• 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

    $392,726

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 145 HOMES

    $143,766

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 6 DISTRESSED HOMES

    $1,898,000

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 6 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

    $380,762

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 15 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

    $610,215

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 13 HOMES WITH A POOL

    $608,816

    AVERAGE PRICE OF 6 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

    Average Home

    Average Price $392,726
    Avg Bedrooms 3.15 beds
    Avg Bathrooms 2.77 baths

    Average Price by Bedrooms

    1 bedroom $249,000
    2 bedrooms $184,079
    3 bedrooms $351,284
    4 bedrooms $543,120
    5 bedrooms $1,152,986
    Morehead City Home Price Trends
      12/2018 11/2018 10/2018 9/2018 8/2018
    Total Listings 145 155 156 192 204
    Average Price $402,877 $396,834 $413,276 $396,590 $375,279
    Avg Price Change +1.52% -4.14% +4.21% +5.68% -0.04%
    Median Price $317,533 $305,241 $319,023 $311,324 $299,626
    Med Price Change +4.03% -4.52% +2.47% +3.90% -1.70%
    Avg Bedrooms 3.19 beds 3.23 beds 3.25 beds 3.22 beds 3.19 beds
    Avg Bathrooms 2.81 baths 2.82 baths 2.87 baths 2.86 baths 2.82 baths
    Home Price by High School
    School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
    Croatan 1 $524,900 350 days
    East Carteret 3 $443,000 417 days
    West Carteret 141 $390,719 175 days
    Home Price by House Size
    Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
    All Homes 145 $392,726 181 days
    Distressed Homes 6 $143,766 100 days
    Multi-Million Dollar Homes 6 $1,898,000 170 days
    Newly Built Homes 15 $380,762 233 days
    Homes with a Pool 13 $610,215 161 days
    Reduced Price Homes 6 $608,816 128 days

    School Data

    Highly Rated Morehead City Schools

    8

    BEAUFORT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
    Elementary School
    Public

    8

    MOREHEAD CITY MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Middle School
    Public

    8

    CROATAN HIGH SCHOOL
    High School
    Public

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