Mooresboro, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Mooresboro, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Mooresboro had a population of 298 as of July 1, 2018. Mooresboro ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mooresboro is located at latitude 35.2992 and longitude -81.6986 in Cleveland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mooresboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cleveland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 892 feet.

The Town of Mooresboro (GNIS ID: 2406187) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Mooresboro is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Cleveland County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mooresboro: Mooresborough.

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Mooresboro, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 298
Population in Households 298
Population in Familes 252
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 169
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $37,074
Average Household Income $54,058
Per Capita Income $21,347


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 82 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $169,512


Total Households 123
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.52% -0.27%
Households -0.48% -0.33%
Families 0.14% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   1.25%

Mooresboro, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mooresboro to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 639 14th
Population Density # 655 12th
Diversity Index # 459 38th
Median Household Income # 529 29th
Per Capita Income # 479 35th

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