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Latitude: 35.740771 Longitude: -81.700297


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Overview
Population:16,918
Pop. Change:-3%
State: North Carolina
Metro Area: Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area
County: Burke County
City:Morganton
Zip Code:28655
Real Estate:For Sale
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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


Interesting Facts about Morganton, North Carolina

As of 2012, Morganton's population is 16,918 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -3.04 percent.

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The median home cost in Morganton is $103,400. Home appreciation the last year has been -1.45 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Morganton's cost of living is 13.10% Lower than the U.S. average.

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Morganton public schools spend $4,328 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Morganton.

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The unemployment rate in Morganton is 11.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Morganton jobs have Decreased by 2.03 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 22 minutes. The National Average is 28 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