Morrisville, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 26,461 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +408.1%
Males: 12,989  (49.1%)
Females: 13,472  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27560.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $100,632 (it was $56,548 in 2000)
Morrisville:

$100,632
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $44,096 (it was $32,243 in 2000)

Morrisville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $335,229 (it was $160,700 in 2000)
Morrisville:

$335,229
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $356,768; detached houses: $426,550; townhouses or other attached units: $236,518; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,491; mobile homes: $221,211

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,339.

March 2019 cost of living index in Morrisville: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.1%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.3% for Black residents, 3.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Morrisville, NC (2017)
    • 10,20840.8%White alone
    • 10,20440.8%Asian alone
    • 2,96111.8%Black alone
    • 1,1414.6%Hispanic
    • 1,1014.4%Two or more races
    • 1150.5%American Indian alone
    • 730.3%Other race alone
    • 90.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Morrisville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Morrisville, North Carolina as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Morrisville is 3,949 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Morrisville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(17.0)
2
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
3
(15.9)
2
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.2)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(33.9)
2
(16.1)
2
(14.0)
9
(60.1)
3
(19.7)
5
(32.4)
5
(26.6)
4
(20.6)
7
(33.0)
6
(26.3)
7
(29.3)
10
(38.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(50.9)
6
(48.3)
6
(41.9)
4
(26.7)
1
(6.6)
6
(38.8)
8
(42.5)
5
(25.8)
5
(23.6)
3
(13.2)
8
(33.5)
9
(34.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
54
(458.1)
81
(651.4)
58
(404.6)
54
(360.6)
63
(414.3)
66
(427.3)
73
(388.1)
54
(278.7)
70
(329.7)
62
(271.9)
63
(263.7)
59
(227.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
211
(1,790)
256
(2,059)
235
(1,639)
287
(1,916)
299
(1,966)
321
(2,078)
281
(1,494)
303
(1,564)
335
(1,578)
377
(1,654)
312
(1,306)
344
(1,328)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(161.2)
23
(185.0)
8
(55.8)
9
(60.1)
14
(92.1)
14
(90.6)
11
(58.5)
10
(51.6)
15
(70.7)
29
(127.2)
13
(54.4)
8
(30.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
2
(13.2)
1
(6.5)
2
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.2)
4
(15.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)150.5170.1110.9140.8122.2142.9120.8105.8106.5118.293.993.2

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City-data.com crime index in Morrisville, NC

Crime rate in Morrisville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (34 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Morrisville, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: English (3.1%), German (3.0%), Irish (2.8%), American (2.6%), Moroccan (1.6%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 365 feet

Land area: 6.77 square miles.

Population density: 3,907 people per square mile   (average).

Morrisville, North Carolina map

8,663 residents are foreign born

This town:

34.7%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,159 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,821 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cary, NC (3.7 miles , pop. 94,536).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (10.4 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (351.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Cary, NC (1.9 miles ),
Apex, NC (2.6 miles ),
Raleigh, NC (3.2 miles ),
Holly Springs, NC (3.5 miles ),
Durham, NC (3.5 miles ),
Chapel Hill, NC (3.7 miles ),
Fearrington, NC (3.8 miles ),
Garner, NC (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 35.83 N, Longitude: 78.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +14,211 (+56.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 3,321 (24.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 919

Distribution of median household income in Morrisville, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Morrisville, NC in 2017

Property values in Morrisville, NC

Morrisville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 43 buildings, average cost: $196,800
  • 1998: 128 buildings, average cost: $182,200
  • 1999: 210 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2000: 411 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2001: 357 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2002: 613 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2003: 545 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2004: 370 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2005: 207 buildings, average cost: $173,500
  • 2006: 272 buildings, average cost: $170,400
  • 2007: 194 buildings, average cost: $218,900
  • 2008: 241 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2009: 274 buildings, average cost: $118,400
  • 2010: 219 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2011: 368 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2012: 386 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2013: 372 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2014: 451 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2015: 486 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2016: 264 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2017: 240 buildings, average cost: $143,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Morrisville, NC residents
Average permit cost in Morrisville, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +3,675 (+239.7%).
Most common industries in Morrisville, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.4%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.1%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Educational services (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.2%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Morrisville, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (15.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (20.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.5%)
  • Engineers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Computer specialists (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)

Average climate in Morrisville, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Morrisville, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.3. This is about average.

City:

69.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.55
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.230. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.30
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Morrisville-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Morrisville town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Morrisville-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.1 miles away from Morrisville center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 247.8 miles away from Morrisville center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 216.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 326.7 miles away from Morrisville center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 205.7 miles away from Morrisville center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 196.3 miles away from Morrisville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wake County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Droughts: 2, Floods: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Morrisville topographic map

Main business address for: CHARLES & COLVARD LTD (JEWELRY, SILVERWARE & PLATED WARE), PHARMANETICS INC (ELECTROMEDICAL & ELECTROTHERAPEUTIC APPARATUS), SCIQUEST INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), TRIMERIS INC (BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS (NO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES)).

