Mooresville, NC

Mooresville profile

Living in Mooresville

Mooresville is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 50,193 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Mooresville is the 21st 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 $70,625.00.

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.

Unlike some towns, Mooresville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mooresville are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mooresville is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mooresville who work in management occupations (13.77%), sales jobs (11.70%), and office and administrative support (10.74%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.64% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One thing that you will notice about Mooresville is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Mooresville a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

Mooresville is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.71% of adults in Mooresville have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Mooresville in 2018 was $34,982, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $139,928 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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