Morganton (zip 28655), North Carolina 

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Population

54,339

-1.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.6%

Median Income

$38,552

Median Home Price

$133,600

Best Places to Live in Morganton (zip 28655), North Carolina

Small-town complex - Western North Carolina half way between Winston-Salem and Asheville. September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 28655 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Cost of living
-Small-town feel
Cons
-Employment
-Arts and culture
-Low ethnic diversity

Local Listings in 28655
 $237,900 
310 Inglewood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2172 SqFt
 $89,900 
6611 Jenkins Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2569 SqFt
 $799,000 
5028 Winfield Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 3032 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton Metro Area

This interesting tri-city area is located in the broad Catawba Valley at the eastern base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. As the name “Hickory” implies, this is an area of hardwood forests, the original resource for Hickory’s active furniture-making industry. According to local sources, 60% of the furniture made in the United States is made within 200 miles of Hickory, and names like Broyhill, Drexel Heritage and Henredon among many others are headquartered locally. Furniture factory outlets draw people from miles around. The area is also home to the one of the country’s largest fiber optic cable plants operated by Corning.


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City: Morganton
Zip Codes: Morganton (zip 28655)
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 897 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Morganton (zip 28655) is 3.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Morganton (zip 28655) jobs have increased by 1.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Morganton (zip 28655)'s cost of living is 11.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Morganton (zip 28655)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in the 28655 zip code, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Burke county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Morganton (zip 28655)'s population is 54,339 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Morganton (zip 28655) is $133,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Morganton (zip 28655) 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 (zip 28655). More Education


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NEW LISTINGS IN 28655
$237,900
310 Inglewood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$89,900
6611 Jenkins Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$799,000
5028 Winfield Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$139,900
3815 Powerhouse Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$75,000
1700 Butler Hill Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$199,900
203 Woodlawn Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$699,999
1642 Braxton Gate Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 4

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