In 2017, Morehead City, NC had a population of 68.7k people with a median age of 47.4 and a median household income of $51,584. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Morehead City, NC grew from 68,537 to 68,699, a 0.236% increase and its median household income grew from $50,599 to $51,584, a 1.95% increase.
The population of Morehead City, NC is 86.4% White Alone, 5.65% Black or African American Alone, and 4.22% Hispanic or Latino. 5.32% of the people in Morehead City, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Morehead City, NC are Carteret Community College (512 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Morehead City, NC is $197,700, and the homeownership rate is 72.7%. Most people in Morehead City, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Morehead City, NC is 2 cars per household.