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Morganton has the 1773rd largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 1.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Morganton is part of the Hickory metro area. Unemployment in the Hickory area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Hickory has the 171st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Morganton is below average at $38,250, and the median cost of a home in Morganton is $127,900, which is below the national average. 25% of workers in Morganton hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 75% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Morganton. 84% of Morganton workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Morganton spend an average of 17 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Burke County NCWorks Career Center

720 East Union Street
Morganton, NC 28655
828.438.6161, ext. 201