Morganton

  1. Morganton Legal Resources
  2. Morganton Statistics
  3. Morganton Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Morganton Employment Information
  5. Morganton Family Information
  6. Morganton Education Information
  7. Morganton Public Benefits Information
  8. Morganton Criminal Information
  9. Morganton Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Morganton Zip Codes


Morganton Legal Resources

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Morganton Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 27,091
  • Land Area (2000): 152.322 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 0.400 square kilometers

Morganton Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 15,098 2002 17,892 2005 17,462
2000 16,513 2003 Not Available 2006 Not Available
2001 17,605 2004 17,536 2007 17,183

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Houses (2000): 11,263

Morganton Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 20,417 75.17%
 Rural, Farm 17 0.06%
 Rural, Non-farm 6,727 24.77%

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Morganton Employment Information

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Morganton Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 832 12.03%
2. Health Care 557 8.05%
3. Construction 417 6.03%
4. Accommodation and Food Services 369 5.33%
5. Educational Services 294 4.25%
6. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 275 3.98%
7. Public Administration 259 3.74%
8. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 253 3.66%
9. Metal Manufactuing 207 2.99%
10. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 193 2.79%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 180 2.60%
12. Repair and Maintenance 177 2.56%
13. Food Manufacturing 174 2.52%
14. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 164 2.37%
15. Truck Transportation 147 2.13%
16. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 143 2.07%
17. Department and Other General Stores 143 2.07%
18. Nonmetallic Mineral Manufacturing 134 1.94%
19. Food and Beverage Stores 106 1.53%
20. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 103 1.49%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 1,179 20.14%
2. Educational Services 749 12.79%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 462 7.89%
4. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 425 7.26%
5. Public Administration 239 4.08%
6. Social Assistance 222 3.79%
7. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 184 3.14%
8. Finance and Insurance 170 2.90%
9. Apparel Manufacturing 166 2.84%
10. Department and Other General Stores 166 2.84%
11. Personal and Laundry Services 165 2.82%
12. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 163 2.78%
13. Food and Beverage Stores 124 2.12%
14. Electrical Equipment / Appliances / Components Manufacturing 102 1.74%
15. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 98 1.67%
16. Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 81 1.38%
17. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 69 1.18%
18. Miscellaneous Manufacturing 65 1.11%
19. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 58 0.99%
20. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 56 0.96%

Morganton Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 504 7.29%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 394 5.70%
3. Other Sales and Related Occupations 375 5.42%
4. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 318 4.60%
5. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 311 4.50%
6. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 274 3.96%
7. Assemblers and Fabricators 236 3.41%
8. Other Management Occupations 223 3.22%
9. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 219 3.17%
10. Woodworkers 200 2.89%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 192 2.78%
12. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 185 2.67%
13. Engineers 179 2.59%
14. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 172 2.49%
15. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 145 2.10%
16. Operations Managers Non Finance 142 2.05%
17. Other Construction Trades 138 2.00%
18. Vehicle Mechanics 136 1.97%
19. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 129 1.86%
20. Business Operations Specialists 123 1.78%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 399 6.81%
2. Other Office and Admin Support 346 5.91%
3. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 311 5.31%
4. Other Production Occupations 299 5.11%
5. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 272 4.65%
6. Registered Nurses 243 4.15%
7. Other Management Occupations 213 3.64%
8. Secretaries and Admins 205 3.50%
9. Cashiers 184 3.14%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 181 3.09%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 179 3.06%
12. Assemblers and Fabricators 175 2.99%
13. Food and Beverage Servers, Not waiters/waitresses 172 2.94%
14. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 150 2.56%
15. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 125 2.13%
16. Personal Appearance Workers 106 1.81%
17. Child Care Workers 99 1.69%
18. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 97 1.66%
19. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 91 1.55%
20. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 90 1.54%

Morganton Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 11,838 54.10%
15-35 hours 1,875 8.57%
1-14 hours 402 1.84%
No regular hours 7,768 35.50%

Morganton Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 353 2.88%
5 AM-5:29 AM 248 2.02%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 510 4.16%
6 AM-6:29 AM 1,134 9.25%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 1,931 15.75%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,653 13.48%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 2,276 18.57%
8 AM-8:29 AM 914 7.46%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 508 4.14%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 440 3.59%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 176 1.44%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 130 1.06%
Noon-3:59 PM 1,096 8.94%
4 PM-11:59 PM 890 7.26%

Morganton Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 413 3.37%
5-9 1,843 15.03%
10-14 3,288 26.82%
15-19 2,657 21.67%
20-24 1,363 11.12%
25-29 479 3.91%
30-34 980 7.99%
35-39 192 1.57%
40-44 195 1.59%
45-59 309 2.52%
60-89 269 2.19%
At least 90 271 2.21%

Morganton Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 34 0.28% 10,009 81.65%
30-44 9 0.07% 1,358 11.08%
45-59 0 0.00% 309 2.52%
At least 60 0 0.00% 540 4.40%

Morganton Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 32 0.26%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,606 12.91%
 Car / truck / van, solo 10,267 82.51%
 Motorcycle 25 0.20%
 Other 119 0.96%
 Public transportation 43 0.35%
 Walked 167 1.34%
 Worked at home 184 1.48%

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Morganton Family Information

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Households (2000): 10,523 (24,877 people)
Families (2000): 6,874 (20,111 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 2,833
People at same address in 1995: 13,556

