Morganton is a tiny city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 303 people and just one neighborhood, Morganton is the 435th largest community in Georgia.
Real Estate Prices
Morganton real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Morganton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Morganton is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Morganton is a city of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Morganton who work in community and social services (14.53%), management occupations (12.82%) and sales jobs (10.26%).
Also of interest is that Morganton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Morganton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Morganton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Morganton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Morganton may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Morganton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.85 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Morganton is a very car-oriented city. 97.35% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Morganton is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Morganton has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
As is often the case in a small city, Morganton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.