The unemployment rate in Morganton is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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In the last Presidential election, Burke county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 69.5% to 29.4%. More Voting Stats
Morganton's population is 16,625 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $173,100
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.3%.
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