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Morganton
  • Town in North Carolina

Morganton Residents

Morganton Residents Overview

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
16,481
Unemployment Rate
2.8%
Poverty Rate
24.3%
Non-Citizens
8.9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 7 responses
  • Friendly
    71%
  • Bible Belt
    14%
  • Family oriented
    14%

Morganton Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    national  12%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    66%
  • Hispanic
    21%
  • African American
    8%
  • Other race
    2%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • Asian
    1%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    20%

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Income

Median Household Income
$42,137
National
$62,843
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    31%
  • $25-$44k
    22%
  • $45-$74k
    24%
  • $75-$149k
    16%
  • $150k+
    7%
Median Individual Income
$22,290
National
$31,133
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    32%
  • $15-$34k
    38%
  • $35-$64k
    21%
  • $65k+
    10%

Community

Poll
86%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 7 responses
Poll
29%
of people say LGBT residents are not very accepted. 7 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 7 responses
  • This is a good place to raise kids
    57%
  • Get involved in the community
    14%
  • Limited options but NC good cost of living
    14%
  • You won't get a job or an education
    14%

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