Morrisville, NC

Census Place

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2020 Population
27,582
4.95% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Burr
Republican Party
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
34
0.592% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
5.06%
28.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$100,495
1.22% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$333,500
0.512% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
15,075
5.66% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Morrisville, NC had a population of 27.6k people with a median age of 34 and a median household income of $100,495. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Morrisville, NC grew from 26,280 to 27,582, a 4.95% increase and its median household income declined from $101,738 to $100,495, a −1.22% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Morrisville, NC are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (39.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.57%), and White (Hispanic) (1.98%).

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.

79.8% of the residents in Morrisville, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Morrisville, NC are Strayer University-North Carolina (712 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Morrisville, NC was $333,500, and the homeownership rate was 52.1%.

Most people in Morrisville, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Morrisville, NC was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Morrisville, NC is home to a population of 27.6k people, from which 79.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 34.9% of Morrisville, NC residents were born outside of the country (9.63k people).

In 2020, there were 1.03 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.8k people) in Morrisville, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.41k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

79.8%
2020 Citizenship
75.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 79.8% of Morrisville, NC residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Morrisville, NC was 75.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Morrisville, NC
  1. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    10.8k ± 1.12k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    10.5k ± 917
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.41k ± 729
3.8%
Hispanic Population
1.05k people

In 2020, there were 1.03 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (10.8k people) in Morrisville, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 10.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 3.41k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.8% of the people in Morrisville, NC are hispanic (1.05k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    224,275 ± 11,501 people
  2. India
    74,765 ± 6,689 people
  3. Honduras
    37,815 ± 4,766 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Carolina was Mexico, the natal country of 224,275 North Carolina residents, followed by India with 74,765 and Honduras with 37,815.

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Foreign-Born Population

34.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
9.63k people
36.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
9.68k people

As of 2020, 34.9% of Morrisville, NC residents (9.63k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Morrisville, NC was 36.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Korea
    251 ± 310
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    236 ± 109
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    182 ± 90

Morrisville, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Korea, 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Morrisville, NC employs 15.1k people. The largest industries in Morrisville, NC are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,060 people), Manufacturing (1,799 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,493 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($96,821), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($93,043), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($91,234).

Males in North Carolina have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,357. The income inequality in North Carolina (measured using the Gini index) is 0.47, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

15.1k
2020 Value
± 1,063
5.66%
1 Year growth
± 8.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Morrisville, NC grew at a rate of 5.66%, from 14.3k employees to 15.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Morrisville, NC, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations (3,837 people), Management Occupations (1,629 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,385 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

15.1k
2020 Value
± 1,063
5.66%
1 Year growth
± 8.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Morrisville, NC grew at a rate of 5.66%, from 14.3k employees to 15.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Morrisville, NC, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (4,060 people), Manufacturing (1,799 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,493 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

$80,443
Median earning men ± $8,227
$49,341
Median earning women ± $6,633

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($102,075), Manufacturing ($101,919), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($96,638).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($115,443), Wholesale Trade ($88,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($78,207).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $53.9B
  2. $49B
  3. $48.7B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $53.9B, followed by Machinery ($49B) and Pharmaceuticals ($48.7B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Carolina products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$488B
2020 Value in North Carolina
$926B
Projected 2050 Value in North Carolina
89.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound North Carolina trade was $488B. This is expected to increase 89.6% to $926B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Carolina trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Carolina to other states, or from other states to North Carolina.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $35.1B
  2. $27B
  3. $18.5B

In 2020, the top outbound North Carolina domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was South Carolina with $35.1B, followed by Virginia with $27B and Georgia and $18.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Carolina shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Richard Burr and Thom Tillis 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 13 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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Richard Burr
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Richard Burr and Thom Tillis 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in North Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 13 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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In 2020, universities in Morrisville, NC awarded 712 degrees. The student population of Morrisville, NC in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 940 male students and 4,501 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Morrisville, NC are Black or African American (520 and 73.1%), followed by White (104 and 14.6%), Two or More Races (35 and 4.92%), and Hispanic or Latino (32 and 4.5%).

The largest universities in Morrisville, NC by number of degrees awarded are Strayer University-North Carolina (712 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Morrisville, NC are General Business (324 and 45.5%), General Business Administration & Management (106 and 14.9%), and Health Care Administration & Management (48 and 6.74%).

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 2020 was 5,441 (17.3% men and 82.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 5,441 students enrolled in Morrisville, NC, 17.3% men and 82.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 4,070 records, of which 83.5% were women and 16.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 209 degree-majors awarded
  2. 43 degree-majors awarded
  3. 25 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Morrisville, NC was General Business with 209 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Morrisville, NC according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
712 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Strayer University-North Carolina with 712 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 176 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Morrisville, NC, which is 0.328 times less than the 536 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 520 degrees mean that there were 5 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 104 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 2020.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($195) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

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 2020, 0.849% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.733% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.14M), Some college (1.89M), and Bachelors Degree (1.54M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Morrisville, NC was $333,500 in 2020, which is 1.45 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $331,800 to $333,500, a 0.512% increase. The homeownership rate in Morrisville, NC is 52.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Morrisville, NC have an average commute time of 21.8 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

$333,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$30,934
$5,436
Median Property Taxes
±$775

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

52.1%
Homeownership
2020
65.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 52.1% of the housing units in Morrisville, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47.5%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity

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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$100,495
Median Household Income
± $7,988
10.4k
Number of Households
± 1,028

In 2020, the median household income of the 10.4k households in Morrisville, NC declined from $100,495 from the previous year's value of $101,738.

The following chart displays the households in Morrisville, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Morrisville, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2020 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.472
2019 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2020, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.395% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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 2020
  1. Drove Alone (72.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (16.5%)
  3. Carpooled (8.45%)

In 2020, 72.8% of workers in Morrisville, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (16.5%) and those who carpooled to work (8.45%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Morrisville, NC have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.25% 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

5.06% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Morrisville, NC (1.39k out of 27.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Morrisville, NC is Asian, followed by White 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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95.1% of the population of Morrisville, NC has health coverage, with 74.8% on employee plans, 4.5% on Medicaid, 4.69% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 0.73% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Carolina was $7,264 in 2014. This is a 3.37% increase from the previous year ($7,027).

Primary care physicians in Wake County, NC see 1177 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.339% decrease from the previous year (1181 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1397 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 319 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in North Carolina, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,177 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wake County, NC

Primary care physicians in Wake County, NC see an average of 1,177 patients per year. This represents a 0.339% decrease from the previous year (1,181 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of North Carolina across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.4% under 18 years, 26.2% between 18 and 34 years, 41.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 6.32% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.6% were men and 49.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.9%
Uninsured
74.8%
Employer Coverage
4.5%
Medicaid
4.69%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
0.73%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Morrisville, NC declined by 18.4% from 6.01% to 4.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Morrisville, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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