Moyock is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 3,987 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Moyock is the 207th largest community in North Carolina. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Moyock, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Moyock, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Moyock’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Moyock does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $82,423.00.
Moyock real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Moyock house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Moyock isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Moyock are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Moyock is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moyock who work in office and administrative support (15.65%), food service (11.48%), and management occupations (9.31%).
Also of interest is that Moyock has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Moyock is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Moyock’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Moyock is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
In Moyock, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.52 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Moyock with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.64% of adults in Moyock have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Moyock in 2010 was $27,201, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,804 for a family of four. However, Moyock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Moyock is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Moyock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Moyock residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Moyock also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.75% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Moyock include Irish, English, Ukrainian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Moyock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.