Morganton Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,169 11.11%
$10,000-$14,999 727 6.91%
$15,000-$19,999 702 6.67%
$20,000-$24,999 848 8.06%
$25,000-$29,999 813 7.73%
$30,000-$34,999 769 7.31%
$35,000-$39,999 696 6.61%
$40,000-$44,999 784 7.45%
$45,000-$49,999 589 5.60%
$50,000-$59,999 874 8.31%
$60,000-$74,999 1,017 9.66%
$75,000-$99,999 819 7.78%
$100,000-$124,999 226 2.15%
$125,000-$149,999 170 1.62%
$150,000-$199,999 145 1.38%
$200,000 or more 175 1.66%

Morganton Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 3,224 30.65%
 Family, 2 people 3,185 30.28%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 348 3.31%
 Family, 3 people 1,734 16.49%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 54 0.51%
 Family, 4 people 1,199 11.40%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 32 0.30%
 Family, 5 people 439 4.17%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 31 0.29%
 Family, 6 people 131 1.25%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 18 0.17%
 Family, 7 or more people 114 1.08%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 9 0.09%

Morganton Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 8,236 30.45%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 3,154 11.66%
Public Assistance 242 0.89%
Retirement 1,733 6.41%
Self Employment 960 3.55%
Social Security 2,918 10.79%
Supplemental Security 456 1.69%
Wage / Salary 8,000 29.57%
Other 1,353 5.00%

Morganton Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 3,038 56.81%
 With children under 18 2,310 43.19%

Morganton Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,105 9.75%
 Married 6,552 57.83%
 Never Married 3,365 29.70%
 Widowed 307 2.71%

Morganton Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 1,215 11.15%
 Married 6,380 58.58%
 Never Married 1,892 17.37%
 Widowed 1,405 12.90%

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Morganton Education Information

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Morganton Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 2,912 13.64%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 3,740 17.52%
 High school diploma or equivalent 5,725 26.82%
 Some college, no degree 3,999 18.74%
 Associate degree 1,473 6.90%
 Bachelors degree 2,359 11.05%
 Graduate or professional degree 1,135 5.32%

Morganton Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 97 0.36% 294 1.09% 391 1.44%
Kindergarten 200 0.74% 24 0.09% 224 0.83%
Grades 1-4 1,320 4.87% 60 0.22% 1,380 5.09%
Grades 5-8 1,274 4.70% 71 0.26% 1,345 4.96%
Grades 9-12 1,457 5.38% 52 0.19% 1,509 5.57%
Undergrad college 775 2.86% 131 0.48% 906 3.34%
Graduate or professional school 75 0.28% 76 0.28% 151 0.56%
Total 5,198 19.19% 708 2.61% 5,906 21.80%

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Morganton Public Benefits Information

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Morganton Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 22,093 88.73%
 Below Poverty Level 2,807 11.27%

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Morganton Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 809

Morganton Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 3.510 0.464 0.000 0.927 4.901 0.464 9.604 46.165 2.981 59.213
2000 3.331 0.182 0.000 0.908 4.421 0.182 10.113 42.391 1.272 53.957
2001 1.874 0.227 0.114 1.079 3.295 0.114 9.543 39.023 2.499 51.179
2002 0.503 0.335 0.000 1.006 1.844 0.112 9.781 34.764 1.900 46.557
2003 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2004 2.167 0.114 0.000 1.426 3.707 0.057 10.607 31.022 1.711 43.339
2005 2.577 0.286 0.057 0.744 3.665 0.000 9.220 30.123 2.119 41.461
2006 Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
2007 2.910 0.466 0.116 0.989 4.481 0.058 10.417 28.924 2.153 41.495

Morganton Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 23 60
2005 31 62
2006 31 63
2007 34 60

Morganton Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 968
2000 964
2001 959
2002 866

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Morganton Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Morganton Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 3,260 12.03%
10-19 Years 3,336 12.31%
20-29 Years 3,878 14.31%
30-39 Years 4,010 14.80%
40-49 Years 3,888 14.35%
50-59 Years 3,227 11.91%
60-69 Years 2,345 8.66%
70-79 Years 1,954 7.21%
80-89 Years 1,003 3.70%
90+ Years 190 0.70%

Morganton Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 13,716 50.63%
 Female 13,375 49.37%

Morganton Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 21,147 78.06%
 African-American 2,818 10.40%
 Hispanic/Latino 2,083 7.69%
 Asian 618 2.28%
 Multiracial 262 0.97%
 Amerindian 71 0.26%
 Pacific Islander 59 0.22%
 Other Race 33 0.12%

Morganton Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 4,316 26.96%
2. German 2,817 17.60%
3. English 2,431 15.19%
4. Irish 1,983 12.39%
5. Scotch Irish 955 5.97%
6. Scottish 625 3.90%
7. Italian 484 3.02%
8. Dutch 476 2.97%
9. French Non-Basque 422 2.64%
10. European 321 2.01%

Morganton Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 22,623 89.10%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,831 7.21%
3. Miao / Hmong 358 1.41%
4. German 120 0.47%
5. Chinese 81 0.32%
6. Laotian 74 0.29%
7. French 60 0.24%
8. Greek 42 0.17%
9. Korean 32 0.13%
10. Vietnamese 27 0.11%

Morganton Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 25,111 92.45%
 Naturalized immigrant 327 1.20%
 Not a citizen 1,723 6.34%

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Morganton Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Morganton Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

28655 28680