Mooresville , NC

Mooresville, situated in Iredell County, is a town made up of 20.93 square miles.

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Mooresville is located on Lake Norman. The area was settled in the mid-18th century, and was originally named Deep Well. The town would later be incorporated under its current name in 1873. Mooresville was named in honor of John Moore.  

Mooresville is nicknamed "Race City USA", as the town is a central location for NASCAR.  

Demographics

The median resident age in Mooresville is 51 years. The median estimated household income is about $68,000 making it about $20,000 more than the North Carolina average.  

The estimated per capita is about $29,000. The average price for a home in Mooresville is about $194,000 (2015) which is $34,000 more than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $1,000 a month for rent. 

The racial makeup of Mooresville is 76% White, 10% Black, 2% Two or more races, and 12% other. 92% of the population are high school graduates, with 35% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher.

53% are married, 9% are divorced, 2% are separated, 6% are widowed, leaving 30% that have never been married.

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Iredell County

Mooresville belongs to Iredell County in the central part of North Carolina. The county, named after James Iredell, is part of the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metropolitan Statistical Area. Iredell County has a population of 160,000 and the city Statesville, with a population of 25,000, is the county seat.

Iredell County borders Davie, Rowan, Yadkin, Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Catawba, Lincoln, Alexander, and Wilkes counties.

Iredell County is made up of 597 square miles. 574 of which is land with the remaining 23 as water.

Population

The population of Mooresville, NC is about 33,000. The population has been steadily increasing since the town was founded.

Elevation

The elevation of Mooresville, NC is 925 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip codes for Mooresville, NC are 28115 and 28117.

Area Code

The area code for Mooresville, NC is 704 and 980.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Mooresville and Iredell County have voted mostly Republican, with 65% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election.

This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 49% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 44% are Protestants with Catholics and Other making up around 7%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Mooresville is about 5% (2015), making it equal to the state average of around 5%.

Manufacturing, retail, food services, and construction make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

The Mooresville Tribune and Statesville Record & Landmark are the primary newspapers that cover the Iredell County area.


 

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