Morehead City, NC

9,273 Population
7 square miles 1,318.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,318.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
58.9%
was 60.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
8.9%
was 9.0%
 
Percent Under 18
18.9%
was 20.2%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.3%
was 20.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
23.0%
was 23.6%
 
Median Household Income
$39,368
was $39,117
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
50
52.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
was 10.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
531.9
was 622.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,499.5
was 5,764.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
5,400
was 5,296
 
Median Rent
$815
was $726
 
Total Building Permits
40
was 31
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,236
was 4,135
 
Homeownership Rate
49.8%
was 49.9%
 
Single Family Building Permits
40
was 24
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
765.5
was 752.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
35.4%
was 35.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 7
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.1
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.3
was 5.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
4.5
was 3.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
91.1%
was 93.4%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
74.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.7%
was 88.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
28.4%
was 28.2%
 

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