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Morehead City, NC Real Estate

Morehead City, North Carolina is located in Carteret County. Nearby cities and towns include Atlantic Beach, Pine Knoll Shores, Beaufort, Newport, Indian Beach, Broad Creek, Harkers Island, Gloucester, Marshallberg, Havelock, Bogue, Davis, Emerald Isle, Cape Carteret, Minnesott Beach, Peletier, Cedar Point, Neuse Forest, Arapahoe, Oriental, Swansboro, and Atlantic. Morehead City is a suburban community with a population of 8,847. The median household income is $40,492. In Morehead City, 46% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 19% of the households. Half the population of Morehead City commutes 14 minutes or less to work, with 61% of residents holding white collar jobs and 39% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Morehead City, NC is 24 years, with 40% of those homes owned, 38% rented, and 22% not occupied. In the previous year, 158 Morehead City properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Morehead City in the previous year was $228,471.

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Morehead City offers a range of educational opportunities with one elementary school, one middle school and 2 high schools.

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Morehead City, NC Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Morehead City, NC
  • 54% Single
  • 46% Married
North Carolina
  • 50% Single
  • 50% Married

Male VS. Female

Morehead City, NC
  • 53% Female
  • 47% Male
North Carolina
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Morehead City, NC

  • 44
  • 38
  • Morehead City, NC
  • North Carolina

Average Age of Homes in Morehead City, NC

  • 24
  • 22
  • Morehead City, NC
  • North Carolina

Vacant Homes in Morehead City, NC

  • 22%
  • 12%
  • Morehead City, NC
  • North Carolina

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $45,000
  • $62,851
  • Morehead City, NC
  • North Carolina

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Morehead City, NC
  • 40% Owned
  • 38% Rented
North Carolina
  • 57% Owned
  • 31% Rented