Morehead City Information

Morehead City Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Morehead City, NC

General Morehead City Information

State: North Carolina

County: Carteret County

Close cities: Harkers Island, NC, Ronda, NC, Marshallberg, NC, Gloucester, NC, Newport, NC, Williston, NC, Pine Knoll Shores, NC, Beaufort, NC, Atlantic Beach, NC, Indian Beach, NC, Salter Path, NC

Morehead City Population (census data)
Total 9,462 (+21.4% since 2000)
Male 4,314 (45.6%)
Female 5,148 (54.4%)

Population Density: 1,855 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 87.6 (US Avg is 100)

Morehead City Elevation: 16 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.10 square miles

Median Household Income: $31,525

Zip Codes: 28557.

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Morehead City Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (80.8%)
  • Black (14.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (16.0%)
  • United States (12.7%)
  • German (10.1%)
  • Irish (9.8%)
  • Scottish (3.4%)
  • Italian (2.5%)
Foriegn Born: 171 people (1.8%)
  • Latin America (76.2%)
  • Asia (23.8%)

Local Morehead City Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Washington Redskins, Carolina Panthers
NBA Basketball:
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: , East Carolina University, North Carolina Wilmington

Morehead City School Information

High Schools
Cape Lookout Marine Science High (1108 Bridges Street, Morehead City, NC, 28557 - Cape Lookout Marine Science High District)
West Carteret High (4700 Country Club Road, Morehead City, NC, 28557 - Carteret County Public Schools District)
Middle Schools
Morehead City Middle (400 Barbour Road, Morehead City, NC, 28557 - Carteret County Public Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Morehead Elementary At Camp Glenn (3316 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC, 28557 - Carteret County Public Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Bridges Alternative School (1108 Bridges Street, Morehead City, NC, 28516 - Carteret County Public Schools District)
Morehead City Primary (4409 Country Club Road, Morehead City, NC, 28557 - Carteret County Public Schools District)

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