In 2020, Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC had a population of 368k people with a median age of 43.2 and a median household income of $49,706. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC grew from 366,678 to 367,982, a 0.356% increase and its median household income grew from $48,114 to $49,706, a 3.31% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.49%), Other (Hispanic) (3.96%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.04%), and White (Hispanic) (2.64%).
None of the households in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97% of the residents in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC are Catawba Valley Community College (1,527 degrees awarded in 2020), Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (794 degrees), and Lenoir-Rhyne University (651 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC was $139,100, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%.
Most people in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC was 2 cars per household.
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC borders Boone, NC, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC, Forest City, NC, Marion, NC, North Wilkesboro, NC, and Shelby, NC.