morganton Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,563 16.6 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 2,713 28.8 % 32.6 %
Some College 2,141 22.7 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,811 19.2 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,187 12.6 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 7,325 77.8 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,410 25.6 % 25.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 16,748 - -
19 years old and under 4,000 23.9 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 4,671 27.9 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 4,615 27.6 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 3,462 20.7 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 13,127 84.2 % 84.6 %
Spanish 2,330 14.9 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 141 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 2,058 32.2 % 33.5 %
Married 2,658 41.6 % 50.5 %
Separated 416 6.5 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,265 19.8 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 7,715 - -
Occupied Housing Units 6,586 85.4 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,129 14.6 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 5,049 65.4 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 197 2.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 359 4.7 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 404 5.2 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 601 7.8 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 249 3.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 362 4.7 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 494 6.4 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 808 10.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 839 10.9 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,328 17.2 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 1,115 14.5 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,035 26.4 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 935 12.1 % 13.0 %
Electric 3,304 42.8 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 485 6.3 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 2,518 32.6 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 157 2.0 % 4.1 %
Wood 95 1.2 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 9 0.1 % 0.4 %
None 18 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 12,646 78.1 % 75.5 %
African-American 1,588 9.8 % 13.1 %
Native American 51 0.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 108 0.7 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 1,804 11.1 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 36,906 55,775
Median Family Income 49,156 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 22,177 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 54.84 %
  • Temperature 61.28 ℉
  • Rainfall 4.26 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 14.68
    [CDD] 0.23
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.10 %
6.0 0.02 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com