• Morehead City

    Why you'd want to live in Morehead City

    As the largest town in Carteret County, Morehead City has a lot to offer it's residents and surrounding visitors alike. With a vibrant downtown community (some of which is directly along the waterfront) full of shops, restaurants, breweries and more- it's easy to see how unique this so-called city pays attention to the small-town details. Morehead City hosts two of the biggest area events each year, with The Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament the first week in June, and the NC Seafood Festival the first weekend in October. There is an abundance of Real Estate options available, and MHC would be one of the most desired locations for potential new businesses in the area.

    Morehead City Market Report

    $382,129

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 167 HOMES

    $153,735

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 5 DISTRESSED HOMES

    $2,028,333

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 6 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

    $364,773

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 10 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

    $613,221

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 21 HOMES WITH A POOL

    $326,057

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 7 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

    Average Home

    Average Price $382,129
    Avg Bedrooms 3.13 beds
    Avg Bathrooms 2.74 baths

    Average Price by Bedrooms

    2 bedrooms $181,804
    3 bedrooms $336,150
    4 bedrooms $548,950
    5 bedrooms $1,356,225
    Morehead City Home Price Trends
      4/2019 3/2019 2/2019 1/2019 12/2018
    Total Listings 154 149 152 146 145
    Average Price $403,041 $415,085 $380,846 $389,103 $402,877
    Avg Price Change -2.99% +8.99% -2.17% -3.54% +1.52%
    Median Price $301,451 $325,529 $299,693 $301,772 $317,533
    Med Price Change -7.99% +8.62% -0.69% -5.22% +4.03%
    Avg Bedrooms 3.17 beds 3.19 beds 3.13 beds 3.15 beds 3.19 beds
    Avg Bathrooms 2.78 baths 2.8 baths 2.74 baths 2.77 baths 2.81 baths
    Home Price by High School
    School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
    East Carteret 5 $432,860 304 days
    West Carteret 162 $380,563 145 days
    Home Price by House Size
    Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
    All Homes 167 $382,129 150 days
    Distressed Homes 5 $153,735 118 days
    Multi-Million Dollar Homes 6 $2,028,333 254 days
    Newly Built Homes 10 $364,773 210 days
    Homes with a Pool 21 $613,221 120 days
    Reduced Price Homes 7 $326,057 134 days

    School Data

    Highly Rated Morehead City Schools

    8

    BEAUFORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    Elementary School
    Public

    9

    NEWPORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    Elementary School
    Public

    8

    MOREHEAD CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Middle School
    Public

    8

    CROATAN HIGH SCHOOL
    High School
    Public