, from 16k employees to 16.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Morrisville, NC, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3,749 people), Management Occupations (1,797 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,784 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Morrisville, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.9k
2022 Value
± 1,189
5.91%
1 Year growth
± 9.04%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Morrisville, NC grew at a rate of 5.91%, from 16k employees to 16.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Morrisville, NC, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,394 people), Manufacturing (1,981 people), and Educational Services (1,761 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Morrisville, NC, though some of these residents may live in Morrisville, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$85,777
Median earning men ± $9,701
$54,597
Median earning women ± $6,562

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($132,609), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($114,697), and Manufacturing ($108,864).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($88,354), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($79,438), and Manufacturing ($77,896).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Carolina.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Morrisville, NC awarded 711 degrees. The student population of Morrisville, NC in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 593 male students and 2,481 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Morrisville, NC are Black or African American (530 and 74.5%), followed by White (123 and 17.3%), Hispanic or Latino (21 and 2.95%), and Two or More Races (21 and 2.95%).

The largest universities in Morrisville, NC by number of degrees awarded are Strayer University-North Carolina (453163) (711 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Morrisville, NC are General Business (399 and 56.1%), General Business Administration & Management (63 and 8.86%), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (44 and 6.19%).

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

Measure

In 2017 in Morrisville, NC, the percentage of applicants admitted was 100%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 29.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,074 (19.3% men and 80.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 3,074 students enrolled in Morrisville, NC, 19.3% men and 80.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 2,139 records, of which 81.6% were women and 18.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 287 degrees awarded
  2. 44 degrees awarded
  3. 29 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Morrisville, NC was General Business with 287 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
711 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Strayer University-North Carolina (453163) with 711 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 153 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Morrisville, NC, which is 0.274 times less than the 558 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 530 degrees mean that there were 4.31 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 123 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($13,320) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($195) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,350) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Morrisville, NC was $429,600 in 2022, which is 1.52 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $358,800 to $429,600, a 19.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Morrisville, NC is 50.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Morrisville, NC have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Morrisville, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$429,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,569
$5,625
Median Property Taxes
±$701

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Morrisville, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Morrisville, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

50.4%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 50.4% of the housing units in Morrisville, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 51.7%.

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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the places in Morrisville, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$114,075
Median Household Income
± $8,076
11.2k
Number of Households
± 1,000

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.2k households in Morrisville, NC grew to $114,075 from the previous year's value of $106,891.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Morrisville, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (63.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (27.8%)
  3. Carpooled (5.67%)

In 2022, 63.6% of workers in Morrisville, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (27.8%) and those who carpooled to work (5.67%).

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Morrisville, NC have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.727% of the workforce in Morrisville, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Morrisville, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Morrisville, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Morrisville, NC (1.72k out of 29.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 12 - 14 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Morrisville, NC is White, followed by Asian and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.5% of the population of Morrisville, NC has health coverage, with 72.7% on employee plans, 5.15% on Medicaid, 4.51% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 0.619% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wake County, NC see 1146 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.63% decrease from the previous year (1177 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1391 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 298 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,146 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wake County, NC

Primary care physicians in Wake County, NC see an average of 1,146 patients per year. This represents a 2.63% decrease from the previous year (1,177 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wake County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.1% under 18 years, 27.6% between 18 and 34 years, 41.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 6.64% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.51%
Uninsured
72.7%
Employer Coverage
5.15%
Medicaid
4.51%
Medicare
11.5%
Non-Group
0.619%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Morrisville, NC grew by 17.3% from 4.7% to 5.51%.

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