Morehead City, NC Overview


Population Growth (since 2000)5%
Population Density (ppl / mile)1,281.00
Household Size (ppl)2.085
Households w/ Children19%

Housing Stability

Annual Residential Turnover0%
5+ Years in Residency31%
Median Year in Residency3

Housing Inventory

Morehead City, NC Housing Inventory 2,4321,0641,8882,4321,064

Market Overview

226 listings with an estimated median price of $299,000

$0 - 100K20
$100K - 200K51
$200K - 300K47
$300K - 400K41
$400K - 500K15
$500K - 600K11
$600K - 700K9
$700K - 800K12
$800K - 900K2
$900K - 1M2
$1M - Max16
Property TypeCount
Single Family85
Lots and Land74
Multi Family2

(Data as of 10/22/2019)

Population Demographics

The population of the community broken down by age group. The numbers at the top of each bar indicate the number of people in the age bracket below.

Morehead City, NC Population Demographics

Total: 9,118


Median Age: 44.77

Climate and Weather

The Temperature chart displays average high and low values for January and July, and is designed to provide an indication of both seasonal and daily temperature variability. The Weather Risk Index indicates the calculated risk of each type of weather event occurring in the future. This risk is based on historical localized storm events and weather patterns. The national average for each type of weather event equals a score of 100, so a score of 200 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Temperature (degrees F)

Morehead City, NC Temperature

Weather Risk

Morehead City, NC Weather Risk


The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index below are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Education Climate Index

Morehead City, NC Education Climate Index

Highest Education Level Attained

Morehead City, NC Highest Education Level Attained 1,8541,8784393025441,2354601,8541,8784393025441,235

Employment and Finance


Morehead City, NC Workforce

Income by dollar range (Median Income: $38,960)

Morehead City, NC Income by dollar range 47037629729419827931129123523934938921111716837526

Fair Market Rents

The Fair Market Rents show average gross rent estimates based on figures provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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Smoking Ban

The Smoking Ban data indicates whether an area has a smoking ban in place for workplaces, restaurants or bars. This information represents that of the search area and may not reflect that of the whole County or State.



The Crime Index compares the risk or probability of future occurrence of certain types of crime in this community as compared to the national average. The national average for each type of crime equals a score of 1.0, so a score of 2.0 would represent twice the risk as the national average, and a score of 0.50 would represent half the risk of the national average.

Morehead City, NC Crime

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