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Who Lives Here

Morehead City Demographics

Education

High School

35%

Associate's

34%

Bachelor's

22%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

56%

3 people

24%

4 people

13%

5 people

6%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

53%

50-100k

27%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

3%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

9%

10-20

7%

20-45

28%

45-65

30%

65+

25%

Getting Around Morehead City

Morehead City Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

53%

15-30 Mins

26%

30-40 Mins

13%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

3%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3737

Walk Score®

Percentage: 5353

Bike Score®

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Gas

Things To Do In Morehead City

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Morehead City gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 100% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 100% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 99% fewer restaurants than average
  3. Significantly more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Morehead City.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 100% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 100% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Morehead City Education

Schools

Top Schools in Morehead City

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Living in Morehead City, NC

Morehead City, North Carolina is a small town with just over 9,000 residents. Retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (23%) here than nationally (14%), while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the town. Overall, the town's population, at an average age of just under 44, skews older than most cities in North Carolina. Renters tend to be in the minority in the town, and 55% of residents own their homes. Renters in the town benefit from a relatively low average rent of $827 a month, which is $105 per month less than the state average.

Many Morehead City residents work in one of two industries: entertainment and retail. Together, these industries account for 14% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, as 7% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. Morehead City workers earn an average annual income of about $58,000, around $10,000 less than those elsewhere in the state. Morehead City's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Morehead City has a high percentage of residents older than 25 who possess an Associate's degree (8%). Further, 21% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

With an average commute time of about 18 minutes, shorter than most cities in the state, Morehead City residents know that it isn't overly time-consuming to travel to work. Driving is the most common way to get to work, selected by 40% of commuters, while public transportation is not widely used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.