Morristown 65 Below average
Morristown Livability #246 ranked city in Tennessee#18,497 ranked city in the USARanks better than 36% of areas
A Morristown Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Morristown Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% lower than Tennessee
8515% less expensive than the US average
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Morristown cost of living
F Morristown Crime Total crime is 58% higher than Tennessee
Total crime
5,454111% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 19111% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
1%Year over year crime is up
Morristown crime
F Morristown Employment Household income is 33% lower than Tennessee
Median household income
$31,25943% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$18,25239% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%13% higher than the US average
Morristown employment
D Morristown Housing Home value is 25% lower than Tennessee
Median home value
$109,00041% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$65231% lower than the US average
Home ownership
53%17% lower than the US average
Morristown real estate or Morristown rentals
D+ Morristown Schools HS graduation rate is 15% lower than Tennessee
High school grad. rates
68%18% lower than the US average
School test scores
54%9% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Morristown K-12 schools
C+ Morristown User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Morristown
Overall user rating
68% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
70% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
66% 4 total surveys
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      Living in Morristown, TN

      Located in the state of Tennessee, Morristown is a medium-sized city with a population of 29,395 inhabitants. The majority of Morristown residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. If you are not a fan of long commutes, you will enjoy living in Morristown. With average one way commute time of only 22 minutes, getting to and from work is a breeze compared to the national average of 26 minutes.

      Living in Morristown can be a positive experience for anyone relocating to the city. Having said that, in the state of Tennessee, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! The best areas in Morristown and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from crime, cost of living, education, employment, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Tennessee and national averages.

      Using data and statistics Morristown has received a livability score of 63 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 30th percentile when compared to all other cities. If we explore each of the categories individually, we see that Morristown ranks well for amenities (A) and cost of living (B). There is at least one category that you should be aware of in Morristown. The following was graded with a disappointing score: crime (F), employment (F) and housing (D).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Morristown has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Panther Creek State Park, Crockett Tavern Museum, and Millstone Golf Club.

      Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Morristown. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Morristown are affordable. The median home price for Morristown homes is $109,000, which is 25.3% lower than the Tennessee average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Morristown, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.5, which is 12.9% higher than the Tennessee average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Morristown area were 9.3% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 5.2%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

      Morristown transportation information

      Average one way commute22min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work80.1%83.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool13.4%9.2%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.2%0.8%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%1.4%2.8%
      Working from home1.7%3.9%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a5354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a4711

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      Source: The Morristown, TN data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).