Mooresville, NC


Mooresville profile

Living in Mooresville

Mooresville is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 36,543 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Mooresville is the 27th largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Mooresville was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Mooresville economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Mooresville, where the median household income is $63,632.00.

Mooresville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mooresville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mooresville who work in management occupations (12.67%), sales jobs (11.49%), and office and administrative support (10.20%).

Also of interest is that Mooresville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

For the size of the town, public transportation in Mooresville is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Mooresville, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

The education level of Mooresville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.46% of adults in Mooresville have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Mooresville in 2010 was $28,128, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,512 for a family of four. However, Mooresville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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