Living in Morehead City, NC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Morehead City SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9.5

Morehead City, NC Crime Report

427
Total Crimes
4,545.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
77.00%
Above National Average

Morehead City, NC Cost Of Living

102
Morehead City's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Morehead City, North Carolina Info Snack

Morehead City is a port town in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 8,661 at the 2010 census. Morehead City celebrated the 150th anniversary of its founding on May 5, 2007. It forms part of the Crystal Coast.
Population
9,304
Unemployment
6.4%
Poverty
16.9%
Median Home
$223,400
Median Income
$43,847
Median Rent
$859

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Population over time in Morehead City

Year Population % Change
2017 9,304 1.1%
2016 9,200 -0.8%
2015 9,273 1.2%
2014 9,162 1.5%
2013 9,030 1.5%
2012 8,899 2.1%
2011 8,720 1.3%
2010 8,606 1.0%
2009 8,523 -
Crime/100k Morehead City NC USA
Violent Crime 330.0 377.6 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 63.9 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 266.2 265.1 246.8
Property Crime 4215.9 2494.1 2199.5
Burglary 638.8 599.9 376.0
Larceny 3513.3 1724.4 1594.6
Car Theft 63.9 169.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Morehead City

White
77.8% (7,242)
African American
11.4% (1,057)
American Indian
0.3% (26)
Asian
1.8% (163)
Hawaiian
0.1% (5)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.0% (187)
Hispanic
6.7% (624)
Race Morehead City NC USA
White 77.8% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 11.4% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.7% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Morehead City, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
6.9% (64,348)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.0% (64,773)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (113,406)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.2% (122,750)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.5% (153,119)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (155,243)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (108,097)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.1% (84,311)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (21,661)
$200,000 or more
4.6% (42,686)
Income Morehead City NC USA
Less than $10,000 6.9% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.0% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 10.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.2% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.5% 14.2% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.1% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.6% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Morehead City

Female
50.2% (4,673)
Male
49.8% (4,631)
Gender Morehead City NC USA
Female 50.2% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Morehead City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (279)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (558)
High School / GED
24.0% (2,232)
Some College
24.0% (2,232)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,023)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (1,953)
Master's Degree
8.0% (744)
Professional Degree
2.0% (186)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (93)
Education Morehead City NC USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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