The unemployment rate in Morganton is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Morganton jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Morganton's cost of living is 11.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Morganton, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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Burke county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Morganton's population is 16,478 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 2.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Morganton is $167,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.3%. Check out the homes in the area
Morganton public schools spend $8,764 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.8 students per teacher in Morganton. More Education