Morrisville NC was named by “Find the Home” as the most “linguistically diverse city in North Carolina,” coming in 28th out of 50 in the nation.
This report has compiled the list based on US Census data from the American Community Survey on what primary languages are spoken at home in relationship to the population. The average amount of English speaking residents out of a population of nearly 21,000 people is 63.7%, with Spanish speaking residents coming in at 4.2%, Asian languages at 15%, Indo-European languages at 15%, and other languages at 2.1%.
In North Carolina as a whole, the percentage of English speaking residents is at 88.9%, and the nationwide average is 79.1%. Morrisville is considered a hub for technology and is surrounded by huge employers and major universities that attract people from all over the country and the world. Immersion in such a diverse environment of education, including UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, and Duke University, as well as major employers such as SAS, Quintiles, and RTP, all help make Morrisville the diverse town that it is. Morrisville also has easy access to I-40, I-540, US-1, the RDU International Airport. People move to Morrisville for many reasons – the excellent schools, proximity to Research Triangle Park, and the Raleigh-Durham area to name a few. People stay in Morrisville because of the superb quality of life.
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