Mooresboro, NC

Mooresboro profile

Living in Mooresboro

Mooresboro is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 312 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Mooresboro is the 523rd largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Mooresboro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mooresboro is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mooresboro who work in teaching (17.72%), sales jobs (10.13%), and healthcare suport services (10.13%).

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mooresboro has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mooresboro a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small town, Mooresboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Mooresboro rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.97% of adults 25 and older in Mooresboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Mooresboro in 2018 was $17,061, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,244 for a family of four. However, Mooresboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mooresboro is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Mooresboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mooresboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mooresboro include German, English, Polish, Irish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Mooresboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.