Demographic and Wage Data
Morrisville has long been a desirable location for business. Now residents have discovered the benefits of the ‚ÄúHeart of the Triangle‚ÄĚ which has resulted in the population growing exponentially the last 30 years.
According to the U.S. Census, Morrisville‚Äôs population in 1980 was 251. In 1990 it was 1,489.¬† By the 2000 census, Morrisville had grown to 5,208 people.¬† The new century brought unprecedented business and residential growth, with the 2010 population numbers at 18,576. The town commissioned a special census in 2015 to more accurately reflect the tax base, revealing that the population had jumped to 23,699. Projected growth rate puts Morrisville‚Äôs population near 30,000 by 2035.
12.9%¬†¬† Black/African American
Source:¬† U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
Median age: 33.3 years.
Foreign born: 27.4%
High School degree or higher: 96.8%
Bachelor‚Äôs degree or higher: 63.8%
Per capita income: $39,734
Median household income: $80,892
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2009-2013 American Community Survey
Job and Wage Data