Morganton, NC has a population of 16,717 people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $38,782. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Morganton, NC declined from 16,748 to 16,717, a 0.19% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,906 to $38,782, a 5.08% increase.
The population of Morganton, NC is 68.2% White, 18.4% Hispanic, and 9.4% Black. 17.9% of the people in Morganton, NC speak a non-English language, and 91.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Morganton, NC are Western Piedmont Community College, with 421 graduates, N/A, with N/A graduates, and N/A, with N/A graduates.
The median property value in Morganton, NC is $137,400, and the homeownership rate is 58.7%. Most people in Morganton, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Morganton, NC is 2 cars per household.
Morganton, NC is a census place located in Burke County, NC. It borders Glen Alpine, NC and Salem, NC.