The 2016 Morganton, North Carolina, population is 16,692. There are 872 people per square mile (population density).
The median age is 41.7. The US median is 37.4. 43.06% of people in Morganton, North Carolina, are married. 15.71% are divorced.
The average household size is 2.38 people. 20.45% of people are married, with children. 27.57% have children, but are single.
66.32% of people are white, 11.41% are black, 0.95% are asian, 0.00% are native american, and 1.02% claim 'Other'.
16.90% of the people in Morganton, North Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 83.10% are non-hispanic).