Mooresville, North Carolina Population 2022

41,334
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Mooresville is a city located in Iredell County North Carolina. Mooresville has a 2020 population of 41,334. Mooresville is currently growing at a rate of 1.81% annually and its population has increased by 20.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,436 in 2010.

The average household income in Mooresville is $84,947 with a poverty rate of 8.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,176 per month, and the median house value is $245,900. The median age in Mooresville is 35.2 years, 33.9 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Mooresville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mooresvillewas:

  • White: 79.86%
  • Black or African American: 10.06%
  • Asian: 5.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.70%
  • Other race: 1.97%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mooresville, North Carolina is 41,334 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 41,334.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,436.

Mooresville, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,74679.86%
Black or African American3,87410.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.14%
Asian2,0275.27%
Some Other Race7581.97%
Two or More Races1,0412.70%
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Mooresville Population by Race

Mooresville Population Pyramid 2022

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Mooresville Median Age

35.4


Total

33.9


Male

37.2


Female

Mooresville Adults

There are 28,548 adults, (4,562 of whom are seniors) in Mooresville.

Mooresville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mooresville Sex Ratio

Female

20,184

52.43%

Male

18,314

47.57%

Mooresville Population by Age

Mooresville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mooresville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.2%28.8%
All57.2%42.8%
Female52.8%47.2%
Non Family39%61%
Male32.9%67.1%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mooresville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7292.657.2
Married7,6623.2471.2
Male7852.8532.9
Female1,9253.0152.8
Non Family4,3571.2439

3.08

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Mooresville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7422.95%
9th to 12th Grade6842.72%
High School Graduate4,97819.80%
Some College6,05424.08%
Associates Degree2,1978.74%
Bachelors Degree7,12528.34%
Graduate Degree3,36213.37%
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Mooresville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mooresville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,4421,3981,109
Native American523727
White19,18118,5408,218
2+ Races363293152
Hispanic1,7591,366509
Other Race535389133
Black2,3322,124495

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.91%.

Mooresville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,427$59,719$34,612
Less Than 9th Grade$23,493$21,689$25,070
High School Graduate$33,341$40,822$21,858
Some College$38,757$46,293$28,225
Bachelors Degree$60,599$82,131$40,841
Graduate Degree$66,159$76,046$52,325

$45,427

Average Earnings

$59,719

Average Male

$34,612

Average Female

Mooresville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mooresville Language by Age

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Mooresville Language

87.27% of Mooresville residents speak only English, while 12.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.48% of the population.

Mooresville Language

Mooresville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1,01025024.75%
Hispanic2,97363821.46%
Black3,85244411.53%
White28,4091,9646.91%
Asian2,027502.47%
Other201NaN%

8.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.45%

Male Poverty Rate

10.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mooresville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mooresville is Multiple, with 24.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mooresville is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.02%.

Mooresville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.02%
High School7.09%
Some College8.39%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%

Mooresville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.60%
Male Unemployed16.27%
Female Employed3.98%
Female Unemployed38.29%

Mooresville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mooresville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,625$89,609
Families$79,240$98,809
Married Families$97,530-
Non Families$43,679$64,180
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Income by Household Type

Mooresville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mooresville Married by Age and Sex

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Mooresville 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 35-44.

Mooresville Marital Status by Race

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Mooresville Marital Status

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1,791

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War403
First Gulf War443
Vietnam568
Korea154
World War II45

Mooresville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34144
35 to 54615
55 to 64211
65 to 74452
75+369

Mooresville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5196.55%
Black1244.71%
Native American713.46%
Asian120.81%
Other Race7811.35%
2+ Races5110.43%
Hispanic663.10%

Mooresville Veterans by Race

Mooresville Veterans by Education

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4.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mooresville Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mooresville Employment by Age

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Mooresville Employment by Race

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Mooresville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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35.72%

Born in Mooresville

89.02%

Native Born

10.98%

Foreign Born

8.15%

Non Citizen

2.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.02% of Mooresville residents were born in the United States, with 35.72% having been born in North Carolina. 8.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mooresville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,4000.00%
19204,3159152.41%
19305,6191,3042.68%
19406,6821,0631.75%
19507,1214390.64%
19606,918-203-0.29%
19708,8081,8902.44%
19808,575-233-0.27%
19909,3177420.83%
200018,8239,5067.29%
201034,43615,6136.23%
201134,7202840.82%
201235,0653450.99%
201335,4744091.17%
201435,8944201.18%
201536,5156211.73%
201637,1686531.79%
201737,8276591.77%
201838,3985711.51%
201939,1327341.91%
202039,8667341.88%
202140,6007341.84%
202241,3347341.81%

Mooresville Population by Year