Morganton, North Carolina 

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Economy in Morganton, North Carolina

Morganton has an unemployment rate of 3.6%. The US average is 3.9%.

Morganton has seen the job market increase by 1.6% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.3%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Morganton
- The Sales Tax Rate for Morganton is 6.8%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Morganton is 5.5%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Morganton
- The average income of a Morganton resident is $21,976 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Morganton resident is $35,144 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYMorganton, North CarolinaUnited States
  4.3%3.7%
  1.6%1.6%
  37.3%33.5%
  6.8%6.2%
  5.3%4.6%
  $23,473$31,177
  $41,225$57,652
  $52,880$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.8%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  6.4%6.2%
  17.3%10.4%
  3.0%2.7%
  9.0%11.6%
  0.5%4.1%
  0.9%0.9%
  1.0%2.1%
  2.4%4.7%
  1.5%1.9%
  2.9%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.5%4.3%
  9.2%9.3%
  21.9%13.8%
  1.4%2.2%
  4.3%7.4%
  6.4%4.9%
  7.7%4.8%
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    Reviews for Morganton    3 Reviews
    Life in Morganton - 5/19/2015
    Will be transplanting from the suburbs of Philadelphia and have visited Morganton on our way to Asheville/Hendersonville. It is close to take in what Asheville has to... Read More

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    Living in Morganton nc - 11/12/2014
    It is the best place for schools. cost of living is great. Homes are cheap and affordable. Crime is very low. Recommend moving to Morganton NC... Read More

    Morganton is small, safe yet close enough to large - 4/12/2011
    Actually grew up in Morganton, NC and it is a small town in the foothills of western NC. Outdoor possibilities are quite endless with Lake James, Mtns, State Parks etc.... Read More


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