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The 2016 Morganton, North Carolina, population is 16,692. There are 872 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Morganton, North Carolina

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.

Race in Morganton, North Carolina

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).

  PEOPLEMorganton, North CarolinaUnited States
  Population  16,692321,418,820
  Population - 2010  16,972308,745,538
  Population - 2000  17,310285,036,114
  Population - 1990  15,085251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  10.65%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  -3.57%12.76%
  Pop. Density  87291
  Land Area  193,531,905
  Water Area  0264,837
  Median Age  41.737.4
  Female Population  51.81%50.81%
  Male Population  48.19%49.19%
  White  66.32%62.77%
  Black  11.41%12.24%
  Asian  0.95%4.95%
  Native American  0.00%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.00%0.16%
  Other  1.02%0.20%
  Two or More Races  3.41%2.13%
  Hispanic  16.90%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  83.10%83.10%
  Households  6,590116,211,000
  Family Households  3,83876,958,100
  Non Family Households  2,75239,253,000
  Household Size  2.382.63
  Married Population  43.06%50.58%
  Single Population  56.94%49.42%
  Now Married  39.05%48.41%
  Married but Separated  4.01%2.17%
  Never Married  31.67%32.55%
  Widowed  9.57%5.95%
  Divorced  15.71%10.92%
  Married, w/children  20.45%31.68%
  Married, no children  39.76%41.44%
  Single, w/children  27.57%16.94%
  Single, no children  12.22%9.95%

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Morganton is small, safe yet close enough to large

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