Mooresville, NC

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2022 Population
50,025
3.29% 1-year growth
US Senator
Thom Tillis
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Budd
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.5
1.67% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.64%
6.72% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$82,622
9.96% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$311,600
19.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Mooresville, NC had a population of 50k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $82,622. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Mooresville, NC grew from 48,431 to 50,025, a 3.29% increase and its median household income grew from $75,141 to $82,622, a 9.96% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mooresville, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.96%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.21%), and White (Hispanic) (3.15%).

N/A of the households in Mooresville, 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.

94.3% of the residents in Mooresville, NC are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mooresville, NC are NASCAR Technical Institute (543 degrees awarded in 2022) and Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology (27 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Mooresville, NC was $311,600, and the homeownership rate was 59.3%.

Most people in Mooresville, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Mooresville, NC was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Mooresville, NC is home to a population of 50k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.34% of Mooresville, NC residents were born outside of the country (4.67k people).

In 2022, there were 7.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.2k people) in Mooresville, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.48k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.3%
2022 Citizenship
93.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.3% of Mooresville, NC residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Mooresville, NC was 93.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mooresville, NC
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    37.2k ± 1.14k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.18k ± 854
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.48k ± 406
6.51%
Hispanic Population
3.26k people

In 2022, there were 7.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (37.2k people) in Mooresville, NC than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.18k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.48k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.51% of the people in Mooresville, NC are hispanic (3.26k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mooresville, NC as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.34%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.67k people
9.97%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.83k people

As of 2022, 9.34% of Mooresville, NC residents (4.67k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mooresville, NC was 9.97%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    691 ± 261
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    689 ± 221
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    508 ± 175

Mooresville, NC has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Mooresville, NC employs 25.9k people. The largest industries in Mooresville, NC are Retail Trade (4,416 people), Manufacturing (3,481 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,145 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($118,000), Finance & Insurance ($91,856), and Wholesale Trade ($82,698).

Occupations

25.9k
2022 Value
± 1,371
5.16%
1 Year growth
± 7.15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mooresville, NC grew at a rate of 5.16%, from 24.6k employees to 25.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mooresville, NC, are Management Occupations (3,685 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,030 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,870 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mooresville, NC.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

25.9k
2022 Value
± 1,371
5.16%
1 Year growth
± 7.15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Mooresville, NC grew at a rate of 5.16%, from 24.6k employees to 25.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mooresville, NC, are Retail Trade (4,416 people), Manufacturing (3,481 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (3,145 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mooresville, NC, though some of these residents may live in Mooresville, NC and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$63,209
Median earning men ± $4,382
$34,850
Median earning women ± $2,812

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($87,014), Wholesale Trade ($83,973), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($79,545).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,537), Wholesale Trade ($55,673), and Manufacturing ($43,885).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.04%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.86M people employed in North Carolina. This represents a 3.04% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in North Carolina went to Donald J. Trump with 49.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (48.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.881%).

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing the state of North Carolina. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from North Carolina

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Thom Tillis
Senator from North Carolina2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
Ted Budd
Senator from North Carolina3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Thom Tillis and Ted Budd are the senators currently representing North Carolina.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in North Carolina over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from North Carolina

North Carolina is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for North Carolina have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Mooresville, NC awarded 570 degrees. The student population of Mooresville, NC in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 1,197 male students and 120 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mooresville, NC are White (333 and 58.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (92 and 16.1%), Black or African American (70 and 12.3%), and Two or More Races (49 and 8.6%).

The largest universities in Mooresville, NC by number of degrees awarded are NASCAR Technical Institute (543 and 95.3%) and Pinnacle Institute of Cosmetology (27 and 4.74%).

The most popular majors in Mooresville, NC are Automobile Mechanics Technology (472 and 82.8%), Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology (71 and 12.5%), and General Cosmetology (26 and 4.56%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.944% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.805% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.16M), Some college (1.84M), and Bachelors Degree (1.63M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mooresville, NC was $311,600 in 2022, which is 1.11 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $260,300 to $311,600, a 19.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Mooresville, NC is 59.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Mooresville, NC have an average commute time of 24.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mooresville, NC is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Mooresville, NC is $82,622. In N/A, the place with the highest median household income in Mooresville, NC was Census Tract 614.01 with a value of $183,269, followed by Census Tract 614.06 and Census Tract 612.04, with respective values of $176,250 and $152,829.

Property

$311,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,018
$11,493
Median Property Taxes
±$769

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mooresville, NC the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Mooresville, NC compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.3%
Homeownership
2022
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.3% of the housing units in Mooresville, NC were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 614.01
  2. Census Tract 614.06
  3. Census Tract 612.04

In N/A, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mooresville, NC was Census Tract 614.01 with a value of $183,269, followed by Census Tract 614.06 and Census Tract 612.04, with respective values of $176,250 and $152,829.

The following map shows all of the places in Mooresville, NC colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$82,622
Median Household Income
± $3,358
19.4k
Number of Households
± 1,138

In 2022, the median household income of the 19.4k households in Mooresville, NC grew to $82,622 from the previous year's value of $75,141.

The following chart displays the households in Mooresville, NC distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mooresville, NC is from North Carolina.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in North Carolina
0.47
2021 Wage GINI in North Carolina

In 2022, the income inequality in North Carolina was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0732% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for North Carolina was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Carolina in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74%)
  2. Worked At Home (16.4%)
  3. Carpooled (7.57%)

In 2022, 74% of workers in Mooresville, NC drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (16.4%) and those who carpooled to work (7.57%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mooresville, NC have a shorter commute time (24.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.31% of the workforce in Mooresville, NC have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mooresville, NC distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mooresville, NC have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.64% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mooresville, NC (3.79k out of 49.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mooresville, NC is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

N/A% of the population of Mooresville, NC has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Iredell County, NC see 1377 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% increase from the previous year (1362 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1876 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 456 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,377 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Iredell County, NC

Primary care physicians in Iredell County, NC see an average of 1,377 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% increase from the previous year (1,362 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Iredell County, NC in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.7% under 18 years, 22.2% between 18 and 34 years, 40.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 12% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

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The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mooresville, NC changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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