Morrisville, North Carolina Population 2021

31,670
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Morrisville is a city located in Wake County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 31,670, it is the 33rd largest city in North Carolina and the 1239th largest city in the United States . Morrisville is currently growing at a rate of 4.67% annually and its population has increased by 70.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,576 in 2010. Morrisville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 9 miles, Morrisville has a population density of 3,633 people per square mile.

The average household income in Morrisville is $120,628 with a poverty rate of 7.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,398 per month, and the median house value is $331,800. The median age in Morrisville is 33.8 years, 33.5 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Morrisville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Morrisvillewas:

  • Asian: 41.35%
  • White: 40.25%
  • Black or African American: 11.97%
  • Two or more races: 4.56%
  • Other race: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Morrisville, North Carolina is 31,670 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,846.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,576.

Morrisville, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian10,86841.35%
White10,57840.25%
Black or African American3,14611.97%
Two or More Races1,1994.56%
Some Other Race3871.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native1020.39%
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Morrisville Population by Race

Morrisville Population Pyramid $2021

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Morrisville Median Age

33.8


Total

33.5


Male

34.2


Female

Morrisville Adults

There are 19,061 adults, (1,680 of whom are seniors) in Morrisville.

Morrisville Age Dependency

51.2

Age Dependency Ratio

9.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Morrisville Sex Ratio

Female

13,120

49.92%

Male

13,160

50.08%

Morrisville Population by Age

Morrisville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Morrisville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family34.2%65.8%
Female43.9%56.1%
All47.5%52.5%
Married54.2%45.8%
Male63.4%36.6%

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Morrisville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6992.7147.5
Married5,8073.3654.2
Non Family2,9181.334.2
Female7723.1843.9
Male2022.7363.4

3.27

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Morrisville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3051.74%
9th to 12th Grade3411.94%
High School Graduate1,86410.63%
Some College1,98011.29%
Associates Degree8825.03%
Bachelors Degree6,59237.59%
Graduate Degree5,57331.78%
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Morrisville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Morrisville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,3577,1894,850
Asian7,2787,0225,966
Black2,0191,961924
Hispanic620472245
2+ Races265221164
Other Race21116798
Native American35358

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.97%.

Morrisville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$67,795$80,572$52,541
Less Than 9th Grade$$28,281$
High School Graduate$20,951$25,047$
Some College$44,684$49,677$42,431
Bachelors Degree$68,960$78,929$53,603
Graduate Degree$91,310$106,466$73,544

$67,795

Average Earnings

$80,572

Average Male

$52,541

Average Female

Morrisville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Morrisville Language by Age

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Morrisville Language

56.89% of Morrisville residents speak only English, while 43.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 20.41% of the population.

Morrisville Language

Morrisville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian10,8688838.12%
White9,9544084.10%
Multiple1,18923820.02%
Black3,1461936.13%
Hispanic1,18617815.01%
Other3873910.08%

7.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.72%

Male Poverty Rate

7.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Morrisville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Morrisville is Multiple, with 20.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Morrisville is White, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.90%.

Morrisville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.55%
High School23.02%
Some College3.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.36%

Morrisville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.41%
Male Unemployed17.61%
Male Employed5.21%
Female Employed4.23%

Morrisville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Morrisville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$101,738$120,628
Families$120,567$137,938
Married Families$124,354-
Non Families$66,320$77,865
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Income by Household Type

Morrisville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Morrisville Married by Age and Sex

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Morrisville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Morrisville Marital Status by Race

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Morrisville Marital Status

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842

Number of Veterans

765

Male Veterans

77

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War387
Second Gulf War226
Vietnam93
Korea12
World War II

Morrisville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54429
55 to 64231
18 to 3480
75+55
65 to 7447

Morrisville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5826.99%
Black1576.62%
Asian680.89%
Hispanic263.77%
2+ Races204.28%
Other Race156.82%

Morrisville Veterans by Race

Morrisville Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Morrisville Veterans by Education

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75.5%

Labor Force Participation

72.7%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Morrisville Employment by Age

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Morrisville Employment by Race

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Morrisville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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23.92%

Born in Morrisville

63.18%

Native Born

36.82%

Foreign Born

24.75%

Non Citizen

12.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

63.18% of Morrisville residents were born in the United States, with 23.92% having been born in North Carolina. 24.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Morrisville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202131,6701,4124.67%
202030,2581,4124.89%
201928,8461,4125.15%
201827,4341,0003.78%
201726,4341,7166.94%
201624,7187953.32%
201523,9231,3876.15%
201422,5368864.09%
201321,6501,4897.39%
201220,1618724.52%
201119,2895442.90%
201018,74513,53713.66%
20005,2080.00%

Morrisville Population by Year