Mooresville is a medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 36,009 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Mooresville is the 27th largest community in North Carolina. Mooresville has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Mooresville, where the median household income is $63,792.00.
Mooresville real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Mooresville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 (13.49%), sales jobs (10.68%), and office and administrative support (10.56%).
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.
The population of Mooresville is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.45% of adults in Mooresville have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mooresville in 2010 was $27,595, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,380 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.