Morningside is a very small town located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 1,279 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Morningside is the 193rd largest community in Maryland.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Morningside is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Morningside is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Morningside who work in office and administrative support (12.78%), sales jobs (12.78%), and business and financial occupations (10.16%).
Also of interest is that Morningside has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Morningside is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Morningside, the average commute to work is 37.95 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Morningside, a lot of people use the subway to get to work every day though Morningside is a relatively small town. Those that ride the subway are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The percentage of adults in Morningside with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.20% of adults in Morningside have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Morningside in 2018 was $27,140, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,560 for a family of four. However, Morningside contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Morningside is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Morningside home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Morningside residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Morningside also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.88% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Morningside include English, Irish, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Morningside is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.