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Morganton Summary
Morganton is located in North Carolina
Latitude: 35.765655
Longitude: -81.753744
Population: 54,898
Area: 327.37 sq. miles
Land: 327.31 sq. miles
Water: 0.06 sq. miles
Population Density: 167.73 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 1110.0 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Eastern (GMT -5)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Codes: 828
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Morganton Zip Codes

Morganton Demographics

Morganton Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Male27,87750.78 %48.98 %49.04 %
Female27,02149.22 %51.02 %50.96 %
Males / Female1.03-0.960.96
Total Population54,898100.00 %--
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Morganton Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years3,4126.22 %6.70 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years3,6656.68 %6.99 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years3,7646.86 %6.85 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years4,1227.51 %6.71 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years3,5036.38 %7.17 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years7,59713.84 %15.08 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years8,40915.32 %15.99 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years7,68213.99 %13.48 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years2,9455.36 %4.97 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years2,4364.44 %4.02 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years4,0117.31 %6.63 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years2,4504.46 %4.10 %4.38 %
85 years and over9021.64 %1.31 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)36.6-37.737.7
18 years and over41,81076.16 %75.60 %74.27 %
Male
21,01838.29 %36.48 %35.85 %
Female
20,79237.87 %39.12 %38.42 %
21 years and over39,10971.24 %71.23 %69.92 %
62 years and over8,73115.90 %14.38 %14.65 %
65 years and over7,36313.41 %12.04 %12.42 %
Male
2,9265.33 %4.83 %5.12 %
Female
4,4378.08 %7.21 %7.30 %
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Morganton Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
One race54,18598.70 %98.72 %97.55 %
White
44,85881.71 %72.11 %75.21 %
Black or African American
5,4669.96 %21.59 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
1930.35 %1.24 %0.87 %
Asian
1,8273.33 %1.41 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
1140.21 %0.33 %0.59 %
Chinese
1090.20 %0.24 %0.85 %
Filipino
370.07 %0.12 %0.65 %
Japanese
110.02 %0.07 %0.28 %
Korean
200.04 %0.16 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
250.05 %0.19 %0.39 %
Other Asian
1,5112.75 %0.31 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1800.33 %0.05 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
80.01 %0.01 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
1540.28 %0.02 %0.02 %
Samoan
70.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
110.02 %0.01 %0.04 %
Some other race
1,6613.03 %2.32 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)2,6934.91 %4.71 %13.70 %
Mexican
9281.69 %3.06 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
630.11 %0.39 %2.46 %
Cuban
350.06 %0.09 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,6673.04 %1.17 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino52,20595.09 %95.29 %86.30 %
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Morganton Social Profile

Morganton School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school12,893100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
7916.14 %6.62 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
6455.00 %5.61 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
6,06047.00 %44.69 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
3,36026.06 %20.44 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
2,03715.80 %22.63 %22.81 %
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Morganton Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over36,610100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
4,73512.93 %7.83 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
6,44917.62 %14.03 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
10,95029.91 %28.45 %28.63 %
High school or higher
25,42669.45 %78.14 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
6,55117.89 %20.45 %21.05 %
Associate degree
2,6477.23 %6.78 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
3,5919.81 %15.30 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
5,27814.42 %22.47 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
1,6874.61 %7.17 %8.86 %
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Morganton Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported43,790100.00 %--
Arab120.03 %0.28 %0.42 %
Czech260.06 %0.21 %0.59 %
Danish170.04 %0.16 %0.50 %
Dutch9732.22 %1.34 %1.58 %
English4,61310.53 %11.00 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)8281.89 %1.83 %2.90 %
French Canadian950.22 %0.42 %0.85 %
German5,88513.44 %10.92 %14.93 %
Greek1210.28 %0.27 %0.40 %
Hungarian670.15 %0.23 %0.49 %
Irish4,3689.97 %8.54 %10.65 %
Italian9302.12 %2.61 %5.47 %
Lithuanian300.07 %0.10 %0.23 %
Norwegian1170.27 %0.47 %1.56 %
Polish3230.74 %1.26 %3.12 %
Portuguese210.05 %0.10 %0.41 %
Russian1040.24 %0.36 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish1,8104.13 %3.66 %1.50 %
Scottish9612.19 %2.54 %1.70 %
Slovak180.04 %0.10 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African3670.84 %0.89 %0.62 %
Swedish1340.31 %0.58 %1.39 %
Swiss620.14 %0.17 %0.32 %
Ukrainian540.12 %0.14 %0.31 %
United States or American9,98522.80 %15.97 %7.18 %
Welsh1490.34 %0.55 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)230.05 %0.23 %0.65 %
Other ancestries11,69726.71 %35.07 %31.89 %
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Morganton Economy