Hospitals and medical centers near Morrisville:

  • TENDER LOVING CARE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • ELECTRA DRIVE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CARY, NC)
  • GEORGIA COURT (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CARY, NC)
  • VOCA-HICKORY GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; APEX, NC)
  • HELMSDALE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CARY, NC)
  • BLANCHE DRIVE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RALEIGH, NC)
  • CHAPS KOALA CTR OF RESEARCH TRIANGLE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DURHAM, NC)

Amtrak stations near Morrisville:

  • 4 miles: CARY (311 N. ACADEMY ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: RALEIGH (320 W. CARRABUS ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: DURHAM (400 W. CHAPEL HILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plant near Morrisville:

  • 12 miles: Shearon Harris in New Hill, NC.

Colleges/Universities in Morrisville:

  • Strayer University-North Carolina (Full-time enrollment: 3,070; Location: 4 Copley Pkwy; Private, for-profit; Website: www.strayer.edu/north-carolina/rtp; Offers Master's degree)
  • Harrison College-Morrisville (Full-time enrollment: 278; Location: 2001 Carrington Mill Boulevard; Private, for-profit; Website: harrison.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Morrisville:

  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 10 miles; Raleigh, NC; Full-time enrollment: 29,958)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 11 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 11 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)
  • Duke University (about 14 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 14,652)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 14 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,946)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 15 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)
  • Campbell University (about 30 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)

Public elementary/middle schools in Morrisville:

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Points of interest:

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Shopping Center: Prime Outlets at Morrisville Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Morrisville include: CHARLES & COLVARD LTD (A), SCIQUEST INC (B), TRIMERIS INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Morrisville include: Hatchet Grove Church (A), Shiloh Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Crabtree Creek W/S Number Eighteen (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Fairfield Inn Raleigh Arpt/RTP (2750 Slater Road), Daly Seven Inc (1014 Airport Boulevard), Budgetel Inn (1001 Aerial Center Parkway), Hampton Inn (1010 Airport Boulevard), Baymont Inn & Suites (1001 Aerial Center Parkway), Hampton Inn Raleigh-Airport (1010 Airport Boulevard), Extended Stayamerica (2700 Slater Road), Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh Durham Airport (1500 Rdu Center Drive), Days Inn-Airport RTP (1000 Airport Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Vic Sorrell - Baseball player and coach.

Wake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Morrisville (2011 data):

  • The Fidelity Bank: Morrisville Branch at 10217 Chapel Hill Road, branch established on 1985/08/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Morrisville Branch at 9632 Chapel Hill Road, branch established on 2005/05/23. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Mccrimmon Corners Branch at 4011 Davis Drive, branch established on 2004/12/17. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Morrisville Nc Walmart Branch at 1001 Shiloh Glenn Drive, branch established on 2009/06/17. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Mccrimmon Corners Branch at 4015 Davis Drive, branch established on 2008/08/25. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Morrisville:

Marital status in Morrisville, NC
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 65.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Morrisville:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Morrisville
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Morrisville:

(Morrisville, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Morrisville, NC (based on Wake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant164,661445
Mainline Protestant99,508131
Catholic99,12617
Other35,76772
Black Protestant16,47642
Orthodox2,6505
None482,805-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 176
Wake County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
Wake County:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 68
Wake County:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 281
Wake County:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 648
Wake County:

7.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Wake County:

27.0%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wake County:

16.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Morrisville:

51.5%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.8%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Morrisville:

27.8
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Morrisville:

19.5%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Morrisville:

10.1%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Morrisville:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Morrisville:

28.2%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

61.6%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.5%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Morrisville, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 37$172,772$56,0344$1,993
Police Protection - Officers 27$124,205$55,2023$1,955
Other Government Administration 24$126,439$63,2202$2,730
Other and Unallocable 16$67,952$50,9640$0
Streets and Highways 13$59,579$54,9962$4,862
Parks and Recreation 13$50,968$47,04757$25,950
Financial Administration 10$58,779$70,5350$0
Police - Other 1$3,987$47,8440$0
Fire - Other 1$4,043$48,5160$0
Totals for Government 142$668,724$56,51268$37,490

Morrisville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $1,411,000 ($53.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $371,000 ($14.02)
    Water Utilities: $187,000 ($7.07)
    General Public Buildings: $47,000 ($1.78)
    Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.15)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $3,930,000 ($148.52)
    Regular Highways: $3,378,000 ($127.66)
    Police Protection: $3,143,000 ($118.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,664,000 ($62.89)
    General - Other: $1,620,000 ($61.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,423,000 ($53.78)
    Central Staff Services: $1,368,000 ($51.70)
    Financial Administration: $712,000 ($26.91)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $609,000 ($23.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $100,000 ($3.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $418,000 ($15.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $115,000 ($4.35)
    Other - Financial Administration: $25,000 ($0.94)
    Other - General - Other: $18,000 ($0.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,364,000 ($51.55)
    Police Protection: $145,000 ($5.48)
    General - Other: $71,000 ($2.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000 ($1.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($1.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $30,000 ($1.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,316,000 ($314.27)

