Morganton, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Morganton, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
16,517
Unemployment
4.8%
Poverty
26.1%
Median Home
$153,400
Median Income
$40,406
Median Rent
$684

Morganton SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Morganton, NC Cost Of Living

95
Morganton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Morganton North Carolina National Average
Overall 95 95 100
Services 98 102 100
Groceries 99 100 100
Health 116 108 100
Housing 72 87 100
Transportation 102 96 100
Utilities 107 98 100

Morganton, NC Photos

Morganton Village  Nara
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Rankings for Morganton in North Carolina

Map Of Morganton, NC

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Population over time in Morganton

Year Population % Change
2020 16,517 0.3%
2019 16,466 -0.1%
2018 16,478 -1.4%
2017 16,717 -0.2%
2016 16,748 -0.4%
2015 16,816 -0.5%
2014 16,903 -0.2%
2013 16,932 -0.1%
2012 16,944 -0.2%
2011 16,972 -

Race / Ethnicity in Morganton

White
61.6% (10,177)
African American
10.9% (1,805)
American Indian
0.4% (70)
Asian
3.0% (495)
Hawaiian
0.0% (3)
Other
3.0% (494)
Two Or More
1.7% (287)
Hispanic
19.3% (3,186)
Race Morganton NC USA
White 61.6% 62.6% 60.1%
African American 10.9% 21.0% 12.2%
American Indian 0.4% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 3.0% 2.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 3.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.7% 2.5% 2.8%
Hispanic 19.3% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in Morganton

Female
51.8% (8,548)
Male
48.2% (7,969)
Gender Morganton NC USA
Female 51.8% 51.4% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.6% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Morganton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.0% (2,147)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (1,982)
High School / GED
25.0% (4,129)
Some College
18.0% (2,973)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,816)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (1,982)
Master's Degree
6.0% (991)
Professional Degree
2.0% (330)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (165)
Education Morganton NC USA
< 9th Grade 13.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Morganton, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
8.0% (132,802)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.5% (73,624)
$15,000 to $24,999
19.4% (321,171)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (180,311)
$35,000 to $49,999
20.2% (333,396)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (278,663)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.3% (137,248)
$100,000 to $149,999
5.8% (96,407)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.1% (50,565)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (47,508)
Income Morganton NC USA
Less than $10,000 8.0% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.5% 4.8% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 19.4% 9.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 10.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 20.2% 13.6% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.3% 12.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5.8% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.1% 5.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 6.0% 8.3%

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