Morganton Employment

GroupNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over43,447100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
22,04350.74 %48.31 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
21,40449.26 %51.69 %51.68 %
In labor force
27,20162.61 %65.66 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
14,56253.53 %53.52 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
12,63946.47 %46.48 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
27,19062.58 %64.22 %63.10 %
Employed
26,05459.97 %60.80 %59.39 %
Unemployed
1,1362.61 %3.42 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-4.18 %5.20 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
110.03 %1.44 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
16,24637.39 %34.34 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers19,27373.97 %78.78 %78.40 %
Government workers5,25620.17 %14.54 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,4415.53 %6.41 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers840.32 %0.28 %0.31 %
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Morganton Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations6,28524.12 %31.19 %33.60 %
Service occupations4,41116.93 %13.53 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations5,11519.63 %24.78 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2050.79 %0.76 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,2778.74 %11.04 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations7,76129.79 %18.69 %14.63 %
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Morganton Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining3041.17 %1.60 %1.87 %
Construction1,2204.68 %8.16 %6.80 %
Manufacturing8,84633.95 %19.75 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade5982.30 %3.43 %3.60 %
Retail trade2,61710.04 %11.50 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities7873.02 %4.61 %5.19 %
Information2981.14 %2.35 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing6432.47 %6.05 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services1,0363.98 %7.74 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services5,84522.43 %19.18 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,4675.63 %6.95 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)1,0804.15 %4.62 %4.88 %
Public administration1,3135.04 %4.07 %4.83 %
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Morganton Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Households20,915100.00 %3,132,455106,788,273
Less than $10,000
2,17010.38 %10.49 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
1,3806.60 %6.42 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
3,25015.54 %13.78 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
3,33015.92 %13.91 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
4,17319.95 %17.65 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
4,03519.29 %19.43 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
1,4256.81 %8.91 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
6753.23 %6.02 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
2121.01 %1.62 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
2651.27 %1.77 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$36,089.00-$36,856.86$39,349.33
Average household size2.49-2.482.58
Average income per member of household$14,493.57-$14,839.50$15,252.86
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Morganton Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over25,520100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
20,91481.95 %79.39 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
3,44913.51 %14.02 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
540.21 %0.91 %4.73 %
Walked
3431.34 %1.93 %2.94 %
Other means
3451.35 %1.07 %1.20 %
Worked at home
4151.63 %2.68 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)20.8 minutes-26.0 minutes26.3 minutes
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Morganton Housing

Morganton Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units22,326100.00 %3,523,055117,282,697
Occupied housing units
20,76493.00 %88.88 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
15,06967.50 %61.64 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
5,69525.51 %27.24 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
1,5627.00 %11.12 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
1980.89 %3.83 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate1.10 %-1.83 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate6.80 %-9.27 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.51-2.502.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.43-2.432.45
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Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units22,297100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
14,16163.51 %64.36 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
2140.96 %3.01 %5.68 %
2 units
4702.11 %2.51 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
7043.16 %3.24 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
6973.13 %4.30 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
1470.66 %3.18 %3.99 %
20 or more units
2271.02 %2.85 %8.59 %
Mobile home
5,65425.36 %16.38 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
230.10 %0.17 %0.22 %
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Morganton Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units22,297100.00 %--
1 room
320.14 %0.76 %2.21 %
2 rooms
5602.51 %2.83 %4.88 %
3 rooms
1,3596.09 %6.94 %10.06 %
4 rooms
4,81621.60 %18.34 %15.95 %
5 rooms
6,98831.34 %25.93 %20.92 %
6 rooms
4,33819.46 %19.80 %18.39 %
7 rooms
2,0058.99 %11.57 %11.98 %
8 rooms
1,0784.83 %7.07 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
1,1215.03 %6.75 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.1-5.45.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units20,803100.00 %--
1.00 or less
20,04696.36 %85.85 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
4622.22 %1.97 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
2951.42 %1.06 %2.54 %
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Morganton Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas3,06513.75 %21.51 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas1,7167.70 %11.19 %5.96 %
Electricity9,78943.90 %43.38 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.5,36424.06 %10.45 %8.06 %
Coal or coke90.04 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood7403.32 %1.86 %1.51 %
Solar energy00.00 %0.04 %0.05 %
Other fuel590.26 %0.19 %0.35 %
No fuel used610.27 %0.25 %1.25 %
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Morganton Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units10,340100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
1,09310.57 %8.68 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
5,26450.91 %36.60 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
2,35922.81 %26.11 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
9178.87 %13.57 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
5094.92 %9.44 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
1501.45 %4.10 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
480.46 %1.25 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
00.00 %0.25 %0.56 %
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Morganton Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage6,11959.18 %69.09 %69.56 %
Less than $300
430.42 %0.54 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
6856.62 %4.24 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
1,47414.26 %10.21 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
2,02719.60 %20.53 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
1,35713.12 %21.16 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
3743.62 %7.55 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
1591.54 %4.87 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged4,22140.82 %30.91 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent4,60544.54 %37.73 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent1,89118.29 %17.69 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent1,38513.39 %13.80 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent7327.08 %9.13 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent4914.75 %5.71 %6.01 %
35 percent or more1,10210.66 %15.01 %15.91 %
Not computed1341.30 %0.94 %0.85 %
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Morganton Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units5,542100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
3005.41 %5.55 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
3275.90 %5.62 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
2,37042.76 %26.79 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
1,72131.05 %34.74 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
2444.40 %13.75 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
771.39 %4.22 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
601.08 %1.03 %2.89 %
No cash rent
4437.99 %8.30 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)4648.37 %39.76 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent1,36324.59 %19.28 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent79314.31 %14.53 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent74313.41 %12.65 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent4488.08 %9.60 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent3456.23 %6.66 %7.32 %
35 percent or more1,22722.14 %26.67 %29.47 %
Not computed62311.24 %10.62 %7.77 %

Morganton Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentNorth Carolina Avg.National Avg.
None1,4066.31 %6.68 %9.57 %
16,55729.41 %28.68 %31.22 %
28,07736.22 %35.49 %34.76 %
3 or more4,76321.36 %18.03 %15.45 %
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