In 2017, Morehead City, NC had a population of 9.2k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $39,951. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Morehead City, NC declined from 9,273 to 9,200, a -0.787% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,368 to $39,951, a 1.48% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Morehead City, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.6%), White (Hispanic) (6.68%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.38%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.26%). N/A% of the people in Morehead City, NC speak a non-English language, and 92.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Morehead City, NC are Carteret Community College (499 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Morehead City, NC is $205,200, and the homeownership rate is 49.7%. Most people in Morehead City, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Morehead City, NC is 2 cars per household.