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Morehead City, North Carolina
Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a facility is based can have a big impact on the overall cost. Cost of living can be a big influence when determining which destination is best for your loved one. The median monthly price for rent in Morehead City is about $961 and the median home value for Morehead City is about $205,225. The rent burden for Morehead City is about 20.0% of the average person's monthly income.
Demographics and Values
Based on gender, 50.8% are female and 49.2% are male. The median age of Morehead City is 0 years old. Demographically, Morehead City is 2.3% Asian, 0.9% other or not specified, 2.9% mixed race, 83.0% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 10.7% black, 8.3% Hispanic, and 0.1% Native American. Morehead City has a population density of 507 people per square mile. In Morehead City, 11.8% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Of the population of Morehead City 24.2% have a high-school diploma, 30.0% have a college degree, and 10.6% have a graduate degree. Out of the total population of Morehead City, 20.1% have some form of disability, 15.6% do not have health insurance, 8.9% are widows, and 21.3% live in poverty.
An overview of North Carolina
North Carolina is ranked 18th in quality of life and 30th in healthcare. In total, North Carolina has 123 general hospitals and 236 health centers that provide care for 10,497,679 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Memorial Mission Hospital And Asheville Surgery Ce, Atrium Health Kings Mountain, and The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital. Residents of North Carolina enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 36th in the United States. In terms of resources, North Carolina has a cost of living index of 94.0, a grocery index rating of 96.6, and a housing index rating of 83.1. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.
Social demographics of the state
In the last presidential election 46% of North Carolina residents voted Democrat and 50% voted Republican. In terms of religious values, 39% of North Carolina's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 15,737 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-35%, Mainline Protestant-19%, and Historically Black Protestant-12%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In North Carolina there are 635 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, North Carolina ranks 20th in the nation. The median age in the state is 39, and 29% of the population is over the age of 55.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in North Carolina is 36.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 45.3 AQI. During the winter, the average temperature in North Carolina drops to around 41F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 62F during the month of December. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 19F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in North Carolina is around 76F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 53F in the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 77% in the month of August. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 9.06 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of North Carolina is around 4.20 inches. While residents of North Carolina mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in North Carolina can include hurricanes, floods, and and earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in North Carolina
The state of North Carolina has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of yellow poplar, redbud, yellow passionflower, and sassafras. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the gray bats, the red wolf, the amberjack, or the nine-banded armadillo. The state animal of North Carolina is the the squirrel.