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.
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.
Moyock is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Moyock is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moyock who work in office and administrative support (15.66%), management occupations (12.81%), and sales jobs (8.42%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Moyock, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
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.
Because of many things, Moyock is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Moyock really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Moyock perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One of the nice things about Moyock is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In Moyock, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.75 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Moyock is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.44% of adults 25 and older in Moyock have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Moyock in 2010 was $26,267, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,068 for a family of four. However, Moyock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Important ancestries of people in Moyock include English, Irish, Polish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Moyock is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Spanish.