Morrisville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,547,000 ($58.46)
    Other: $158,000 ($5.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($1.47)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $45,000 ($1.70)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $352,000 ($13.30)
    Rents: $165,000 ($6.24)
    Donations From Private Sources: $103,000 ($3.89)
    Sale of Property: $81,000 ($3.06)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($2.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,600,000 ($60.47)
    Highways: $430,000 ($16.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $59,000 ($2.23)
    Other: $19,000 ($0.72)
  • Tax - Property: $13,243,000 ($500.47)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,141,000 ($118.70)
    Other License: $812,000 ($30.69)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $752,000 ($28.42)
    Motor Vehicle License: $204,000 ($7.71)

Morrisville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,839,000 ($485.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,307,000 ($427.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,532,000 ($57.90)

Morrisville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $21,753,000 ($822.08)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,310,000 ($49.51)

8.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,271 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,484 average AGI)
Wake County:

0.06%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Durham County, NC  0.72% ($66,717 average AGI)
from Johnston County, NC  0.34% ($49,741)
from Guilford County, NC  0.20% ($49,231)


6.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($866 average AGI)
Wake County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Durham County, NC  0.81% ($58,150 average AGI)
to Johnston County, NC  0.61% ($53,700)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.25% ($62,943)
Businesses in Morrisville, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La Quinta1
Ace Hardware1Marriott3
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's2
CVS3Microtel1
Cambria1Nike1
Cracker Barrel1Office Depot1
Cricket Wireless1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos2
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn1Sam's Club1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
Extended Stay America1Taco Bell1
FedEx8U-Haul1
Haworth1UPS13
Hilton2Waffle House1
Holiday Inn3Walgreens1
Hyatt1Walmart1
IZOD1Wendy's3
KFC2

Strongest AM radio stations in Morrisville:

  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRY (1460 AM; 5 kW; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC)
  • WDNZ (570 AM; 1 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRIANGLE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Morrisville:

  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNC-FM (88.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W260AB (99.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • W216BN (91.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Morrisville:

  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBXU-CA (Channel 13; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WUBX-CA (Channel 13; DURHAM, ETC., NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Morrisville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Morrisville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 62Number of bridges
  • 558ft / 170mTotal length
  • 1,004,036Total average daily traffic
  • 121,735Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,363,406Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Morrisville, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 91990-1999
  • 372000-2009
  • 102010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Morrisville, NC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED57$200,069157$242,288507$262,3886$180,22333$198,4781$140,740
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$184,91716$246,25338$276,1450$03$174,2100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$207,88015$239,68773$284,6103$90,5436$190,8720$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$187,71820$244,99370$258,6122$99,0054$178,5180$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$185,7702$248,20019$274,5371$84,2702$174,8100$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0535.14 , 0536.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED21$277,29617$250,007
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$285,1136$284,473
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$322,6102$242,440
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$203,9151$383,990
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$443,300
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0535.14 , 0536.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Morrisville, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Morrisville, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 52. The highest number of fires - 75 took place in 2016, and the least - 7 in 2007. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Morrisville, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (38.0%), and Outside Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Morrisville, NC
    • 33538.0%Structure Fires
    • 27631.3%Outside Fires
    • 22525.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 465.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Morrisville, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Morrisville, North Carolina:

  • Hampton Inn Raleigh-Durham Airport, 1010 Airport Blvd, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560 , Phone: (919) 462-1620, Fax: (919) 462-3217
  • Extended Stay America, 2700 Slater Rd, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560 , Phone: (919) 380-1499, Fax: (919) 380-1598
  • Holiday Inn Express Raleigh-Durham Airport, 1014 Airport Blvd, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560 , Phone: (919) 653-2260, Fax: (919) 653-2261
  • Days Inn Raleigh Airport/RTP, 1000 Airport Blvd, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560 , Phone: (919) 469-8688, Fax: (919) 460-0811
  • Country Inn & Suites, Raleigh/Durham Airport, 201 Airgate Dr, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560 , Phone: (919) 544-1010, Fax: (919) 544-1722
  • Holiday Inn Raleigh-Durham Airport, 930 Airport Blvd, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560 , Phone: (919) 465-1910, Fax: (919) 465-1908
  • Cambria Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport, 300 Airgate Dr, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560 , Phone: (919) 361-3311, Fax: (919) 361-3399
  • Four Points Raleigh-Durham Airport, 1200 Claren Cir, Morrisville, North Carolina 27560 , Phone: (704) 846-1099, Fax: (704) 246-1099
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Morrisville, North Carolina
Most common first names in Morrisville, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2977.5 years
Mary2577.0 years
James2270.6 years
John1871.7 years
Robert1769.4 years
Thomas1168.1 years
George1174.1 years
Walter1078.2 years
Charles1068.5 years
Joseph971.4 years
Most common last names in Morrisville, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1575.9 years
Jones1482.7 years
Wilson1376.4 years
King1380.7 years
Green1177.7 years
Mayo1179.2 years
Ferrell981.7 years
Davis974.6 years
Watkins981.1 years
Mills972.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Morrisville, NC
  • 73.5%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Morrisville, NC
  • 75.1%Electricity
  • 23.8%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Morrisville compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Morrisville on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in India (population 500+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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