The 2014 Morganton, North Carolina, population is 16,932. There are 884 people per square mile (population density).
The median age is 41.5. The US median is 37.2. 45.48% of people in Morganton, North Carolina, are married. 13.53% are divorced.
The average household size is 2.33 people. 23.25% of people are married, with children. 23.72% have children, but are single.
75.53% of people are white, 12.38% are black, 1.65% are asian, 0.09% are native american, and 6.78% claim 'Other'.
15.62% of the people in Morganton, North Carolina, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 84.38% are non-hispanic).