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Overview
Population:16,932
Pop. Change:-4%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area
County: Burke County
City:Morganton
Zip Code:28655
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Morganton's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area

Profile: Small-town complex  Location: Western North Carolina half way between Winston-Salem and Asheville Elevation: 897 Time zone: Eastern Standard Time

PROCON
Nearby mountainsEmployment
Cost of livingArts and culture
Small-town feelLow ethnic diversity

Interesting Facts about Morganton, North Carolina

As of 2014, Morganton's population is 16,932 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -4.13 percent.

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The median home cost in Morganton is $104,400. Home appreciation the last year has been -0.60 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Morganton's cost of living is 13.90% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Morganton public schools spend $8,310 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Morganton.

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The unemployment rate in Morganton is 6.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Morganton jobs have Increased by 0.70 percent.


Ranked #28 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #254 2005 Best Places to Live
Ranked #268 Best Green Cities
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Map Of Morganton

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Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Morganton's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes