Mooresboro, North Carolina Population 2024

301

Mooresboro is a city located in Cleveland County and Rutherford County North Carolina. Mooresboro has a 2024 population of 301. Mooresboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 2.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 295 in 2020.

The average household income in Mooresboro is $51,453 with a poverty rate of 31.86%. The median age in Mooresboro is 35.2 years: 26.9 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Mooresboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mooresboro was:

  • White: 82.35%
  • Black or African American: 16.67%
  • Two or more races: 0.98%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
170.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.03% (6)
The current population of Mooresboro, North Carolina is 301 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 295.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White16882.35%
Black or African American3416.67%
Two or more races20.98%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Mooresboro Population by Race

Mooresboro Population Pyramid 2024

Mooresboro Median Age

35.2

Total

26.9

Male

42.6

Female

Mooresboro Adults

There are 169 adults, (28 of whom are seniors) in Mooresboro.

Mooresboro Age Dependency

44.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mooresboro Sex Ratio

Female10450.98%
Male10049.02%

Mooresboro Population by Age

Mooresboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All952.1570.529.5
Non Family411.2980.519.5
Married362.727525
Female182.9438.961.1
Male0000

2.8

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mooresboro Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade107.25%
Associates Degree128.7%
Bachelors Degree128.7%
Graduate Degree64.35%
High School Graduate5640.58%
Less Than 9th Grade75.07%
Some College3525.36%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mooresboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mooresboro Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White12210518
Black14140
2+ Races220
Hispanic220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.75%.

Mooresboro Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,750$0$41,875
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$13,571
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$48,929$50,313$0
Some College$52,188$51,250$0

$48,929

Average Earnings

$50,313

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Mooresboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mooresboro Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mooresboro Language

97.86% of Mooresboro residents speak only English, while 2.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Mooresboro Language

Mooresboro Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1683319.64%
Black343294.12%

31.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

18%

Male Poverty Rate

45.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mooresboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mooresboro is Black, with 94.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mooresboro is White, with 19.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.05%.

Mooresboro Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade70.59%
High School32.14%
Some College23.4%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Mooresboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed24.24%

Mooresboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mooresboro Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$47,083$72,263
Households-$51,453
Married Families$89,167$-999,999,999
Non Families$15,625$24,044

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mooresboro Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mooresboro Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mooresboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mooresboro Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mooresboro Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War6
Vietnam1
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Mooresboro Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 346
55 to 642
35 to 541
75+1
65 to 740

Mooresboro Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White85.44%
Black210%

Mooresboro Veterans by Race

Mooresboro Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mooresboro Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

50.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mooresboro Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mooresboro Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mooresboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.9%

Born in Mooresboro

97.55%

Native Born

2.45%

Foreign Born

2.45%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.55% of Mooresboro residents were born in the United States, with 79.9% having been born in North Carolina. 2.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mooresboro Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202931020.65%
202830820.65%
202730610.33%
202630520.66%
202530320.66%
202430110.33%
202330020.67%
202229810.34%
202129720.68%
2020295-16-5.14%
201931120.65%
201830910.32%
201730800%
201630810.33%
201530710.33%
201430600%
2013306-1-0.33%
2012307-1-0.32%
2011308-1-0.32%
201030900%

Mooresboro Population by Year