Morristown, TN

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Living in Morristown

Morristown is a medium-sized city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 30,193 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Morristown is the 23rd largest community in Tennessee.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Morristown is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.72% of the Morristown workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Morristown is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morristown who work in sales jobs (11.42%), food service (10.14%), and office and administrative support (7.75%).

The percentage of adults in Morristown with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.86% of adults in Morristown have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Morristown in 2018 was $19,482, 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 $77,928 for a family of four.

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 19.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morristown include Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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