Morehead City is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 9,680, it is the 89th largest city in North Carolina and the 3168th largest city in the United States. Morehead City is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 11.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,661 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Morehead City has a population density of 1,316 people per square mile.
The average household income in Morehead City is $69,837 with a poverty rate of 16.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $859 per month, and the median house value is $223,400. The median age in Morehead City is 46.4 years, 43.2 years for males, and 49.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.1 males.